HCB 2023 Annual Auction Registration

The 2023 HCB Auction is scheduled for Sunday, December 3rd at 6:00 PM CSD. In order to receive the Zoom information, you must register by 12:00 PM on Saturday December 2nd         
Please complete the registration form below and you will receive the Zoom information to join the auction!
For your convenience, the list of auction items is listed below the registration form. 

Registration Form

Auction Items List

HCB 2023 Holiday Auction List



1. Electric Toothbrush and $50 HEB Gift Card

Donated by: Noelia Dillingham 



CONAIR rechargeable interplak optic clean power plaque remover, 2 brush head. Use regularly to help prevent gum disease, 2500 oscillations per minute.


HEB has been serving Texas since 1905. Come and shop at Texas favorite store. They have grown from a store to much more.



2. The Beekeeper package and Ppaparazzi Jewelry


Donated by:  Itze Solis

       Cuqui Soto  


The Beekeeper package includes, a bottle of honey, a decorative honeycomb, a cute honeycomb container with a spoon for honey.   Including a chance to meet a local beekeeper and learn about how important bees are to our ecosystems.


A paparazzi set of necklace and earrings; the necklace is a navy-blue rope strand that connects halfway to three gold layered chains. The earrings are just the gold links matching the necklace.



3. Houston Museum of Natural Science Permanent Exhibit halls (Dinosaur, Egypt, Gems & Minerals, etc.


Donated by: Nelly Martinez


Enjoy a day at the Museum Description: Experience a wide variety of fun, informative and exciting adventures for adults and children, including the McGovern Hall of the Americas, Cullen Hall of Gems and Minerals, our Cabinet of Curiosities, the Wiess Energy Hall, and the Hall of Paleontology.

Your self-guided tour of the HMNS Exhibit Halls may take as little as a half an hour or be an all-day event...there is that much to see and learn! Ticket includes return visit privileges for the entire day.

Admission price includes access to all HMNS Exhibit Halls except certain "Special Exhibitions" and the Brown Hall of Entomology.



4.  Blind Girl Designs, festive snowman hoodie and zipper tote combo!

Donated by: Blind Girl Designs- Tricia Waechter 


Our new 15 x 20” black canvas zipper tote with an inside zip pocket features the same Jolly snowman as the hoodie below!

This warm and cozy black hoodie has a jolly Snowman blind cane style! He is a happy Snowman with a striped fuzzy red hat and long striped, red scarf with two brown branches for arms and a white cane with a metal tip in his left branch arm. Little snowflakes swirl around his happy face. He has a carrot for his nose and charcoal for his sparkly eyes. He has three charcoal buttons on his chest! A perfect winter scene! Size small through 3 X-L.

50% cotton/50% polyester. Soft and fuzzy on the inside sweatshirt hoodie, which has a pouch pocket on the bottom and cuffed bottom and sleeves. Wash it inside out, and either tumble dry air or hang to dry to protect ink. Www.blindgirldesigns.com



5. $25 gift card to Sweet Granny Bea’s

$50 Mystery Gift Card


Donated by: Sweet Granny Bea’s

GGC Group 


Home-made desserts like “Granny’s”

Desserts can be shipped.



6. Wine Barrel Wall Decorative item

Donated by: Cuqui Soto


Wall decor /bar decor sits 17 inches tall 16 inches width, a half barrel made up of wood slab in raw texture natural wood with 6-inch curve font letters in the front, that says WINE in a rich metallic gold color.



7. Leather bag set and Fantastically Deco Black Jewelry Set

Donated by: Ava Carruth (leather bags)

       Isabel Gay Beauty’s Bling by   Paparazzi Jewelry 


Leather Coin Purse and Card Holder are some cases that hold bills and cards but with no key ring; these are high quality soft leather great for gift giving.

Cross-body/belt clip purse with 2 zipper compartments and one Velcro compartment on the front Color Black

Soft leather messenger bag with two zipper compartments, a place for your cell phone and a place for your credit cards. 

(Items come from Guidelights and Gadgets)


Fantastically Deco Black Jewelery Set

Necklace is elongated flared frames which are painted in a glossy black finish and bordered by studded texture as they fan out along the collar. A row of rhinestones runs up the centre of each frame, adding spectacular sparkle to the display as the pieces sway from a round silver chain. Features an adjustable clasp closure.
Comes with matching bracelet, earrings, and ring.



8.  Two kitchen essentials -Wash & Drain Washing-up Bowl-Editions (Sky Blue)


Smart Mug

Donated by: Foster Brown

       Gayle Metoyer


Wash & Drain Washing-up Bowl-Editions (Color: Sky Blue)

Product Dimensions: 12.2 inches Length x 12.4 inches Width x 7.5 inches Height  

The removable plug feature allows you to drain or strain water, eliminating the need to lift or empty a heavy bowl.

Straining plug catches large food particles, helping to prevent sink blockages.

Steep bowl sides keep water and soap suds inside.

Large handles on the bowl make carrying easier and safer.

Hand wash only


Smart Mug Warmer with 15W Wireless phone Charging

If you love hot beverages like coffee or tea, but get annoyed at how fast they cool off, I have just the thing for you!


This is the Wireless Mug Warmer, and just like the name implies, it will keep your beverage warm (122 degrees Fahrenheit) all day long! This set gives you everything you need including the ceramic mug with removable lid, electronic warming pad, and a USB-C wall outlet plug.

And as they say on TV... But Wait There's More! The warming pad doubles as a high-speed 15W wireless charger. That means you get a removable lid, electronic warming pad, and a USB-C wall outlet plug.



9. Acacia Wood Cheese Board Set &

$50 HEB Gift Card

Donated by: Foster Brown



 Acacia Wood Cheese Board Set, Cheese Tray, Charcuterie Board and Cheese Serving Platter with 3 Stainless Steel Cheese Knives, Ideal for Wedding Housewarming Gifts Christmas Birthday Party (13''x10'')


HEB has been serving Texas since 1905. Come and shop at Texas favorite store. They have grown from a store to much more.





Donated by: Blind Girl Designs – Tricia Waechter


BLIND GIRL DESIGNS, FAMILY AND FRIENDS 6-piece PHOTO PACK FEATURING OUR NEW 3-D, TACTILE SNOWFLAKE MADE OF WHITE CANES PRINTED ON BRIGHT RED T-Snowflakes blind cane style! The 3-D, tactile white snowflake print on this festive t shirt is made up of 2 styles of my white cane, 2 metal tipped canes crossed with 2 roller ball blind canes form a big 12 by 12 tactile snowflake (well, I did add some v shapes to the canes to complete the snowflake effect)

The large snowflake is surrounded by tiny, little 3-D, tactile, snowflakes as well.

Each person can pick their size small through five XL!

100% cotton. Recommend to wash inside out and air tumble dry inside out to protect the ink.


[Item Description: This is a classic crewneck short sleeve t shirt. There is a large 12 by 12 chest print of a white 3D puff ink snowflake made of crossing 4 blind canes.. They are crossed like a spoke. Each spoke has 2V shapes, which gives it the snowflake outlook. There are tiny 3D snowflakes sprinkled around the main snowflake.} www.blindgirldesigns.com



11.           Smart Garage HUB

Donated by Gayle Metoyer 



by Chamberlain

Works with Amazon Key

Download the app MyQ on google play store or apple store.

Works as an automatic garage door opener

Another easy way to control your garage door is using your echo device or google home.



12.             $75 Taste of Texas Gift Card  

Donated by: The Taste of Texas


The Taste of Texas Restaurant sets the standard in steakhouse excellence, serving only perfectly aged Certified Angus Beef®️️, the finest steaks and prime rib available. Owners Nina and Edd Hendee opened the restaurant in 1977, and it has since become a Houston landmark. The Taste of Texas is world-renowned for steaks, an award-winning wine list, great service and Texas hospitality. Restaurant reservations are only available online and open 30 days in advance. We also welcome walk-in parties of 12 or less. Proper Attire Required.



13.           Freedom Scientific 3-year license

Donated by: Freedom Scientific


Are you a JAWS, a ZoomText or a Fusion user? No matter which one you are, here is an opportunity to get a 3-year, non-recurring JAWS, ZoomText, or Fusion license.



14.           Laptop Computer

Donated by: Computer’s for the Blind

The winner will receive a certificate that can be redeem for our standard Laptop computer which is a $200 value. The laptop will be delivered directly to the winner with JAWS or ZoomText ready to go.

Standard refurbished laptop includes:

       Intel Core i5 Processor or higher

       8 GB Memory

       240 GB Solid State Drive

       14″ Screen Size

       Internal WIFI, Speakers, Webcam



The computer would be delivered directly to the winner and have JAWS or ZoomText ready to go. 



15.           $15 Scentsy Gift Card

Date Night Nouveau - Blue


Donated by:  Keron Graves

       Isabel Gay Beauty’s Bling by Paparazzi Jewellery

Date Night Nouveau - Blue

Necklace - Dewy oval-shaped Navy Blue and Spring Lake opals, set in exaggerated silver pronged settings and suspended from silver chains, coalesce into an asymmetrical arrangement that makes a bold impact below the collar. Features an adjustable clasp closure.

Comes with matching earrings, bracelet and ring




Donated by: Blind Girl Designs- Tricia Waechter


We love Texas! Show your Texas spirit with a Blind Girl Designs, Texas T-shirt in black. You pick your size small to five XL, and a Texas printed tote. The black tote bag is 15 x 20“zippered, with the zipper pouch inside.

We celebrate our canes and the freedom they bring to us.! In Texas we celebrate big! This short black sleeve t-shirt has a big print on the front that spells out the word TEXAS. The X in Texas is made from two rollerball canes crossed in the middle. Behind the word Texas is a big star which is bright red on one side and bright blue on the other side. Celebrate both Texas and our blind canes! Pick your own size T small through five XL.

100% Cotton, - please wash inside out in cold water and tumble on air, inside out. [Item Description:

Black classic, unisex t-shirt. There is a large chest print of it a star which is half red on the left and half blue on the right. Printed over the star is the word Texas. The X in Texas is made from two large rollerball canes crossing.] www.blindgirldesigns.com



17.           The Standing for Ukraine gift basket

Donated by: Itze Solis


The Standing for Ukraine" gift basket includes: A Sunflower decorative banner, 3 pairs of socks, A Start each day with a Grateful Heart candle, 2 Ukrainian eggs, The official Ukrainian National Women's League of America cook book in both Russian and English, A cute Ukrainian decorative flag, two stickers, a key chain, two wine glasses with the Ukrainian National Women's League Crest and a nice bottle of Becker Vineyards wine called Tempranillo (Red), from the year 2021.

NOTE: This basket cannot be shipped.



18.                  2 dozen Homemade White Chocolate Macadamia Nut cookies

Donated by: Jan Gray


Enjoy these heavenly delicious homemade cookies. You cannot just eat one!



19.           Mary Kay Christmas Mug 

Pomegranate Satin Hands kit

donated by Angela Gordon 

Gayle Metoyer


Christmas mug filled with Mary Kay hand cream, hot chocolate or tea, and mints.


This spa-like hand treatment revitalizes and rejuvenates the look of hands, so they feel renewed and instantly look healthier.



20.            Houston Museum of Natural Science Cockrell Butterfly Centre and

Donated by: Nelly Martinez


This stunning living exhibit showcases hundreds of live butterflies in a naturalistic rainforest setting. Home to exotic live butterflies, insects and plants, this walk-through rainforest environment is designed to be an interactive experience and is housed in a three-story glass structure.

Butterflies flutter among and occasionally land on the visitors. During a typical visit, one can expect to see approximately 50 or so of the world’s largest and most colourful butterfly species represented by over 1,500 butterflies living in the center. (Cost of parking is not included in the tickets)



21.           “Hair for the Holidays” collection

Donated by: Hayley Agers



1.    3-piece Doterra hair system in travel bag (shampoo, conditioner, and leave in conditioner)

2.    Microfiber turby towel in Terry cloth that says “Wear your own crown)

3.    Silicone scalp massager

4.    15ml bottle of lavender

5.    30-minute consultation with Hayley to go over any questions the winner might have.



22.           $100 HEB Gift Card

 Donated by: HEB.


HEB has been serving Texas since 1905. Come and shop at Texas favourite store. They have grown from a store to much more.



23.           Cell phone carrier/lanyard

$15 Walmart Gift Card

Donated by Sara Freeman Smith


A genuine black leather lanyard for carrying your cell phone or pocketbook player, this lanyard does not bounce and is very secure with two storage pouches to hold your ID/credit cards, money, keys, and phone – all hands free. The pouch has a sturdy leather strap that snaps around your neck & can be adjustable for neck size. It will fit most all cell phones and can be used with AIRA & Be My Eyes. Purchased from Guidelights & Gadgets.


A $15 Wal-Mart gift card will be included in the pouch to get you started on your Holiday shopping!



24.           For the Jewelry lover

Donated by: Cuqui Soto

       Doris Black 


A MACY’S gold chain link necklace that drops down into a U shape form with iridescent and white stones attaching a cluster of white, clear, and iridescent stones forming a floral pattern, that drops into another U shape with dangling white and crystal chandelier like tears.

Avon Earring and necklace set



25.           Avon Basket

Donated by: Doris Black


Fresh Bergamot Fragrance Set:

Hand Cream

Hand Soap

Shower Gel

Body Mist



26.           Wine Basket 

Donated by Gayle Metoyer

Ava Carruth 


Enjoy 2 bottles of wine from a local winery in Downtown Houston called Purr Noire Winery

The basket will include a rose and a chardonnay wine for your enjoyment. There will also be 2 wine glasses, cheese and crackers, and other goodies for your enjoyment.

NOTE: This basket cannot be shipped.



27.           Weekend Get Away Package     

Donated by: Cuqui Soto


A two-night stay at the Spring Hills suites by Marriott in the woodlands, Texas including breakfast.

Expires December 2024 (December 24, 2024)



28.           Chick-fil-a Basket

Donated by: Chick-fil-a

The basket includes a 20" Chick-fil-A Plush, 15 Chick-fil-A Meal Cards, a Chick-fil-A Travel Mug, a Truett keychain, an 8oz Chick-fil-A Sauce, and assorted other Chick-fil-a swag. It is valued at $250.00.

(This item cannot be shipped)



29.           A Sweet Taste of Texas Basket

Donated by: A Sweet Taste of Texas


Sweet Taste of Texas is a family owned and operated business located in Houston, Texas. It has been our privilege to provide our southern style candies for your gift giving needs and personal enjoyment since 1985. We want to express our sincere appreciation for your business and thank you for making our Glazed Pecans a holiday giving tradition among family, friends and business associates.

We take great pride in our products and packaging and are confident that you will find our Glazed Pecans to be the best tasting pecans that you've ever tasted! Every item is carefully cooked and packaged by hand to assure that you receive candies worthy of the Sweet Taste of Texas name. Our candies include all types of pecans with sugar & spice, pralines, turtles, clusters, fudge and much more for the holidays!