Inspiration celebration

Every Gift Makes a Difference 

A BIG Thank You to everyone who participated! 

The Lussier Family West YMCA provides the Madison community with over $166,000 in assistance each year to subsidize programs, services, and resources for thousands of children, adults, and families who need it most. 

Join us for a fun night to help raise the charitable dollars needed to ensure that the Y's door are open to all. 

Live Auction Items - Updated 4/30

Northwoods Fall Color Getaway
Enjoy the fall colors in Wisconsin’s Northwoods with a four-night stay cabin stay. The two-bedroom, two-bathroom cabin can accomodate up to six guests, and the winning bidder and owner will determine a mutually agreeable date between Sep. 7 and Oct. 31.

Hockey Fanatics Only!
First, get a Minnesota Wild jersey autographed by former Badger/Team USA and current Wild defenseman Ryan Suter. Then, head to Capitol Ice Arena with four Eagle’s Nest passes, including all you can eat and drink, to catch a Madison Capitols game.

Cambridge Stay and Play
Book your getaway just a stone’s throw from home. This package includes a three-day, two-night stay in a waterfront vacation home, 18 holes of golf for four with carts at Coachman’s Resort outside Stoughton and two bottles of wine, two bottles of liqueur, two wine tastings and two etched wine glasses from Cambridge Winery. Winning bidder and donor will agree on stay date; must be scheduled between Septmeber 3, 2019 and May 15, 2020.

Backyard S’mores Gourmet
Bring the deliciousness of homemade s’mores to your backyard. Includes a fire pit, two camp chairs, two roaster sticks and s’mores supplies.

Downtown Madison Live
Take a vacation without leaving town. Get ready for a great night out in downtown Madison with two tickets to Comedy Club on State, a one-night stay at the AC Hotel by Marriott, $50 gift card to Red Sushi and a $25 gift card for Bassett Street Brunch Club.

Brew Crew Special 
Catch the Milwaukee nine take on the Phillies on Saturday, May 25 at 3:10 pm. Package includes four tickets in Section 122, Row 5, a gold parking pass, two hats, two lanyards and a baseball.

Explore Door County 
Check out one of Wisconsin’s all-time favorite destinations. You’ll get a two-night stay at AirBnB, a winery tour for up to 10, a gift card for dinner at Al Johnson’s in Fish Creek and gift cards for zip lining at the Door County Adventure Center.

Bucky Backer
This multi-piece package has something for every Badger fan in your family:

  • Men’s Hockey: Four tickets, parking pass
  • Men’s Basketball: Two tickets (non-conference game), section 103, row 2, parking pass
  • Football: Two tickets, UW vs. Purdue on 11/23, section Q, row 37
  • Four tickets each: Volleyball, Women’s Basketball and Women’s Hockey
  • Paul Chryst-signed football
  • Greg Gard-signed basketball
  • Badger gear

Silent Auction Items - Updated 4/30

$50 Cooper’s Tavern gift card; six tickets to Comedy Club on State

Beauty Counter basket

Moscow Mule basket; one-night stay at Fairfield Inn, Verona

Framed black and white Living Dunes photo

Saris Bones 2 bike rack

Magic Soccer basket

Delta Beer Lab growler with a fill, stickers, glasses, koozies; golf

Simply Swimming package

Pizza for a year at Roman Candle

Hop Haus basket

Elements Massage

Schwoegler’s kids bowling party

Old Fashioned basket

Ten Pin Alley party 

Acrylic painting 

Deerfield Pistol Range Baskets

American Girl Doll “Grace”

Wine painting and two bottles of wine

Rejuvenation Spa pedicure

Two hours of bowling and shoes for up to 10 people at Schwoegler’s

Bloody Mary basket; one-night stay at Fairfield Inn-Verona

Little Gym basket

Yahara Bay tasting for six

Legacy Academy visit for 16; Children’s Museum passes for four

Design consultation with Coastal Interiors

One-night VIP stay at Hampton Inn Downtown, no restriction; two tickets to Comedy Club on State

“Spring Reflection” oil painting

PlayN Wisconsin birthday package

One-hour family photo session

One-night VIP stay, no restriction at Springhill Suites-Hilldale; two tickets to Comedy Club on State

Wine painting and two bottles of wine

Deadbird Brewery four bottles of beer, two etched glasses and coasters



May 2, 2019
6:00-9:00 pm

Yahara Bay Distillery & Public House

Thank you for a great event!

Food Sponsor

Beverage Sponsor

Carrico Aquatics
Bassett Mechanical
Potter Lawson
Ed Nebbins Foundation
Habush, Habush & Rottier
Simply Swimming