Auction & Raffle


Featured Auction & Raffle Items

(Check back in October for a complete listing)

Corrydon Lodge, Scotland

High bidder will enjoy a seven day stay with accommodations for 10 (4 bedroom). ​Airfare is NOT included. Restrictions: No peak or high season. Valid for one year from date of Buns & Roses. ​​​​​​​​​​​​

A popular item among our attendees:

"The most charming cottage in Scotland.”

— Cathy Maxwell

"My week at Corrydon was magical!”

— Kerrelyn Sparks

Value: $1,200

Donated by: Chris Simmie & Paul Dailly
Creekwood Lodge, Lake Tahoe
Tahoe Cabin ST49, South Lake Tahoe, California

High bidder will enjoy a seven day stay with accommodations for 8 (4 bedrooms, 3 baths); travel expenses NOT included. Black out dates: week of Christmas, New Year's, and President's Day. Valid for one year from the date of Buns & Roses. No pets allowed.

10-minute drive from Heavenly Ski Resort and a few miles from South Lake Tahoe casinos, Lake Tahoe and Emerald Bay.

Value: $2,100 

Donated by: Walt and Denise Coyle
The Claim, Fairplay, Colorado

High bidder will enjoy a seven day stay with accommodations for 10 (3 bedroom, 3 bath); travel expenses NOT included. Available dates: Aug 20-Feb 28 and April 1-May 15. Excludes holiday weeks except for Labor Day week. Valid until 12-31-2018.​​​​​​

This home has it all and is almost beyond description. It even has a fishing lake just to the right of the property. It is wooded on all sides and has gorgeous views of the white-capped mountain peaks. ATV trails, hiking, 4-wheeling, fishing, skiing, restaurants, shopping & much more. ​​

Value: $1,750
Donated by: Tom Finlay
The Signature Buns & Roses Quilt
This unique, one of a kind quilt created especially for Buns & Roses 2017 will be a treasured collectible for any romance writer or reader. This quilt will be raffled! Raffle tickets will be sold at the event. Must be present to win.​

Value: Priceless
Donated by: Wanda Lankford
(Pictured above is the 2016 quilt)

Did you know...
35% of immigrants make less than $25,000 a year. Most believe they cannot better their lives or get a better job until they improve their English.

The silent auction at Buns & Roses generates fun and excitement while raising funds for the Richardson Adult Literacy Center. 

Please consider a donation to our auction. In recognition of your contribution valued at $50 or greater, you will receive the following:
  • Your name listed in the RALC eNews.
  • Your name and donation listed at the auction tables.
  • Your name and donation listed on the Buns & Roses website.
  • Your name listed in the program if your donation is confirmed by October 1 before we go to print.

Items valued at $500+ may be eligible to receive additional benefits, as outlined in our Sponsor Information. 
To Donate:

Step One:   Fill out a donation form 
Step Two:   Send completed form to Katie Patterson at  director@ralc.org 
Or mail form to:

Richardson Adult Literacy Center
P.O. Box 835936
Richardson, TX 75083

Questions? Contact Katie Patterson at 972-644-5119 or  director@ralc.org

All items must be received by October 1, 2017. 
Donation Form