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Derby Day 2014: Hats On for the Kids


Lilliput Children's Services Derby Day Hats On for the KidsDon't miss this signature event celebrating the 140th Kentucky Derby while raising awareness and resources for vulnerable children and their families.

THANK YOU supporters for having a direct impact on helping Lilliput best serve our community's most vulnerable children through your support of the "Derby Day 2014: Hats On for the Kids” fundraiser. Known as “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports,” the Kentucky Derby party drew a diverse audience of horse racing enthusiasts, as well as “foodies” who enjoy the wonderful culinary offerings of Mulvaney’s.


Sponsorship levels range from $250 to $5,000. For information on the different levels and benefits, click here.

Credit card payment: Click here

Check payment: Contact Lilliput Children's Services, Attn: Elizabeth Morabito, 8391 Auburn Blvd., Citrus Heights, CA 95610

Questions? Contact Elizabeth Morabito at (916) 567-4472 or

A special thanks to the Derby Day sponsors! By working together, we ensure brighter futures for our community’s most vulnerable children.


WIN ($2,500)

SHOW ($500)


PLACE ($1,000)


We hope you will consider our supporters for your business and personal needs in the future.


Ticket cost is $60/person and includes appetizers, hosted beer and wine, & 4 hours of entertainment.

Credit card payment: Click here

Check payment: contact Elizabeth Morabito at (916) 567-4472 or

If purchased at least 2 weeks prior to the event, tickets will be mailed to you. Otherwise, they will be held for you at the door.

Wine Raffle

Win an instant wine cellar (well, at least the wine bottles)Would you like an instant wine cellar of 100 bottles of fine red and white wine? For $100, you can have that chance! With only 100 tickets available, the odds are excellent. All of the wines will be valued at minimally $20. The raffle will be held at this Derby Day event. You do not need to be present to win. The wine will be held at Nugget Markets in South Sacramento for pick up by the winner.

The instant wine cellar is made possible by Lilliput's Board of Directors in partnership with Nugget Markets.

To purchase a ticket, please contact Elizabeth Morabito at (916) 567-4472 or


Party Like Rock Stars in Wine Country

Enjoy several hours of "rock star treatment" as 14 of you are chauffeured from one winery to the next while lounging aboard a luxurious party bus. You will enjoy barrel tasting, private wine tours, reserve tasting and meet the winemakers at Amador County wineries Sobon Estates, Shenandoah Vineyards and Vino Noceto. Special thanks to David Sobon Auctions, Adam & Angela Campbell and the wineries for making this item possible. Approximate value-$750.

Train with Sacramento Soccer Pros

Sacramento's newest professional sports team - the Sacramento Republic FC - will provide a one-hour training for 20 followed up by a photo and autographs session! AND, the winner will receive a kit (jersey) signed by the whole team! Approximate value-$1,000.

Dinner and a Show in Private Land Park Home

Enjoy an elegant dinner for 8 at a historic Spanish-style Land Park home. After dinner and drinks in a an outdoor candlelit setting, a live improv comedy show will be provided by Roseville's own Blacktop Comedy. The dinner is being generously hosted by the Morris, Thomas and Atlee families. Approximate value-$1,000.

Bon Appetit! Cooking Lessons & Dinner Party

Your party of 12 will prepare a menu of your choice with Paulette Bruce in her professional kitchen--home to Good Eats Cooking Classes. You will receive four hours of hands-on instruction, coffee and fresh-baked treats, and a recipe booklet to take home. Plus, you get to enjoy the meal your group prepares! Approximate value-$1,000.

Giddy Up! Private Equestrian Lessons

Trainer Aimee Hanson will provide 20 private lessons at the beautiful Chamberlain Ranch in Wilton. Lessons will be customized to the rider's skill level and are appropriate for beginning or experienced riders. Approximate value-$1,000.

La La La La Bamba!

Who doesn't love the catchy tunes of Los Lobos? You could win a private table for 10 up front and center at the Los Lobos concert in Downtown Roseville on May 25, 2014! Approximate value-$1,000.

M-I-C-K-E-Y M-O-U-S-E!

Who wants to visit DisneyLand, the happiest place on earth?! Four single day Park Hopper passes, valued a $125 each, are perfect for a family getaway this summer. Approximate value-$500.


Provided by:

  • A Dash of Panache
  • Advanced Integrated Pest Management
  • Century Carpet Care
  • Davis Paintball
  • Esquire IMAX Theatre
  • Mulvaney’s B&L & Mulvaney’s Next Door
  • Sacramento Children’s Museum
  • Sacramento Zoo
  • San Francisco 49ers
  • TownePlace Suites in Roseville

Event Details

Saturday, May 3, 2014.  1:00 – 5:00 p.m.

Mulvaney’s B&L
1215 19th St
Sacramento, CA 95811



Valet parking will be available for your convenience for $5/vehicle.
There is limited street and lot parking.

David Sobon AuctionsDavid Sobon AuctionsAuctioneer/Emcee

David Sobon has consulted with hundreds of foundations, non-profits, service and religious groups around the country during the last 21 years to help them fulfill their fundraising goals.

David is an active member of The Association of Fundraising Professionals and a part of their teaching faculty. As a member of The National Auctioneers Association, he earned the title of Benefit Auction Specialists. As a member of the Board of Directors at Children’s Miracle Network & Chevo’s Fund, David’s contributions are felt throughout the community.

David’s fresh and innovative ideas have given way to great and exciting events. It is David’s unique “Benefit Auction System” that helps organizations raise more money and have more fun while changing the lives of those they serve. David says, “There is no better feeling than coming off the stage knowing you made a difference”.

Contact Info:
David Sobon Auctions - 1724 N St, Sacramento, CA 95814
916-730-3330 - |

Hat Contest

The "most creative" hat will be determined by the Derby Day attendees!

Event Contact

Feel free to contact Elizabeth Morabito for more information, to make a check payment, or with any questions! 916-567-4472 or

Lilliput Children’s Services practices effective and ethical fundraising and upholds the Association of Fundraising Professionals’ Code of Ethics and Donor Bill of Rights.

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