Amazing auction, coming up!

Thanks to our very generous sponsors, we have some really exciting items ready for your bids in our silent auction. Here’s a sneak peak:


Six days and six nights

at Zulu Nyala’s Heritage Safari Lodge in South Africa. Enjoy cool lounges, a wide veranda, stunning views, sparkling swimming pools, and attentive hospitality. Includes 3 meals and 2 game drives per day in open Land Rovers with an experienced ranger. An experience of a lifetime!


The perfect outfit

by local designer Chloë Angus, her fan sleeve dress will become a wardrobe staple, and you’ll look like royalty in her gorgeous spirit wrap.


The Steinway in Home Experience

Enjoy the wonderful sound of a completely hand-made Steinway & Sons grand piano in an intimate setting with one of Vancouver’s top pianists. Tom Lee Music will arrange for delivery of the piano to your home or office, professional tuning, and two 45-minute performances by a professional pianist. Valued at $3,000.


An original for your collection

“Hearts on Fire”, 36” x 30”, acrylic on canvas with KRink, 2016, valued at $2,000. Renowned Vancouver artist John Ferrie is inspired by his love of Vancouver and life on the west coast. Images flow in whimsy – sweeping brush strokes, fearless colour choices, and intricate detail.


Tickets galore!

Vancouver Opera, Bard on the Beach, PuSh International Performing Arts Festival, Vancouver Whitecaps, Vancouver Bach Choir, and so many more.


Fill up your jewelry box

with gorgeous pieces from Elsa Corsi (donated by Jeweliette), Adornation | for life, Elena Okon, Lesley Finlay, and others.

Incredible auction items to look forward to!

One highlight of every Spinal Chord Gala is our array of incredible silent auction items that can be won! Generously donated by our sponsors, our silent auction items range from $50 to almost $1000! Proceeds from the auction go towards supporting the Vancouver Cantata Singers and spinal cord injury research at ICORD.

Here are some of the fantastic items you could go home with on November 1st:

SG90 Solar Kit
By Samlex America
Unlimited clean and quiet power generation from the sun. Samlex Portable Solar Charging Kits are easy to use – just unfold, connect to a battery using the clamps provided and start charging! A 250 Watt Power Inverter is included so you can plug in all of your favorite devices, just like you would into the wall at home. Power lights, laptops, smart phones, tablets, fans, tv’s, stereos and even a blender! In optimal sunlight, the 90W solar panel can generate up to 35 Amp hours of battery charge per day!
Roy Rogers photo
with Disney Collectibles certificate of authenticity
This photo of famous American country singer and cowboy actor Roy Rogers includes a certificate of authenticity from Disney Collectibles. Roy,”King of Cowboys”, appeared on an episode of the Wonderful World of Disney as well as an episode of The Muppet Show, in addition to over 100 films!
Hair and makeup makeover for two
with Mink Makeup + Hair
Need to look fabulous for an event? Then this hair and makeup makeover package for two is perfect for you. This includes on-location hair and makeup styling (with lashes!) from experience hair and makeup artists.
Stay and play package
from Crown Isle Golf Resort
This package includes a round of golf for two and a one-night stay in the Deluxe Suite of the Crown Isle Golf Resort in beautiful Courtenay, BC.
Training package
with Innovative Fitness
Achieve your fitness goals with three one-on-one personal training sessions and one health consultation with professionals from Innovative Fitness.
3 months unlimited yoga
with Semperviva Yoga
Re-energize with three months of unlimited hatha, vinyasa, yin, and kundalini yoga.
Jewelry sets
by Elena Okon
Bid on some beautiful jewelry sets, including freshwater pearl and agate necklaces and earrings, and turquoise bracelet and earrings!
Original Paintings
by Maggie Bernet
Two original paintings appraised at $850. Mixed media-acrylic on canvas, 24″x24″.
Gift baskets & gift certificates Win a variety of gift certificates and gift baskets from generous sponsors BierCraft Restaurant, Clubcard, Granville Island Brewery, Hawksworth Restaurant, Holy Crap Cereal, Luxe Beauty Lounge, Promosapien, Nannies on Call, Soirette, Sutton Place Hotel, Stablehouse Bistro, Harbour Dance, and more!

See more auction prizes from our amazing sponsors at our Spinal Chord Gala, happening on Saturday, Nov 1st. Tickets are available online or in person.

Bid on this: Personal Fitness

Your new fitness partners: Megan McGillivray (left) is a PhD student in rehabilitation sciences at UBC with a background in kinesiology. Dr. Amanda Chisholm (right) is a postdoctoral fellow at ICORD. She completed her PhD in rehabilitation sciences from the U of Toronto and is also a certified Exercise Physiologist with extensive knowledge in fitness assessment and training.

ICORD researchers will assess your physical fitness, design a customized fitness program for you, provide 2 fitness training sessions, and then give you another assessment so you can see how much you’ve improved.

Your new fitness partners will be Megan McGillivray (left), a PhD student in rehabilitation sciences at UBC with a background in kinesiology, and Dr. Amanda Chisholm (right), a postdoctoral fellow at ICORD with a PhD in rehabilitation sciences from the U of Toronto and certified Exercise Physiologist with extensive knowledge in fitness assessment and training.