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Thank you to everyone who donated an auction item to the Mission Possible Gala: Opportunity is Possible. As you can see from the list below there is a great variety of wonderful things to bid on. See November 14th!

Live Auction - 1 Victoria Experience Courtesy of Delta Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa, Royal BC Museum, and The Fairmont Empress

Before you travel to Victoria read through the beautiful book provided by Victoria’s Royal BC Museum “The Magic Leaves: A History of Haida Argillite Carving.” Travel to Victoria via your own mode of transportation and stay for one night at the newly renovated Delta Ocean Pointe Resort & Spa. Go to the Royal BC Museum, “one of Canada’s greatest cultural treasures.” Indulge in hand-made signature Empress Scones, delectable pastries and tea sweets at the Fairmont Afternoon tea. Value: $350.00
Victoria experience includes hotel stay for one night, book, afternoon tea for two, and museum passes for two.

Live Auction - 2 Cactus Club Café Private Tasting Event Courtesy of Cactus Club Café
Enjoy a unique dining experience at Cactus Club Café! You plus three to five guests will have a Private Tasting Event at the Cactus Club Café location of your choice. Samples of food and beverage can be enjoyed from Cactus Club Café’s globally-inspired menu along with unique Cactus stories about their signature items, original art, and some behind the scenes action. Value: $400.00
Cactus Club Private Tasting Event includes a private tasting event for three to five people.

Live Auction - 3 Vancouver Night Out Courtesy of Fairmont Hotel Vancouver, and Copperstone Ventures
This package makes for the perfect Vancouver date night. Start your evening at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver having some appetizers and drinks after checking in. A provided BMW service will whisk you off to Rogers Arena for an evening of the Canucks verses the Columbus Blue Jackets. In the morning wake up to a breakfast provided by the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver. Value: $625.00

Live Auction - 4 Catering and Wine Pairing for 8 Courtesy of the Butler Did It Catering and Blasted Church Vineyards
Whether it’s an anniversary party, backyard BBQ, or corporate luncheon, treat you and your guests to a large selection of gourmet menu items from one of Vancouver’s leading catering companies The Butler Did It Catering delivered right to the venue of your choice! Also enjoy a wine pairing for each of the four courses courtesy Blasted Church Vineyards, one of the most recognized and admired wineries in Canada; proudly served by the best restaurants and wine merchants across the country. Value: $1520.00

Live Auction - 5 Crane Simulator Courtesy of British Columbia Maritime Employers Association (BCMEA)
Bid on your opportunity for you and a friend to operate a state of the art Waterfront Crane Simulator. Try your hand at lifting logs, steel, lumber or pulp in rain, sleet and snow on an ocean bound ship as well as operating a Dock Gantry Crane loading and unloading containers from a ship in the Port of Vancouver. This prize is a unique glimpse into how the BCMEA prepares waterfront workers to operate some of the largest cranes in the Asia Pacific Gateway. Value: Priceless

Live Auction - 6 One night stay at Whistler’s Fairmont Hotel - Gold Floor, Bottle of Red Wine from Poplar Grove Courtesy of Fairmont Whistler, Poplar Grove
Your Fairmont Gold experience begins the moment you arrive at the front door where you will be directed to the private Fairmont Gold reception area on the 8th floor. Here, your individuality is valued, your room preferences are honored, and your arrangements for a quick and effortless departure are anticipated. Throughout the day you can enjoy coffee, tea, an honor bar as well as complimentary cocktail canapés, served between 5:00 pm and 7:00 pm in a tranquil atmosphere of relaxing comfort in front of the warm gas fireplace. Be sure to start your day off perfectly with a healthy and bountiful continental breakfast, including hot items, served between 7:00 am and 10:30 am, while enjoying the incredible beauty of Whistler Mountain. Value: $550.00

Live Auction - 7 Golf and Dinner for Three at the Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club Courtesy of Craig Lindsay from Otis Gold
Three people will enjoy a round of golf and dinner with Mission Possible supporter Craig Lindsay from Otis Gold at the world renowned, award winning, traditional private golf club; Shaughnessy Golf and Country Club. Shaughnessy is the winner of the Provincial Tracks Award as one of the top golf courses to play in British Columbia, and the PGA player’s seventh pick as one of the best golf courses to play on the PGA Tour. Value: $700.00

Live Auction - 8 Whistler Getaway Courtesy of the Delta Whistler Village Hotel, Scandinave Spa and Whistler Naturals
Widely recognized for their energizing and relaxing effects, Scandinavian baths and hydrotherapy are associated with many benefits. All of the senses are awakened; muscles are soothed; a general sensation of well-being washes over you. After a relaxing day at the baths, head back to your suite at The Delta in the heart of Whistler Village, and enjoy all that Whistler has to offer during your two night stay. Take home a Whistler Naturals Gift Package tonight and begin your Whistler experience in advance! Whistler Naturals Skin Care is 100% BC made and 100% natural. Value: $700.00

Live Auction - 9 Canucks Tickets Plus Kevin Bieksa and Alex Burrows Signed Photograph Courtesy of the Fan Zoo and Easy Markit
Two ticket to the December 6th, 2013 Canucks vs Phoenix Coyotes game Plus a photograph of Vancouver Canuck’s Kevin Bieksa after scoring the game winning goal in overtime Game Five versus the San Jose Sharks (Alex Burrows in the background) during the Canuck’s Stanley Cup run in 2011. The photograph is encased in a frame that features solid black wood, acid-free double-matting, anti-glare glass, and a certificate of authenticity Value $635.00

Live Auction - 10 Painters Lodge Reel Adventure Package Courtesy of Oak Bay Marine Group
Nestled on the pristine shores of Vancouver Island, Painter’s Lodge offers world-class BC salmon fishing, thrilling wildlife and whale watching tours, breathtaking scenery and all the amenities you’d expect from a traditional resort. However, Painter’s Lodge is far from your everyday resort. Located in beautiful Campbell River, this famous British Columbia salmon fishing lodge is the perfect place to relax, re-charge and reel in the big one. The Adventure Packages for two includes two nights at Painter’s Lodge with a four hour guided fishing trip and a three hour Wildlife tour on Painter’s Lodge zodiacs. Value: $815.00

Live Auction - 11 The Vertu Constellation Mobile Phone Courtesy of Anonymous Donor
The Vertu Constellation has a sleek contemporary design that embodies everything that Vertu believes in: tactile materials, outstanding engineering, hand craftsmanship and modern technology. Each Constellation is handmade in England by a single craftsman. Only once they are entirely happy with it, do they put their name to it. The Vertu Constellation is dual core driven, Android™ based and elegantly assembled with the finest materials and latest technology. Twice as strong as steel, yet half the weight, Constellation’s forged grade 5 titanium case is polished to an immaculate finish. The Vertu Constellation’s screen is made of virtually scratch proof sapphire crystal. The screen resists the impact of a 200g steel ball dropped from a height of one meter. Value: $7000

Live Auction- 12 Day on the Street Courtesy of Mission Possible
Each person living in Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside is as unique as the story of what brought them to this community. The goal of the Day on the Street Experience is to give you an overview of the life in Canada’s poorest postal code and to introduce you to the struggles faced on a daily basis. As we discuss the issues, we will also highlight a few of the agencies in the community and the role that they are playing to help care for the poor and homeless. The day finishes with a debrief and question time at Mission Possible with CEO, Brian Postlewait. Value: Priceless