Holiday Scholarship Fundraising Campaign 2023

Remember, you can donate anytime by clicking on the DONATE Button on our home page to support our 2023-2024 Local Scholarship project.

Note: you do not have to have a PayPal account to use your
credit or debit card.

Here are the amazing prizes awarded at our holiday gathering on Dec 16, 2023:

Three-Day Three-Night Stay in Santa Cruz Harbor Home

Beautifully remodeled in 2011, this spacious ocean-view home is located at the end of a peaceful cul-de-sac on North Santa Cruz Harbor. Tropical furnishings and oceanic décor complement this dramatic 3,000 square foot, 4-bedroom, 2-bath home, complete with fireplace and hot tub. Valued at $1,200.

Three-Day Three-Night Stay at Sea Ranch

Lovely 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath home, perched on a bluff above the Pacific Ocean.  Oversized windows allow for panoramic ocean views for whale watching.  Located near the rec center for swimming and tennis, 2 minutes from the Sea Ranch golf course, and 5 minutes from Gualala shops and restaurants.  Valued at $1,200.

NWSL Bay FC (Women’s new Bay Area Soccer Franchise)
Fan Support Gear

Bay FC scarf, Bay FC logo hat, 18oz stainless steel water bottle, 2 pairs of sunglasses, 2 drink cozies–all for you to “B Original.”  Valued at over $150

Donated by the Bay Football Club (Bay FC).  Bay FC was co-founded in 2023 by US Women’s National Team Bay Area legends, Aly Wagner, Danielle Slaton, Brandi Chastain and Leslie Osborne.  They set the vision for a player-led team with world-class facilities designed by women for women. Bay FC will inspire player excellence, while humbly serving what is greater than the self.  There is unquestioned momentum for women’s sports, and Bay FC will feed that fire.  Game schedule for 2024 to be announced.  Be ready!

Joseph George Wine Basket

A beautiful basket filled with two bottles of exceptional wines, plus gourmet treats to charm your palate from Joseph George Wines, which has a tradition of supporting and contributing to local schools, organizations, and charities. Joseph George is a 3rd generation family company that has been in the business of distributing wine for 80 years. Valued at $200



AAUW San Jose has over 20 Interest Groups, exploring books, family history, world affairs, films, art appreciation, gourmet meals, foreign languages, weekend walks and creating lasting friendships. Interest Group Members donated a great selection of gift cards to make your holiday extra special.  Enjoy your shopping. Two prizes available valued at $150 each.



10th Generation iPad Package

  • 9 inch LED-backlit True Tone Display
  • Fingerprint-resistant coating
  • A14 Bionic Chip
  • 12MP Wide Front Camera
  • 4K Video
  • Landscape Stereo Speakers
  • USB-C connector for cable
  • Touch ID Top Button
  • includes Smart Keyboard
  • Valued at $500


Handcrafted Scarves and Jewelry by AAUW San Jose Artisans

These two beautiful ensembles were created by AAUW Artisans Nancy Hooton (scarves) and Sonia Wright (jewelry), each ensemble valued at over $200.

Blue Scarf and Jewelry Ensemble
Blue bubble dichroic fused glass pendant.
Blue wrinkled dichroic fused glass earring studs.
Handmade by Sonia Wright
Navy and tan reversible cotton and
linen scarf.
Handwoven by Nancy Hooton





Autumn Colors Scarf and Jewelry Ensemble
Orange fused glass pendant with green dichroic pieces.  Dichroic clear on orange fused glass earring studs.
Handmade by Sonia Wright
Red and cream reversible cotton and linen scarf.
Handwoven by Nancy Hooton






Donation information:

  • To be eligible for the drawing, donations must have been submitted online between December 1-8 OR checks postmarked by midnight Friday, December 8, 2023.
  • Drawing for Prizes will be held at our Holiday Party at Headquarters on Saturday, December 16, 2023 from 11 am to 1:30 pm.
  • Winners will be notified by email no later than Sunday, December 17, 2023.
  • Prizes will be delivered by the Local Scholarship Committee.

You can donate by major credit card or pay by check anytime:
Note: you do not have to have a PayPal account to use your credit or debit card.




To pay by check:

Checks must be made payable to: ISPF-AAUW
(Please write ‘Local Scholarship’ on the memo line)

Mail by midnight Friday, December 8 to:

AAUW San Jose Local Scholarship
1165 Minnesota Avenue, Suite 100
San Jose, CA 95125-3324

For more information, contact:

Thank you for helping a deserving woman
complete her college education!