10 Bids4Kids Auction Items Perfect for Your Next Home Project

Spruce up your home this Fall with these top 10 Bids 4 Kids auction items!

Remember, bidding closes Thursday, September 10th at 9:00 p.m.! If you see something you like, be sure to create/ update your secure online bidding account in advance by visiting www.qtego.net/qlink/eps!

Thank you for supporting a great cause!!!

Bids 4 Kids is one of our most important fundraisers of the year. The proceeds from the auction help fund the extra 2,000+ hours our EPS teachers spend outside the classroom aiding the 500+ elementary students who need extra assistance in math and reading. Thank you for supporting this event as well as Elkhorn schools, teachers, and students!

1. Fluff Interior Design

Auction Item #115 | Starting Bid: $260

Ready to add some fresh style to your home? This auction item features a 60″ x 45″ Canvas in a beautiful Gray color palette as well as a $100 Gift Card to Fluff Interior Design!

2. Owen’s Mowing & Gerst Painting

Auction Item #445 | Starting Bid: $250

Let Owen’s Mowing Service take care of your lawn with a $50 mowing and $250 fall clean up package. A locally owned Elkhorn company, Owen’s specializes in mowing, landscaping, fertilizer, weed control, and snow removal services. Also included in this package is a 1/2 day of painting from Gerst Painting valued at $200!

3. Reading Nook Essentials

Auction Item #494 | Starting Bid: $115

Calling all teachers, moms, and grandmas! This auction item has everything you need to create a cute and whimsical reading nook: A beautiful hand-decorated wooden bench, 6 classic kids books, 3 animal-themed storage cubes, a unicorn hooded blanket, a stuffed animal sloth set, and a ballerina doll– this package would be perfect for any home or classroom!

4. Design Consultation with Joan Interiors

Auction Item #508 | Starting Bid: $170

Freshen up your home with a 2-hour consultation with Joan Interiors designer Kris Patton, ASID. This auction item also includes a burl wood decorative tray. 

5. Photography Session with Multi-Images

Auction Item #503/504 | Starting Bid: $150

Book a family photoshoot and add life to any wall in your home! Let Multi-Images Photography capture your beautiful family moments with a photography session and $200 towards your portrait order. 

6. Pebble Lane Living Fountain

Auction Item #437 | Starting Bid: $75

Add some curb appeal to your home with this outdoor fiberglass electric fountain by Pebble Lane Living! This lovely LED bubbler fountain will add peace and tranquility to any outdoor space.

7. 4 Patio Chairs, Small Table, & Wine

Auction Item #444 | Starting Bid: $228

Enjoy hanging out in your backyard while sipping wine with these 4 Pebble Lance black swivel outdoor patio chairs and small black side table. This auction item also includes 4 wine glasses and a bottle of wine!

8. Pebble Lane Living Lanterns

Auction Item #438 | Starting Bid: $35

Brighten up any space with this set of 3 outdoor black metal indoor/outdoor lanterns featuring easy to open housing doors. The lanterns may also be displayed by hanging them from the top metal loop. Flameless candles included.

9. Rustic Yard Art & Mum

Auction Item #492/493 | Starting Bid: $40

Give your home a fun fall farmhouse vibe with this hand-crafted rustic iron yard art made by Elkhorn local Alan Rohwer. This auction item also includes a large yellow mum, perfect for autumn!

10. Deck the Walls

Auction Item #500-502 | Starting Bid: $25

Use these TWO $50 gift certificates to get the perfect frames for your artwork, photos, or memorabilia. Deck the Walls has knowledgeable design experts who are extensively trained to assist you in capturing just the right custom frame to complement your room, lifestyle, and budget! 

Don’t forget to create your secure online bidding account, subscribe to our Elkhorn Public Schools Foundation Newsletter, and like our Facebook page to receive the latest news and updates on Bids 4 Kids! You can preview all of our auction items at www.qtego.net/qlink/eps.

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This content is sponsored by our 2020 Bids 4 Kids Silver Sponsors CHI Health & Goldbergs. Thank you for your continued commitment to supporting our Elkhorn schools, teachers, and students!

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About Bids 4 Kids

Bids 4 Kids is an annual auction hosted by the Elkhorn Public Schools Foundation. Last year, more than 400 donors helped support our fundraiser by attending the event and/or bidding by phone. Together, we were able to raise over $49,000 to help fund our Before/ After School Math and Reading Student Intervention Program.

In the 2019-2020 school year, over 500 elementary students were identified as needing additional teaching instruction in math and reading. With your generous support, we’re able to continue to help fund the additional teacher instructional time that students need to help improve their overall reading and math comprehension. Thank you!