Contributing an auction item or package offers a fantastic way to support the vital programs and services of My Friend’s Place while providing a unique opportunity to highlight your commitment to ending youth homelessness and building brighter futures for our youth. Auction contributors will be acknowledged in event materials at the event and through various online platforms including our e-newsletter, website and social media platforms.

If you’re interested in contributing to our auction, please download and fill out the following form and e-mail it to Jeff Katz, Development & Communications Manager, at

Live Auction Items

Mammoth Vacation

Escape to the tranquility of Mammoth Mountain with a four-night stay in this resort home created by Howard Hirsch, legendary designer of the Beverly Hills Hotel. Conveniently located two blocks from Canyon Lodge and a half-mile from the Canyon Village, this three-story house sleeps up to eight people and has two fireplaces, cathedral ceilings, wireless access, and sweeping view windows. 

Maui Vacation

Enjoy the Hawaiian island of Maui with a 4 night stay in the comfort of a beachfront condo located on Charley Young Beach. This beautiful home sleeps up to 3 people with one bedroom and a sleeper sofa including a spacious living and kitchen area. Come experience the Aloha spirit! 

MOCA VIP Experience

Enjoy a private, curator-led exhibition tour at the Museum of Contemporary Art. Moca's Curatorial Fellow Anna Katz will personally guide your group of up to 12 through an exclusive look at one of the museum's upcoming or current exhibitions of your choice. A rare opportunity not to be missed! 

Spend an LA Night at the Hollywood Bowl

Enjoy an evening at the Hollywood Bowl for a 2017 Saturday concert of your choice.  You and five guests will have one of the best views in the house with your own garden box seats plus parking. 


Michael has been seen on The Late Late Show with James Corden,  Sesame Street, Nickelodeon, The Gong Show, 30 Seconds to Fame, The David Letterman show and his own comedy DVD special Bananas with Michael Rayner. He frequently pops up in TV commercials. He was a weird scientist for IBM and a dork washing a cardboard car for Saturn. He played a hapless gas station attendant who tries to take a photo of Elvis in an Energizer battery commercial and has appeared with Ringo Star, Jane Seymour, Neil Patrick Harris and Anthony Quinn promoting other worthwhile products. Michael has done warm-up for many sitcoms including Lucky Louie, The Chocolate News, That ‘70s Show, Reba, Dharma and Greg, Stark Raving Mad, Then Came You, Two of a Kind, Two Guys and a Girl, and the specials Thou Shalt Laugh II and Home for the Holidays.   Along with his variety show he also is a comedy auctioneer.