Dear Children’s Garden Community,
We are excited to announce that our annual auction will be held on May 6, 2017 at 6 p.m. Save
the date for an evening with fellow Gardeners, alumni, and community members all coming
together for our magical school. The Children’s Garden is celebrating its 40th year and we will be
hosting our annual auction at the gorgeous Kinzer Estate on Lake Sammamish in Issaquah.
Last year’s annual auction was a success with nearly 150 guests. The event raised more than
$70,000 to support the warm and unique learning environment that The Children’s Garden
School’s students receive.
We ask that you join us in supporting The Children’s Garden School. Here is how you, or
someone you know, can help make this event successful:
I. Donate quality items or services. These items will be acknowledged in our auction
catalog and at the school.
2. Become a Community Sponsor. Your name will be listed prominently in the catalog and
you will receive recognition at the auction event and on our website. Please contact,
3. Purchase a ticket and attend the event. Tickets will be available in late March through our
The value of your donation may be tax-deductible. The Children’s Garden School is a nonprofit
50 I (c) (3) organization (Tax ID# 91-1221 I 12). If you, or someone you know, would like to
provide an item for our auction please submit to fundraising@childrensgarden.
Eat, dine, and give with us on May 6th. Please feel free to contact our auction chair, Lauren
Stephenson, at 225.439.4422 or firstname.lastname@example.org