Ahimsa House 2015 Gala Auction Items

On April 24, 2015 Ahimsa House will host its 11th Anniversary Gala, “Celebrating Courageous Hearts.”  Here is a partial and ongoing list of the items available for auction.


Auction Items


Adventures & Entertainment

Two Tickets for Any Tour with Atlanta Movie Tours

Tour of CNN Morning Express with Robin Meade

Rusty Wallace Racing Experience

Two Tickets to the College Football Hall of Fame

Round of Golf for Four at Chateau Elan Golf Club

Round of Golf for Four at Echelon Golf Club

4 Rounds of Golf at Stone Mountain Golf Club

Nike Golf Driver

4 Guest Green Fees at the Country Club of the South

Four Champ Passes to Mountasia Marietta

A Pass for a Team of Four to the  Zombie Outbreak Game

Two Tour Passes to Red Brick Brewing Co.

4 Tour and Tastings at  Wild Heaven Draft Beers

1 Tour and Tasting at SweetWater Brewing Co.

6 Tour and Tasting at Monday Night Brewing Co.

4 Tours and Tastings to BlueTarp Brewing Co.

Two Tickets to Dinner Show at The Murder Mystery Company

Guided Fly Fishing Trip for Two in Smokey Mountains

Six Nights at the Catalina Beach Resort in Zihuatanejo, Mexico

Four nights at Jackson Lake House Estate

4 Nights at a Vacation Home at South Walton Beach in Seacrest, Florida

Guided Wine Tasting for 10 People by ForWineauxsOnly

One-year Family Membership to the Fernbank Museum of Natural History

$75 Gift Card for Fado Irish Pub

3-Hour Adventure Tour with North Georgia Canopy Tours

2 Spots on a Burgundy Tour with French Incoming

One Hour Simulator Demo on Level C or D Simulator with FlightSafety International 

2 Tennis Lessons at Universal Tennis Academy at Chastain Park

3 Nights at Follow Your Arrow Cabin in Hiawassee

1 Night Stay at Nantahala Cabins

$150 Certificate to Agatha’s Comedy Murder Mystery Dinner Theater

4 Tickets to any Family Series Performance at the Center for Puppetry Arts Atlanta

4 Dugout Tickets and Parking Pass to June 21 Atlanta Braves vs. New York Mets Game at Turner Field

South African Safari for 2

Beauty, Health & Wellness

60 Minute Signature Facial and 30 Minute Deep Tissue Massage at The City Club of Buckhead Spa

Reiki Session by Norma de la Garza-Long

Two Certificates for Dance It Off Classes in Dance, Cardio, & Fitness

10 Classes at Atlanta Ballet Centre for Adult Education’s Adult Open Division

One Hour Massage at Optimum Health

Five Classes at Tough Love Yoga

3-hour Deluxe Little Diva Spa Party for Up To 10 Kids by Krave Sweets

Deluxe Adult Spa Party for Up To 10 Adults by Krave Sweets

One Full Service Hair Styling & 1 Personalized Make-Up Lesson by Siggers Hairdressers Salon

12 Yoga Classes at Studio 87 Yoga & Tai-Chi

Jewelry & Fashion

Closet Edit with Certified Image Consultant Beryl Pleasants

Three Piece One-Of-A Kind Jewelry Set by Norma de la Garza-Long

Double Strand White Mother-of Pearl Pearls from Migliore Ltd

“It’s Never Too Late” Artisan Lampwork Glass Bead Bracelet from Laughing Lab Designs

2 Freshwater Pearl & Sterling Silver Antiqued Chain Necklaces from Laughing Lab Designs

Green Amethyst Sterling Silver Bezeled Stone Chain Necklace from Laughing Lab Designs

“The Dog is the God of Frolic” Chrysocolla Bead and Sterling Silver Necklace Laughing Lab Designs

Old Repurposed French Rosary w/ Antiqued Brass Chain and Locket that Holds 4 Photos from Laughing Lab Designs

17 Inch Black Roll Along Tote from Vera Bradley

Handbag from Spartina

2 Sets of Beach Hats with Matching Sunglasses

Gold & Leather Necklace

Purse with Matching Necklace & Earrings

Gift Basket from Tucker House Boutique 

Fashion Hat and Necklace

Fashion Hat and Bracelet

Food & Wine

Certificate for Personalized Bottle of California Wine by WineGreeting.com

Private In-Home Chef Services by Chef Paula Sims Ballard

2-hour Personal Cooking Lesson with Hell’s Kitchen Winner, Chef Nona Johnson

$50 Gift Certificate to Local Republic Gastropub

Gift Certificate for 1 Cake from Sophie’s Uptown

$25 Gift Certificate to Nancy G’s

Art & Photography

Framed Fine Art Photograph of Baby Kangaroo from The Animal Print Shop

Certificate for 5 x 7 Custom Portrait by Lisa Doster of Art for Paws of one Pet or one Person

14 Stem Button Flower Bouquet by Leigh Adams

One Classic Studio Portrait Session plus One 16 x 20 Museum Canvas Print from Darrah Photo

4 Pieces of Stephen Pearce Irish Earthenware Pottery

8 x 10 Autographed Photo of Braves Pitcher, Alex Wood

Certificate for Custom Pet Portrait on 20 x 20 Wrapped Canvas by Jenna Merritt Fine Art Pet Portraits 

$100 Gift Certificate to Regency Fine Art

Certified Numbered Print of Young Girl with Kitten from Regency Fine Art

Signed and Matted Print of Cat by Leesia Teh Photography

One Family Portrait with 9 x 15 Canvas Print from Cason Photography

One Children’s Portrait with 9 x 15 Canvas Print from Cason Photography

One Environmental Family Portrait with 9 x 15 Canvas Print from Cason Photography

20 x 24 Custom Pet Portrait by Sarah Skelley Art

Hand Signed Photo of John Mackey

Pet Stuff

One 4-7 Week Group Dog Training Packages by Lauren Crowther

3 Nights in a Suite for up to 2 Dogs at the Pet Lodge Pet Resort

$100 Gift Certificate to Pawsitive Practice Training

(2) 28lb Boxes of Allprovide Dog Food

One Weekend of Luxury Boarding in a Private Suite and Go-Home Bath from Barking Hound

Home & Garden

Keurig 2.0 Brewing System donated by Cheri Fulginiti

8×10 Sisal Rug by Myers Carpet

Custom-Made Pet Placemat by Mavis Stevens

$65 Gift Certificate from Cook’s Warehouse

Handcrafted Greenhouse

Big Green Egg and Accessories

For more information, about the Gala, donating an auction item, or sponsorship opportunities contact Event Chair Carole Baker at 404-848-9502 or carole.baker11@comcast.net.

Purchase Tickets

Ticket Costs:

  • $75 per person
  • $750 per table (10 people per table)
  • $90 at the door

How to Purchase Tickets:




By Check: Payable to Ahimsa House and mailed to PO Box 8181, Decatur, GA 31106.

 Space is limited for this event of the season. Buy your tickets early.

About Ahimsa House

Proceeds from this event benefit Ahimsa House, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization providing emergency pet safehousing, veterinary care, pet-related safety planning, legal advocacy, a 24-hour crisis line, outreach programs, and other services to help the human and animal victims of domestic violence reach safety together.