The STRIVE program was created to help people ages 11 to 24 with developmental disabilities be improving academic skills, developing leadership potential, enhancing or upgrading work skills and many other issues they may face. To do that, STRIVE holds an annual auction to raise the funds necessary to continues these wonderful services.

This year's auction is on November 8 from 6 to 9PM at the Italian Heritage Center in Portland and is titled "Adventure Awaits!" and will highlight the country's most popular destinations. Hundreds of items will be up for auction including once in a lifetime experiences like lunch with Senator George J. Mitchell, center ice Boston Bruins tickets, a catered dinner for you in your home or even four One-Day Park Hopper tickets to Walt Disney World.

Tickets are on sale now for $35 per person or you can get that at the door for $40.

Learn more about STRIVE, take a look at the auction items up for grabs and even buy your tickets, hit the link below.