Inaugural Gala Silent Auction Items

Workshops for Warriors Inaugural Gala honoring our nation’s Veterans, Wounded Warriors, and Transitioning Service Members will be held April 20, 2017 aboard the historic USS Midway. Please RSVP for this event here. We would love to celebrate with you!

Get Ready for the Workshops for Warriors Silent Auction! 

Items include experiences with Workshops for Warriors welders and machinists, custom bikes, 3-course dinners, an 8 day/ 7 night Beachfront Villa near Puerto Vallarta, and so much more.

Want to donate something to our silent auction? All proceeds benefit the advanced manufacturing training programs at Workshops for Warriors. Please email or call our Director of Outreach & Operations Amy Sage: 619-550-1620 |

8 Day/ 7 Night Stay at Beach Front Villa Encanto

The Beach Front Villa Encanto is located in the town of Bucerias near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. Your villa will include 8 bedrooms and can accommodate 14 adults or 20 guests with children. The villa is located on the beautiful Bay of Banderas, includes a personal chef, private spa services, and so much more!

Baby Taylor Guitar

The ¾-size Baby Taylor firmly established the travel guitar category years ago and today is more popular than ever. Featuring a layered sapele back and sides and a top of solid Sitka spruce, you can add a capo, high-string it, and more! Heavy-duty case included.

Private Wine Class for 20 People at Total Wine & More

Total Wine & More will host a private wine class for 20 adults at their location in Laguna Hills, CA. Enjoy wines from all over the globe and test your skills after your class to see how much you learned. A great event for parties or a night out!

Gourmet Food & Wine Experience for 12 at Winemaker’s Home

12 adults will be treated to 6 courses and 4 hours of mouth-watering farm to table cuisine while sipping wines from GEN 7’s latest releases by trained chefs, hosted by the owner and his wife at their custom built home in Rancho Sante Fe, San Diego.

4 Guest Passes for 1-day Park Hopper Tickets at Disneyland Resort in Anaheim, CA

Spend the day as a family riding rides, seeing shows, and winning prizes at Disneyland Resorts! Hopper tickets will get you into both Disneyland and Disney’s California Adventure and allow you to come and go as you please throughout the day.

3-Course Dinner for 2 at NINE-TEN Restaurant

Located within the Grand Colonial Hotel in La Jolla, CA, you can enjoy the best of the harvest from local artisan farmers where produce is selected daily for the restaurant’s Evolving California Cuisine. A luxurious night to remember.

Mozambique Plains Game Hunt

This trip for two hunters includes an 8 day, 7 night stay with Theron African Safaris at the upscale Safari Bush Lodging in the beautiful Mozambique plains. The hunt includes 6 full hunting days with a tracker, hunting for SCI Trophy Class animals, 3 meals per day, and more!

Choice of One-Hour Swing Assessment or Custom Club Fitting

PGA Teaching Professional Don Gatch, co-owner of Emerald Isle Golf Course in Oceanside, CA, will analyze your technique and help improve your swing during your one-hour swing assessment, or you may choose to have a custom club fitting. The choice is yours!

2 Tickets to The San Diego Zoo or The San Diego Safari Park 

The San Diego Zoo is home to the famous Panda Bear exhibit, while The Safari Park wildlife sanctuary represents a staggering 3,500 species and is located just north of San Diego in Escondido, California. A great date night or time spent with the family!

Spend the Day with the Workshops for Warriors Welding Students

If you have ever wanted to try welding or advance your welding skills, the students at Workshops for Warriors can help teach you what you need to know. Classes will teach you Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW or “stick”) unless otherwise requested. We hold classes Monday thru Friday, 0800-1600 hours.

Spend the Day with the Workshops for Warriors Machining Students

A day with our machining students involves time spent in the CAD/CAM classroom learning dabbling in SolidWorks and Mastercam. You will then shadow a student as they program the designs you created on a CNC Mill in our Haas Technical Education Center. We hold machining classes Monday thru Friday 8-4.

Marine Corps Master Fabricator Builds & Installs a Custom Address and/or Name Plate

We have master fabricators on-site who can build you a custom address plaque, name plate, or anything you choose to display outside or inside your house for a completely unique look. If you are located in the San Diego area we will happily install the plate for you.

ESAB Fabricator 252

Fabricator® 252i delivers 3-in-1 MIG, Stick and TIG capability from one integrated portable system with automatic input voltage selection from 208 – 230 VAC and an operating range of 187 – 276 VAC. PFC Power Factor Correction saves up to 40% power compared to conventional MIG welders.

ESAB Cutmaster 52 Plasma Cutter

The Cutmaster 52 is the most powerful 1/2″ (12 mm) machine on the market today. This unit cuts through mild, stainless, or aluminum up to 1 1/8″ (30 mm) thick. The Cutmaster 52 combines power with the well known performance and features of the industry-leading 1Torch®.

ESAB Cutmaster 42 Plasma Cutter

The Thermal Dynamics Cutmaster 42 Plasma System has been designed with the idea that recommended cut capacity should also be the true cut capacity. The Cutmaster 42 is one of the highest quality 1/4 inch plasma systems on the market today.

ESAB Rebel™ 215ic Welders

Bid on one or bid on them both! We have two of the new ESAB Rebel™ welders that are the complete package to weld anything mild steel, aluminum, stainless steel for best-in-class MIG, Flux-Cored, Stick, including 6010 Stick electrodes, and Lift TIG welding. We have two up for auction!

Aristo® Tech HD ESAB Helmet

The Aristo® Tech HD stands for “High Definition” and includes a newly developed X-Tig feature and an auto darkening filter cartridge (ADF). The newly developed X-Tig feature enhances the ADF’s ability to react in low amp applications. We have two up for auction!

2 Days of Fabrication on-site for Metal Gate, Security Doors

If you need something improved around your house or at your business and want to support a worthy cause, our Veterans can help. We have master fabricators on-site who can help you with any fabrication needs for a metal gate, security door, or any signage you need.

4 Guest Passes to the Maritime Museum of San Diego

The Maritime Museum of San Diego enjoys a worldwide reputation for excellence in restoring, maintaining and operating historic vessels. The museum even includes the world’s oldest active ship, Star of India!

2 Guest Passes to the Aquarium of the Pacific

Visit the Aquarium of the Pacific in Long Beach, CA and experience the new seal and sea lion exhibit, interact with endangered and vanishing species of the ocean, visit the shark lagoon, hang out with the penguins, and more!

8 Guest Passes to the Museum of Making Music

This is a museum experience unlike any other. Located in Carlsbad, CA, the Museum of Making Music takes you through music of the decades and focuses on educating you about everything from marketing to retail to distribution of music and instruments.

4 Guest Passes to The New Children’s Museum

Keep your kids busy for hours at The New Children’s Museum! The New Children’s Museum is a new model of children’s museum whose mission is to stimulate imagination, creativity and critical thinking in children and families with contemporary art.

4 Guest Passes to the San Diego Natural History Museum

The San Diego Natural History Museum features fascinating dinosaur exhibitions, a new giant-screen Dolby digital 3D theater, a Skulls exhibit and more. The museum’s award-winning exhibit design team focuses on the unique and biodiverse southern California region. You won’t want to miss it!

Paintball Party for 15 Plus Your Own Gear!

The Paintball Park at Camp Pendleton is the perfect place for birthday parties or a day out with friends! This package includes a Paintball Party for 15 people plus a semi-auto paintball gun, full-face mask, loader, compressed air tank, all-day air, and 200 paintballs.

Private Wildflower Tour and Lunch at the Santa Rosa Plateau

A visit to the Santa Rosa Plateau Ecological Reserve in southern California gives you a glimpse of early California as it was hundreds of years ago. You and up to 9 guests will have the unique opportunity to take a private hike of one of southern California’s most scenic natural areas. Click to learn more!

Wine and Canvas Event at Your Home

Wine and Canvas is a mobile business that brings the party to your favorite venues, corporate events, or living room! Their talented artists will instruct you step-by-step as you re-create the featured painting of the day. Admission includes all supplies and instruction.

$25 Gift Card for Cohn Restaurant Group

Cohn Restaurant Group owns restaurants all around San Diego including Blue Point, Coasterra, Indigo Grill, Draft Republic, The Prado at Balboa Park, Vin De Syrah, The Melting Pot, 333 Pacific, and many more. Pick your poison!

Family 4 Pack Admission Tickets to Discovery Cube

Discovery Cube, or the Discovery Science Foundation, is located in Orange County and Los Angeles, CA and is the perfect place for families to spend the day. With rock climbing walls, educational presentations, “helicopter tours” and more, there is something for everyone!

Cheese Board and a $25 Git Card from Venissimo Cheese

Over the course of their 12-year history, Venissimo Cheese has shared nearly 2,000 cheeses with its customers from all around the world. They have a full menu complete with grilled cheese, paninis, and happy hour, so this is a must-try for cheese lovers.

Chocolate Truffles & Chocolate Bars from ALTER ECO

Plucked from organic trees in the Peruvian Amazon and Ecuadorian Coast, ALTER ECO’s cacao beans journey to the base of the Andes Mountains, where they are transformed into some of the world’s finest cocoa products. A chocolate lover’s dream!

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