Welcome to Spirit of Taos
This year's Spirit of Taos has gone virtual!
We have some great auction packages in store for you in our silent auction.
Bidding opens September 10th and closes September 25th at midnight.
You don’t want to miss this year's annual fundraiser supporting
Art & Soul – Total Value $7,420
A little something for everyone is what Bonanza Extravaganza offers the lucky person who wins this one! Learn how to unleash your potential in a Master Class offered by Brave Leadership taught by TEDx speaker, author and leadership guru Kimberly Davis and while you’re at it, also plan on attending a virtual workshop with 10 of your friends and develop your vision boards by Creative Oasis Coach Jill Bryan- Both to be very inspiring and fun!
And once you finish with your friends, take time to capture some special moments with your family by utilizing Parkhill Portraits, offering packages to create memories of a life time. And to top it all, when you are ready to travel, take some family or personal time and use the 100,000 airline miles compliments of American Airlines.
Bidding starts at $350
Increments of $100
Dreamscape – Total Value $5,315
The Great Staycation! You can‘t get bored at home if you win this one! Decorate your patio area with creative yard art from Yard Art Patio & Fireplace or light things up to enjoy night fun with your family with Landscape Lighting Supply. You can spend time planting seasonal flowers donated by Ruibals or learn how to create your dream yard from Master Gardener Dave Forehand at the Dallas Arboretum. And, If you are not a fix-it kind of person, then we have help, you can call ABC Home Services-they offer a wide range of home services, one call that is all you need. Let’s not forget the kiddos, they can watch the birds making a home in a beautifully handcrafted birdhouse designed by Charles Myers or if you are planning a party for them, then Pinky’s Personalized Yard Cards is the thing to have-Party Over Here! And last but not least, when you are ready to travel, take you and your spouse or the entire family on a dream vacation with the 100,000 miles donated by American Airlines.
Bidding starts at $250
Increments of $100
The Great Treasure Chest – Total Value $900
Your treasure awaits! A cornucopia of gift cards from popular eateries to your favorite neighborhood retail shopping stores (Bird Bakery, Dugg’s Burger, El Vecino, Flower Child, La Madeleine, Mesero, Chili’s, Maggiano's, Oriental Trading, Target, The Juice Bar, Tiff’s Treat). This online package is one that even Captain Jack Sparrow would bid on!
Bidding starts at $50
Increments of $25
Its a Photo Finish - Value $3,150
Gittings Photography session and photograph-PopArt Photography Package. A design consultation, location portrait session and a Nouveau Portrait up to 20 inches. For generations, the Gittings studios have been synonymous with exceptional portraiture. Gittings photographers are professionally qualified and their art is practiced with skillful deliberation, striving for images reflecting your character.
Bidding starts at $325
Increments of $50
Gifts of Love
Wilkinson Center will continue to evolve to meet the challenges of poverty while keeping the same commitment to dignity and self-respect as we have since 1982. If you didn’t find what you were looking for in our auction, please consider making a difference with a Gift of Love Donation.
We thank you for your support!
The Wilkinson Center mission is to transform the lives of Dallas families by providing pathways to self-sufficiency with dignity and respect.
We fulfill that mission by helping families face critical life challenges including food insecurity, lack of education, economic instability, unemployment and underemployment. Our formula for success is case management, compassionate staff, dedicated volunteers and effective individualized programming. All of our programs are provided free of charge.
Today Wilkinson Center is…
A leader in providing help and hope to the working poor of Dallas County, mainly in East and Southeast Dallas, Pleasant Grove and Arcadia Park. Wilkinson Center offers hope, inspiration and the basic necessities and tools to empower its clients to become self-sufficient and improve their lives.