Auction Items


Would you like to donate an item to this year’s silent Auction? In past years we have had good, services, artwork, travel accommodations, and venue rentals. Donating an item is a great to help support JustFundKY. Please contact Brandl Skirvin if you are interested!


Check out these great items that will be up for auction!


Art Pieces
The JustFundKY Derby Eve Auction will have art to meet any persons taste.  Pieces have been donated by Dan Barnes and Theo Edmonds.  Seth Tuska has also given several items from his father’s work; this includes a Poppy Watercolor Print, an Icarus tile, Zoo sketch book, and a Tuska photo book.  If you are looking for something a little more Kentucky, there is a framed 2014 Derby Poster and a classic Sundblom Derby Print donated by Mike Mattingly.


UK Basketball tickets
If you want a night of UK hoops fun, here is the package for you.  Come bid on tickets for 1 UK Basketball game donated by KCTCS and a night at the Hyatt.  After the game, you could enjoy downtown Lexington and then return to your comfortable room.


Keeneland Box
If racing is your thing, this package is for you.  Julia Kirkpatrick has donated her Keeneland Box for a day at the track.  To keep the fun going, you will also get a night at the Downtown Hilton in Lexington.


Thoroughbred Club
Billy Van Pelt has donated a day for 6 at the Thoroughbred Club.  This includes lunch with Billy and watching the races from the club.


Tempurpedic Mattresses and Pillow
This year, the auction will include eight Tempurpedic mattresses and a Tempurpedic pillow.  This was a hot item at the auction last year.  This is a way to get a quality product for a really great deal!


Vacation in Colorado
Dexter Meyer has once again donated his cabin in Colorado for the auction.  What could be more relaxing than enjoying the mountain air!


Key West
If island life is your thing, you may want to bid on a week in Key West.  You will have a relaxing stay in a condo right in the middle of everything!


Women’s Rolex
Shelia Bayes is once again donating quality items to the auction.  A woman’s Rolex watch will be something everyone will be bidding on, with that a quality jewelry piece will be part of the event.


Outdoor Gear
For a little fun in the auction, there will be a mountain bike, hammock, and a cooler/recliner combo.  Who couldn’t use one of these items to make life a little more relaxed?


Venue and Catering
The Grand Reserve and Barrel House is donating a fantastic package for a four hour event with 50 people.  This includes catering for four appetizers during the party!


Starbucks is donating two baskets that will be stocked with Starbucks products.  If you love coffee, you definitely will want to bid on these!


The Castle
Talk about luxury!  The Castle on Versailles Road is donating a one night stay with a continental breakfast.


Gift Certificates
Good food is something never to be passed up!  Martines Pastries is donating a gift certificate to the auction.


Night at Embassy Suites
The Embassy Suites has donated a one night stay to the highest bidder.  Everyone deserves a night away from home to just relax!


Fabulous Trips
Once again the JustFundKY Derby Eve event is partnering with Bluetree Marketing to make four spectacular trips available in the auction!


  • The Night Lights of San Francisco – See San Francisco’s Skyline shine under the moonlight on this getaway.  This trip is three days and two nights at the Fairmont San Francisco for two, including a San Francisco night tour (land only).
  • Magnificent Alpine Resort – Escape to the Alpine elegance of British Columbia, Canada for four days and three nights at the Fairmont Chateau Whistler for two (land only).
  • Any Concert, The Live Music Experience – Any concert in the US, A trip for two to your choice of a thrilling concert with premium tickets for two days and one night (land only).
  • Savor California’s Wine Country – Savor, swirl, sniff and sip wine in Sonoma, California for four days and three nights at the Fairmont Sonoma Mission Inn & Spa with Economy Class Air for two, including a private winery tour in a chauffeured luxury sedan.