A wide variety of donated items from this year’s 2020 fundraising dinner will be auctioned off during Grateful Crane’s first virtual silent auction on Saturday, October 10 at 9:00AM, and will continue for one week until Saturday, October 17 with bidding to end at 5:00PM. To join the auction, participants need to create an account, and request access to the Grateful Crane silent auction once the account is created.
To participate in the silent auction, please go to our auction website at:www.32auctions.com/gratefulcrane2020
Bidding will open on Saturday, October 10th at 9:00AM and will close on Saturday, October 17th at 5:00PM. Participants will be required to make an account with 32auctions prior to placing a bid. Once on the website, click on the yellow star at the top left to create your account. After you’ve established your account, click on “request access to participate” and fill out the request form.
Members of Grateful Crane’s young adult singing group, the Grateful 4, will be performing a special virtual musical concert to air on YouTube after our silent auction on Saturday, October 17 at 5:00PM.
Featured performers include Grateful 4 members: Musical Director Michael Murata, Miko Shudo, Aimee Machida, Lisa Horikawa, Emily Yoshihara and Masami Amakawa, as well as Grateful Crane favorites Jason Fong, Michael Palma and Gordon Bash.
The one-hour show will feature a wide-variety of songs in English and Japanese from some of Grateful 4’s favorite artists and movies. It will also include two new original songs composed by Michael Murata.
The performance will be available at a later date on YouTube and GCE’s website.