AFGM 2021 Peek #3

The countdown is on! We are only 2 weeks away from our 7th Annual A Few Good Men Gala, sponsored by the Don Temple Family Charitable Foundation and presented by the Molina/Rudy Family Fund! We are excited to honor the 2021 Class of A Few Good Men and raise funds to help keep families close to each other and to the care that their children need.

A Few Good Men Gala
Thursday, December 2, 2021
Pacific Room at the Long Beach Arena, 5:00 p.m.

Click here to purchase your ticket today and join us for an evening you won't forget! The cocktail hour of this year's event is outdoors. Please plan your evening attire accordingly.

Please contact Rebecca Jackson Lai, Development Director,
or Kait Ahlschwede, Special Events Coordinator,
for any questions or to learn more about the event.


Steps for Mobile Bidding

  • Text AFGM2021 to 243725
  • Follow the prompts for registering your information and credit card.
  • You can find items by going to the main menu and selecting “BROWSE ITEMS”, or by using the search bar to find a specific item or category.
  • Select the item you want to bid on and select “BID”.
  • Items you have bid on can be found at: Menu - Your Activity
  • After submitting a bid, you will be prompted to set a Max Bid. When you’ve been outbid, the system will automatically bid on your behalf up to the Max Bid amount you set using the bid increments provided.
  • You will receive a text message when you’ve been outbid. Alternatively, navigate to “YOUR ACTIVITY” to check the status of your bids.

Our silent auction goes live for bidding
on Monday, November 22nd at 12noon.

Silent auction will close shortly
after 7:00 p.m. on Thursday, December 2nd.

*Please make sure you attend the event with a full cell phone battery!
Our cocktail reception and silent auction will be outside with very limited access to electrical outlets.



Silent Auction Sneak Peek #3:

Here is a sneak peek of some of the amazing silent auction items that will be featured during the Cocktail Hour of the event!  For your chance to bid on these and other great experiences, click here to purchase your ticket. We are grateful for your support in helping us keep families with sick children close to each other and to the care and resources they need to recover ❤


HISTORICAL HOUDINI ESTATE: Three couples are in for the most magical getaway. Escape for three days and two nights to the world-famous Houdini Estate. You will enjoy a mysterious five-acre estate, dreamy gardens at the Hollywood Hills, a cooling waterfall, hiking trails, intriguing artwork, and special hidden features perfect for discovery. Included with your stay is a night of magical performance by a renowned master magician, and a half case of the coveted Houdini Estate red wine. Valid through 2022. $5,000 deposit required for the stay. $11,300 Value


AVILA BEACH: Two-night stay at a private home in San Luis Bay Estates, Avila Beach; Round of golf for 2 at the Avila Beach Resort and Golf Course with cart; Weekend Pass for 2 at the exclusive Avila Beach Fitness Club; Breakfast for two at “Fat Cats” in Port San Luis; Dinner for two at the Ocean Grill on the boardwalk in Avila Beach; Wine Tasting and a bottle of premiere wine from: Sausalito Winery: Tasting for four and a bottle of “Sauvage” Eberle: Tasting for four and a bottle of Eberly Estate Cabernet Sauvignon, 2018 Tolosa Winery: Tasting for four and a bottle of “Pacific Wind Pinot Noir,” 2018. $1,490 Value


MAMMOTH MOUNTAIN: Experience one of the premier mountain resorts in California with a one week stay at the Mammoth 80l50 Private Residence Club. Your stay will include ski-in/out access via private bridge, overnight ski storage services, 24 hour front desk services, housekeeping services, restaurant reservations and grocery shopping, and assigned underground parking. You will also have access to the rooftop lounge and spa, game room with tabletop tennis, pool and foosball, media room and movie theatre, climate controlled wine storage, boot dryers, and an on-site restaurant. Shred every inch of the terrain with two 2-day lift tickets to the Mammoth Mountain Ski Resort. Keep the party rockin' and bowlin' with a $200 gift card to Mammoth Rock n' Bowl, a two story establishment with bowling and a Brasserie. $4,330 Value


HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS: Why leave town when you can have a fun-filled adventure as you stay Home for the Holidays. Start your staycation with a one-of-a-kind, behind the scenes Aquarium of the Pacific tour for four.  Enjoy a two night stay at the beautiful, waterfront Hotel Maya. Celebrate some of the finest fare Long Beach has to offer with a $100 gift card for Michaels in downtown LB, $100 to 908, and $100 to L'Opera. Take in a fun ride on the beach path with a one Hour Wheel Fun Rental for Four. Take art appreciation to the next level with a family membership to MOLAA. Go on a local shopping spree with $100 to Shoreline Village. Lastly, get ready for a very special Holiday Lights Duffy Boat Ride through the canals of Naples, with a bottle of Chandon Brut and assorted Coppola wine to enjoy on your excursion. $1,803 Value


DUCKS HOCKEY: It’s time for Anaheim Ducks hockey, VIP style. Twelve guests will enjoy the Farmers & Merchants Bank luxury suite, at the Honda Center, to watch the Anaheim Ducks take the ice for a mutually agreeable game in the 2021-22 season. Included in this premier puck package are in-suite food and beverages, two reserved parking spaces, a concierge-manned VIP will call, admittance to the private Club Level with a designated Premium entrance, access to the Jack Daniel’s Old No. 7 Club, access to the Premium Lounge, a private restaurant for Premium Seat Holders, and a view of the Ducks like no other. $4,000 Value


WALL OF WINE: Enjoy a variety of wines from all over the world guaranteed to tantalize the taste buds and please the palette. Included in this lot of fine wines are a plethora of bottles to suit any occasion. Impress your friends and family with selections such as the 2011 Baldacci Cabernet Sauvignon, 2016 Larner Syrah, the 2018 Dragonette Pinot Noir, the 2016 Grgich Hills Cabernet Sauvignon, the Veuve Clicquot Ponsardin Brut Champagne, and the piece de resistance of this collection, the 2008 Buoncristiani Red Blend. Amaze all your friends with your knowledge of everything wine with The Wine Lover's Bucket List book by Simon J. Woolf.
*A complete listing of all wines included is available on our mobile bidding site. $2,625 Value




Enter to win one of these amazing opportunities:

Tickets are $50 each

*Need not be present to win!*


#1 Tesla for a Weekend:

Feel the excitement and energy as the rubber meets the road with a Tesla Model Y experience for a weekend. There will be no mileage limit. The winner of this item will enjoy an exciting weekend, beginning Friday at 10:00 a.m. and concluding Monday at 10:00 a.m. Pick-up and drop off will be at Tesla's new Long Beach showroom (opening late 2021/early 2022), though drop-off arrangements can be made. The scheduling will be based on a mutually agreeable weekend and will be based on the availability of the vehicle chosen. The winner must be a licensed driver over the age of 18 and have valid proof of insurance. The person will need to sign a waiver accepting responsibility for the vehicle.


#2 Anaheim Stay and Play:

Anaheim is your destination to stay and play. There’s magic everywhere at the DISNEYLAND Resort! With its two amazing Theme Parks and the Downtown DISNEY District, there's almost no end to the enchanting experiences waiting to be discovered. This fun-filled package includes four park-hopper passes to Disneyland & California Adventure and a two-night stay at the, ideally located, Sheraton Park Hotel. 
Disney tickets expire December 14, 2022
Sheraton Park Hotel expires December 30, 2022