Thanksgiving 2005 Raffle Prizes

We have 125 prizes, worth more than $3,500!

$50 gift certificate from Cafe Parizade, Durham
$25 gift certificate from George's Garage, Durham
$25 gift certificate from Spice Street, Chapel Hill
$25 gift certificate from Vin Rouge, Durham
$25 gift certificate from Sage Vegetarian Cafe, Chapel Hill
(2) $25 gift certificate from Udupi South Indian Vegetarian Restaurant, Cary
(2) $25 gift certificate from Tower South Indian Vegetarian Restaurant, Morrisville
Gift certificate for dinner for two at Sitar India Palace, Durham
(2) Gift certificate for combo dinner plate at Cool Breeze Indian Chaat Vegetarian Restaurant, Cary (value $15)
$30 gift certificate from Margaret's Cantina, Chapel Hill
(3) Gift certicate for $25 of food from Bakus Restaurant, Tapas, Wine Bar, and Night Club, Durham
$25 gift certificate from Abyssinia Ethiopian Restaurant, Raleigh
Dinner for two from Lilly's Pizza, Raleigh
 Dinner for two at Vimala's Monthly Take-outs - vegetarian, organic, seasonal food (value $40-45)
Large mug and coupons for 4 free smoothies from Planet Smoothie, Raleigh and Cary (value approx $17)
$50 gift certificate that can be used at Weaver Street Market or Panzanella Restaurant, Carrboro
$25 gift certificate from Whole Foods Market, Raleigh

Gift basket of vegan, cruelty-free body care products from Whole Foods Market, Raleigh's Whole Body department (value $40)

$25 gift certificate from Whole Foods Market, Chapel Hill

2 $10 gift certificates from Earth Fare, Chapel Hill
Gift certificate for a 6" vegan cake or $25 toward a larger vegan cake from Victoria's Sweets (was called The Flour Shop)
Gift certificate for a 10" vegan cake from Once in a Blue Moon Bakery and Café (value $23)
(2) 1 gallon of fresh locally made cranapple sorbet from Sweet Indulgence Desserts
Tofurky Vegetarian Feast from Turtle Island Foods (value $25)

Tofurky variety pack of deli slices from Turtle Island Foods (value $35)

5 coupons for a free product from Amy's Kitchen along with a Amy's Organic Soup gift pack (approx $40 value)
Case of mixed product from LightLife Foods (approx. value $50)
(8) set of 3 boxes (@15) organic mini fillo pastry shells from Fillo Factory (value $9)
(4) Natural Feast vegan wheat-/gluten-/and soy- free fruit pie (value $12)
The Mail Order Catalog / Harvest Direct $50 gift certificate
$25 gift certificate from Vegan Essentials
(2) Half case (6 bags) Stacy's Pita Chips and t-shirt (approx $23 value)
Half case (6 bags) Stacy's Pita Chips and water bottle (approx $20 value)
(3) Dozen Uncle Eddie's Vegan Cookies (2 each of 6 flavors)
Gift Basket sampler of Chocolate Decadence vegan chocolates (value $23)
48 5g Squares Semisweet-bittersweet mixed wooden gift box (retail $25) by Sharffen Berger Chocolate
3 jars vegan-certified hand-made gourmet peanut butter (smooth, dark chocolate, and spicy) from The Peanut Butter & Co (value $14)

3 jars vegan-certified hand-made gourmet peanut butter (crunchy, white chocolate, and cinnamon raisin) from The Peanut Butter & Co (value $14)

3-pack of SoyNut Butter from The SoyNut Butter Company
Pioneer Nutritional Formulas certified vegan, gluten-free Digestive Enzymes (value $17)
Pioneer Nutritional Formulas certified vegan, gluten-free C500 (value $14)
Pioneer Nutritional Formulas certified vegan, gluten-free Cal/Mag (value $16)
Pioneer Nutritional Formulas certified vegan, gluten-free 1+ Caps (value $20)
$25 gift certificate for a potted orchid in bloom from The Orchid Trail
(6) 5# organic non-animal Yum Yum Mix fertilizer from Soil Mender (value $9.90)
3-pk of 8-ounce jars of Calming, Warming, and Clearing Trillium Organics Body Polishes (value $39)
Gift assortment of organic certified cruelty-free vegan aromatherapy products by Belisama Bodyworks (value $28)
2 lavender and flax eye pillows for relaxation, handmade by yoga instructor Mary Ann Iannacchione (value $20)
 Handmade cotton batik tie made by local fiber artist Kathryn Conte ($35)
$50 gift certificate for any vegan shoes from Firefly Shoes
Case of dozen mixed household and companion animal cleaning products from Earth Friendly Products (value $95)
 "Just for the Health of It" cooking class from Jodi O'Neill (value $45)
Gift certificate for a Chocolate Tasting for Two for any F night in February 2006 by Rosemary House B&B in Pittsboro (value $42)
Free yoga session and instructional DVD "Flowing Gentle Path Yoga" from Yoga for Joy, by Joy Anandi (value $50)
 Maui Arts' therapeutic warm basalt rock massage treatment (value $85)
Floatation session from blue-green Body & Soul by Deb Chamberlain (value $50)
 Full session of psychotherapy or performance enhancement from Jean Gibson, licensed clinical social worker (value $95)
Gift certificate from American Dance Festival for two tickets to any performance in the 2006 season (value $50-80)
2 1-hour lessons in classical Indian music on the sitar by Sangeeta Godbole (value $50)
(3) 3-CD set "Global Voices: Traditional, Sacred, and Contemporary Vocal Music" by Bob Haddad of Music of the World ($40)
3-month 7 days/week subscription to Durham Herald-Sun worth $40
Tom Regan's "Empty Cages" worth $13, signed and donated by Tom Regan
(2) Howard Lyman's book "No More Bull!" and DVD "Mad Cowboy: The Documentary" (value $33)
Four separate raffle winners will each receive one of the following books, signed and donated by the author, Rynn Berry:

Famous Vegetarians and Their Favorite Recipes (value $17)

The New Vegetarians (value $11)

The Vegan Guide to New York City-2004 (value $10)

Hitler: Neither Vegetarian Nor Animal Lover (value $11)

    

Sarah Kramer's "La Dolce Vegan" donated by Arsenal Pulp Press
"The World Peace Diet: Eating for Spiritual Health and Social Harmony" by Will Tuttle, donated by Lantern Books (value $20)

"Senior Fitness: The Diet and Exercise Program for Maximum Health and Longevity" by Ruth Heidrich, donated by Lantern Books (value $17)

"The Vegan Diet as Chronic Disease Prevention" by Kerrie Saunders, donated by Lantern Books (value $20)

Charlie Trotter's "Vegetables" by Ten Speed Press (value $50)
(10) "Vegan and Vegetarian FAQ" (value $15) compiled by Vegetarian Resource Group's Davida Gypsy Brier, and Pravin Shah's "Essence of World Religions" (value $3.95) donated by Pravin Shah of Jain Center of NC
(2) Tina Volpe's "The Fast Food Craze" from Canyon Publishing (value $14)
Books and canvas bag from Quail Ridge Books & Music, Raleigh (worth several hundred dollars)
10-CD audio book "Every Little Thing" by James Herriot ($40) from Regulator Bookshop, Durham

Five books worth approx. $110 from Regulator Bookshop, Durham

 $25 gift certificate from Reader's Corner Bookstore
Eight separate raffle prizes from Wrapsacks:

(4) 1 medium, 1 candle-sized, and 1 tall Wrapsack (value $13.50)
1 medium, 1 tall, and 1 large Wrapsack (value $17)
1 candle-sized, and 1 tall Wrapsack, and 1 Zipsack (value $21.50)    
Zipsack from Wrapsack (value $13)

 Holiday wreath from Nickie Fuentes (value $40)

(2) Packet of ten hand-stamped vegetarian holiday cards by Nickie Fuentes (value $10)

Paths to Heaven 11"x15" lithographic print from Woody "Charcoal" Chaimongkol (value $45)
Chocolate, tea, candle in sculpted rock holder, cloth napkin, wooden bowl gift pack from Ten Thousand Villages of Raleigh fair trade retail store (value approx $25)
... plus the first 200 people to come to the event will get a 1 ounce packet of pink grapefruit organic body polish from Trillium Organics

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