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Make a plan with friends now for the live auction!  


​​​​​All of the proceeds directly support Kids First's mission to give children a voice in conflict so you can feel great about splurging! 

Unable to join us? Email your starting and max bids to to bid by proxy. We will assign a volunteer to bid on your behalf. 


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A Night on the Mediterranean
Join Marion Mayor Nick and Cristiane AbouAssaly for an unforgettable dinner party experience for up to 16 people in the comfort of your own home. You’ll be transported to the eastern Mediterranean with a gourmet Lebanese meal prepared by Nick and Cristiane. Savor over 13 mouthwatering dishes, featuring roasted lamb, fresh fish, flavorful chicken, an array of traditional mezze like hummus, baba ghanouj, tabbouli, and decadent desserts like baklawa. Bottles of Lebanese wine and spirits accompany the meal, setting the stage for a lively evening. Bring your dancing shoes! You and your friends will talk about this one-of-a-kind cultural experience for years to come! Package to be used in 2024 on a mutually agreeable date within the greater Cedar Rapids area.
Donors: Mayor Nick & Cristiane AbouAssaly

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Private Taproom Dinner
Be the first to host a private dinner party for 8 in Big Grove’s Cedar Rapids Taproom, surrounded by gleaming brewing vessels and the intoxicating aroma of hops. This exclusive evening features a specially crafted five-course menu prepared by Big Grove chefs with beer pairings selected by their expert brewer. Dinner may be scheduled any Monday, Tuesday, or Wednesday in September 2024 (with date booked prior to 7/1/24). Seating begins at 6:00 pm. Must be 21+ to attend.
Donor: Big Grove Brewery


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Ultimate Block Party
Rock the night away with this epic party that comes to you! Package includes a 90-minute set of rock covers by The Connies – including opening and closing songs of your choice; a giant 4-foot pizza baked on site that feeds 50-60; 96 cans of your choice of Iowa Brewing Company craft beer; outdoor yard games; and "Melly" the Airstream (a watermelon design) – a fun and eye-catching focal point perfect for a photo backdrop! Scheduled on a mutually agreeable 2024 date within 50 miles of Cedar Rapids. Bonus! – if you book after 6/28, enjoy Big Grove’s watermelon release!
Donors: The Connies, Big Wheel Pizza, Iowa Brewing Company, Amanda & Chris Barther, Big Grove Brewery


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INDYCAR Race + Concert Tickets for 6
An "auto-body" experience for 6 people at Hy-Vee's INDYCAR Race Weekend, July 13-14, 2024, at Iowa Speedway in Newton – the fastest short track on the planet. Grandstand seating puts you in the heart of the action for both INDYCAR races. But that's not all! Your crew also gets to enjoy all FOUR concerts happening that weekend: chart-toppers Luke Combs, Eric Church, Kelsea Ballerini, and Post Malone! Experience the high-octane thrill of racing alongside chart-topping music for a weekend to remember! Six seats together (value $2,820).
Donor: MUSCO Lighting


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Week-Long Rockies Retreat
Soak up seven nights of Rocky Mountain beauty. This Keystone, CO condo offers a week-long mountain retreat for up to 7 guests. Explore endless adventure with hikes on breathtaking trails, whitewater rafting, golf, biking and fly fishing. Visit the charming nearby towns and restaurants of Breckenridge, Silverthorne, and Frisco – and unwind at the condo’s pool and hot tub. Reserve May - December 15, 2024, subject to availability. Stay Saturday to Saturday. The 3-bedroom, 2 bath condo sleeps 7 (2 queen beds, 1 full, 1 twin).
Donors: Matt Novak & Jo Lilledahl


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Palm Springs Oasis


This 5-day escape to a luxury first-floor condo at Desert Falls Country Club is your perfect chance to unwind in desert paradise. Imagine waking up to a panoramic vista of a majestic mountain, sparkling lake, and the award-winning golf course just steps from your patio. Enjoy semi-private club access: perfect your swing on one of 9 tennis courts or sink into full relaxation at one of 34 pools and spas. World-class shopping and Palm Springs adventures are nearby. This spacious condo has 3 bedrooms (king, queen, 2 twins) and 2 bathrooms to accommodate 6 guests comfortably. Flexible dates allow you to choose your four nights Thursday - Monday (May to December 2024, including Thanksgiving!). Bid now and create lasting memories in the heart of the Coachella Valley.
Donor: Anonymous


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Kids First Law Center

420 6th St. SE Ste. 160

Cedar Rapids, IA 52401

(319) 365-5437


May 16, 2024, 8:19 AM
Kids First Law Center seeks full-time and part-time Youth Peace Project facilitators to help students resolve conflicts at school.