Auction Items - Just some of the fabulous items up for auction this year...


-Two tickets to the sold-out-form-months Tony Award winning Broadway show, Hamilton
- Three course Pre-theater dinner with two featured cast members
-In theater meet-and-greet with cast following show

-attend batting practice on field
-two seats to game
-game used base delivered to your seat

- 2 tickets in rows 1 - 10
-two person tour during batting practice
-hotel accomodations

-Madison Square Garden tickets to show plus signed memorabelia

Fabulous Jewlery from Judith Lane

Dining Gift Certificates to:
Rao's - Dinner prepared in home by a chef from the famous Rao's Restaurant (for 10)
Pineapple and Pearls - Tom Sietsma gave this restaurant 4 stars, from Chef Aaron Silverman of Rose's Luxury, a tasting menu experiencde at one of DC's hottest new restaurants ***this just in, awarded 2 Michelin Stars, only one of three DC area restaurants to earn this honor!***
Marcel's - Another Tom Sietsma favorite, dinner for two includes transportation to and from the Kennedy Center and a gift certificate to see the show of your choice.
Charlie Palmer Steak - Dine at one of DC's premiere steakhouses in the heart of Capitol Hill - keep your eyes open for VIPs!
Al Dente - with famed Chef Roberto Donna leading the kitchen, this Italian favorite is sure to please.

More dining esperiences coming soon!

Fabulous Arts Packages Including:
Kennecy Center - tickets to the show of your choice
Shakespeare Theater - tickets to the show of your choice
Arena Stage Tickets for Moby Dick
Wolf Trap annual membership + picnic basket

For the Home
Organizing Maniacs gift certificate
Fabulous Wine Basket
Craft Cocktail Basket
Beer-lovers Basket
Wedgewood Teacup set
Home Decorator Consult

Fashion & Beauty

$500 Nordstroms Shopping Spree
Judith Lane jewelery
Kendra Scott Necklace
Tory Burch Evening Bag
Coach Shoulder Bag

Tickets to local sports teams including Capitals, Ravens, Nationals and more!

Mystery Gifts are Back and Better Than Ever!
Last year's wrapped gift table was such a hit (and so much fun!) that we have brought it back again. For just $35 (although feel free to donate more), pick a wrapped gift to find a surprise valued at at least $25... but often more! Are you feeling lucky???
Mystery gifts include:
$100 cash
iTunes cards of varying values
spa cards
restaurant gift cards
..and much much more!!!

The Impact of Your Support

Your generous support helps The Gladney Center fulfill its mission of creating bright futures around the world. Proceeds from Sips & Dips will support Gladney’s domestic and international adoption programs as well as related services such as birth mother care, transitional care, and humanitarian aid.

Gladney is one of the leading agencies in Texas that finds permanent loving homes for children in foster care - last year almost 60 children found a Gladney family. This gift will provide enough funding to recruit two families, provide counseling to the adoptive families and also post-placement counseling and support for the adopted children.
Provides room and board for the average stay of a residential birth mother living in Gladney’s maternity home.
Will allow 20 children from the Casa de Maria orphanage in Medellin, Colombia to travel 20 miles each way to a school where they will receive an education and learn English for an entire year.
Will provide baby formula and diapers for two months in our eight of foster homes in Ethiopia.

Will cover the delivery expenses for one birth mother who does not have Medicaid.
Will provide nutritional supplements and a nutritionist to monitor the health of 35 children for one year in the Chiquitinas Orphanage in Cali, Colombia.
Will provide counseling for one year for five Russian orphans who are now living on their own and find themselves in an unplanned pregnancy. The counseling will focus on parenting skills, job skills, training, or making an adoption plan.

Helps cover college tuition for a former birth mother for one year.
Will pay for one year of college in Ethiopia, including books, housing, and transportation.
Will pay for the medical care for one child in a Chinese orphanage for one year.
Will hire one grandmother in Bulgaria to work with two children, eight hours a day, in a Bulgarian orphanage for an entire year.

Provides diapers, formula, and medicine for 25 children in transitional care for one month.
Will pay the salary for one caregiver in our Ethiopia foster homes for one year.

Provides clothing, shoes, books, and school supplies for five children in a Honduras orphanage.
Provides Loving Decisions adoption counseling for three birth mothers for one year.
Will provide job skills training for a birthmother through Gladney’s Next Steps program.

Will provide clean water for a child in Ethiopia for a year.
Will provide physical therapy for six months for a special needs child in China.
Will pay for four counseling sessions a month at a crisis pregnancy center to present adoption as an option.