Established by Will Shields, former Kansas City Chiefs All-Pro Right Guard, the Will to Succeed Foundation, a non-profit 501(c)3 organization, operating within the Kansas City Metro area, facilitates programs, provides assistance and resources to individuals, families and other charitable organizations who have little or no access to other aid. Most specifically, "Will to Succeed" seeks to inspire, guide and improve the lives of abused, battered and neglected women and children.



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Silent Auction - 80 GREAT Items!

College and Tradition

  1. Autographed Nebraska Football By head coach Bo Pelini —2007 Defensive coordinator for the national championship LSU Tigers and now the head coach of the Nebraska Cornhuskers. $30

  2. Coach Osborne Autographed Football With authentication-Osborne was inducted into the College football hall of Fame in 1999, and in 2000, he received the Jim Thorpe Lifetime achievement award.  $40

  3. Life size Nebraska Wall Crasher: Fix up you future huskers room with the ultimate wall crasher. $30

  4. Nebraska Tradition Picture-From its humble beginning in 1890-2003, where an established, nationally prominent program enjoys a rich history of success, Nebraska’s student-athletes have entertained and excelled on all levels. $40

  5. KC Chiefs Tradition Picture White.  In tribute to those who have made outstanding contributions to the success of the Kansas City Chiefs Football Club, the team has established a Hall of Fame.$40

  6. KC Chiefs Tradition Picture Red.  In tribute to those who have made outstanding contributions to the success of the Kansas City Chiefs Football Club. $40

  7. Small KC Chiefs Tradition Picture White.  In tribute to those who have made outstanding contributions to the success of the Kansas City Chiefs Football Club. $25

  8. Eddie Robinson Tradition Picture- Robinson compiled 45 winning seasons, including winning or sharing 17 Southwestern western conference championships and eight Black conference National Championship. $40

  9. Green bay Packers Tradition picture-- a group of young athletes, called together by Curly Lambeau and George Calhoun, gathered in the dingy editorial room of the old Green Bay Press-Gazette building and organized a football team. The Packers were born. $40

Pro-bowl Section

  1. 2000 Pro bowl Helmet Signed by AFC Football Team  $100

  2. 1998 Pro bowl Football Signed by AFC Football Team  $100

  3. 1999 Pro bowl Football Signed by AFC Football Team  $100

  4. 2000 Pro bowl Football Signed by AFC Football Team  $100

  5. 2001 Pro bowl Football Signed by AFC Football Team  $100

  6. 2003 Pro bowl Football Signed by AFC Football Team  $100

  7. 2004 Pro bowl Football Signed by AFC Football Team  $100

  8. 2005 Pro bowl Football Signed by AFC Football Team $100

  9. 2006 Pro bowl Football Signed by AFC Football Team $100

  10. 2006 Autograph Pro Bowl Jersey- Will Shields $230

  11. Chiefs Pro-bowl 2003 poster  $40

  12. 2003 Signed Pro-bowl Replica Jersey $70

  13. Pro bowl Hats-Hats from many years: Get a great holiday gift for a NFL fan. $10

  14. Will Shields NFL Man of the year Banner-The prestigious Walter Payton Man of the Year award is unique among NFL honors. It is the only NFL acknowledgment that recognizes a player for his community service activities as well as his excellence on the field. $40

Special guest Section

  1. Jared Allen Autographed Helmet: a defensive end for the Minnesota Vikings of the NFL. He was originally drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the fourth round of the 2004 NFL draft. He played college football at Idaho State. $100

  2. Autographed Football by New Orleans Saint WR Marcus Colston: Marques Colston, a seventh-round draft choice out of little Hofstra, was the last Saint off the field Sunday, high-fiving New Orleans fans leaning over the railing for a glimpse of a potential Rookie of the Year. $40

  3. Dante Hall Signed Chief Jersey: Dante solidify his reputation as one of the most exciting players in the NFL by making history. $200

  4. Dante Hall Signed St Louis Ram Jersey.- In 2007, Hall was traded along with a third-round draft pick to the St. Louis Rams for their third and fifth-round draft pick in the 2007 NFL Draft. During this time his forty yard dash was recorded as a 4.21. 08   $150  

  5. Vince Young Signed Mini-Football-Young decided to forgo his last year of NCAA college eligibility and become a professional player by entering the 2006 NFL Draft, becoming the 3rd overall pick.  $30

  6. Chris Cooley Signed Jersey -- Washington Redskins- Cooley remains a No. 1 Fantasy TE but he's like pulling teeth when it comes to finding the end zone.  $100

  7. 2 Dwayne Bowe Signed Footballs-- Bowe gets 1st 100-yard game: Kansas City WR Dwayne Bowe caught six receptions for 102 yards on Week 8 against the Jets. $30

  8. 2008 signed Kansas City Chiefs Football- This football signed by the 2008 Chiefs. $40

  9. Lance Armstrong autograph picture—Lance Armstrong has yet to confirm that he will race in next year's Tour de France, but the seven-times champion, whose comeback begins in January. $70

  10. Reggie Miller Autograph Picture---For 18 years "Miller Time" didn't just mean beer to fans of the Indiana Pacers. It meant fourth quarter with an important game on the line and the ball was in Reggie Miller's hands. $40

  11. Gayle Sayer picture---Gale Sayers burst upon the pro football scene in 1965 with the kind of an impact that the sport had not felt in many years. $50

  12. Chiefs Otis Taylor Picture Autographed— Was one of the best and most exciting wide receivers of his era  . Played in three AFC-NFC Pro Bowls, following the 1970-72 seasons. Owns Chiefs career records for receiving yards (7,306).  $40

  13. Tony Gonzalez Jersey---Autographed Chiefs Jersey- Kansas City Chiefs TE Tony Gonzalez will team with one of the world’s true media giants and philanthropists when he serves as a celebrity judge on “Oprah’s Big Give. $200

  14. Will Shields Signed Jersey $200

  15. Marcus Allen Signed Jersey and Hall of fame football- Pro Football Hall of Fame alumni were 115 strong in attendance as five more NFL legends were immortalized in the NFL’s most exclusive fraternity in Canton, Ohio on Sunday. $225

  16. Olando Pace Jersey- Although playing a position that is rarely in the limelight, Orlando Pace has become a legend in his sport by becoming one of the most dominating offensive tackles in football history. $200

  17. Gary Stills- Stills was selected by the Kansas city chiefs in the third round (75th overall) in the 1999 NFL Draft. $150

  18. Albert Pujols -Autographed Baseball- An eighth consecutive season with at least 30 homers, 100 RBIs and a .300 batting average earned Cardinals first baseman Albert Pujols his second Sporting News Player of the Year Award. The award was voted on by a group of his peers -- 314 major league players. $50

Priest Holmes & Other Photo / Autograph Section

  1. 3 Signed Priest Holmes Hats -While he was still playing in the NFL, Holmes would take part in the annual “Camp With the Pros” event.  $15

  2. Autograph Priest Holmes Jersey White- In his first season with the Chiefs, he went beyond expectations by becoming the NFL's leading rusher with 1,555 yards for 2001 NFL season. $100

  3. Autograph Priest Holmes Jersey White-In the 2003 season, he broke Marshall Faulk's NFL record for total touchdowns in a season with 27.  $100

  4. Dan Francisco donated

  5. Matted picture of Will Shields with Pro-Bowl card-

  6. Priest Holmes Autograph framed picture-

  7. Dwayne Bowe Autograph framed picture-

  8. Dwayne Bowe Autograph framed picture and LSU Pictures-

  9. Autograph framed picture Brandon Rush-

  10. Framed Picture of Brodie Croyle from Alabama-

  11. Autograph framed picture Derrick Johnson-

Gifts for your family and friends

  1. WOMEN’S PACK- Purse, Sprint cell phone and gift pack. $60

  2. Mavado Clock- Small Box Big gift for a family member.  $10

  3. Massage Gift- We have two half hour massage at 68 inside sports. Great for a holiday gift. $120

  4. Two-night weekend stay with breakfast for two at the InterContinental Hotel Kansas City at the Plaza.  $70

  5. Fox and Hound English Pub – Party of 10 food and pool.  $100.00

  6. Make a night of it- Holtze Executive Village – 1 night stay in suite for couple but before the hotel stay have dinner at Amor De Brazil – Dinner for two. $180

  7.  The Legends package-Yard House, Leader Chauffeur Services – 2 way transfer for couple. $70 - $100.00 Gift Certificate from the Yard House. Legends Gift Card worth $50 and a night at the  Great Wolf Lodge: 1 night stay in family Suite. $200.00

  8. 1 hour professional golf lesson, 9 hole playing lesson, free training aid Go-Low Golf  $350.00

  9. $500 Gift Certificate to – “Ideal Image” on the plaza

  10. Facetastic – Free Facial. $15

  11. USA Smiles - $150.00 gift certificate for teeth whitening

  12. Gift Certificate – Oasis Tan of Blue Springs. $15

  13. Gift Certificate – The Last Tangle. $15

  14. $140.00 Gift Certificate to Beauty Brands

  15. Hooters Party of 10 unlimited wings and soft drinks certificate-Bring you friends and party with wings and soft drinks. $100

  16. Two Lady shirts Crystalized-- $35.With these shirts take a friend to Mimi’s Café with a Gift certificate.  Worth $30.00= $65.00 worth of good stuff.

  17. Two months of personal training three times a week with Billy Long Strength ex-strength coach for the KC Chiefs. $300

  18. Portable ice maker and a $ card from Target.  Mobile wet bar.  $100

  19. One night stay at the Rapheal. $300

  20. Ladies day out at The Spa Tuscano 2 float packages at the Spa (each "float" valued at $150) -- includes two $15 dollar gift certificates to MIMI’s Café. $300

  21. Necklace & earrings —Bid on a lovely necklace in classic case.  $20

  22. Gift certificate to Jose Peppers. $30

  23. Chefs Dinner for 4 at 1906 to the list. Bring three friends to have a chef made dinner.

Cool Auction stuff

  1. 4 KU Basketball Ticket with parking passes - Games will be listed on Monday. $300

  2. Jean Louis Vermiel Cabernet: “A Case of wine” — Our Cabernet Sauvignon-based Jean Louis Vermeil red is a special tribute to Dick’s ancestors Garibaldi Iaccheri and Jean Louis Vermeil. $700

  3. Ride along with Jennifer Jo Cobb. Petty Racing Experience. $50

  4. Wine cellar from LG- A freestanding model for wine storage. An adjustable thermostat permits you to cool to your desired temperature and the reversible door grants further flexibility. $200

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