OPERATION SANTA 2020

We are calling for your support of The Literacy Project, End of the Year Giving Campaign.

We’ve assembled a priceless collection of items from devout supporters of our organization. We ask that you contribute and bid on an item that is of interest to you.

Get the gift that you can’t get anyone! We spent a lot of time thinking of the ultimate items.

Help us to get to our goal of hitting $100,000 – we ask that you help us, win an epic item while helping cure Literacy deficiencies happening within our next generation. This year has hit our schools so hard. The faculty, administration and most important the students.

100% of your donation will go to helping these individuals.

It is very important for us and our Board of Directors that you click the link below, and that you provide a bid on one of the items.

We appreciate your assistance with this fundraiser. Your name will be on our website for 12 months crediting you as one of our generous supporters.

Thank you, happy holidays and have some fun.

Fund-A-Need

Literacy Champion

  • Serves 72 students
  • Joint press release
  • Champion Award

Professor

Serves 36 students

Doctorate Degree

Serves 7 students

Masters Degree

Serves 3 students

Bachelor’s Degree

Serves 2 students

Any Amount Counts!

All donors will be recognized on the Literacy Project website and through a press release distribution to media outlets.

“Help Us, Help Them” Auction

Please note: you must create a 32auctions.com account to place your bids! Winning bids will receive an email invoice immediately at auction close at 12 AM Dec 30. Winners must confirm payment by 12 AM Dec 31 in order to post as a 2020 tax-deductible donation.

Zotovich Estate Winery

(Value: $725)

 

Since 2005, Steve Zotovich has aimed to farm the highest quality grapes and strived to extract much of what the Earth so freely offers into their wines. Zotovich Vineyards & Winery is a small, family-owned operation located in the middle of Northern Santa Rita Hills, CA. The utmost care and attention is given to the vineyard to ensure the highest quality fruit possible.

  • (4) 2018 Zotovich Estate “Z” Pinot Noir
  • (4) 2017 Zotovich Estate “Z” Chardonnay
  • (4) 2017 Zotovich Estate Heritage, a blend of Syrah and Grenache

Donated By: Monette & Steve Zotovich

Julie Miles Jewelry

(Value: $1,000)

 

From the world’s most luxurious waters, Julie Miles presents her uniquely handcrafted pearl jewelry. Signature Pearl Necklace with Balinese Sterling Silver Crystal Shell Pendant

Donated By: Julie Miles

Romantic Staycation at
Surf & Sand Hotel, Laguna Beach

(Value: $750)

Spend a romantic one-night stay at Laguna Beach’s luxury oceanfront resort, The Surf & Sand Hotel. Evening includes a $150 in-room dining gift card.

Donated By: Sue & Gary Grant

Tiara 44 Yacht ~ Sunset Harbor Cruise with Cocktails & Hors d ’Oeuvres

(Value: $3,000)

 

Enjoy a 3-Hour Newport Harbor Cruise for six aboard the Tiara 44 “Aotearoa.” A private captain will navigate your special sunset cruise in style. Enjoy an open bar of cocktails and a $200 gift certificate for hors d’oeuvres and non-alcohol beverages by Suzanne’s Catering. 

Donated By: The Grant & Clemence Families

Winston’s Crown Jewelers 

(Value: $4,500)

 

Precious 18kt white gold pave diamond butterfly necklace presented by Winston’s Crown Jewelers of Newport Beach.Total weight of 0.62 carats 

Donated By: Michelle & Glenn Verdult

Wienerschnitzel  Wiener Wagon

(Value: $5,000)

 

One catered event with the “World’s Most Wanted Wiener” for 50 people. Bring the “Top Dog” to your next event!

Donated By: Patrick O’Neill / Galardi Group Inc. 

Vidanta Luxury 2-Bedroom Master Suite,
7 Nights in Nuevo Vallarta, Mexico

(Value:$2730/per night = $ 19,110)

 

Enjoy 7 nights/8 days in a 2-bedroom luxury suite at The 5-Star Grand Luxxe Nuevo Vallarta which sleeps 6 adults and 2 children. Master suite consists of 2 king bedrooms or 1 king and 1 with double beds, 2 and a half baths and 2 Jacuzzi bath tubs, a sprawling terrace with a private plunge pool, gourmet kitchen, dining room and living area with 3 LCD TVs. Package includes access to amenities, Wi-Fi, local calls and Fitness Center. No block out dates but subject to availability. Certificate is only for accommodations, does not include airfare, food or taxes. Expires December 31, 2021.

Donated By: Gaby & Brian Ehman

6 Night Stay in 2-Bedroom Suite at
The Bay Club Waikola Beach Resort, Hawaii

(Value: $2,400)

 

The Bay Club, located in Waikoloa Beach Resort, is poised in spectacular splendor on the Kohala Coast of the Big Island of Hawaii. The resort features panoramic views, luxurious accommodations, golf courses and an array of services and recreational facilities. The Plan B, 2-bedroom suite condominium sleeps 4-6 guests. Good for any week during 2021. Subject to availability.

Donated By: The Brewer Family

Recreational Heaven in Newport Beach

(Value: $3,000)

 

Enjoy all that Newport Harbor and Lido Marina Village has to offer with a 2-night, 3-day stay at the beautiful Lido House, Autograph Collection, Hotel. During your stay, enjoy the best in recreational toys: 3-hour trip aboard a 22’ electric Duffy boat, 3-hour cruise on (2) 3-man Sea-Doo jet skis, 3-hour use of (2) paddleboards, and, 3-hour use of (4) Pedego electric bikes.

Donated By: The Grant Family

Oculus Rift S Virtual Reality Gaming Headset

(Value: $400 / Priceless)

This Oculus Rift S Virtual Reality Gaming Headset is a one of a kind with autograph by legendary Oculus inventor Palmer Luckey. Blast, slash and soar your way through the top library in VR gaming. Oculus Rift S lets you play hundreds of games using the best technical platform in virtual reality gaming.

Donated By: Sinan Kanatsiz, Autograph by Palmer Luckey

Founded in 2009, The Literacy Project’s proven track record has helped more than 10,000 struggling readers gain critical basic phonetic skills and become more self-confident in reading ensuring advancement to third-grade with reading level proficiency, therefore successfully “bridging the literacy gap” for America’s youth.