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You Can Win Great Auction Prizes this Weekend

Anna Skemp
Posted by Anna Skemp on 9:30 AM on July 30, 2020

Twin Cities Habitat’s annual Raise the Roof Golf Tournament is around the corner with new and exciting changes like our virtual auction. This year, you can bid from the comfort your home—no need to set foot on the golf course! 

Raise the Roof is celebrating its 25th year as Twin Cities Habitat’s golf fundraiser and outreach event, raising funds for the At Home Fund. We are excited to hold the fundraiser at the newly renovated Minneapolis Golf Club. Twin Cities Habitat has been working hard to adapt to the new safety protocols which you can learn more about on our Raise the Roof page.

Since Twin Cities Habitat is committed to keeping the community and our supporters safe, we have decided to take the program and auction virtual. After throwing our successful Virtual Hard Hat Gala, we would like to think we know a little something about an online auction.

Auction Item Preview

We are thrilled to share our Raise the Roof auction with you! You do not have to be a golf participant to view our auction. It’s FREE to register and view our amazing auction items.

Raise the Roof auction will be live on Friday, July 31 at 11:00 a.m. and close Monday, August 3 at 7:00 p.m. Sign up on our website to receive an email notification for when the auction opens. Don't miss your chance to bid on our items! Then tune back in on Monday, August 3 for our Raise the Roof program at 5:30 p.m. where you can hear a special message from our CEO & President Chris Coleman and Habitat homeowner Juanita.

Ready to Bid?

Take a peek at some of the fantastic items you’ll find on our virtual auction! There's truly something for everyone including kids' toys, household finds, outdoor necessities, cocktail fixings, and more. Here are a few of our items:

A black analog electric smoker with four legs.

Analog Electric Smoker
Simplify the smoking process with the 30" analog electric smoker from Alcove™. Eliminate the hassle of propane or charcoal while maximizing the smoke flavor in your BBQ food. Easily add wood chips with a side access wood chip loader without losing any smoke or heat. Control the temperature manually with the manual control temperature dial, and monitor for precise heating with the stainless temp gauge.

A black framed piece holding the album Purple Rain: Prince and the Revolution. The album has a background of scattered flowers, with a dark centered photo of Prince on a motorcycle in an alleyway, with a woman at the top of a staircase. The disc is halfway out of the sleeve and signed by Prince. The background in the frame is purple with the Prince logo in the top right corner. Centered at the top of the frame is a gold box saying "Presented to Prince: This award commemorates the sale of more than 500,000 copies of the album 'Purple Rain'".

Prince “Purple Rain” Custom Framed Gold Record Display
"Let's Go Crazy" for this amazing Prince "Purple Rain" custom framed photo. This display features a gold record, custom graphics, and a printed signature.

A man with one hand in his pocket, wearing jeans and a white winter coat with black zippers and buttons, a red logo on the right sleeve, and a brown fur trim on the hood.

Canada Weather Gear Men's Hooded Parka
Inspired by their iconic parkas, this Canada Weather Gear Parka is updated with contemporary details for the urban explorer. This modern silhouette features a removable hood with imitation-fur trim and flap closure. Plenty of large interior and exterior pockets ensure essentials are easily accessible in the harshest conditions. Men's size medium - approx. 36" center back length. 

A purple Vikings jersey that says "Purple People Eaters" on the back, with the numbers 70, 77, 81, and 88 below it. Each number is signed by the player who wears that number, listed below.

Autographed Purple People Eaters Minnesota Vikings Throwback Jersey
One of the best defensive lines in Vikings history, the Purple People Eaters were dominant in the 1960s and 70s. This jersey is autographed by all four Purple People Eaters: #70 Defensive End Jim Marshall, #77 Defensive Tackle Gary Larsen, #81 Defensive End Carl Eller, and #88 Defensive Tackle Alan Page.

A small gray dog sitting in a blue pet stroller with black accents and a black basket beneath, with a portable hydration station on the ground next to it.

Pet Stroller
This Alcove pet stroller keeps your 4-legged friend safe and comfortable when you are out and about. It even comes with a travel water bottle! The stroller features mesh panels for visibility and ventilation, padded bottom, locking brakes, and easy-fold open/close action. The stroller is approx. 32-1/4"L x 17-3/4"W x 39-1/2" and has a maximum weight capacity of 33 pounds.

A blond doll with pigtails, wearing a denim shirt, a white skirt with a pink bow, a pink jacket with leggings and pink shoes, as well as a gray and pink backpack.

Brightsiders Olivia Doll
Olivia likes flowers, watching movies and playing outside, where she can pretend she’s a famous explorer, or maybe a performer in the circus. Her favorite thing to do is spend time with friends and she loves making new ones. Make Olivia your new friend! 

Tags: News and Events, 2020

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