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Silent Auction Donation Ideas

Thank you for your interest in donating to the Friends of the Brainerd Public Library Silent Auction.  We are so grateful to you for your generosity to support the Friends and the Brainerd Public Library.

Here are some ideas to get you thinking:

Gift Cards

Items from places you frequent such as:
Your hairstylist (products, services)
Massage (services)
Pedicure/Manicure (services/products)

Oil Changes (services/ gift card)

Dentist (products)
Grocery Store (certificate)
Favorite specialty stores (certificates/products)

Flower Shop (certificate)
Car Wash
Car Detailing Package


Homemade items:

Table Runners

Throw rugs

Blankets/ Baby Blankets

Baby Hats, gloves, etc...




Themes Baskets from a family/group/book club

Coffee theme - book, coffee mug, coffee, bookmark...
Planting kit - seeds, tools, gloves, watering can...

Book Theme - new books, bookmarks, candy/chocolates, a bottle of wine

Kids packages - books, coloring books, crayons, toys etc...
Kitchen kits - cookie cutters, cookbook, bowls, mixing spoons, kitchen towel, measuring cups...
Wine Theme:  Bottle of wine, Glasses, book, Chocolates...

Movie Package:  Movies, popcorn, candy...
Mary Kay Package
Scentsy Package
Pampered Chef Package



A  weekend/ week rental (like a VRBO)
Golfing package 

Spa package

Tickets to an event

Classes (dancing, self-defense, cooking, etc...)

Clay Pigeon Shooting
Movie Tickets/Play Tickets



Note that all items should be new items.  If donating a smaller item such as a gift card, or one thing instead of a themed package please note we may add your donation to a package.



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