Caramel boutique is pleased to announce the 2nd Annual Silent Auction and Art Sale benefiting Loaves and Fishes (http://www.loavesandfishesdc.org/), a local meal program serving low income and homeless individuals in the Mount Pleasant and Columbia Heights communities. The event is on Thursday, November 17th from 6 to 9 PM at Caramel (1603 U Street NW).

Attendees at the event will have the opportunity to bid on silent auction items, participate in a raffle, purchase the work of local artists and photog
raphers, enjoy live entertainment and complimentary refreshments, meet Loaves and Fishes staff and volunteers, and learn more about homelessness in the Washington DC area.

Proceeds from the silent auction, art, raffle and clothing sales will benefit the Loaves and Fishes program. In 2010, the proceeds raised helped purchase two new ovens for the program’s kitchen.

Silent auction items include:

* Wizards Signed Basketball
* Year Membership and Swag Bag from Zipcar
* Gift Certificate for Masa 14
* Gift Certificate for El Centro
* Gift Certificate for The Grill from Impanema
* Gift Certificate for Rice
* Gift Certificate for DC Noodles
* Personal Training Session by Robert Williams
* Jewelry by FIREJEWEL
* Dozen Cupcakes from Georgetown Cupcake
* Gift Basket from Starbucks
* Gift Certificate for Local 16
* Jewelry by ADMK Jewelry
* Private Wine Tasting for 20 from Total Wine & More
* Gift Certificate for Madams Organ
* Free Appraisal from McLean Lending
* Gift Certificate for Dahlak Restaurant
* 12 Visit Pass, Free Training Session and Free Pilates at VIDA (U Street)
* Gift Basket from The Beauty Kitchen
* Two Premium Level Seats from D.C. United
* Gift Certificate for Mr. Yogato
* Gift Certificate for Marvin
* Two chemical peels by Dr. Yolanda Holmes
* Jewelry by Adeline Heymann
* Gift Certificate for Ulah
* Three 30-day passes to Washington Sports Club
* Washington Capitals Game Puck signed by Alexander Semin
* Two nights stay at the Crowne Plaza Hotel

Each of the following artists have generously offered to contribute 50% of sales during the event to the Loaves and Fishes program:

Diana Adams 
Sondra Arkin http://www.sondranarkin.com/
Mary Lee Barker
Sherry L. Brukbacher 
Mason Calhoun http://masoncalhoun.com/
Mei Mei Chang http://meimeichang.com/
Antoinette Charles http://acharlesphotography.com/
Sam Dixon http://www.samdixon.org/
Thomas Drymon http://thomasdrymon.com/
Sally Kauffman http://www.sallykauffman.com/
Dave Peterson http://www.branddave.com/freehand/home.html
Dafna Steinberg http://dafnasteinberg.com/home.html
Amin Swessi http://www.aminswessi.com/

Food donated by Whole Foods. Wine from Total Wine & More.