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The Costa Rican lodge from The Whale Resort.Escape for a week with your closest friends or family to a private rainforest beachfront villa at The Whale Resort in Costa Rica. You will be staying in one of the most biologically diverse places on Earth - the Osa Peninsula of Costa Rica.




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Silent Auction

More than 100 packages designed exclusively for Wish Ball attendees. Wish Ball attendees will receive emails with bidding login and bidder numbers in advance of the event to preview packages. For information, contact Kara Peitrowski at 312.602.9430.

Live Auction

Live Auction at Wish Ball

You've never seen anything like this. Extraordinary packages for one-of-a-kind experiences. Items in the Live Auction are available for bidding exclusively to guests at Wish Ball.




Wish Ball 2017 LIVE AUCTION packages
  •   Say "ciao!" You and six friends will enjoy the spectacular views and fine wine in Tuscany for seven nights. You'll stay at a family-owned private vineyard, relaxing under the sun, sipping the best wines in all of Tuscany.
  •   Your group of four will be treated as one of the Chicago Cubs when you join the players for Opening Day of Spring Training down in Mesa, Arizona! One group member will also be able to throw the first pitch at the Chicago Cubs game.
  •   Stay with your group of six in a luxurious log cabin home in the mountains of Breckenridge, Colorado! Seven days of incredible skiing, dog sledding, and a shopping spree at boutiques in Chicago to outfit you with a new ski wardrobe.
  •   Earn much needed fashion advice from fashion icon and television personality, Guiliana Rancic! You and three friends will meet Rancic in a private showroom for fashion tips, as well as attend the 2017 American Music Awards in sunny West Hollywood.
  •   Your twelve hungry friends and you will be treated to an unforgettable dining experience by Chef of the Year, award-winning Chef Pandel. While dining on his delectable six-course meal made just for you, you'll also enjoy premium wines from BiagioCru.
  •   Gobble up the Big Apple with four friends as you enjoy a two-night stay in the Grand Hyatt New York and immerse yourself in pop culture by attending The Today Show, Late Night with Seth Meyers, Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen, and Dear Evan Hansen.
  •   Let your troubles drift away for a week in paradise. Eight of your friends will relax on the Great Exuma Island in the Bahamas, where you will learn from the locals, sail in your own personal boat, dine on locally-caught seafood, and swim in the luxury infinity pool.
  •   A golfer's dream come true, where your group of four golf at the famed Lost Dunes Golf Club in Bridgman, Michigan. Improve your golfing skills with legendary golfer Paula Creamer and watch more pros in action at the BMW Championship.
  •   The Champagne region is yours for the taking with your group of eight during your week long retreat in the excellent Grand Cru winery. You'll be chauffeured by your own sommelier and visit six cellars throughout the region. Let your troubles ease away as you say "bonjour!" to the champagne.
  •   Have Mercy! Enjoy a personalized tour of the Fuller House set and meet the cast that you grew up with, including Candace Cameron-Bure, Jodie Sweetin, Andrea Barber and Lorie Loughlin. You might also catch a few familiar faces there as well!
  •   Enjoy the incredible cuisine and unforgettable experiences of the Mediterranean with your group of eight. Revel in the quiet town of Praiarno - an ideal location to explore the coast! Scuba dive in the beautiful, endless ocean and feast on the meals of personal chefs for your entire party.
These live auction packages were available exclusively to attendees at Wish Ball on May 20, 2017.



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