Virtual Auction Instructions

Virtual Auction Items – Sunday, August 20, 2023, using the Zoom platform starting at 6:00 pm CDT. If you will not attend the ACBT 2023 conference/convention, you must register to participate in this virtual auction by Wednesday, August 16th by 7pm. To register for the auction only, please go to the Auction Only Registration page. All conference attendees will be automatically registered to participate in this Virtual auction, so there is no need to register again. This virtual auction will be aired on ACB Media radio.

If items start with the same number, such as 4 and 4.1. or 10, 10.1, and 10.2, you are actually bidding for the entire group as a package.

Silent Auction Instructions

Please note that the Silent Auction List is provided below this Virtual Auction List. Link to Silent Auction List.

A small Silent Auction will be held August 26, Saturday in person before the banquet at the State Conference at the Double Tree Hotel by the airport in San Antonio, TX. No registration  is required to participate in the Silent Auction. This is not a virtual auction and will not be aired on ACB Media radio.

All items will be on display Saturday after the luncheon and all the bidding will close at 5pm. The winners will be announced during the banquet.

Virtual Auction List

1. Purple Tie Die Braille Heart Tee Shirt

This dark and light purple shirt features the Braille ABC’s lining the inside of a hand drawn heart it has both regular letters and Braille letters. It is printed in puff paint so It is tactile & delightful! It is 100% cotton and pre-shrunk and runs one size smaller due to tie-dye. It comes in sizes small to 3XL.

Donated by Blind Girl Designs

2. Scentsy Whiff Box

This delightful Whiff box contains a 2.7 oz. hand cream and 11 oz hand soap. Best of all it comes with a 40% coupon That is good on any order until Sept. 17, 2023

Donated by Keron Graves , Scentsy Inc.      

3. Ultra soft 36 inch by 36 inch baby blanket

This ultra soft baby blanket is hand knitted using polyester yarn to insure softness and durability. The color is called faded blue and goes from a dark blue jean blue to a light faded blue jean color. It would make a great blanket for a baby, a toddler, or a lap blanket. It makes a great heirloom to pass down.        

Donated by Neva Fairchild  

3.1 $50 Visa card

Shop for a gift that will complement that ultra soft baby blanket.       

Donated by Heidi Schwan

4. Southwest bag loaded with goodies, including food

This canvas bag says Move at your own Pace. It is crammed with a variety of black cacti, and it has blue bluebonnets. Inside the bag is a beautiful hand made pillow with appliques of the Franklin Mountains, a blue sky, a lighted star, and a flowering Yucca cactus. It has a small pocket on the back that could hold a cell phone or a remote. There is an ID tag that has scenes of El Paso, and an adjustable dog collar with multi colored stripes like a bandana that says El Paso and is decorated with animal paw prints. There is a bag of El Paso grown pecans, and a bag of delicious Mexican wedding cookies that will make your mouth water.

Donated by El Paso Council of the Blind

5. Fall Wreath

This 12 inch wreath is decorated beautifully in fall flowers, and it has an orange sign that says, “Give Thanks”.

Donated by Doris Stephenson

6. Two in one blue-tooth ear buds and speaker

This palm sized speaker has well balanced audio for its size and looks fantastic with the oversized cloth grill. A color changing mood light surrounds the speaker for a nice touch in the dark. Built in media buttons means you can leave your phone in your pocket. Twist the bottom and you reveal your ear buds charging port.

Donated by Gayle Metoyer

7. Mary Kay Spa Set

This White Tea and Cactus spa set includes lotion, body wash and body scrub. This is a pedicure set.

Donated by Angela Gordon

8. Chocoholics Delight four 3/4 pounds of chocolate

This delicious package includes Dark Chocolate sea salt caramels, dark chocolate covered almonds, milk chocolate covered pecans, Chocolate toffee Almonds, peanut butter crunch poppers, natural chocolate covered cherries, and natural chocolate covered blueberries. Makes your mouth water just talking about all that chocolate.

Donated by Sheila Derrick

9. Wine Basket

White or Red? No need to choose with this white or red wine basket. This Blackmore crisp chardonnay has apple, pear, and citrus notes and a cabernet with smooth dark fruit flavors. The wines are accompanied with ‘Vine E Formaggio’ smoked gouda cheese spread, olives, vanilla fudge with sea salt, spicy honey crunch snack mix and more. This gift tote is a great gift for those who enjoy red or white wine. The square box shaped tote is made of burlap with a dandy print of two wine casks with a grape leaf surround.

Donated by Dallas Council of the Blind

10. I Love My Guide Dog canvas tote bag by Blind Girl Design

This I Love my Guide Dog Tote bag will hold all those goodies for your favorite Canine friend. The tote bag is 18 by 24 inches and has a paw with a pink heart in the middle of the paw surrounded with I love my guide dog!

Donated by Blind Girl Designs

10.1. $50 Amazon Gift Card

Buy those special treats for your dog and carry them in your canvas tote.

Donated by Houston Council of the Blind

11.  doTERRA DIY training course plus diffuser and a essential fragrance

Get ready to learn all about the great things you can do with essential oils. This package includes your DIY kit as well as a training session, a bubble diffuser, and your choice of either a fall or a holiday essential oil.

Donated by Hayley Agers

12. Homemade Glazed Pecans

Get your taste buds ready for a true delight with these glazed pecans. All homemade and waiting to be gobbled up.

Donated by Noelia Dillingham

13. Tupperware Basket

One 4-piece round white canister set with black lids, 16 oz. bowl with lid,1 yellow water bottle, 1 red apple saver, 1 children’s cake saver with carrying handle serving plates and cups, 1 toy boat with figures wearing hats and candy, and all are in a wicker basket wrapped in decorative clear paper with a big bow.

Donated by Cindy Pease

14. $50 Door Dash

Sit down, put your feet up, and order dinner at home with this door dash gift card.

Donated by Sara Freeman Smith

14.1 We See with Our Hearts, Black Apron

This 37-inch heavy duty cotton apron has two front patch pockets with our best-selling ‘puff paint. ‘We see with our hearts design’! It has a white cane along the stack of words. Two strings and an adjustable strap over the neck. One size fits all & easy to wash and wear!

Donated by Blind Girl Designs

15. One Mary Kay Men’s limited edition complete set basket

Basket includes high intensity Ocean hair and body wash, Tru original hair and body wash, Mary Kay shave foam and advanced facial hydrator spf 30.

Donated by Carol Fairbanks

16. Beats Studio buds plus pocketsize case with 4 sizes ear tips, USB-C to USB-C cable, quick start guide and warranty card.

Beats custom acoustic platform delivers rich immersive sound whether it is music or just talk. It has two distinctive listening modes, with 36 hours before charging. It has one touch pairing with both Apple and Android devices. It comes with four sizes of silicone ear tips to fit any ear comfortably. They are sweat and water resistant.

Donated by Austin Council of the Blind

17. $50.00 Gift card for Starbuck’s

Buy yourself and a friend a drink from Starbuck’s while you munch on those homemade cookies.

Donated by Leslie Spoone

17.1 Two Dozen homemade white chocolate macadamia nut cookies

Bet you can’t eat just one of these delicious chewy homemade cookies.

Donated by Janet Gray

18. Handmade crocheted white blanket

This beautiful handmade crocheted blanket is super soft and is white in color. It would make a great lap blanket, or throw, or a child’s blanket.

Donated by Noelia Dillingham

18.1 $50 Walmart gift card

Buy a great gift to complement your crocheted lap blanket.

Donated by Peggy Garrett

19. One limited edition Ladies Pomegranate satin hands pampering set in a mug by Mary Kay

Each 24 oz. mug is light blue with Hey (in red ) y’all (in white) written on the front. Inside each mug is one Mary Kay nourishing shay cream, one refining shay scrub, and one shay protecting softener.

Donated by Carol Fairbanks

20. Flower Garden Hoodie

This is a turquoise flower garden Hoodie where all of the stems are white canes. The sun flowers are in various colors ranging from peach, purple to lime green and all festive beautiful bunch! It comes in sizes small to 5Xl & poly cotton blend.

Donated by Blind Girl Designs

21. Technology Bundle includes Alexa Show 5, 3rd generation, 2 smart plugs, a $25 Amazon gift card, and a stainless steel tumbler for your favorite beverage.

This 3rd generation Alexa has improved audio, greater clarity, and deeper base. It is charcoal in color and easily accessible. The built in camera easily identifies items held in your hand. You can listen to music, see videos, or call friends or family who have an Alexa Show and see them on your screen. It has a new and faster processor. This package includes 2 smart plugs, a $25 Amazon gift card and a stainless steel tumbler for your favorite beverage.

Donated by Beaumont Area Council of the Blind

22. Black Braille Heart canvas tote

This black braille heart canvas tote can go with you to the beach or wherever you need to carry something extra..

Donated by Blind Girl Designs

22.1. Black American Flag Apron

You will be the envy of everyone at your next cookout! This 37-inch heavy duty cotton apron has two front patch pockets with a layout of the American flag. The stars are blue with red stripes but the white stripes are actually white canes! Two side strings and a strap over the neck. One size fits all & easy to wash and wear!

Donated by Blind Girl Designs

23. $150 Amazon Gift card

Use this card to buy all those favorite items that are on your wish list.

Donated by Alamo Council of the Blind

24. $250 certificate for Justin Boot Co.

This certificate is good until Dec. 31, 2023. Justin sells western wear for the whole family. They also sell belts and other accessories to complete your outfit, and we can’t forget those great Justin boots.

Donated by Greater Ft. Worth Council of the Blind

25. Palm Flower Hoodie

This yellow hoodie is a beautiful batch of flowers in a garden with daisy like petals and range in a variety of bright colors. All the stems are white canes. The colors of the flowers are blue, green, purple, orange & yellow. Poly cotton blend and will not shrink. It comes in sizes small to 5 XL.

Donated by Blind Girl Design

26. Black Puff Print American Flag Tee Shirt

Be the envy of all your friends with this black, puff print American flag on red and black tie dye. This Tee Shirt comes in sizes small to 5XL. This shirt would look great on a man or woman.

Donated by Blind Girl Designs

27. $100 gift card

Treat your dog to their favorite treats with this $100 gift card from GDUA.

Donated by Guide Dogs for the Blind

28. Five year, non-recurring license for either Jaws, Fusion, or Zoomtext

One 5 year, non-recurring license for Jaws(screen reader), ZoomText(screen magnifier with reader), or Fusion(magnifier, with Jaws)

Donated by Vispero

29. Blind Shell Phone, replaceable lithium ion battery, Blind Shell desktop charging cradle, 3x nfc tags, ear bud style headphones, USB-C charging cable with wall adapter, Blind Shell lanyard, quick start guide and user manual.

Blind Shell Classic 2 phone simplifies usage for anyone struggling with a smart phone. Sleek design and tactile keyboard for ease of use, large screen for improved readability, Enhanced voice control functionality, available in cardinal red or midnight black.

Donated by Total Tech Solutions-Shawn Keen

30. One Computer from Computers for the Blind, a laptop

The winner will receive a certificate that can be redeem for our standard Laptop computer. The laptop will be delivered directly to the winner with JAWS or ZoomText ready to go. Standard refurbished laptop includes:
•      Intel Core i5 Processor or higher
•      8 GB Memory
•      240 GB Solid State Drive
•      14″ Screen Size
•      Internal WIFI, Speakers, Webcam

Donated by Computers for the Blind

Silent Auction List

The items below are available for the silent auction.

1. Two ACB Thermal Mugs

Share one with a friend for your hot or cold drinks

Donated by The Literacy Project

2. Two ACB Thermal Mugs

Share one with a friend for your hot or cold drinks

Donated by The Literacy Project

3. This ACB Sweat Shirt

This ACB Sweat Shirt will keep you warm on that early morning run or walk

Donated by The Literacy Project

4. Southwest Wreath

20 inch Wreath is made of grapevine backing. On the left is a variety of flowers with a succulent and lavender, with a cross that says Bless Our Family.

Donated by Doris Stephenson

5. Red, White and Blue Wreath

This 20 inch July Fourth wreath is done in beautiful red, white and blue deco mesh. It has a cactus in the middle of the wreath with a Cowboy hat sitting on it. At the bottom of the cactus is a sign that says “God Bless America”. It has lots of red, white and blue ribbons.

Donated by Doris Stephenson

6. Barbed Wire Wreath

This 20 inch grapevine wreath has a profusion of multi colored flowers with a small turquoise cross wrapped in barb wire on it.

Donated by Doris Stephenson

7. Love Seat Sofa Size Granny Square Crocheted Afghan

This is a beautiful love seat size crocheted afghan in muted neutral colors (brown & beige) with 3D circular patterns.

Donated by Katie Anderson

8. Crocheted Purse

This is a Granny square style shoulder length crocheted purse similar to a tote bag size. The color is white with gray edging. Plenty of room to store all of your essentials! Size Large.

Donated by Katie Anderson

9. Guidelights and Gadgets

Barry & Kay never disappoint! So, come check out this wonderful mystery item sure to please everyone from their bag of goodies!

Donated by Bary & Kay Scheur

10. Stephanie’s Accessories

This beautiful ladies handbag was a bestseller at last year’s auction – so don’t miss out on this mystery item!

Donated by Stephanie Menafee

11. One Computer from Computers for the Blind, a laptop

The winner will receive a certificate that can be redeem for our standard Laptop computer. The laptop will be delivered directly to the winner with JAWS or ZoomText ready to go. Standard refurbished laptop includes:
•      Intel Core i5 Processor or higher
•      8 GB Memory
•      240 GB Solid State Drive
•      14″ Screen Size
•      Internal WIFI, Speakers, Webcam

Donated by Computers for the Blind