The biggest fundraiser of the year, the McGilvra Elementary auction, is set to take place February 4, 2012 at the fabulous Seattle Design Center.Attending the auction? See our Attending the Auction FAQ for parking and event information.

BREAKING NEWS: You can now buy a Golden Ticket before the event! A Golden Ticket gives you a chance to win your choice of items in the Live auction (not including classroom art projects).   Click the GOLDEN TICKET link to the left to buy a ticket for $100.

Our auction, as in years past, features powerful and unique art created by the students. See Art Projects for pictures and descriptions!!


Click CATALOG above to see our catalog. Our online catalog does not show items in the order they will be found on the tables–please use the Categories drop-down to view items by category (lodging, food, sports, etc), and the Types drop-down to view our Live items.

Want to see a short list of items by section? Click Auction Item List to get a full list!

If you are a donor, please let us know at if there are any issues with your listing–we are happy to make changes!

Thank you to all our donors! Proceeds from the McGilvra Elementary PTA Auction will support students in the areas of reading, writing, art, technology, math, counseling, and more. We couldn’t do this without you!


The deadline for purchasing tickets has passed. Mail with questions about your tickets.


Please contact if you need a receipt for your donated item or service.

Auction Co-Chairs
Dana Armstrong (
Sandra Shanahan (
Shyla Wilcynski (

We are still looking for volunteers to help us put on a fantastic event! Volunteers receive pizza and soft drinks and can bid on silent items. Mail to learn more.


Art Projects at the Auction

Every year, the highlight of our auction is the class art projects done by our students with the help of art teacher Rebecca Pleasure and adult volunteers.

To see one of this year’s art projects in action, watch the slideshow below.

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  • Presenting Sponsors:

    Cobalt Mortgage/Mark Everts

    Windermere Lakeview

    Ader Berger

    Gold Sponsors:

    Belle Epicurean

    La Scuola Italiana

  • Supporting Companies

  • Flamingo Audio

  • Heavy Restaurant Group

  • Madres Kitchen

  • Odom Distributors

  • The RE Store

  • Spicers Paper

  • Vios Cafe

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