Our Promise Fundraiser

 Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation is offering an opportunity to give the gift of good health by participating in this exclusive telephone fundraiser for Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital’s Emergency Department. This unique fundraiser offers an opportunity for you to buy one of eleven great packages.

To purchase items, call (530) 477-9700 on Tuesday, July 10 between 8 and 5 and say “I want to buy it now.” Items are sold on a first call, first sold basis. There is one of each item.


1)  A two-night stay at Lamb’s Victorian Inn 
This charming inn is located within walking distance of historic downtown Grass Valley.  Enjoy 2 nights in a spacious and well-appointed guest room as well as a number of charming gathering areas in the inn, surrounding gardens, and pool. Enjoy a fine dining experience with a $100 gift certificate at New Moon Cafe in Nevada City...big city dining in a small town atmosphere with plenty of love. Offered by John and Janet Lamb and New Moon Cafe.

2) Lake Tahoe Getaway
Dreaming of the tall pines and mountain air of Lake Tahoe?  For three wonderful nights, enjoy a lovely 3 bedroom/2 bath Tahoma retreat on the West Shore of Lake Tahoe, 8 miles from Tahoe City.  Picture yourself with family or friends relaxing in the open space living room or gathering in the fully appointed modern kitchen.  The master bedroom has a kind bed and the two guest bedrooms have queen beds.  Located just minutes from Sugar Pine State Park and Beach, Meeks Bay and Homewood Ski Resort, there are numerous recreation choices for you, your family and friends.  Offered by Harry and Pam Auld.

3) Training Zone Package
Here’s your chance to achieve those hard to attain fitness goals or get special attention as you recover from an injury.  A semi-private training package of 12 sessions at the Training Zone with a certified personal trainer offers the perfect training style to fit your needs.  Working in a small group of 2-4, you'll receive the individualized attention and specialized programs that practically guarantee success.  As an added bonus, you will also receive a 3-month membership to the Training Zone.  Offered by Training Zone.

4) An Evening of Bocce Ball for 8
Escape to a summer night of Italian delights.  Start the evening with a glass of Prosecco and a friendly Bocce Ball competition for 8.  After what will surely be a hard fought game of Bocce Ball, a casual Italian dinner accompanied by delicious Italian wines will be served on the patio.  In typical Italian tradition, you can relax over dessert and enjoy the company of your friends.  And why not close out your summer night with a favorite Digestivo?   What an escape and no passport required!  Offered by Tom and Melissa Masles August 15 through September 30, 2018.

5) Pontoon Boat Adventure  (dates to be determined by purchaser and providing parties)         
Take in the lovely Lake Wildwood shoreline aboard a luxurious 23 foot Bennington pontoon boat.   A relaxing evening for four begins with wine and hors d’oeuvres on the lakeside veranda, followed by a one hour cruise around the lake.  Enjoy viewing the beautiful homes, parks and beaches from a lakeshore perspective while continuing to sample delightful wines and appetizers. Then take yourselves to Twelve 28 Kitchen in Penn Valley. Your $200 gift certificate will introduce you to Zack, the young chef, whose passion is making food from the heart.  His mother Laurie does all the baking, and father Michael is in front of the house.  A real family affair. Offered by Luis and Jeanette Sameniego and Twelve 28 Kitchen.

6) Le Dernier Train de Paris!
“June 1940:  the Wehrmacht are marching into Paris and you are on the last train out when a murder occurs….”  More than a Murder Mystery dinner, this seven-course meal with selected per course wine pairings is served as eight guests find themselves suspects in the crime.  Participants are encouraged to dress in pre-war attire as there are character roles for all eight suspects.  Mon Dieu!  Will the murderer be exposed?  Will it be you? Offered by Russ and Deborah Wilder. 

7) Exotic Staycation
Don’t have time to travel to the Tropics?  Enjoy a one-night stay for two in a luxurious King Room at the Courtyard Suites in downtown Grass Valley.  Then pamper yourself with two 60-minute Swedish massages in a tranquil environment for renewal and rejuvenation.  And finally, enjoy a fine dining experience at The New Moon Café in Nevada City- big city dining with a small town atmosphere and lots of love. Offered by Grass Valley Courtyard Suites and New Moon Cafe. 

8) Dinner for 8 by Chef Antonio
Like all celebrities that are recognized by one name only, our local award-winning chef, Antonio, will work with you to create a beautiful dinner for eight people in your home. He creates four courses, and you pair the wines.  And voilà, the kitchen is clean, and you can have a nightcap and bask in the compliments of all your guests. Offered by Antonio Ayestaran. 

9) BackPorch Market
Take a night off with eight to ten friends and enjoy tempting appetizers from the catering menu, including antipasto, cheese platters, crostini, meatballs, tandoori chicken skewers, caprese chicken skewers, and baby cupcakes. Offered by BackPorch Market.

10) City by the Bay Excursion (October 8 to 15, 2018)
Stay for one week (seven nights) at the exclusive Club Donatello, on Post Street, right off Union Square in downtown San Francisco.  This romantic hotel is near fabulous shopping (Macy’s, Neiman Marcus, and Saks Fifth Avenue) and Lombard Street.  Take a ride on the famous Post Street cable car to Pier 39.  Enjoy cable programming, wireless internet, sauna and fitness center, valet parking, and much more.  Walk up to Bush Street for a quintessential San Francisco dining experience at Sam’s Grill and Seafood Restaurant with a $100 gift certificate.  This is old school cuisine and cocktails, served by waiters in jackets and long aprons. Offered by Bev and Amos Seghezzi and Sam's Grill and Seafood Restaurant.


11) 5 Liter Bottle of Syrah from Nevada City Winery
Purchase an eye-catching custom etched 5 liter bottle of Syrah from Nevada City Winery, and get an additional two 750 ml bonus bottles of the same wine AND a gift basket filled with treats for your enjoyment.  For the wine, Nevada City Winery Winemaker Mark Foster has blended four library wines to create a beautiful complex Syrah that is ready for your enjoyment.  It has the character of an aged wine yet is bright and youthful. 
Your gift basket includes: 5 liter commemorative bottle of custom blended Nevada City Winery Syrah, 2 – 750 ml bottles, also commemorative, of custom blended Nevada City Winery Syrah,two Nevada City Winery wine glasses, Gallicchio hand blown wine aerator, cork top cheese knives, two wine-themed appetizer plates, picnic napkins, bottle opener, Mary’s Jams, breadsticks, dilled green beans, and chocolate. Offered by Nevada City Winery. 


For more information on the SNMHF Emergency Department Campaign, please visit 

Sierra Nevada Memorial Hospital Foundation
(530) 477-9700