No Place Like Home

April 29, 2021 | 5:30-8:30 pm | Klyde Warren Park

No Place Like Home, benefiting Austin Street Center, is an annual reception and silent auction featuring vacation homes, staycations, home goods and services, and unique experiences. The event’s lineup includes a cocktail reception and hors d'oeuvres. Drawing change-makers, philanthropists, and community leaders from around North Texas, No Place Like Home is in its 6th year of engaging the community on behalf of Austin Street Center. This event will feature a socially-distanced, in-person gathering outdoors to allow everyone to safely take part in the festivities.


Live entertainment provided by TOP

TOP is an absolutely sensational Dallas-based entertainment group comprised of the finest musicians in the industry today. Joined together and led by phenomenal lead vocalist, Topasano Sansom, better known as "Top", this group is celebrated for their superior musicianship and electrifying performances!


Hors D'oeuvres Provided BY Nick& SAM'S 

Founded in 1999 by restauranteur Phil Romano, Nick & Sam’s Uptown Steakhouse has become one of Dallas’ most popular and attractive dining destinations.


Attire: Garden Party Chic

Restrooms and hand-sanitizing stations are located throughout the Park.

Metered Parking is available streetside at most times of the day. 

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No Place Like Home Host Committee

Delaney AlexanderBlair DotsonKatelyn Manchester
Connie BabikianTaylor FosterEmily Walsh Potts
Mindy BuschKaty Restrepo HallAlly Stevens
Kimber Westphall ClontsCaroline HillmanMary Valuck
Rebecca DavisKaileigh Johnson

Our Sponsors

Presenting Sponsors

Nancy & Randy Best  |  Nancy Ann & Ray Hunt

Evening Sponsors

Hunt Consolidated, Inc.  | Carolyn & David Miller 

Ashlee & Chris Kleinert in honor of Mackenzie Kleinert

Shelter Sponsors


Tyler Christopher and Mackenzie Meyer Kleinert | Katie and Bret Pedigo in honor of Rev. Felecia Burns  

Rev. Linda Roby & Frank Roby | William T. and Gay F. Solomon Advised Fund at The Dallas Foundation

Friends of Austin Street

Rev. Felecia Burns and David K. Burns in honor of Cynammon Burns Allen 

Cullum Construction  |  JD Davis and Shauna & Mark Trieb  |  Gallagher Benefit Services, Inc. | Judy & Jim Gibbs

KPMG, LLC. | Bill & Meredith Ajello - MapleMark Bank | Lynn McBee  | Preston Hollow Capital 

Ridgemont Equity Partners | Teladoc Health, Inc. | Sheryl Wood

In-Kind Sponsors

Andrews Distributing | Barrington Gifts | John Cain Photography | Corrientes | Dallas Arboretum | Dallas Custom Cookies | Dry Bar | Ellis Hill | Hall Arts Hotel 

 Gruene Hall  | House of Preservation | La Vie Style House | Mi Golondrina | Miron Crosby | Monica Flores | Robin Jackson Photography

Ruthie's Fueled by Cafe Momentum | Session Pilates | Something Pretty Floral | The Lyon's Share Wellness | The Mahjong Line 

The Market - HighlandPark Village | The Ozone Bar  | The Staged Collective | Starpower | Styling Stewardess | Thompson Dallas | Vandelay Hospitality 

Liza Yates Design 

Instructions & FAQs

Register to Bid

  • Go to and click Login/Register on the navigation bar.
  • Or Text austinstreet to 56651 and click the link to register
  • Fill out the form, add your credit card then click on submit. 

 How To Bid

  • Go to into your browser’s address bar.
  • Click Login.  
  • Enter your mobile phone number or email address and tap GO.
  • Confirm you are the name listed (a password may be required at this time) then hit "Continue".
  • Once completely logged in, you can search by item #, keyword, or by category.
  • To place a bid tap on the blue "Bid/Info" button. There you can place a fast bid, bid or set a max bid, and read details about items. 
  • Tap on MENU > MY ITEMS to view your activity throughout the event. 

Virtual Bidding Assistance

  • For assistance with bidding or payments please contact Melissa Johnson - Murad Auctions: or 817-312-1987

Splitting Payment for Auction Packages (Winning an item as a group)

  • One bidder can be responsible for bidding on the package
  • Once bidding ends, come to the checkout desk for assistance in splitting the payment. 

Checkout From Your Phone

  • You can securely checkout from your phone with a credit card. 
  • Once you have a checkout available, a red "Cart!" button will appear at the top of your bidding screen. 
  • Tap on this button to proceed to checkout. 


  • How do I remove a bid? Right after you place a bid, you have the option to "undo" on the confirmation banner at the top of the screen. Once this banner goes away, you will need to see an event volunteer.
  • I already selected "no" or replied "STOP" to the SMS text message alerts, not realizing that I wouldn't receive outbid notices. Can I fix it? Yes! Text "START" to 56651 to begin receiving these once again.
  • How do I place a Max Bid? To place a "max bid", tap on Bid/Info > BID/SET MAX > select the amount you are willing to spend on the item > SET MAX. The system will bid up to that amount for you automatically. You will be notified via text message if you are outbid on this item.
  • Did I win? Once the auction has closed, you can look under MENU/MY ITEMS to view everything that you have won/purchased.
  • How do I split the payment for an item with another guest? Once the auction closes come to checkout for assistance. 

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