How to Help

There are three ways to help:

Attend the Auction

Purchasing items at the auction is the premiere means of supporting Blaine and the efforts of all involved in this endeavor.

The event begins at 11:00 am with a Silent Auction and previewing of the items available at the Live Auction, scheduled to begin at 1:00 pm.


The success of this event depends upon donations of items to be auctioned. Offerings of the following are greatly appreciated:

  • Art/Crafts (Your’s or something from your collection)
  • Certificates for a class (art class, yoga, etc.)
  • Gift Certificates (Massage, Air B&B, a Service you provide, etc.)
  • To donate financial assistance directly to Blaine please visit his Go Fund Me site.

Donation Drop Off Locations

  • Bosetti Art Tile
    Marina Bosetti
    1201 West Lenoir Street
    Raleigh, NC 27603
  • Cedar Creek Gallery
    Lisa Oakley
    1150 Fleming Road
    Creedmoor, NC 27522
  • White Oak Pottery
    Julie Olson
    3915 Rivermont Road
    Durham, NC 27715
  • Mary Holmes
    173 Crestwood Road
    Robbins, NC 27325
  • Bringle Pottery*
    Cynthia Bringle
    160 Lucy Morgan Lane
    Penland, NC 28765

In order to catalog all items, please deliver your items by August 10, 2018.
*To allow time for transporting items to the auction site, donations delivered to Bringle Gallery are needed by August 4, 2018.

If you would like to donate auction items please email with your name, phone number and a description of your offering.


There are several auction tasks that will need to be filled by volunteers.

  • Setting up
  • Parking
  • Registering Bidders
  • Runners
  • Cashiers
  • Packing
  • Breakdown
  • Cleanup

If you would like to volunteer please email with your name and phone number.

Thank You!