An Evening

with Robin Roberts

Live Auction

Check out a preview of our incredible Live Auction lots that will be available for bidding during “An Evening with Robin Roberts” on December 9th, 2019. All net proceeds from “An Evening with Robin Roberts” will benefit the Robin Roberts Thrivership Fund.

Proxy Bidding is available for supporters who can’t attend the Gala. A link to our Proxy Bidding Form is below. If you know someone who would like to submit a Proxy Bidding Form for any of the Live Auction items, please email the completed form to Amanda Schroeder at [email protected]. Deadline for Proxy Bidding form submission is 5:00pm EDT on Sunday, December 8.


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1. Scott Hamilton & Friends in Nashville

Join Olympic Gold Medalist Scott Hamilton in his hometown of Nashville, Tennessee for the 5th Annual “Scott Hamilton & Friends”.  Enjoy an all-star musical line-up performing live to National, World and Olympic figure skaters at Bridgestone Arena. Join the After-Show Celebration immediately following at the Omni Nashville- featuring dinner, live music and a silent auction.

  • (4) Four VIP On-Ice Tickets to Scott Hamilton & Friends, November 2020
  • (4) Four Tickets to Scott Hamilton & Friends After Show Celebration
  • (2) Two Deluxe Rooms for (1) one night at the Omni Nashville Hotel

Donors: Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation

Restrictions: Date specific. Airfare and ground transportation not included.

2. You Only "LIV" Once with Super Bowl

Don’t miss this priceless, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to attend Super Bowl LIV at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami on February 2, 2020! This Super Bowl extravaganza package features two premier tickets to the biggest event in sports—the Super Bowl! Before the game, indulge in culinary excellence at the 6th Annual Culinary Kickoff with Michael Mina, Charlie Palmer, Charles Woodson, Marshall Faulk, and more!

  • (2) Tickets to Super Bowl LIV in Miami- February 2, 2020
  • (2) Tickets to 6th Annual Culinary Kickoff- January 30, 2020

Donors: Culinary Kickoff, ESPN

Restrictions: Lodging and airfare not included. Date specific.

5. The Ultimate NCAA Showdown! Duke v. UNC

Tensions will be high when you join Coach K for this season 40 home game at Cameron Indoor Stadium. BE there for all of the action as Duke meets UNC in Durham, NC on March 7th, 2020, for the Tobacco Road basketball rivalry! It’s always a top bucket-list experience!

  • (2) Two game tickets to the biggest college basketball game of the season- Duke v. UNC on March 7th, 2020
  • (1) One Hotel room for (3) Three nights

Donor: George & Kathleen Dennis

Restrictions: Airfare and ground transportation not included. Date Specific

3. Napa Valley with Vineyard 7 & 8 and Far Niente

Nickel & Nickel has been the home of the V Foundation Wine Celebration for 15 years.  Our signature summer event serves as the opening to a week of activities in the fight against cancer.  Come to the party at our handsomely restored farmstead and enjoy tasting our newest single-vineyard Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon wines, paired with delicious bites from the winery kitchen.  It’s a singular celebration for a most worthy cause.

Next, enjoy a luncheon with world class wines and a breathtaking ambiance at the stunning Vineyard 7 & 8 estate in St. Helena, CA. You’ll receive an in-depth view of the winery followed by a luncheon paired with Vineyard 7 & 8 library wines. You’ll also receive two magnums of Vineyard 7 & 8 wines to add to your home collection.

  • (4) Passes to Far Niente Cabernet Release “Members Only” Party- Summer 2020
  • Private lunch prepared by Meadowood Estate Events for 4 people with wine pairing from Vineyard 7 & 8
  • (3) Three-night accommodations at Vineyard 7 & 8 guest home (based on availability) or (2) Rooms at a Napa Valley Luxury Hotel
  • Curated wine tours based on winner’s preference
  • One (1) Vineyard 7&8 Chardonnay, 1.5L
  • One (1) Vineyard 7&8 Cabernet Sauvignon, 1.5L

Donors: Far Niente Winery, Nickel & Nickel, Launny & Weezie Steffens, Vineyard 7&8

Restrictions: Airfare and ground transportation not included; Valid until January 2021. Not valid September-October. Dates must be mutually agreeable.

4. Sonoma Wine Adventure with Williams Selyem

Head to Healdsburg for a luxurious food and wine experience. Four guests will enjoy an illuminating luncheon and wine pairing with Mark Malpiede of Williams Selyem winery. Immerse yourself in wine country with three nights in the Williams Selyem guesthouse in Healdsburg while enjoying personally curated tours and tastings in the Sonoma Valley. A 3-year vertical of magnums from Williams Seylem will be yours to take home.

  • (3) Three-night stay at Williams Selyem Winery guest house
  • Luncheon with Wine Pairing for (4) Four
  • Curated Sonoma Valley wine tours based on winner’s preference
  • 3 Year Vertical of Magnums from William Selyem

Donor: Williams Selyem

Restrictions: Airfare and ground transportation not included. Dates must be mutually agreeable