2023 5th Annual Art Auction

October 14, 2023

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Bidding is now OPEN!

Go to ReadySetAuction link below to see the amazing art and start bidding!



SAVOR the Moment
Join Loudoun Cares for the 5th Annual Art Auction Fundraiser!
Saturday, October 14, 2023

Loudoun Cares Annual Art Auction is our biggest fundraising event and we are thrilled to offer it to you again this year. The auction features the wo
rk of local artists in the Virginia, West Virginia, DC and Maryland regions and proceeds support our mission of Connecting Those Who Serve with Those in Need. Our ConnectLine and online Volunteer Center connect nonprofits and residents in need along with volunteers wanting to give back. We need your help to continue our good work serving our community at large, partnering with our local nonprofits and the faith community, and connecting our volunteers. Our vital programs help our most vulnerable residents find the resources they need and support our local nonprofits with essential volunteers for their programs. 

NOVAIS partners will host our event again this year at the Center for Innovative Technology Building (CIT) in Herndon. The auction will be in person with online bidding powered by ReadySetAuction mobile platform on Saturday October 14, 2023

But art is not all we have for you this year! SAVOR the Moment is not only about visual art. It is about the art of taste. We are honored to announce that both Head Chef Tarver King and Chef Nathan Shapiro from the Waverly Spring Restaurant will be providing you with some art of their own. This dynamic duo, formerly from The Restaurant at Patowmack Farm, will be feeding your senses with their culinary genius. 

 Chef King has been featured and published in numerous periodicals including Wine Spectator, Bon Appetit, Food & Wine Magazine, Northern Virginia Magazine, Washington Post, Washingtonian, Modern Luxury, Garden and Gun, and Edible DC. Further, Esquire Magazine named King as one of its top five chefs to watch. Chef King has also been nominated for the James Beard Award seven times (Southeast, Mid-Atlantic, Rising Star), and has been named RAMMY Restaurant Association Metropolitan (Washington) Chef of the Year. (full bio)


Chef Shapiro  has been partnering with Chef King for many years. He has completed stages at Alinea, Chicago and Minibar, Washington, D.C. Chef Shapiro was also nominated foA person in a chef's coat Description automatically generatedr the “Rising Star” by the Restaurant Association of Metropolitan Washington (RAMW). (full bio)

More to come on our participating artists after our selection process in early September. If you are an artist and would like to enter submissions please click here!

This is a night you do not want to miss
whether you are an art lover, a foodie, or both! 

            Saturday, October 14, 2023
           VIP Happy Hour – 5:00pm-6:00pm
          General Art Viewing – 6:00pm-7:30pm
          Auction Begins 7:00pm-10:00pm
          Center of Innovative Technology (CIT) Building 2214 Rock Hill Rd, Herndon, VA 20170


Early Bird ends September 1st: 
Single Ticket – $100
Couples Ticket – $175

After September 1st: 
Single Ticket – $125
Couples Ticket – $200

To really SAVOR the Moment upgrade your ticket to include
the VIP Happy Hour!

VIP Happy Hour Upgrade – $75/per person

Includes time to meet the Artists, the Chefs, our Board of Directors, and pre-view the art up for auction. Each VIP will receive a special tasting from our Chefs and a curated gift basket from our sponsors.  

Can’t make the event but still want to participate in the auction?!

Head over to ReadySetAuction, download the app, and bid on your favorite pieces. 

Loudoun Cares is a Loudoun based 501(c) 3 nonprofit dedicated to connecting those who serve with those in need to build a stronger community. Our ConnectLine and online Volunteer Center connect nonprofits and residents in need along with volunteers wanting to give back. During COVID we partnered with Catholic Charities and our faith based partners and to date have helped to distribute $1.8 million in rental and utility assistance and connected over 5,000 volunteers in Loudoun County. We need your help to continue our good work of  answering the phones and connecting our volunteers. 

Sponsorship Opportunities Available:

The support of our event sponsors is critical to our mission. Be a part of this community event and we will put your civic minded business in front of our guest, our network, and our donors. Click below for more information or reach out to valerie@loudouncares.org. This is an event you don’t want to miss! 

Hosted by:

Emerald Sponsors

Diamond Sponsor

Sapphire Sponsors

Platinum Sponsors (still available)

Gold Sponsors (still available)

Specialty Sponsors

Raffle Sponsors (still available)

Platinum/gold sponsors

Loudoun Cares wants to thank all our supporter for their dedication to our cause. With their help, we can continue to connect those who serve with those in need to build a stronger community.