Virtual Auction Instructions

Virtual Auction Items – Sunday, August 21, 2022 on Zoom starting at 6:00 pm CDT. If you will not attend the ACBT 2022 conference/convention, you must register to participate in this virtual auction by Wednesday, August 17th by 7pm. To register for the auction only, please go to the Auction Only Registration page. 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.

Silent Auction Items (on display) – Saturday evening, August 27th in person during the banquet at the State Conference at Austin South Park Hotel in Austin, 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.

Virtual Auction List

1. Bella 4 Quart Red Buffalo Check Slow Cooker

Bella 4 quart Slow Cooker. Easy to use dial temperature control. Easy to use locking bands for mess free transportation. Red Buffalo plaid check design.

Donated by Cuqui Soto

Bella 4 quart Slow Cooker

1.1. $50 Walmart Gift Card

This $50 Walmart gift card will help you purchase just the right food to make a delicious meal in the slow cooker.

Donated by Houston Council

2. Virgin Olive Oiler Package and $25 Gift Card for Panera Bread

Contains 1 tin of Tuscan dipping seasoning, 1 375ml. Bottle of Extra Virgin Olive Oil, 1 375 ml. bottle of 18 year old aged Traditional Balsamic Vinegar, 1 375 ml. bottle of California Garlic Olive Oil, 1 375 ml. bottle of Pomegranate Balsamic Vinegar, 1 200 ml. Worcestershire Sauce, 1 bottle of Lone Star Bee Honey, 1 package of Pappardelle pasta, 1 jar of Sutter Olives, 1 package of Organic Garlic Salt. Shipping Included. Cannot be shipped to Alaska or Hawaii.

Donated by Fort Worth Area Council          

3. Floral Bouquet T-shirt by Blind Girl Designs

The design of the short sleeved T-shirt has a floral bouquet is created by crossing little blind canes to form the petals. Little dots of pink and lilac are sprinkled all around to make it look light and airy. The stems are green and it is tied with a beautiful big pink bow. Choose from a multitude of background colors sized from small to 5X.          

Donated by Tricia Waechter-Blind Girl Designs

Dark blue t-shirt displaying a design with 3 starburst abstract flowers tied together with a pink ribbon

4. DoTerra Essential Oils

Key chain carrying case which holds 3 10ml bottles of touch blends to include Lavender, Digestzen and Adptiv, a tube of unscented body cream, a travel size On Guard mouth wash and a mini tube of Deep Blue, a Passive Diffuser with a 5 ml. bottle of orange essential oil and a 30 minute consultation to teach you how to use this package.

Hayley Agers, Doterra Wellness Advocate

5. $50 Gift Card Guidelights and Gadgets

Shop Guidelights & Gadgets for MP3 Players, Thermometers, Both Braille and Talking Watches, Bluetooth Speakers, Power Packs, Chargers and Cables for both iPhone and Android, Leather Pouches and so much more.

Donated by Barry & Kay Shure-Guidelights & Gadgets

6. Hand Knitted Baby Blanket

This super soft aqua baby blanket is hand knitted and is 36 inches by 36 inches. It is great for a baby or toddler up to age 2. It could also be used as a lap blanket. Makes a great family heirloom.

Donated by Neva Fairchild

Knitted soft aqua baby blanket hanging over a rod for display

6.1. $50 Amazon Gift Card

Have fun shopping on Amazon with this.

Donated by Houston Council

7. Multi-purpose 12 Electrical Outlet Wide Spaced Surge Protector, a Wireless Bluetooth Speaker and a Charging Pad.

Prepare for unexpected power surges and prevent loss of your home products with this multi-purpose 12 electrical outlet, wide spaced surge protector that gives you the extra space you need for larger adapters and you can even place this compact power station on your desktop. It has a 6 foot cord with 6 outlets on top and 3 outlets on the left and right sides and 3 USBA ports and 1 USBC port. It is black in color and can also be mounted on the wall. This hot 5.0 portable wireless Bluetooth speaker with a subwoofer has a rechargeable battery, a built in microphone for personal hands free speaker calls from cell phones and tactile seamless controls. It has a 3.5 mm cable to connect televisions or other non Bluetooth devices. It can also charge mobile phones or other mobile devices. Last but not least is a GEMS wireless charging pad with a LED indicator that blends with Qi compatible technology and works with iPhone 8 and above and Android phones. Simply place your phone on the charging pad to begin charging your phone. Package includes a charging pad and a companion power adapter.

Donated by Beaumont Council

8. 2 Dozen homemade White Chocolate Chip Macadamia nut Cookies

Enjoy these chewy, delicious homemade cookies.

Donated by Jan Gray

9. 2 Scentsy Fragrance Twists and $15 Gift Certificate

The Scentsy Travel Twist, designed for travel or smaller spaces like closets, drawers, gym bags, diaper bags and anywhere else you need fragrance on the go. Simply twist open the lid to experience a little fragrance, or a lot.A$15 gift card for Scentsy is included.

Donated by Keron Graves, Scentsy

Small Scentsy travel container sitting inside a blue travel bag.

10. $50 Visa gift card

Take a shopping trip and treat yourself or someone special with this Visa gift card.

Donated by Heidi Swan

10.1. La Terre Leather Purse

This white fashion purse has red, pink, and yellow flowers on the front. The purse measures 13 inches x 9 inches. It features a back zippered pocket and two zippered compartments inside. It features both a carrying handle and a shoulder strap. This bag is leather.

Donated by Peggy Garret

11. Mary Kay Satin Hands Kit

This spotlight treatment revitalizes and rejuvenates the look of hands so they feel renewed and instantly look healthier. It can also be used on your feet. This includes hand softener, shea scrub, and hand cream.

Donated by Angela Gordon, Mary Kay Consultant

11.1. Silvertone Heart Charm bracelet

This bracelet is silvertone in color and has little hearts.  

Donated by Alisa’s Beads for Life   

12.  43 inch Insignia Smart TV with Amazon Firestick

Take in every moment with breathtaking 4K Ultra HD on this 43-inch screen. It’s equipped with DTS Studio Sound to create realistic and immersive audio. Access live over-the-air channels and streaming—and control it all with your voice. Ask Alexa to launch apps, search for titles and more. Experience the affordable, yet high-performing Insignia NS-43F301NA22 43″ Class F30 Series LED 4K UHD Smart Fire TV.

Donated by Austin Council

13. Custom made 20 inch Christmas Wreath and $25 See’s Candies gift card

This beautiful 20 inch custom made wreath has clusters of holly berries, 2 red poinsettias, 1 white poinsettia, a metal Christmas sign and a ceramic Santa ornament. All are wired to a back made of carbon and felt to prevent scratching a window or door. This See’s certificate will satisfy your sweet tooth while you hang your wreath.

Donated by Doris Stephenson

Christmas wreath with red and white flowers and Santa with red hat. An oval medallion says, "Merry Christmas".

14. Wine Country Basket

This basket includes 1 bottle Cabernet with dark fruit flavors, 1 bottle Chardonnay with papaya, peach and vanilla notes. Both wines are from the award winning Little Lakes Cellars. This lovely basket also includes an assortment of Cracked Peppercorn crackers, Basil Thyme Artichoke snacks, Chocolate Hazelnut Pralines, Hummus, Olives, Lindt Milk Chocolate Truffles, Lily O’Brien Sticky Toffee and more. This is an ideal introduction to Little Lakes Cellars wine and an excellent way to spread a little California Joy. Can be sent anywhere except Mississippi, South Dakota or Utah.

Donated by Dallas Area Council

15. Handmade Knitted Afghan

This super soft frosted blue, hand knitted afghan is 100% polyester. It is 48 inches by 72 inches. Would be great for snuggling while watching TV. It is machine washable on gentle or use a garment bag.

Donated by Jan Gray

15.1. Copy of To Love this Life: Quotes from Helen Keller and an Autographed copy of Touch the Top of the World

Hardback copy of To Love this Life: Quotes by Helen Keller and a Paperback copy of Touch the Top of the World, signed by the author, Erik Weihenmayer

Donated by American Foundation for the Blind

16. Vera Bradley Basket and $25 Starbucks Gift Card

One frameless backpack in Rose Gold Twill with self-storing zippered pouch suitable for slipping into your luggage. One Quilted tablet case, one automatic opening umbrella and one reusable water bottle all in Lisbon Medallion pattern (white background with sky blue and rose stylized flowers). One $25 Starbucks gift card.

Donated by Sheila Derrick

A Vera Bradley design with patterns of flowers in pink, gray, and gray-blue, on a white background.

17. One 3 yr subscription for Jaws, ZoomText, or Fusion

One 3 yr. subscription for Jaws(screen reader), ZoomText (screen magnifier with reader), or Fusion(magnifier, with Jaws)

Donated by Vispero

18. $50 Target Gift Card

Shop for all those “must haves” at Target.

Donated by Ava Carruth & Gayle Metoyer

19. Pack of 25 Registered Plastic NFC Way Clips and pack of 25 Registered Way Stickers for Way Around mobile app for smart phones

Way Clips plastic NFC tags connect wirelessly to your mobile app, linking physical things in your home or office to information you store in your account. This pack of 25 clips can be used on many different items by attaching the tongue to paper, thin cardboard, elastic or rubber bands. The 25 pack of registered Way stickers also connect wirelessly to the mobile app. These stickers have an adhesive back so once you place them on an item, they stick around. They cannot be used on metal objects.

Donated by Way Around

A Way Clip attached to a bag of black-eyed peas.
Way Clip
A Way Tag sticker which consists of a round, white sticker with a logo that is a half circle with stripes.
Way Tag

20. $35 Uber or Uber Eats Gift Card

Take a trip to shop or see a friend, or order dinner and have it delivered, your choice.

Donated by Sara Freeman Smith

21. Flower Garden T-Shirt by Blind Girl Designs

This short sleeved T-shirt has a Flower Garden design with 6 vibrant flowers in the garden and blind canes are the stems. The flowers look like brightly colored sunflowers. 100% Cotton. Choose from a multitude of background colors sized from small to 5X.

Donated by Tricia Waechter-Blind Girl Design

Dark blue t-shirt displaying a design with 7 brightly colored flowers on stems.

22. Scentsy Fragrance Flower and $15 Gift Certificate

The flower is handcrafted wood, so no two are exactly alike. The flower absorbs and holds fragrant oil for a gorgeous scent that lasts up to 60 days. The simple elegant design complements any décor. No outlet required. This includes a $15 gift card for Scentsy.

Donated by Keron Graves, Scentsy

Two Scentsy glass containers with tops that are carved wooden flowers. One is labeled "Buttercup". The other is labeled "Dahlia Darling".

22.1. Flower Explosion T-Shirt by Blind Girl Designs

This short sleeved T-shirt has a flower explosion design & features eight blind canes forming the spokes of a wheel in the center. Starting in that center are a myriad of tiny flowers in pink, blue, gold, yellow and lilac which spread across the entire chest in a festive explosion. 100% Cotton. Choose from a multitude of background colors sized from small to 5X.

Donated by Tricia Waechter-Blind Girl Designs

A dark blue t-shirt with a starburst design consisting of lines that look like the spokes of a wheel. Small flowers of several colors fill in the spaces between the spokes.

23. Basket of Homemade Breads and 2 Bottles of Infused Olive Oil

This decorative basket contains 2 bottles of infused extra virgin olive oil of your choice: Chipotle, Lemon, Rosemary, Garlic or Basil. It also contains 2 loaves of homemade bread of your choice: Rosemary, Sesame or Jalapeno Cheddar. -all personally prepared by Alfredo Perez

Donated by El Paso Council

24. Deluxity 3 piece Leather Hand Bag Set

This 13 1/2 inches x 10 inch purse is black with gold studded design on the front. The smaller 11 x8 inch cross body bag is also black with gold studs. A small cosmetic bag completes this ensemble These bags are leather.

Donated by Peggy Garret

25. $75 See’s Gift Card

Give in to your sweet tooth or use as gifts for someone else with a sweet tooth.

Donated by Alamo Council

26. Amazon TAP Alexa enabled Bluetooth Portable Speaker

Just tap and ask for music from Amazon music, Spotify, Pandora, iHeart Radio and TuneIn. Enable hands free mode to control music and more from a distance. Uses the Alexa Voice service when connected to Wi-Fi or a mobile hotspot to play music, read the news, provide weather reports, and even order a pizza. Provides up to 9 hours of continuous playback. Charging cradle included.

Donated by Donald Hayes, Houston Lighthouse

An Amazon Tap portable speaker in the shape of a black cylinder with test that reads, "amazon ta. Alexa-enabled portable speaker.  Just tap and ask".

27. One Computer from Computers for the Blind, your choice, either a laptop or desktop

Laptop with 8GB RAM and 120GB SSD Or Desktop with 8GB RAM, 120GB SSD and 19″ Monitor Windows. Also included on either device: 10 Pro Operating System • Microsoft Office Home and Student 2019 (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, OneNote) • Microsoft Edge and Mozilla Firefox Browsers • Various helpful programs: Project Gutenberg, Bard Express, Adobe Acrobat, Typio Typing Tutorial (Demo version) • Various help files: Computer setup instructions, tutorials, training guides, and FAQ articles • JAWS 2022 Screen Reader OR ZoomText 2022 Screen Magnifier/Reader. Includes a one-year license to desired program, and access to the Home Annual License afterwards. The JAWS Training Bundle, which helps users master using JAWS.

Donated by Computers for the Blind

Silent Auction List

The items below are available for the silent auction.

1. Bobblehead and 2-$25 Gift cards from See’s Candies

David Carr QB for Houston Texans comes with $50 Gift Card for See’s Candies

Donated by Cuqui Soto

2. One License from Vispero

Get a 3 year license for your choice of either Jaws, ZoomText or Fusion

Donated by Vispero

3. $75 Gift Card from HEB

Shop for all your favorite food with this $75 HEB gift card.

Donated by Alamo Council

4. $50 Gift Card for Dog products from Guidelights and Gadgets

Treat your special pup with all sorts of enticing products with this gift card.

Donated by Barry & Kay Shure

5. Country Western Silvertone Charm Bracelet

This charming bracelet is silver tone in color and features various country charms such as, cowboy hats, horseshoe, horse, etc. Alisa’s Beads for Life

Donated by Alisa’s Beads for Life

6. Blind Girl Design Hoodie

This cozy black hoodie has a large print American flag with blind canes for the white stripes, blue stars and red stripes that are tapered at the ends. The Blind Girl design logo is at the end of the art.

Donated by Tricia Waechter

7. Blind Girl Design Hoodie

This classic black uni-sex hoodie has a rugged star print. The star is created by twisting a blind cane at the joints. There is 1 larger star and 1 smaller star and inside are smaller red and white stars which are hand drawn. Size 2x

Donated by Tricia Waechter

8. Blind Girl Design Hoodie

This hoodie is called flower explosion. Eight blind canes form the spokes of a wheel and scattered all across the chest are pretty little pink, blue, gold, yellow and lilac flowers. Size Large.

Donated by Tricia Waechter

9. Blind Girl Design Hoodie

This hoodie is called Floral Bouquet. It is made of 3 flowers which are created by crossed blind canes. Small pink and lilac dots are scattered around giving the wispy effect of a dandelion in bloom. The stems are green and they are tied with a beautiful big pink bow. Size Medium

Donated by Tricia Waechter

10. iPhone 7/8/SE Phone Wallet Case by Bocasal

This wallet is 4.7 inches -Black leather & compact with detachable wristlet
FEATURES: RFID Protection, Practical Card holder, Card slots securely hold your cards or some cash, without taking wallet outdoors, Strong Magnetic Closure that keeps your cards and cash inside and secure. Kickstand Function is convenient for reading, watching movies and browsing websites. Shockproof Protection. Buffer corners protect your phone from drops and shocks.

Starting Bid: $20.00

Donated by Sara FreemanSmith