A Spectacular Night of Celebration and Giving

As we wrap up auction season, we’d like to share with you some of the lovely pictures taken at the 2014 Detlef Schrempf Celebrity Auction and Gala. The Ripple of Giving was truly felt as hundreds gave to benefit the programs of Inspire Youth Project and The Healing Center. Thank you to everyone who attended, volunteered, or donated items. Your generosity inspires us and the work we do!








Volunteer for our 2014 Gala & Auction

champage glasses with confettiVolunteer at our Celebrity Gala & Auction!

WHY: Help us raise funds for The Healing Center’s grief support programs
WHEN: Shifts available Friday, June 2oth through Sunday, June 22rd
HOW: For more info on volunteer shifts and to sign up – click HERE!

We’re partnering with the Detlef Schrempf Foundation &  Inspire Youth Project again this year to put on our FABULOUS annual Gala & Auction.  We need lots of volunteer help to make sure our auction is a HUGE success – can you give us a hand?

There are many different ways to volunteer – you can find out about and sign up for them HERE.  Lend us your energy and enthusiasm, and help us make sure grieving families in your community have the support they need when they need it.  

If you have any questions, or need help signing up for a volunteer shift (or two!), contact Development Coordinator Jen Power at jenp@healingcenterseattle.org or (206) 523-1206. If you’d like to learn more about the auction or buy tickets, you can do so here.

 Continue the healing, continue the inspiration – continue the Ripple of Giving.

Extra Auction Items – Bid & Take One Home Today!

champagne on iceHello Healing Center community!

We have some extra items that were unable to be auctioned off at our Gala and Auction (which was a great success – thank you again to our guests and to our amazing volunteers!). We’re hoping to find buyers for these fantastic tickets, tours and trips within our community.  If you are interested in any of these fabulous items, please contact our Development Coordinator Jen Power at jenp@healingcenterseattle.org by July 19th!

Here’s what we have available:

  • Awbrey Glen Golf Foursome *NEW ITEM*
    Value: $375/ Starting Bid: $94
    Four 18-hole rounds of gold with cart. Valid Sunday through Thursday after 1:00pm. Expires 6/30/14.  


  • Batch 206 Distillery Tour and Tasting
    Value: $600/ Starting Bid: $150
    Batch 206 Distillery, makers of the award-winning COUNTER gin the ever-smooth BATCH 206 vodka, the delicious MAD MINT vodka, and SEE SEVEN STARS corn whisky, will host 12 guests for a VIP distillery tour and tasting at their Seattle premises. The tour will feature a tutorial on making brandy and whisky, gin and vodka, and an opportunity to sample some of the finest spirits made in Washington. You will be hosted by master distiller Berle (Rusty) Figgins, Jr., who will conduct an educational and entertaining presentation.
    This VIP spirits tasting experience will be scheduled at a mutually agreeable date and time.


  • Bellevue Youth Symphony 4 Season Tickets
    Value: $480/ Starting Bid: $120
    The Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra provides an instrumental music experience not to be missed! These exceptional young musicians will take you on a musical journal with a Family of 4 Season Tickets for all of next season’s performances. Included with these items to further show your support of the Bellevue Youth Symphony Orchestra is a logo water bottle and logo t-shirt.  Tickets expire 3/25/14 at the end of the concert season in May. Tickets may not be re-sold, are non-refundable and are not transferable.


  • Eagle Crest Resort Homestay in Redmond, OR
    Value: $2,500/ Starting Bid: $625
    The package includes an owner hosted retreat of three nights & four days for 2 people, where you will enjoy home-cooked meals for breakfast and dinner, and have the use of an entire floor of the house, which includes a bedroom suite with a king size bed, a large TV room with a 50” TV, and a large bathroom suite.


  • Seattle Storm vs. Phoenix on Aug. 1st 4 tickets
    Value: $198 /Starting Bid: $50
  • Seattle Storm vs. Atlanta  July 14 – 4 tickets
    Value: $198/ Starting Bid: $50
  • Seattle Storm vs. Tulsa on July 17 – 4 tickets
    Value: $198/ Starting Bid: $50
  • Seattle Storm vs. San Antonio on Aug. 9 – 4 tickets
    Value: $198/ Starting Bid: $50
  • Seattle Storm vs. Chicago on Aug. 15 – 4 tickets
    Value: $198/ Starting Bid: $50
  • Seattle Storm: A Roller-coaster Season DVD
    Value: $20/ Starting Bid: $5

See something you like? Contact our Development Coordinator Jen Power at jenp@healingcenterseattle.org by July 12th!


Volunteer at our Celebrity Gala & Auction!

champage glasses with confettiVolunteer at our Celebrity Gala & Auction!

DATES: Shifts available Friday, June 21st through Sunday, June 23rd
RSVP/ MORE INFO: Click here for info on volunteer shifts and to SIGN UP
CONTACT/ QUESTIONS:  Jen Power, Development Coordinator – jenp@healingcenterseattle.org


The Healing Center had been named a beneficiary of The Detlef Schempf Foundation’s 2013 Celebrity Gala & Auction. Yay! In exchange we’ve been asked to fill some volunteer needs to help make sure this auction a huge success.

Think Delicious Food, Dancing, Wine & Cocktails, Silent Auction, and a Lively Live Auction coupled with a local community of wonderfully generous people and celebrities – a fun time awaits.  Lend your us your heart, energy, enthusiasm and support, and help us make sure grieving families in your community have the support they need when they need it.

Since Mary Jean is out of town this week, please direct any questions to Jen Power, Development Coordinator, at jenp@healingcenterseattle.org – she will be happy to answer them for you!