Working with our neighbors to build a strong community

Neighborhood Academic Initiative Gala 2016

May 5, 2016

NAI Gala 2016 Invitation


Sponsorship Map Card

Silent Auction Menu

Contact Ivonne Rodriguez for bid and item information.

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We wish to thank our generous donors who contributed to this year’s auction items:

1. Raise Your Glass (estimated value – $150)/ Starting Bid: $50

One (1) bottle of Rosenthal chardonnay and one (1) bottle of Rosenthal merlot and 6 passes to Rosenthal’s wine bar & patio in beautiful Malibu, CA

2. Spin This (estimated value – $150) / Starting Bid: $50

Four VIP passes to the Wheel of Fortune, one of TV’s most iconic shows, and fan pack

3. Julius Randle Handle (estimated value – $150)/ Starting Bid: $50

Los Angeles Laker, Julius Randle autographed draft hat with display case with certificate of authenticity

4. Here’s Jimmy (estimated value – $200)/ Starting Bid: $75

Two (2) “Jimmy Kimmel Live” audience tickets and green room access (21+ only)

5. Accessorize (estimated value – $895)/ Starting Bid: $100

Black Freshwater Tie Necklace 32″ Blue Topaz, Aquamarine, Citrine set in Sterling Silver handcrafted by designer JenniferElle

6. Force Yourself (estimated value – $950)/ Starting Bid: $100

Three (3) Mark Hamill Signed prints of Luke Skywalker in the original Star Wars trilogy

7. Trojan Pass (estimated value – priceless) / Starting Bid: $100

USC Trojan Football team autographed football

8. Lunch at USC Fire Station (estimated value – priceless) / Starting Bid: $250

Tour of fire station for eight (8) people. See how firemen prepare for emergencies and join them for lunch

9. Purple and Gold (estimated value – $1095) / Starting Bid: $250

One (1) certificate for four (4) tickets to a 2016-2017 Los Angeles Laker game

10. Tea or Tee Time with Alysha (estimated value – priceless) / Starting Bid: $350

Enjoy high noon tea or a round of golf with ABC7 Traffic Reporter Alysha Del Valle

11. Kobe Dribble (estimated value – $1200) / Starting Bid: $350

One (1) autographed Kobe Bryant basketball in display case with certificate of authenticity

12. Take Me Out to the Ball Game (estimated value – $2,000) / Starting Bid: $500

One (1) certificate for four (4) Lexus Dugout Club Tickets and one (1) parking pass
Lucky # 13. Dodger’s Dreamfield (estimated value – $5,480)
Starting Bid: $3,500

One (1) Certificate for a Private Batting Lesson inside the Dodger Batting Cages for a group of ten (10) with a Dodger Alumni. In addition each individual will receive Two (2) MVP Field Level Tickets to a 2016 Los Angeles Dodgers regular season home game with one (1) preferred parking pass.
*The Batting Lesson will be scheduled on a non-game date and a mutually agreeable date that will host all 10 participants.

For more information or to reserve a table/tickets, please ESVP online at code: NAI2016 or by phone at (213) 743-1591.