Powell Elementary opens online auction with amazing items to support student programs

Bid on a private dinner with NPR national radio host and podcaster Diane Rehm.

Bid on a private dinner with NPR national radio host and podcaster Diane Rehm.

by Elissa Fuchs

Want to have dinner with Diane Rehm? How about suite-level basketball tickets to see the Wizards? Now you have a great opportunity to bid on amazing items like those in Powell Elementary's Online Auction.

The auction is the school’s biggest fundraiser of the year that directly benefits student needs and trips, and you definitely want to be a part of it. The hard-working auction committee has secured over 300 items for bidders to buy at amazing discounts. 

Here are some hot items up for grabs to the highest bidder:

There’s also financial coaching, health and fitness classes, tickets to shows and many more items! 

The auction runs Monday, November 6th through Wednesday the 15th, so check the auction site  regularly to stay on top of your bids. You can get some amazing experiences and products for really low prices.  

And remember, the proceeds of the auction go to support the school’s educational field trips throughout the year, classroom technologies and other enrichment activities. The auction is being run by the Powell Padres parents group, Powell's official PTA.

Happy bidding!

Some of the sporting events you'll find up for auction

Some of the sporting events you'll find up for auction

Elissa Fuchs

Elissa writes feature-style human interest stories for Petworth News, often with a focus on health and wellness. A native Washingtonian, she now lives in 16th Street Heights with her husband and son. She works in communications and enjoys yoga and running in her spare time.

Contact Elissa with any story ideas or say hello when you see her at Qualia Coffee, one of her favorite Petworth spots.



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