Fundraising

Silent Auction

Join us this Saturday December 3rd from 10am-1pm at our Holiday Bazaar and Silent Auction! From now through Saturday at 8pm we are holding a silent auction to raise money for new playground equipment for our school.

  • Please fill out our online Bidder Form to get started. You must fill out the Bidder Form in order to win.
  • Bid on any of the baskets listed below by clicking on the basket name. Make sure to check the bidding sheet for each basket to see the current highest bid.
  • Winning bids can be paid by cash or check. Checks should be written out to Longfellow Nursery School with a memo of “Silent Auction”. Payment must be received in full before you can collect your basket.
  • The auction ends Saturday December 3rd at 8pmEST. The winning bidder will be notified via the contact information provided on the Bidder Form within 48 hours. If the Bidder Form is not filled out the next highest bid with a completed Bidder Form will win the basket.

Start your bidding now!
Click on each basket to fill out a bidding form.

Ravens Basket #1 – Starting Bid $25

  • Signed Raven’s metal sign
  • Lanyard
  • Raven’s t-shirt – size L
  • Raven’s winter hat
  • 2 Raven’s flags
  • 2022 Raven’s yearbook

Ravens Basket #2 – Starting Bid $25

  • Signed Raven’s cutting board
  • Raven’s hand towel
  • Raven’s tote bag
  • 2 Raven’s banners
  • 2022 Raven’s yearbook

Orioles/B&O Railroad Basket – Starting Bid $25

  • 4 tickets to the B&O Railroad Museum
  • Orioles backpack
  • Buck Showalter garden gnome
  • Oriole bird bobblehead

Maryland Basket – Starting Bid $40

  • 2 tickets to a performance by the BSO on either 2/5/23 or 3/5/23
  • Terrapin Adventures giftcard – $50
  • MD sweatshirt – size L
  • Old Bay hot sauce
  • Old Bay spice

Baby Basket – Starting Bid $25

  • 3 knitted newborn hats
  • 2 diaper genie refills
  • Bottle cleaner brush
  • 2 crib sheets (1 pink, 1 gray)
  • Giant gift card – $25
  • Harris Teeter gift card – $30
  • Family moments and memories photo book

Date Night Basket #1 – Starting Bid $25

  • El Azteca giftcard $25
  • 2 Maggiano’s gift cards  – $25 each
  • One bottle of red wine

Date Night Basket #2 – Starting Bid $25

  • 2 Maggiano’s gift cards – $25 each
  • One bottle of white wine

Spa Basket – Starting Bid $40

  • Half day retreat at The Pearl which includes:
    • your choice of mindful movement or meditation class
    • a two-hour session in the healing waters
    • the element experience session
    • one session in the great abyss
    • robe and slipper service
    • one first-class self care gift set to enjoy during your visit or at home

Self-Care/Fitness Basket – Starting Bid $40

  • $10 gift certificate to Nouvelle Nail and Spa 
  • One bottle of white wine
  • One bottle of red wine
  • 6 month iFit coach membership
  • 3 class pack gift voucher for OrangeTheory Fitness

Be Creative Basket – Starting Bid $25

  • 4 pottery pieces from the CA Art Center 
  • A plain mug plus a free season to decorate mug at The Pottery Shop
  • $25 AR studio giftcard to use in their giftshop 

Mission BBQ Basket – Starting Bid $10

  • $25 gift card
  • Mission BBQ cooler bag
  • 2 sauce bottles to be filled with the sauces of your choice
  • 2 glass bottle sodas with Mission BBQ koozies
  • 2 pens and a bumper sticker

Ice Cream Basket – Starting Bid $25

  • Ice cream maker
  • 1 – 8 inch bundt cake giftcard from Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • Two LNS Spirit Night The Crazy Mason jars

Dessert Basket – Starting Bid $25

  • Gingerbread cake pan
  • 2 – 8 inch bundt cake giftcards from Nothing Bundt Cakes
  • 2 cinnamon buns from Cupcakes & Co.

Holiday Bazaar

This year we will be hosting our first ever in-person holiday bazaar and silent auction on Saturday December 3rd from 10am-1pm at LNS. Stop by, shop, and have a bite to eat from the Bullhead Pit Beef food truck (truck opens around 10:30am).

  • If you are interested in being a vendor please email lns.columbia.fundraising@gmail.com to receive an application
  • Vendors must submit their application and fee by November 30th.

LNS T-shirts

Show your LNS pride and support the school at the same time! T-Shirts are $10 each or two for $18. Kids and Adult sizes available. Please email lns.columbia.fundraising@gmail.com if interested in purchasing.

Support LNS with Amazon Smile

When you shop with Amazon Smile eligible purchases will generate a donation to our school if you set Longfellow Nursery School as the charity.

On your web browser:

  1. Visit smile.amazon.com
  2. Sign in with the same account you use for Amazon.com
  3. Follow prompts to select your charity as Longfellow Nursery School
  4. When purchasing, type smile.amazon.com in the browser first (not just Amazon.com) so a donation will be made!

On your Amazon app:

  1. Open the Amazon app
  2. Navigate to the main menu (≡)
  3. Tap on Settings and then select “AmazonSmile”
  4. Select your charity (Longfellow Nursery School) and then follow the on-screen instructions to turn ON AmazonSmile in the mobile app. Your charity will be saved for all future purchases with the app

Please lend your support to LNS while you shop on Amazon!  Through the Amazon Smile program, a percentage of your total purchase will be donated to our school. Every time you shop Amazon, make sure you use the smile.amazon.com link. Just bookmark the link after you input the school’s name. And, then pull up the bookmark every time you shop Amazon.

Please share this information with anyone you know who would like to support our nonprofit school.  You do not have to be an LNS member to contribute in this way.

Get ready for our Holiday Bazaar and Silent Auction this Saturday, December 3rd! Learn More

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