Wichman Fundraiser

Iron Dog is kicking off a blind auction to support Jason Wichman’s family and their recovery expenses.

Update: The Auction Raised $4,170

Thank you to all the bidders, donors and supporters who gave to support the Wichman family!

Blind Auction to Support Jason’s Family

Help us raise funds to support one of our Iron Dog families! We are conducting a blind auction to raise funds for Jason Wichman’s family who is still struggling with the ongoing expenses of managing Jason’s injuries from the plane crash at Puntilla over 3 months ago.

To Be Auctioned

Bidding ends June 18, 2013 at about 7:30 P.M. during the annual Iron Dog Members Meeting.

Item #
Item Value
Minimum Bid
Final bids.
001$250Iron Dog Gift Certificate valued at $250. Donated by Iron Dog, Inc. Gift certificate for Iron Dog merchandise only. (eg. cannot be used for entry fees, raffles or banquets). Valid until March 31, 2014.$20$125
002$400Four (4) hours of residential electrician work (or other handyman work). Donated by Skip Boomershine.$100$250
003$500Upper Kenai River float trip for (4) four people. Bring your own lunch. Donated by Skip Boomershine.$100$300
004$10,728Northwoods Lodge will donate a 7 day / 7 night fishing package for 2 people for the summer of 2013. Trail Ridge Air Service on Lake Hood has generously donated the round trip airfare. (*might be guided by Tyson Johnson). Retail value of package is $10,728. Trip will be on a space available basis. Anyone interested in bidding can visit our web site at www.northwoodslodge.net for all relative info.$4,500NO BIDDERS
005$100A hand carved cribbage board by the Anchorage and Willow Art Studios artist Scott Thompson valued at $100.00$10$300
006$100Tanning package, lotion or spray. Donated by Sunrise Sun Spa (Anchorage)$10$100
007$900The Commemorative Air Force has donated a Warbird Ride valued at $500. Find out more: commemorativeairforce.org$100$350 (x2) Total of $700
008$100KTUU Channel 2 Gift Package including a fleece vest (size XL), hat, beanie, duffel bag and coffee mug. Thanks to KTUU for the donation!$10$75
009$198Two Glacier Quest cruises on Phillips Cruises & Tours. Thanks to KTUU for the donation! (Valid 5/31-6/30/2013 or 8/1 - 9/30, 2013)$20$95
010$200(2) Two Scotch tumblers and stones with a fine bottle of Basin Hayden's Whiskey Bourbon. Donated by Pete Hickel.$20$200
011$250Heated (wireless electric) coat donated by AIH. Thank you!$20$110
012$450Ski-Doo snowmachine helmet. $450 value. Donated by Team CC. Thank you!$50$160
013$250Simmons gen.1 skis, Black with orange loops
Brackets fit 12-14 Arctic cat proclimb chassis
4” carbides. New value is $375.00 Present value now is aprox. $250.00. Donated by Spook Metzger
014$70For a Coffee Enthusiast-2 ceramic mugs, 12oz Whole Bean Ravens Brew's Deadmans's Reach blend coffee, ceramic canister with airtight sealing lid to retain the freshness and a Capresso Cool Grind Coffee Grinder. Donated anonymously Valued at $70$10$110
015$500Keith Manternach is donating a $500 certificate for goods and services at Specialty Truck & Auto. Any bids valued at more than $500 will be honored by the donor.$50$340
016$85A Lead-Dog Helmet Light Valued at $84.95$10$50
017$2001988 Iron Dog Memorabilia Set. A framed poster from the 1988 Iron Dog Race signed by the winning team of John Faeo & Dan Zipay. A 1988 Iron Dog T shirt & race program. Donated by Jim Wilke. Valued at $200.$20$300
018$40Hand carved Alaskan Art
Donated by Nancy & Kit Dahlstrom
Valued at $40
019$200Small Trinket Box made out of a solid piece of whale baleen.
Donated by Nancy & Kit Dahlstrom
Valued at $200
020$150Handcrafted fire pit by last years Trail class rider Brian Walsh Valued at $150$20$150
021$319Carpenters Belt with assorted tools. Hitachi Power Drill and work gloves.
Donated by Spenard Builders Supply Valued at $319
022/023$XTwo more items were donated the day of the auction.$120/$100
Photos for items are posted on our Facebook page.

How It Works

Send your bid privately, via email. Optionally, you can call to place a bid. We will also have forms available to place your bids during the Members Meeting (June 18th). Minimum bids listed above. Meeting will be held at Kendall Toyota of Anchorage. Members, Racers, Volunteers and Sponsors are all welcome to come and to participate in the auction.


About Jason

Follow his journey and latest updates here: www.jasonwichmanrecovery.com

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