Winter Drop In – Fundraising Silent Auction

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Winter Drop In – Fundraising Silent Auction

Welcome to the Acorns Christmas Auction Catalogue, all lots are available for bidding and all lots will be sold at the Winter Drop In at Footsteps Fradley on Tuesday 23 November.

We have asked our families in the nurseries to support Acorns throughout the year and now this is our time as the employees of Footsteps to show our support and try and raise as much money as possible, along side picking up some beautiful gift hampers for either a self-care treat or a gift for someone special for Christmas.

We are excited to see as many of you there that can make it, but appreciate some of you can’t make the event, so fear not you can still bid on the lots so that you don’t miss out, If you want to bid but are not able to attend the Drop In Event, please email sian@footstepsnurseries.co.uk so your bid will be entered for that lot and you will be in with a chance of winning one of these fabulous gifts, If you have been confirmed a winner of one of the lots at the end of the auction, you can claim your winning bid by paying through our Acorns JustGiving page Footsteps Nurseries is fundraising for Acorns Children’s Hospice Trust (justgiving.com), and as soon as the money has gone through your hamper will be yours!


Lot #1

Red Christmas Hamper

Is your Christmas colour theme red? If so this hamper is just for you, complete with festive bunting, baubles, nutcracker and lantern, this hamper truly captures the true Christmas spirit.

Reserve price: £15.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #2

Navy Blue Hamper

Have you upgraded your interior to this year’s on trend colour navy? If so, this hamper will perfectly match your modern colour palette, complete with white accent accessorises and tree decorations, continue to be on trend with this Navy blue gift hamper.

Reserve price: £15.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #3

Traditional Festive Bunting

Looking for an extra decoration for that space in your home? Or want to update the decorations you already have? Why not treat yourself to this bunting, made with traditional colours of Christmas will match in with any decorations you already have.

Reserve price: £10.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #4

Modern Festive Bunting

Have you changed your colour theme this year and are going with on trend navy? Why not add this bunting into your decorations to up date your 2021, Christmas look.

Reserve price: £10.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #5

Green and Gold Hamper

Who can resist the green and gold colour combo? Traditional colour but with modern velour decorations, this hamper manages both the traditional and the modern with a twist of white and crystal to add a touch of class!

Reserve price: £15.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #6

Gruffalo Hamper

Have you got a Gruffalo fan in your family, or are your key group mad about this book? Why not treat someone special to this gift, complete with books, games, bunting and their very own Gruffalo toy.

Reserve price: £20.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #7

Blue, Red and Silver Festive Bunting

Are you a fan of silver rather than gold for your decorating at Christmas? If so these flags will add a beautiful chic look to your festive decorating.

Reserve price: £10.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #8

Red and Black Hamper

Is your colour theme this Christmas including black? If so, this hamper has black baubles and bunting. The material for the bunting has Scottie Dogs on it, so for all those dog lovers out there, this hamper maybe the one for you.

Reserve price: £15.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #9

Festive Dog Bunting

Is your dog your best friend? Are you mad about all thing’s dogs? If so, this bunting is for you, black, red and white themed but covered with festive dogs! Also with a hint of grey, for all of you with grey interiors, this will match in a treat!

Reserve price: £10.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #10

Festive Hamper

Do you love all things Christmas? Have you started watching Christmas films already? Then this hamper is for you? traditional colours, complete with tree decorations, bunting and candles, this hamper is the perfect gift for someone who loves the traditions of Christmas.

Reserve price: £15.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #11

Gruffalo Hamper

Have you got a Gruffalo fan in your family, or are your key group mad about this book? Why not treat someone special to this gift, complete with books, games, bunting and their very own Gruffalo toy.

Reserve price: £20.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #12

Festive Food Hamper

Do you have someone who is a challenge to buy a Christmas gift for? Why not treat them to this festive food hamper, something for everyone to enjoy over the festive period.

Reserve price: £20.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #13

Festive Bright Bunting

Are your Christmas decorations bright and beautiful? Why not treat yourself to this bright festive bunting to add to your modern bright decorating style?

Reserve price: £10.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #14

Festive Bright Hamper

Are you bold with your decorating and love bright colours? Do you know someone who is less than traditional with their decorations? Why not treat them to this hamper, with a selection of baubles, candle lanterns and bunting as a starter pack for this Christmas?

Reserve price: £15.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #15

Self-Care Hamper

Do you want to treat someone to a self-care hamper? Do you know someone who deserves some ‘me’ time over this festive period? If so, why not treat them to this hamper full of beauty treatments, food and candles to spoil them rotten, or why not treat yourself? Go on you deserve it!!

Reserve price: £15.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #16

Three Little Pigs Basket

Does your key group love this story? Is your theme traditional stories and need the resources for an activity? Why not take a look at this basket and spend hours with the children getting lost in the story of the Three Little Pigs!

Reserve price: £10.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #17

Chicken Clicking Bundle

Have you been looking at e-safety with your children? Do you need some resources to support your children’s understanding of staying safe online? Then why not treat your children to this bundle and make understanding e safety with the children a little easier?

Reserve price: £5.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #18

Three Little Pigs Box

Does your key group love this story? Is your theme traditional stories and need the resources for an activity? Why not take a look at this basket and spend hours with the children getting lost in the story of the Three Little Pigs!

Reserve price: £10.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #19

Dragon Fire Safety Bundle

Are you looking at staying safe with your children? Have you investigated fire safety with them yet? Why not take a look at this story and dragon soft toy to support with your messages of safety with your key group?

Reserve price: £5.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Lot #20

Welcome Time Bundle

Do you need to enhance your welcome time with the children? Will song props help? This bundle include all traditional nursery rhymes sung during welcome time and has great props for the children to hold. Would be perfect for our Babies or Mover Rooms.

Reserve price: £5.00

All proceeds will be donated to Acorns Children’s Hospices, a fantastic charity who provide care and support for more than 1,000 families of life limited and life threatened children, throughout the Midlands. 


Thank you for your support!

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