Make a gift, and get a little something fun in return. Check out our auction packages, which range from photography sessions to adventurous trips around the U.S. There's something here for everyone! All proceeds from the auction will go to IRCO's direct services to serve the immigrant and refugee community in Portland.
Enjoy a relaxing weekend away from home without the hassle of driving or flying! Check in for a two-night stay at downtown Portland’s luxury Vintage Plaza Hotel (recently revamped with an urban tasting room and hip game room for adults) and then pop next door to spend your $100 gift certificate on an authentic Italian dinner at Pazzo Ristorante. After a day spent roaming downtown, shopping in the Pearl, or a forested hike up the hill in Washington Park, treat yourself to a delicious Iraqi dinner ($100 gift card included) at Dar Salam Restaurant before finding your two seats at the Oregon Symphony.
Spread them out or treat yourself to one adventure-filled month, either way you’ll have four amazing weekend getaways (a total of 8 nights) to get on your calendar! Invite your friends to join you!
LINCOLN CITY BEACH HOUSE: Relax and recharge at the gorgeous Northern Oregon Coast! Enjoy a 2-night stay in one of Vacasa’s most popular rental homes, The Glass Float on Olivia Beach. Located just 3 blocks from the beach, this bright and pet-friendly 3-bedroom vacation rental is perfect for a getaway with friends or family. Amenities include a private hot tub, WiFi, and a cozy gas fireplace.
HOTEL MONACO: Spend 2 nights as a tourist in your own city at the eco-chic downtown Hotel Monaco. Drinks and dinner will be covered by your $100 gift certificate to the hotel’s Red Star Tavern, voted one of the best happy hours in Portland!
SISTERS CABIN: Retreat with your family or friends for 2 nights to a peaceful cabin in the Indian Ford Ranch subdivision of Sisters, OR, 20 miles from Bend. With 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths the cabin can sleep at least 6 people. Across the street from the Camp Polk Meadow Preserve, a 151-acre protected area home to a variety of plants and wildlife, and one of Central Oregon’s prime birding spots. Take advantage of nearby attractions like Black Butte Ranch and Camp Sherman at the head of the Metolius River.
WORLDMARK TIMESHARE: Choose your own adventure with a 2-night timeshare stay in the location of your choice! Fantastic locations available across the United States.
For the globally-minded and the locally-savvy, the world awaits you right here in Portland! Feed your mind with a one-year World Affairs Council couple’s membership and two general admission tickets to their 2017 International Speaker Series (past speakers include luminaries like The Dalai Lama, Nobel Peace Prize Winner Leymah Gbowee, and Hillary Clinton). Savor a mezza dinner for four at Zaatar Fine Lebanese Cuisine before hearing from an inspiring speaker. Expand your international culinary skills with two fantastic cooking lessons: Learn the secrets to great Mexican cuisine with an IRCO staff member and the art of Sushi-making – a local sushi chef will bring all the ingredients to teach you and your friends in your home! Try your hand at taiko, an Asian-American drumming art rooted in Japanese tradition, with a workshop and CD from the award-winning ensemble Portland Taiko. Make a real difference with 200 square meters of unexploded weapons (UXO) clearance by Handicap International donated in your name, in either Senegal or Laos where landmines and cluster bombs are still a significant cause of disability and death.
Is your kid’s birthday coming up? Fear not, the party is ready to go with a Birthday Party Package at the Portland Children’s Museum – complete with party room, craft project, all-day admission for up to 33 people, and more! Treat the kids to cupcakes from Hungry Heart Bakery and pizza from Sizzle Pie. For more family museum fun spend a day at OMSI (2 adult and 2 children passes). And capture your family memories with an incredible Family Photo Session from Little Rabbit Photography (includes an in-studio or on-location photo session and package of 25 original photos, a $448 value).
Get the entire Portland experience with this ready-made staycation for two. Spend two nights in the lodge-inspired Riverplace Hotel on the banks of the Willamette River, close to the downtown buzz and peaceful waterfront walks. Three Degrees, the hotel restaurant, is one of the city’s most picturesque spots, serving locally sourced breakfast, lunch and dinner, cocktails and local beer – you choose how to spend your $100 gift certificate! Try a bite of Tasty n Sons’ famous brunch (or Tasty n Alder), take in a theater show at Portland Center Stage, and top it all off with a night cap (or two or three) and the DJ’s musical selection at Dig A Pony.