Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation Wine Auction to Benefit Local Charities | Culture

The 28th Annual Livermore Valley Wine Auction in September will raise funds for the Quest Science Center, Boys and Girls Club of Tracy, George Mark Children’s House and Sleep in Heavenly Peace.

Each year, the Livermore Valley Winegrowers Foundation, which organizes the auction with the Wente Foundation for Arts Education, invites Tri-Valley and East Bay nonprofits, especially those focusing on children, to apply for be beneficiaries of the annual fundraiser. The foundation last week announced its beneficiaries for 2022.

Last year, the foundation said it raised nearly $200,000 for its five grantees.

The Quest Science Center is a Livermore-based nonprofit organization that offers mobile exhibits, after-school programs, and summer enrichment camps for children, and plans to develop a hands-on educational facility at Stockmen’s Park. He was also the beneficiary of a wine auction in 2021. The Boys & Girls Club of Tracy was chosen for its early literacy program, while the George Mark Children House in San Leandro provides care for affected children. serious and incurable diseases. Sleep in Heavenly Peace is a national group, with a chapter in Livermore, that builds and supplies bunk beds to children and families in need.

The 2022 Wine Auction will take place on Saturday, September 17.