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					DIABETIC YOUTH FOUNDATION

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1. Send Kids to Camp

During these economically challenging times, you have the opportunity to make a HUGE difference! All camp families know what a difference Bearskin Meadow Camp, and the Bearskin Magic, have meant to them – the educational and support services, the tips for day-to-day management, and the encouragement that is so vital for dealing with a chronic condition. Insurance sometimes doesn’t cover all of the costs related to diabetes management, much less the camp experience, despite all of the educational value. Funds from this item will be used to send children teens and families to camp! In 2009, DYF awarded more than $400,000 in camperships to low income children and families affected by diabetes. In addition, DYF only charges 1/3 the actual cost of camp to those who pay our advertised costs! Your support helps make camp affordable for everyone and awards scholarships to those in need. Please raise your numbers so more kids can receive the Magic of Bearskin Meadow Camp.

Your gift of

Donors: You Value: $Priceless++

$10,000 $7,500 $5,000 $2,500 $1,500 $1,000 $500 $250 $120

Pays for 3 families to attend Family Camp Pays for three children to attend Kids or Teen Camp Pays for two children to attend Kids or Teen Camp Pays for a child to attend Kids or Teen Camp Pays 60% of cost for 1 child to attend Kids or Teen Camp Pays 40% of cost for 1 child to attend Kids or Teen Camp Pays 20% of cost for 1 child to attend Kids or Teen Camp Pays 10 % for one parent and one child to attend Family Camp Pays for a child’s round-trip transportation to/from Camp

2. Do You Know the Way To Monterey?
Take advantage of this wonderful opportunity to take the entire family (or that special someone) to Monterey! Your package includes two nights lodging at the lovely Monterey Bay Lodge in either a Family Suite or King Fireplace Room. While there, enjoy an afternoon at the world famous Monterey Bay Aquarium and explore the mysteries of the sea. It will be a family vacation or romantic get-a-way that you will long remember! Restrictions: Monterey Bay Lodge expires 10/31/10. Not valid during holidays or special event weekends. Advance reservations required and subject to availability. Monterey Bay Aquarium: Includes admission for four. Donors: Monterey Bay Lodge, Monterey Bay Aquarium Value: Family Memories

3. A Collection of Fine French Wine
3 bottles: 2006 Michel Magnien Chambolle Musigny Les Fremieres -- Sultry, violetlined Chambolle; pulls vibrant minerals from its soil. • 3 bottles: 2005 Verget Pouilly Fuisse Terroir de Pouilly Les Combes VV -- Fuller and fatter than most wines from Vergisson, “Les Combes” is the child of older vines that grow on yellow clay and chalk. Wonderfully rich, dense fruit. • 3 bottles: 2006 Domaine du Caillou Chateauneuf du Pape Les Quartz – An old-vine blend of 15% older-vine Syrah from the well-regarded “Bedines” vineyard, the rest old-vine Grenache, aged in a blend of barrel and tank. From the Wine Spectator: “This gushes with raspberry and boysenberry confiture notes supported by remarkably silky structure. Dense but lithe, with blueberry, spice, black tea and mineral notes gliding through the superlong finish, which really gains steam as this moves along.” • 3 bottles: 2006 Bocquenet Nuits St George Aux St Julien --Bocquenet's “Aux Saint Julien” vineyard sits atop the ruins of a monastery and chapel to St. Julien of Auvergne. It's said that the ruins (and perhaps the bones of the monks left behind) hold mystical curative powers. Donors: Tim and Rachel Parker Value: A Wine Lover’s Dream!
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4. A Week’s Stay in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico
As we head into fall and winter, you could be dreaming of this; a week’s stay at a Luxury Hillside Townhome in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico. This stunning 3-bedroom townhome lies on a terraced hillside with a spectacular view of the spires and domes of the charming colonial town of San Miguel. Step off the cobblestone street and through the gates into a lush and secluded garden paradise, complete with pool and spa. The two upstairs bedrooms each have a private terrace, and the master suite with king-size bed has a traditional boveda (domed) ceiling. The guest suite has a queen-size bed. The downstairs bedroom has two twin day beds and functions nicely as a den. All three bedrooms have full baths (including hair dryers) and dressing areas. The guest and downstairs suites each have fireplaces. The kitchen is fully equipped with new cookware. To add to your enjoyment, the home is newly redecorated in traditional colors and Mexican folk art. A 10 minute walk or a $2 cab ride will take you to the center of town and the beginning of your adventure. An on-site manager is available to answer any questions, and offer help. Maid service three days per week is included. Sleeps five and children are welcome. To view pictures of this townhome go to http://www.vrbo.com/101947. Restrictions: Date must be mutually agreed upon between buyer and donor. Not available January through March. Excludes the week before Easter and the week of Halloween. Expires November 15, 2011. Donors: Carol Brown Value: A Memory of a Lifetime

5. Tickets for 2 to the John Madden/KCBS BBQ!
Attention Sports Fans: The winner of this item and a friend will share lunch with sports personality John Madden and Radio Hosts from KCBS at the Annual KCBS BBQ to be held on Friday, June 4, 2010. Your lunch is a feast to behold! Guests will be treated to a groaning smorgasbord of grilled meats and a host of sides. Have questions about football? He's the man to ask: the Raiders' season, working for Al Davis, and who is his pick for the playoffs. Also included is a trio of wine and a “mini” Oakland Raiders football helmet autographed by John Madden himself! Your unique dining experience, collection of wine and autographed sports memorabilia will be the envy of sports enthusiasts and Raider fans everywhere! Donors: Joseph and Wendy Madden Value: Sports Fan’s Delight

6. Luxurious 4-Star Stay in Napa, Wine Tasting & Balloon Ride!
Enjoy a magnificent two-night stay at the beautiful Meritage Resort and Spa at Napa. Nestled in the heart of the Carneros region amongst 8-acres of private vineyards, The Meritage Resort and Spa at Napa is the ideal destination for wine enthusiasts. The Meritage Resort strikes the perfect blend of service, ambiance, amenities and experience. Included in your two night stay is two complimentary 50-minute spa treatments at the Meritage’s Spa Terra, the worlds only underground cave spa. Also included is dinner for two at the Siena Restaurant. While there take in and enjoy a special VIP portfolio tasting and tour for four of Darioush Winery in Napa. Last but not least, your delightful stay includes a balloon ride for two from Balloons Above the Valley with a delicious Champagne Brunch to follow! Your Napa Stay will be an experience you will never forget! Restrictions: Resort – Advance reservations required and subject to availability. Valid Sunday through Thursday. Expires 9/23/10. Spa - Advance reservations required and subject to availability. Major holidays excluded. Expires 9/23/10. Restaurant – Includes $150 gift certificate. No cash value. Expires 9/23/10. Winery – Expires November 14, 2010. Balloon Ride – Expires 11/4/10. Donors: Meritage Resort and Spa at Napa, Darioush Winery, Balloons Above the Valley Value: Four Diamonds

7. Pink Sapphire Bracelet
This beautiful bracelet contains one carat total weight of five lavender princess cut sapphires set in yellow gold. With the holidays just around the corner, this bracelet is the perfect gift for that special someone in your life! Donors: 14 Karats Jewelers Value: The Price of Love!

8. One Week’s Stay at Cabin at Donner Lake
Enjoy a fabulous week’s stay at Donner Lake in a one bedroom cabin with a loft that sleeps up to 8 people. This charming cabin has a furnace pellet stove, complete kitchen and is located just a mile and half from the lake. Known as the “Jewel of the Sierra” Donner Lake offers a variety of activities including swimming, sailing, water skiing and fishing. Donner Lake is also the center of some of the best snow skiing in the Sierra and is less than a half hour from Squaw Valley, Alpine Meadows, Northstar, Sugar Bowl, Tahoe Donner and Boreal! For the more adventuresome, hiking and rock climbing are nearby as well as horseback riding and an array of great golf courses. Restrictions: Date must be mutually agreed upon between buyer and donor. Expires November 14, 2010. Donors: Anonymous Value: Nature’s Masterpiece

9. An Adorable Goldendoodle Puppy
This cuddly ball of fur can be yours! Sierra Vista Labradoodles of Davis, California, is donating a "Goldendoodle" -- half poodle, half golden retriever. The mom is a black standard poodle, and the dad is a lovely golden retriever. The pups are black, with extremely soft fur that -- here's the best part -- hardly sheds at all. It’s true! These dogs have easy-going personalities, are easy to train, and love to be around families. You'll have a loyal and sweet pet. Perfect for families who have allergies. Your purchase comes complete with lots of “T.L.C.” (tender loving care), including all puppy vaccines and puppy general health exams, a one-year supply of heart worm preventative and a 6month supply of flea-preventative. Also included is a basket of goodies for your puppy to play with. We encourage all attendees who are serious about adding the joy and the challenge and work of a puppy to their homes to bid generously. Donors: Sierra Vista Labradoodles, Dr. Jan Cain, Bishop Ranch Veterinary Clinic Value: A Lifetime of Love

10. Diamond Pendant
Tell her you love her with this lovely 14 Karat white gold pendant with two clear diamonds set. The first is a .15 ct. princess cut diamond while the second diamond is a .25 round cut. This stunning pendant comes with a 14 karat white gold 18" chain. Donors: 14 Karats Jewelers Value: The Price of Love – Part 2

11. A W e e k ’ s S t a y i n t h e “Fr ench Q uar ter ” & Air f ar e
Enjoy a fabulous week’s stay in a seven bedroom home in the World Famous New Orleans Beautiful French Quarter. This newly renovated home sits in the heart of New Orleans' French Quarter and will provide first class accommodations to you and your family and friends as you tour “The Big Easy” to enjoy the sights, sounds and flavors of one of America’s favorite cities. To help get you there, this package also includes two round trip tickets for two aboard Southwest Airlines. Tickets are valid for anywhere that Southwest Airlines flies. No restrictions or blackout dates apply for airline travel! Restrictions: Accommodations - Stay must be mutually agreed upon between buyer and donor. Not available during Mardi Gras or Jazz Fest. Expires November 14, 2010. Donors: Anonymous, Southwest Airlines Value: A One of a Kind Experience

12. Mom & Dad Get-A-Way!...Babysitting Included!!!
Looking to have a child-free and diabetes-free weekend while your children re-live their magical experience at Bearskin Meadow Camp? Get the best of both worlds while two of Bearskin’s best camp staffers (Billy Krenzer and Angie Adragna) come to your home to watch your children while you take off for a romantic get-a-way for two. Your romantic get-a-way includes an overnight stay at the Claremont Resort & Spa, 50 minute spa treatments for two as well as dinner and breakfast for two. Your diabetes-free overnight will leave you refreshed and rejuvenated while your kids are treated to the “Magic of Bearskin!” in their very own home. Restrictions: Billy & Angie – Two days and one night babysitting for up to four children. All parties must agree upon date. Expires 11/14/10. Claremont Resort & Spa – Valid Sunday through Thursday. Not valid for holidays or special events. Expires October 31, 2010. Advance reservations required. Subject to availability. Donors: Billy Krenzer, Angie Adragna Value: $Priceless

13. Another Collection of Fabulous Wine
1 bottle: 2006 Joseph Phelps Insignia Napa Valley Estate Bottled Red Wine 1 bottle: 2006 ZD Reserve Napa Valley Cabernet Sauvignon 1 bottle: 2002 Shafer Napa Valley Stags Leap District Hillside Select Cabernet Sauvignon 1 bottle: 1994 Maya Napa Valley Red Table Wine 1 bottle: 2005 Colgin Napa Valley Red Wine 1 bottle: 1992 Dunn Vineyards Napa Valley Howell Mountain Cabernet Sauvignon Donors: Doug and Stephanie Fowler Value: A Wine Lover’s Dream (Part Two!)

14. Paso Robles Get-a-way
Enjoy a two night stay in the Manzanita Room at the charming Hidden Hills Bed & Breakfast in Templeton, California located in the heart of the backroads region of the Paso Robles Wine Country. Included are complimentary Wine Tastings for two at the nearby Hidden Oaks Winery, Pomar Junction Winery and Wildhorse Winery. Also included in your stay is a complimentary olive oil tasting at Hidden Hills and Oleo Farms. Your Paso Robles get-a-way comes complete with two bottles of Hidden Hills Gold Medal Winning Cold Press Extra Virgin Olive Oil. Enjoy! Restrictions: Lodging - Two nights available any weekend or weekday from November through June. Lodging is subject to availability. For more information please see www.hiddenhillsbb.com. Donors: Susan and Peter Loewy Value: You decide!


				
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