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||Description||Minimum Bid||Final bids.|
|001||$250||Iron 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||$400||Four (4) hours of residential electrician work (or other handyman work). Donated by Skip Boomershine.||$100||$250|
|003||$500||Upper Kenai River float trip for (4) four people. Bring your own lunch. Donated by Skip Boomershine.||$100||$300|
|004||$10,728||Northwoods 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.||$4,500||NO BIDDERS|
|005||$100||A hand carved cribbage board by the Anchorage and Willow Art Studios artist Scott Thompson valued at $100.00||$10||$300|
|006||$100||Tanning package, lotion or spray. Donated by Sunrise Sun Spa (Anchorage)||$10||$100|
|007||$900||The Commemorative Air Force has donated a Warbird Ride valued at $500. Find out more: commemorativeairforce.org||$100||$350 (x2) Total of $700|
|008||$100||KTUU 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||$198||Two 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||$250||Heated (wireless electric) coat donated by AIH. Thank you!||$20||$110|
|012||$450||Ski-Doo snowmachine helmet. $450 value. Donated by Team CC. Thank you!||$50||$160|
|013||$250||Simmons 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||$70||For 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||$500||Keith 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||$85||A Lead-Dog Helmet Light Valued at $84.95||$10||$50|
|017||$200||1988 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||$40||Hand carved Alaskan Art |
Donated by Nancy & Kit Dahlstrom
Valued at $40
|019||$200||Small Trinket Box made out of a solid piece of whale baleen.|
Donated by Nancy & Kit Dahlstrom
Valued at $200
|020||$150||Handcrafted fire pit by last years Trail class rider Brian Walsh Valued at $150||$20||$150|
|021||$319||Carpenters Belt with assorted tools. Hitachi Power Drill and work gloves. |
Donated by Spenard Builders Supply Valued at $319
|022/023||$X||Two 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.
Follow his journey and latest updates here: www.jasonwichmanrecovery.com