See You Saturday! 

We are excited to see you all this Saturday, September 15 in Huntsville, Utah for our Seventh Annual Grateful Heart Gala! Get ready for an evening of delicious fare, great company, live music, exciting live and silent auction items, and the opportunity to help us save lives, one birth at a time. 

Quick reminder: women should not wear heels, as the event will be taking place outdoors on unpaved ground. Also, as the event will continue past sunset, please be sure to bring a jacket. The evening low is forecast at 56. 

If you have any questions or problems finding the event location please contact Luke Ifland, Director of Development and Administration at One Heart World-Wide, at (510) 220-8883.


1315 N 6900 E, Huntsville UT 84317
Parking available in front of residence



5:30 pm: Reception & Silent Auction
6:30 pm: Dinner is Served
7:15 pm: A Brief Word from Our Speakers
7:45 pm: Live Auction
8:00 pm: Dessert, Mingle & Bid
8:30 pm: Silent Auction Ends &
Opportunity Drawing (must be present to win)
Live Music


Mountain Casual (jeans okay)
We recommend flats for women. Bring a jacket for after sunset. 


Hors d’oeuvres
Garlic Edemame
Lemon Shrimp Bruschetta
White Bean and Rosemary Hummus

Main Course (family style)
Caprese Salad
Roasted Chicken
Fresh Herb Marinated Lamb Chop
Harvest Root Vegetable Mash
Roasted Curry Cauliflower, Mushroom and Kale
Corn Bread

Angel Food cake
Topped with a fig and blackberry compote with lemon-honey whipped cream

Non-alcoholic beverages, beer, wine, signature cocktail

Live auction items

Signed copy of The Art of Happiness by His Holiness the Dalai Lama and Dr. Howard Cutler

Tenzin Gyatso, His Holiness the Fourteenth Dalai Lama, is the spiritual leader of the Tibetan people, recognized worldwide for his efforts promoting human rights and world peace. The Wisdom of Compassion, published in 2012, recounts some of these efforts to translate compassion into action and includes personal stories from his life and interactions. The Art of Happiness, originally published in 1998, has been praised as a cornerstone of the field of positive psychology. In it, Dr. Howard Cutler, recounts conversations he had with His Holiness the Dalai Lama concerning daily happiness, relationships, and finding inner peace.

Lobster and Steak Dinner for Eight in Ogden, UT

Join Deanna and Dann Byck at their mountainside home for a Lobster and Steak Dinner. Featuring Maine Lobsters, NY Strips and a 2003 Barossa Valley Torbreck six-liter “IMPERIAL” Bottle of Wine (the equivalent of eight bottles). Deanna and Dann will cook and host this “not to be missed” event. Set on a mutually agreeable date. Good for one year until Sept 15, 2019.

Vivienne Westwood Matilda Shoulder Bag

In supple, smooth red leather, the Matilda Medium Shoulder Bag cuts a classic silhouette. Perfect for on-the-go, this chic staple features contrasting suede leather on the gussets, studded with the Westwood Orb emblem to the front.

Denver Broncos Suite & Two-Night Stay at Four Seasons Denver

Two tickets to the private RBC Wealth Management Suite for the December 15, 2018 Denver Broncos-Cleveland Browns game at the Broncos’ Mile High Stadium. Package includes a two-night stay at the Four Seasons Hotel & Spa Denver – an extraordinary Urban Retreat in the heart of Denver.

Three-night Stay at Turner Vineyards in Santa Barbara with a Case of Pinot Noir

Enjoy sweeping views over a 100-acre property, adjacent farmlands and mountains, and of course, an award-winning vineyard from the comfort of a 5-bedroom/4.5-bath home in the Sta. Rita Hills Appellation of Santa Barbara County. During your stay, enjoy the swimming pool, Jacuzzi, heated patios, yoga studio, office, TV room, large kitchen, and a Great Room. Explore shops and restaurants in nearby Lompoc and Los Olivos or stay in and take advantage of the large full-equipped kitchen. A case of 2008 Rarus Pinot Noir is included with your stay.

One-week Stay at Turtle Bay Resort in Oahu, Hawaii

Get your beach on! Up to six people will stay at a three-bedroom villa at Turtle Bay on the island of Oahu. The villa has the closest beach access of any rental on the property with spectacular views of the beach and ocean. It comes with a fully equipped kitchen with high-end amenities, free gated parking and 24-hour security, access to private, heated swimming pool for Villa guests only, and free snorkel gear, boogie boards, umbrellas and beach chairs. Villa guests are permitted to use the resort grounds including spa, surf lessons, golf courses, restaurants, pool bar and night club.

“Uplifting” by Josée Nadeau, 3' x 4', Acrylic on canvas

Value: $20,000     -     Suggested Starting Bid: $5,000

This original piece of art was created for Arlene Samen by the "Artist to The Stars" Josée Nadeau (, whose artwork is collected by celebrities all over the world such as Clint Eastwood, Frances Fisher from Titanic, David Hyde Pierce from Frasier, and Pierce Brosnan just to name a few. She has painted live to a full symphony orchestra and for royalty. Her painting is equally in wall street in the entryway of Bobby Kennedy, Jr. She is currently having a show on JFK at the Palm Beach Maritime Museum in Palm Beach, Florida. 

Nadeau is the protegée of the man who saved the Mona Lisa during WWII – Gerald Van der Kemp. From 1998 to 2008, she had a studio on the grounds of the impressionist painter Claude Monet.


Once in a Lifetime 10-day trip to Nepal for 2 people

You and a guest will join a group to see what One Heart World-Wide does best: saving the lives of mothers and newborns. Explore the natural beauty, rich religious and cultural legacy and hospitality of Nepal. Your two-person all-inclusive ten-day excursion begins and ends in Nepal’s capital, Kathmandu, where you will experience Durbar Square (UNESCO site), Boudhinath (one of the largest stupas in the world), and Pashupatinath (one of the most important Hindu religious sites in Nepal). You will also visit the five-star Meghauli Serai Chitwan National Park, where you will take an elephant safari to search for the one-horned Asian rhinoceros, sloth bear, gharial, deer, leopards and even the elusive Royal Bengal tiger. On the journey, we will be stopping at one or more of the birthing centers that has been upgraded by One Heart World-Wide, so you can experience the impact of our mission firsthand.

Silent auction items

San Francisco Getaway

Includes: $100 gift certificate to Delfina Restaurant Group: Pizzeria, Locanda, 4 Tickets to the California Academy of Sciences ($150 value), and Two-Night Stay and Dinner for up to Two Couples at Arlene’s House in San Francisco

Come visit San Francisco, courtesty of One Heart World-Wide Founder & President Arlene Samen. Arlene will host up to two couples for a weekend getaway and dinner. The winning bid will also receive a $100 gift certificate to the Delfina restaurant group (Delfina, Locanda Osteria & Bar, Pizzeria Delfina) and four tickets to the California Academy of Sciences in beautiful Golden Gate Park. It’s the only place on Earth to house an aquarium, planetarium, rainforest, and natural history museum—all under one living roof!

Four Tickets to Disneyland Resort

Four park hopper tickets that give access to both Disneyland Park and the Disney California Adventure Park in one day. Disneyland Park is a beloved Southern California destination where generations of families have made their Disney dreams come true. Walt Disney’s original Disneyland theme park, which first opened on July 17, 1955, is now divided into 8 extravagantly themed lands: Main Street, U.S.A., Tomorrowland, Fantasyland, Mickey’s Toontown, Frontierland, Critter Country, New Orleans Square and Adventureland. Tickets expire July 24, 2019.

One-night Stay at Under Canvas Moab: Glamping in Moab

Experience the majestic splendor of Arches National Park and Canyonland National Park at Under Canvas Moab. An outdoor lover’s paradise, the luxury campsite is close to wonderful attractions and adventures. Located on 40 acres 7 miles north of Moab, Utah, campsites blend into their dramatic surroundings where deep canyons and towering plateaus create a raw landscape of immense power. The luxurious glamping tents offer guests the opportunity to enjoy Utah’s spectacular desert without giving up the comforts of home.

Soulstice Spa Package at The Kura Door in Salt Lake City

Package includes one 45-minute Ofuro Bath and one 90-minute Kura Massage

Ofuro Bath: A bath attendant will guide you through this ritual journey as you experience the healing pleasures of a traditional Japanese bath infused with tea and bathing waters. Choose from a selection of soothing and detoxifying essential oil, herb, and natural sea salt blends to create your own inspired retreat. Relax into the sound of soft music, the subtle fragrance of cedar, and the water's embrace.

Kura Massage: A signature massage integrates classic Swedish bodywork techniques, holistic Eastern modalities and breath-work, and personalized essential oil blends to create a deeply therapeutic and meditative experience. This gentle to moderate pressure massage increases circulation, enhances the immune system, and elicits a deep state of relaxation.

Dinner for Two at Prime Steak House and Piano Bar in Park City

Located right across the street from the town lift at the bottom of Historic Main Street, Prime Steak House and Piano Bar offers guests a dining venue close to everything in Park City. After a hard day of skiing or for an elegant night out on the town, Prime Steak House and Piano Bar is in the heart of it all. Prime Steak House and Piano Bar offers outdoor patio dining with mountain side views in the summer, and underground covered parking throughout the year. Live music is played every night during the winter.

Dinner for Four at Valter's Osteria in Salt Lake City

The number one rated restaurant on Trip Advisor in Salt Lake City. A modern twist on a Tuscan Granary, with full bar, seasonal outdoor dining and a private room. Valter’s Osteria is an our intimate, but bustling white-tablecloth Italian restaurant set in loftlike surroundings with a bar & open kitchen.

Night Out on the Town

Includes: $100 gift certificate to Ruth’s Chris Steakhouse and Two Ticket Vouchers to Utah Opera and Symphony ($80)

Enjoy dinner and a show in downtown Salt Lake City. Visit Ruth’s Chris Steak House in downtown SLC for a delicious dinner. Then find your way to the neighboring Utah Opera and Symphony for a performance of your choosing. Vouchers redeemable for select performances during the 2018-19 season.

Serenity package

Package includes a handmade Buddha statue, carved wooden chopsticks and a silver mala (Buddhist prayer beads).

Mindful Women Spa Package

Package includes laser hair removal treatments plus spa items.

Painting by Wendy Anderson

Local renowned artist Wendy Anderson has not only a talent for painting but a passion. Wendy's paintings of horses and wildlife have given her a following of art enthusiasts worldwide. All of Wendy's paintings are original and only makes one of a kind.

Family Photography Session

Laurie Z Divine Photography is located in beautiful Eden, Utah. Laurie's talent of capturing the family in nature is unique and enjoyable. Her family portrait session is based in the Huntsville/Eden Area. This includes the right to the prints, editing, and session. Price is $400.

Hand-knotted Tibetan rugs

Various sizes, colors and designs.

Schiller water bike

Inspired by great feats of engineering, Schiller was founded on the daring belief that people should be able to bike across a spectacular blue planet. The time has come to pioneer a new frontier in water sports and cycling. The Schiller mission is to give people the most exhilarating and dynamic experience riding the world’s best performance water bike. Our commitment to design, technology, safety and engineering, matched with a passion for all things aquatic, is what guides us each and every day. With nearly a billion bikes around the globe built for land, our eyes are singularly focused on the epic rides, trailblazing voyages and incredible sunset spins on a new aquatic terrain. 


“Azu” by Josée Nadeau, 64"x32" Giclée embellished by artist

Value: $8,000     -     Suggested Starting Bid: $2,000


Carolina Herrera Designer Wallet

Kathy Kamei Necklace & Earrings

Fine jewelry

Orchid Arrangement

11x14" Framed Photo of nepali life

Painting by Howard Clark

Painting by Tashi Tsering Lama

Painting by Josée nadeau

Opportunity Drawings

Vintage Fine Wine Package

Package Includes:

  • Two bottles: 1985 Franciscan Oakville Estate Reserve Cabernet

  • Two bottles: Duxoup 1987 Charbono

  • Two bottles: Sebastiani 1979 North Coast Burgandy

  • 2015 Austin Hope Paso Robles Carbernet Sauvignon

  • 2016 Poe Mendocino Ridge Pinot Noir

  • 2013 Fontanafredda Serralunga d'Alba Barolo (Italy)

  • 2012 Antiche Cantine dei Marchesi di Barolo (Italy)

Julie Miles Necklace

Genuine pearls with a leather heart crystal pendant

Hand-knotted Tibetan Rug

Blue clouds, white background, small, 41.5'' x 24''


Handmade scarves, shawls and baby booties

Fine jewelry

5” x 7” Photography of life in Nepal ($25 each)