2005 Charity Report

Hi, and welcome to the 2005 edition of the Anthrocon Charity Auction Followup!

We raised a very satisfactory total of $6,470 for our charity this year, Greater Philadelphia Search & Rescue. They also raised additional donations from the sale of "Search Critter" vests, donations at their table, and additional funds contributed during the auction - these will be reported at a later date (I wanted to get the Auction data out ASAP).

I'd like to give my sincere thanks to my staff members who assisted me throughout the days the Charity items were displayed and during the Auction itself. These indispensable people who I rely on year after year to support the event are J. Scotty "Windsinger" Emerle, Jason "creature" Murdock, Erika Leigh "Chillymouse" Rosengarten, Mike "Mrianti" Pierce, Steven "Tora" Sears, and Lincoln "JBadger" Kliman. Extra special thanks to Sam "Kagemushi" Conway and Ryan "Tet Solfire" Dewalt for auctioneering the full three hour stretch. Also thanks to Triggur, Simba_Lion and the entire A/V crew for their support in sound, lighting, and getting those photos of each item up on the big screen!

Finally, in no particular order, here's a tally of all the items sold during the Auction by Donor, Item, and Sale Price:

Erika Rosengarten - Raccoon statue - $20 
Shawntae Howard - Autographed print - $20 
Kellic J. Tiger - Father of the Pride DVD - $60 
Susan Rankin - Family Dog plush - $25 
David Von Foxkin - Scorpion candy - $10 
Redkam & Graveyard Greg - Carpe Diem art - $20 
Dante - Steel rose - $25 
Erika Rosengarten - Star Wars poster - $10 
Tony Ringtail - Funday Pawpet banner - $20 
Killjoy - Furry video games - $20 
Anthrocon - Dance poster - $80 
Eagle Beagle - Norton Internet Security 2005 - $10 
Nightsky Bluewyrm - iPod dock - $40 
Killjoy - 50 sheets of elephant paper - $25 
Guy Gilchrist - Original Mudpie strip - $25 
Terrie Smith - Original art "Ernie & Bert" - $40 
Wookie - Commission - $500 
Silverfox Publications - Monty Python's Albatross plush - $25 
Reto Roth - Faces de Rat #1 & 2 - $30 
Mark Cerceo - Legends of the Unicorn poster - $10 
Recherei - Peanut butter, jelly, bat box - $15 
Firehopper - Tyrune action figure - $20 
The Gneech - Suburban Jungle cameo, artwork - $250 
Major Matt Mason - Bag of plush - $20 
Bungee Skunk & Pat the Fox - Two 2-liter bottles and 24-pack cans of Canadian Coke - $90 
FurFright - FurFright 2005 admission - $35 
Danruk - Wolves journal, wolf alarm clock - $50 
Killjoy - 12 Creepy Freaks starter packs, 150 booster packs - $35 
Rocco Perry - 14 posters - $30 
Amaruq - Blank sketch book - $40 
Charles Groark - Last Unicorn OST - $160 
Meeba - Sabrina Online Collection - $150 
Wyrmkeep Entertainment Co. - Inherit the Earth game & signed mini-comic - $60 
JBadger - Red, White & Blue plush bears - $30 
Fredricksburg - Coyote plush w/ howling hot sauce - $50 
Travis Moonschein - Pizza & sodas - $30 
Killjoy - 3D Dragon's Lair action figures & game - $35 
Anubis - XL Albedo ConFed battle dress uniform - $30 
Mejeep - Two Godzilla caps - $30 
Sanguine Entertainment - Usagi Yojimbo comic w/ TMNT signed by Laird & Sakai - $140 
Stormfront - Ltd Ed. Dark Natasha "Red Shetland" print - $60 
Kagemushi - Duckcon spoof "Harry Potter" poster - $30 
Michael Bergey - Two advance reading copies of "New Coyote" - $100 
Dottiemouse - Kid's book - $25 
Erika Rosengarten - Promo posters & Borders $10 gift card - $35 
PixyVixy - Orbit RPG game book - $10 
Rapid T. Rabbit - TV show package - $30 
Mejeep, Po Shan Cheah - Paw slippers - $100 
Fiawol Dave - Original Animalympics cel - $30 
Sai Kennedy - Signed & matted print - $50 
Furry Weekend Atlanta - FWA God-level membership - $70 
Recherei - Americana Fireman Bank - $10 
Donna Ferron - Photo of Uncle Kage - $140 
Jill0r - Hand-printed, signed t-shirt - $10 
Anubis - Polaroid 1-step XPress camera - $5 
Bungee Skunk - Two cans of Spotted Dick - $25 
Two Rodents Printing Group - Scho-ka-kola chocolate - $10 
Tiger-Torre Art - Cowardly Lion plush - $15 
Killjoy - Video game heroes plush - $145 
Rainy Day Paperback Exchange, Nefaria - First ed. books - $25 
Larry Dixon & Mercedes Lackey - Signed books authored by Mercedes Lackey - $150 
Smrgol - 10 lbs of Nutella - $40 
John "Joatmon" Lindgren - Autographed copy of latest Redwall Book - $25 
Sabrewing - Ltd. Ed. "New Avengers" comic - $10 
Sharky - 9/11 Silver Freedom Tower coin - $30 
Killjoy - Earthworm Jim Vol 2 VHS, Sly Cooper promo comic, Dragon bumper sticker - $50 
Mephit Furmeet - 2005 Sponsor membership - $40 
Janet Horse - Disney Phil Arides doll, Zoloft stress reliever - $5 
Janet Horse - Godzilla hand puppet - $40 
Bunny Boy - 18 pkgs of Trolli Roadkill candy - $40 
Tim Albee - Animation software - $400 
Mejeep - Star Wars kid's plate, bowl, cup - $10 
Shirotora - Animal candy - $15 
Charles Groark - Mark Rogers "Tiger Tank" original artwork - $150 
Vulpes Rex - "The Morgue" gift set - $50 
Brett Linbo-Terhaar - Talespin & Darkwing Duck toys - $75 
Anubis, Mejeep - Ty Beanie "Scorch", Lion King ornaments - $10 
Philip "Cirrel" Eggerding - DVD player - $40 
Keiser Hess - Two original art, one print - $20 
RB - Folkmanis badger puppet, badger balm - $50 
Kagemushi - Adams Mark parking sign - $140 
Jeff "Jarrell" Hall - Pink Panther production cel - $60 
Erika Rosengarten - Wolf iron door stop - $45 
Recherei - FAO Schwartz Patrick the Pup w/ outfits - $20 
Duckcon - Posters - $15 
Amaruq - Duel of Dragons walking staff - $200 
Erika Rosengarten, Matt McCullar - Madagascar game, bumper sticker, books, conbooks, etc - $25 
Chris Goodwin - Digital print - $30 
Peter Laird - Original AC05 conbook cover art - $250 
Redding Roaster's Coffee Company - Coffee and lunch basket - $10 
Jay Tee - Space Jam poster - $5 
Tara & Tony Bassette, Jr. - Plush - $10 
Kagemushi - Werewolf plush - $30 
Erf - Laser-engraved wolf zeta coins - $40 
Larry Dixon - "Lord of the Rings" Great Eagle resin claw casting - $80 
Tony Bassette, Jr - Children of the Twilight portfolio - $10 
Kagemushi - Adams Mark memorabilia - $250 
Seawolf - US Postal service 9/11 bear plush - $20 
Nius & Zannah - Petz Foxz plush set - $60 
2 - 2's DVD, signed - $60 
Megaplex 2006 - Attending membership, t-shirt - $50 
Smrgol - Furry Forever cap - $20 
Sable - Planet of the Apes bust - $5 
Killjoy - "Racing Stripes" banners - $20 
Mooncat - Animalympics video - $30 
Charles Gorark - "Xanadu" color special comic - $20 
Mejeep - Kangaroo shower curtain - $10 
Wolfie's Pack Productions - "Found 'Em" artwork - $35 
Jeff "Jarrell" Hall - Tiny Toon Adventures production cel - $250 
Will Sanborn - Daphne Lage print - $25 
Will Saborn - Theresa Mather print - $35 
Rog Minotaur - 9/11 print - $120

Total: $6470
Thanks again for a great year and see you all in 2006! - Rigel

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