2007 Charity Report
Hi, and welcome to the 2007 edition of the Anthrocon Charity Auction Followup!
We raised a total of $5,053 for Animal Friends, our charity this year. They also benefited from donations at their Dealers' Room table to the tune of $1,528.
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 Jason "creature" Murdock, Mike "Mrianti" Pierce, Steven "Tora" Sears, Lincoln "JBadger" Kliman, Shaun "Stahi" Daugherty, Jesse "Tango" Stringer, and Matt "Danruk" Adey. Extra special thanks to Dr. Sam "Kagemushi" Conway and the Dorsai for auctioneering the full stretch.
Also, a big note of gratitude to Tim Susman and Redlynx for the wonderful art that graced the souvenir mugs that each donor received. Based on the demand for them after the convention, they're already collector's items.
Finally, in approximate order of sale, here's a tally of all the items sold during the Auction by Donor, Item (brief description), and Sale Price:
Charlie Groark - Totoro tinycar & keychain - $25 Smrgol - Furry Forever Cap - Smrgol - $70 Killjoy - Complete set of Zodiac Bears - $10 Kyle Sharpe - Redwall DVD Season 1 - $15 Mejeep - 3 antique padlocks; "Tiger On Board" car tag - $30 Amaruq - Oak Mountain Lion - $10 Tiger Torre Art - Russ "Spencer" bear plush - $5 Anonymous - Set of Lion King cub plush - $25 Ronin Otter - Fox cycling sign - $10 Killjoy - Dragon-handled sculpted hunting knife w/ sheath - $50 Bill Holbrook - Original "Kevin & Kell" art - $100 Farore Nightclaw - Two canine bookmarks - $21 Sylver Wolfe - Costume tail - $35 Killjoy - Set of Simpsoms plush - $40 Chillymouse - Happy Feet shoes (small) - $5 Chillymouse - Simba cub plush - $20 Pirate Row [Heather Bruton, Diana Harlan-Stein, Michele Light, Marci McAdam, Dark Natasha, Sara "Caribou" Palmer, Terrie Smith] - Original art, drawn with left hands - $320 Sym & Thesius - Two large polarbear plush - $37 Ataricat - One pound of beef jerky - $25 Panja! - Four Transfur t-shirts - $60 Killjoy - Three boxes/bags of plush - $100 RB - Original artwork by Jen Seng - $80 Amaruq - Black bears woodcarving - $100 Furry Weekend Atlanta - Large FWA 2007 t-shirt - $30 Pat the Fox - Four 12-packs of Canadian Coke - $100 Killjoy - Talking Donkey & Puss-In-Boots toys - $15 Makoto - Baby Looney Tunes rug - $80 Dari - 16mm trailer for Disney's Robin Hood - $75 Killjoy - Dragon-handled hunting knife - $70 Fenris Lorsrai - Collection of animal-themed books - $10 Charlie Groark - Two rolls of Hello Kitty toilet paper - $10 Yunicoon - Wolf sculpture - $60 Iberian Wolf - Collection of furry publications & prints - $125 Yunicoon - Original artwork "Wild At Heart" - $25 Anthrocon - Full set of all AC t-shirts since 1997 - $200 Western Pennsylvania Furry Weekend - One registration (variable) - $15 Killjoy - "Boinkin' Bunnies" action plush - $35 Killjoy - Complete set of Care Bear plush - $25 Wolfies Pack Productions - Two original artworks "Little Angels" & "Little Devils" - $20 Toolfox - Horse plush puppet conversion - $550 Anthrocon Charity Auction - Promotional mug - $60 Altarca - Hand-made tiger-stripe scarf - $20 Dorsai Irregulars - AC '07 DI Migration Study tag #250 - $320 Jill-C - Digimon plush, Penguin lights, Original art "Gentle" - $20 Killjoy - N.S.E.C.T. remote-control toy - $50 Siyahamba - Canadian Pepsi, talking lion cookie jar, animal transformation toys - $50 Killjoy - Griffon-handled hunting knife w/ sheath - $50 Farore Nightclaw - Watercolor artwork - $25 Kristy Lee - Handcrafted bib necklace - $100 Altarca - Hand-made afghan - $50 Steel City Diner - Two gift baskets - $60 Charlie Groark - One supersponsorship to AC '08 - $170 PixyVixy - Speedball fabric silk screening kit - $25 Kagemushi - "Sobek" sculpture - $50 Shortwave - Four husky plush - $125 Mwuricon - Teal feline wine bottle - $150 Slick Puppy - "Good" version of Sonic The Hedgehog DVD set - $40 Jean Williams "Bunny Day" - "The Fox in the Moon" artwork, fox stone, bear fetish necklace - $50 PixyVixy - Eight fox plush - $150 Soba - Scooby-Doo & Shaggy light-up figurine - $10 Anthrocon & Genet - AC '07 Dance poster - $100 Triggur - Four magnetic ribbons - $50 Charlie Groark - Light-up Catbus - $35 Danruk - 1000-piece jigsaw puzzle - $10 Killjoy - 16 big cat prints and big cat plush - $60 Fenris Lorsrai - Black panther and wolf plush - $55 Fenris Lorsrai - One chinese brush painting set, unicorn plaque - $10 Grrrowly - Three framed artworks "Spiral", "Ursula", "Natasha & Friend" - $20 Soba - Garfield statue - $15 Finnish Fox - Original artwork - $25 Lupinsmile - Pizza - $30 Terrie Smith - Original artwork - $40 Fenris Lorsrai - Rage trading card sets - $90 Nonsanity - Mother & baby bear plush, Vermont teddy bear - $40 Yunicoon - Wolf sculpture candle/lamp - $60 Pewter Skunk - Rog Minotaur artwork "When in Rome" - $120 Joe Strike - "Open Season" original lithograph - $80
Charity Auction Total: $5,053
Cash donations: $27
Dealers' Table donations: $1,528
Convention Total: $6,608
Thanks again for a great year and see you all in 2008!
UPDATE: For our work with Animal Friends in 2007, we were awarded a Time Warner Community Service Grant of $1000 payable to Animal Friends! This brings the convention total to $7,608!