Sustainable San Mateo County's Virtual Auction is now live, with nearly 140 items, at It will conclude at 8 p.m. on Friday, May 14, following  SSMC's 22nd annual Awards Celebration, which will take place from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on May 14; register at Admission to both events is free, but pre-registration is required. (You can register for both events at

Among the items featured at the auction are 5 fabulous getaways, a private elephant seals tour at Ano Nuevo, interior and kitchen design consultations, a tour of the county Crime Lab, guided hikes, a paella feast for 30, wine tasting for 20, brunch with bee experts, boat trips, meals delivered by Farm Fresh Chef, barbecues by San Mateo Firefighters, an outdoor movie screening, gardening and camping equipment, a Filoli gift basket and membership, jewelry, golf, sports memorabilia, a kayaking adventure, life coaching, performances, many fine wines and restaurants, Devil's Canyon beer and even goat yoga.

All bids will be made online. Proceeds will benefit SSMC, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit dedicated to accelerating sustainability in San Mateo County. Learn more about

SSMC will honor four local sustainability champions at the Awards Celebration from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. on May 14: San Mateo Deputy Mayor Rick Bonilla, The HEAL Project of Half Moon Bay, Service by Medallion and former SSMC Board Chair Bryan Chen of San Carlos.

SSMC and the American Institute of Architects’ San Mateo County Chapter will present the Green Building Award to the Sacred Heart Schools, Atherton, William V. Campbell Academic and Arts Center. Peninsula Clean Energy will reveal the winners of its All-Electric Leadership Awards that evening.

Former State Senator Jerry Hill and SSMC Board Member Kirsten Keith will emcee the evening program. Sponsorships are available; visit for details.


  • Occurred Friday, April 30th, 2021 @ 3:00 pm
  • Occurred Friday, May 14th, 2021 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm



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