Basket Extravaganza Winners!

Thank you to our wonderful cafe friends and supporters who participated in the Basket Extravaganza fundraiser.  While not everyone receives a prize, you are all winners to us! 

If your name is listed as a winner, please look for an email from us which explains how to pick up your basket. Many thanks to all for making this an overwhelming success which supports the mission of the cafe. 

2020 Basket Extravaganza - List of Sponsors


 1.  Picture Perfect—Photo Session with Katie Enciso—Value $250

WINNER: Amy Mitchell

 2.  Sweets for the Sweet— Valos Chocolates

WINNER: Linda Miller

 3.  Trovo Co. Basket of Vintage Items — Nicole Vigilante—Value $80

WINNER: Aimee Kosor

 4.  Bag It! Metallic Medium Tote & Cross-body Bag—Value $70—Friend of the Knead

WINNER: Esther Whitlinger

 5.  Fashion Forward- Spartina Shades of Blue Scarf & Spartina Pearlescent Pendant &

      Earrings Set—Value $100—Friend of the Knead

WINNER: Colleen Heiles

 6.  Wine Basket—Hand-Painted Wine Glass; Francis Coppola Claret; Embroidered PGH Towel;Pour & Store Wine Cork; Cocktail Napkins—Value $60—Friend of the Knead

WINNER: Dan Sadowski

 7.  Shopper’s Delight- $100 Giant Eagle Gift Card—Marsha Ewing

WINNER: Betty Piecka

 8.  Vera Bradley Black Quilted Bag Duo—Value $168—Friend of the Knead

WINNER: Linda Miller

 9.  Red, White and Blue - Wine Assortment (4 bottles)—Friends of the Knead

WINNER: Mary Beth Yeamans

10. Vera Bradley Villager Bag —Value $116—Friend of the Knead

WINNER: Nancy Monaco

11. 3 Pieces of Polish Pottery—Dan & Janet Casper

WINNER: Marcia Lynch

12. Money, Money, Money! $50 in a Frame — Reno & Barb Farina

WINNER:  Aimee Kosor

13. Dolci Enrico Biscotti Basket - Value $75–Marilyn Lagattuta & Paula Langer

WINNER: Melinda Girgenti

14. Wine & Cheese Basket—Value $75—Gregory Guzzo—Heart Warrior Foundation

WINNER: Marcia McCarrell

15. Vera Bradley Pretty Posies Cosmetic Bag & Hanging Organizer—Value $120—Carolyn Sutton

WINNER: Paula Langer

16. Fall Decor Basket—Engaging Events Decor & Design, Lisa Peel

WINNER: Jamie Gay

17. Vintage Raggedy Ann & Andy in a Musical Rocker—Bob & Marianne Beveridge

WINNER: Chris Moretti

18. All Set for Shopping -Kate Spade Card Case & $50 Macy’s Gift Card-Value- $80–

      MaryBeth Yeamans

WINNER: Jen Lombardo

19. 15068 Baby—Gender Neutral Baby Basket- Asst baby items (Value $50)—Nancy Monaco

WINNER: Amber O'Sullivan

20. Mangia Mangia—Italian Product Basket—Value $70—Fred Moses

WINNER: JoAnne Trees

21. Mangia Bene—Mazziotti’s Bakery $25 gift card; Costa’s Market $50 gift card; Ida’s

      Restaurant $50 gift card —Gerri Stanisky

WINNER: Marianna Beveridge

22. Pasta Night—Pampered Chef, Consultant Karen Babilon

WINNER: Linda Slater

23. Comfy Cozy Basket—Monarch Hospice

WINNER: George Klingensmith

24. Cork Clutch Bag with Tassel; Cork Key Fob; Lip Balm Key Ring—Value—$80—Crafted by Just an E—Abbe Coury

WINNER: Nancy Petricka

25. Indulge Yourself—Two $50 Gift Cards for A Finished Appearance

WINNER: Amber Adda

26. Cold Weather Treats— Value $50 —Performance Auto Service

WINNER: Angelo Dicello

27. The Work of Our Hands—Celebrating the Season- Asst. Home Goods— Value $100—

      Knead Cafe Volunteers’ Basket

WINNER: Esther Whitlinger

28. YMCA Six Month Family or Adult Membership— $369 value Valley Points Family YMCA

WINNER: Kay Alman

29. Casino Trip—Value $56—Thomas Tours & Travel

WINNER: Lisa Matyas

30. Lunch in Style—Corkcicle Lunch Box & $50 Giant Eagle Gift Card—Betty Grossheim

WINNER: Lisa Hodges

31. Snuggle up with Black & Gold Afghan—Value $80—The Ervin Family

WINNER: Desiree Whitacre

32. Sip It—Asst. Hot / Cold Drink Items & $50 Costco Card—Knead Café; Siarkowski Family

WINNER: Sue Simoni

33. Handmade Quilt -  Valued at $500.00. Laura Crissman

WINNER: Tami Kelly

34. For the Cook— $50 Sam’s Card— Kathy Sproull; Wooden Spoons by Stain, Burn & Etch

WINNER: Ruth Gee

35. Still Life Painting by Joseph B. Zagst—Value $350

WINNER: Eileen Monti

36. Air Fryer (Corori Max XL)—Value $129.99—Friend of the Knead

WINNER: Millie Pipman

37. Italian Dinner Basket—$50 Value—Gillian Guzzo—Trevi Foundation

WINNER: Linda Calcagno

38. Picnic Cooler on Wheels—Rita Jubeck; $30 Aldi Gift Card—Friend of the Knead

WINNER:Wendelyn Weckerie Belic

39. Jewelry by Linda Litterio—Value $50–Linda Litterio

WINNER: Kathy Dudzinski

40. All That Glitters is Gold - Seita’s Jewelers $50 Gift Card—Curt Marino

WINNER: Desiree Whitacre

41. Golfer’s Dream- 18 Holes of Weekday Golf w/Cart at Hillcrest Country Club—HillCrest

       Country Club

WINNER: Charlene Breger

42. Tea Time—Bill & Suzette Venturini

WINNER: Desiree Whitacre

43. Penguins Duffle Bag and Items—Pittsburgh Penguins Foundation

WINNER: Erika Hough

44. Shop at Home—$65 Nordstrom Gift Card—Friend of the Knead

WINNER: Teresa Fazio

45. $50 Sam’s Club Card—Mary Alice Serafini; Butterfly Cutting Board—Friend of Knead

WINNER: Janice Robbins

46. $50 VISA Card—Sandy Ross; Lodis RFID Change Purse & Card Case—Friend of Knead

       Value $70

WINNER: Susan Hilty

47. Whitehall Lane Wine Basket & Gift Card—Value $150 — Doc & Linda Mueller

WINNER: Pauletta Brown

48. Winner, Winner Chicken Dinner! -Scratch Off Lottery Tickets—$50 Value Friend Knead

WINNER: Linda Mueller

49. Dinner & Dessert—$50 Costa’s Market Gift Card & $50 Valos Chocolates Gift Card—

      Therese & Dennis Di Cicco and Luci Pugliese

WINNER: Lisa Fox

50. Let’s Get Physical - Fitness items—Vickie Pieranunzi

WINNER: Lisa Fox

51. Brendel Sunglasses & Case—Value $150 — Dr. Rheem Hanna

WINNER: Carlo Cimino

52. Mask Up! Wash Up!—6 Designer Masks, Hand Sanitizer & Hand Soap (Value $50) Friend

      of the Knead

WINNER: Pamela Finney

53. Dinner Out Tonight—$50 Hoffstot’s Gift Card—Dr. & Mrs. Tom Litz

WINNER: Ginger Howard

54. Lunch or Dinner at Applebees—$50 Gift Card—Deb Duncan

WINNER: John Smicik

55. Shopping Spree at Target—$ 50 Gift Card—Jamie Gay

WINNER: Mary Stelmach

56. Photo Shoot- $50 Certificate—Jessica Saunders Photography

WINNER: Tara Anderson

57. Fall Signature Drink Basket—Value $110—Mogies Irish Pub, David Magill

WINNER: Edith Gentile

58. $100 Nordstrom Gift Card—Mary Lou Bitar

WINNER: Sharon Hertz

59. Autographed Football Signed by Stephon Tuitt —Pittsburgh Steelers

WINNER: Dan Sontag

60. Infant Car Seat and Asst. Baby Items — Try Life Center —Vera Marelli

WINNER: Amber O' Sullivan

61. Vamos a Rey Azteca $50 Gift Card—Jean & Spanky Veltri

WINNER: Aimee Kosor

62. Eat, Drink, and Be Merry— 2 Bottles of Wine and Glasses & $50 gift card donated by

      Twisted Thistle

WINNER: Vicky Gilley

63. Fall Wreath with $50 of Lottery Scratch Offs—Kim & George Spiering

WINNER: Cathlynn Bowser

64. Shop First Then Eat—$25 Target Gift Card & $25 Chili’s Gift Card—Barbara & Richard   


WINNER: Debra Lott

65. $75 Giant Eagle Gift Card—Tom & Francine Costello, Costello Printing & Design

WINNER: Jennifer French

66. Just For You – Asst. Gifts from the Craft & Vendors from Harvest Craft Fair 2020

WINNER: Heather Bittner

67. Gift Cards Galore-  Gift Cards Totaling $505

       Cards: Anthonys Pizza $50; Bath & Body Works $ 25; Bob Evans $25; Buffalo Bills

         Roadhouse $20;De Fer Coffee & Cocktails $20; Dominos Pizza $45; Giant Eagle $10;   

         Happy Moments $25; House of 1000 Beers $25; Hyde Park $50; Olive Garden $25; (3)

         Panera Gift Cards totaling $80; Starbucks $15;(3) Target Gift Cards totaling $40; This &

         That Resale Shop $25; VISA card $25;

       Donors: Angelo & Monica Bolcato; Bill & Judy Callahan; Tricia Cavanaugh; Cindy &

        Tom Domke; Ken & Cindy Donaldson; Jackie Donley; Marilyn Duplinski; Tammy

        Eshbaugh; Friend of the Knead;Barbara Gasperini; House of 1000 Beers; Jim &

        Sandy Jones; Jim & Eileen Kopelman; Jim & Ruth Marietti; Judy Rhine; Jim &

        Colleen Sites; Patsy & Maria Tallarico.

WINNER: Janet Casper

68. Tequila!—Margarita mix and all the party essentials —(Value $60) Mazzioti Bakery.

WINNER: Jonelle Waldron


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