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Emmanuel Dining Room Auction 2024

The Emmanuel Dining Room Auction 2024
Sunday, April 28, 2 to 6 p.m.
Chase Center on the Riverfront

Join us for the 41st Annual Emmanuel Dining Room Auction – in Fabulous Las Vegas style!

Tickets are now on sale for the auction, 2 to 6 p.m. Sunday, April 28, at the Chase Center on the Riverfront in Wilmington.

This iconic event hosted by The Ministry of Caring Guild, nicknamed “the granddaddy of Delaware benefit auctions,”
each year raises about a third of the operating costs for our three dining room sites, where we welcome the hungry
of all ages for nutritious daily meals, no questions asked.

HELP OUT & HAVE FUN:

Help sponsor this fabulous event

Share your company or personal message with everyone who attends by being one of the auction’s sponsors!

The auction has two kinds of sponsorships – event sponsorships from $500 to $10,000 – and on-site sponsorships as affordable as $25.

Emmanuel Dining Room Auction sponsorships fit every budget and catch every eye!

For detail how you can help sponsor the event or be an on-site sponsor, download our sponsor
form by clicking here.

Donate auction prizes!
The event’s success depends on auction item donations, especially big-ticket things such as getaway travel, artwork and unique experience packages. Auction prize donations are 100% tax-deductible. To arrange your donation, please contact Chris Leonard at (302) 293-9288 or via email at christopherpaul.leonard@gmail.com

Get tickets to join the fun
Tickets to the Las Vegas theme auction – $125 per person, $75 only for those under age 25 – include parking, great food and fellowship, and plenty of bidding fun in live and silent auctions.

To buy tickets online, click here.

Buy tickets by phone or mail

Tickets also are available for credit card purchase by calling Administrative Assistant Sue Harris or Receptionist Francis Woodland at (302) 652-5523 or send a check payable to The Ministry of Caring with “auction tickets” in the memo line to

The Ministry of Caring
115 East 14th Street,
Wilmington, DE 19802-3209

Win $10,000!
Buy a lucky Emmanuel Dining Room Raffle ticket and you could win the Grand Prize of $10,000, the $2,000 Second Prize or $1,000 Third Prize.
Tickets are $100 each with just 600 to be sold.

The drawing will be the fabulous grand finale of the Emmanuel Dining
Room Auction, but you do not need to be present to win.

Get raffle tickets by phone

For tickets by credit card, call Administrative Assistant Sue
Harris or Receptionist Frances Woodland at (302) 652-5523.

Get raffle tickets by mail or in person

Send checks payable to The Ministry of Caring with “raffle tickets” in the memo
line to 115 East 14th Street, Wilmington, DE 19802-3209.

At that same address, tickets also are available for in-person purchase by
cash, check or credit card, weekdays 8 a.m.-4 p.m.

Sell raffle tickets
Executive Assistant/Paralegal Annie Halverson – famous for her
huge auction prizes of chocolate treats, yummy baked goods and free
chocolate chip cookie samples – is chairing this year’s raffle sales and
would be grateful for help selling the tickets. If you can pitch in or
are part of a generous organization that would like to support the
poor by holding a raffle ticket sale among members, please contact
Annie at ahalverson@ministryofcaring.org or (302) 516-1062.

Volunteer to help
Many volunteers are needed to organize and hold the Emmanuel
Dining Room Auction, from planning details to soliciting auction
prize donations to checking in guests at the event. If you can lend
a hand, please contact Chris Leonard at (302) 293-9288 or via
email at christopherpaul.leonard@gmail.com

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