The 3C’s Charity “Promises Auction”, which takes place this Wednesday 6 June, promises to be a bumper fundraiser for the children with some great bargains to be bagged. But hurry as the deadline for online bids expires at midnight tonight.

The annual auction which is the last event of the Çalış Carnival Week activities is the premier fundraiser of the Çalış Children’s Charity year and all proceeds go directly to help the children in the local area. A staggering 150 “Promises” had been pledged at the time of going to press.

Some of the larger items up for auction include full health checks at the Esnaf hospital, 2,000 TL of cosmetic dental work courtesy of the Fethiye Cosmetic and Dental Centre, an All Inclusive day pass for 2 people at Majesty Club Tuana, Yaniklar, 2 Discover Scuba Dive days at Lykia World Dive Centre.


A days yacht sailing for 2 people courtesy of Gocek Sea School, I nights dinner bed and breakfast at the Sundial Restaurant, 1 nights bed and breakfast in the honeymoon rooftop suite at the Delta hotel, 1 nights dinner. Bed and breakfast and bottle of wine in the penthouse suite at the new Bostans Hotel, an authentic signed “Saints” Northampton Rugby ball signed by the current squad and their England and international players, a pair of first class return UK rail tickets and a UK TV package.

In addition, there is loads of jewellery, watches, day trips, paintings, clothing, designer sunglasses, antiques, electrical and household goods, Turkish bath and spa treatments, restaurant meals, cocktails, toys, plants, car rental, bicycles, ex* pat goodies and English chocolate and all up for grabs. The 3C’s chairman is even pledging to do 3 hours ironing!!!

Most of the meals, excursions and activities are valid for the whole of the season so are great for visitors and holidaymakers.

The auctioneer’s podium will be set up in front of the Nil Bar, Moussaka and Bambu restaurants on Çalış seafront and the auction starts at 7.00 pm. Visible items up for auction will be on display from 6.00 pm inside the Bambu restaurant.

Because of the number of Promises pledged there will be a number of speed auctions throughout the evening so there is a great chance of really snapping up a bargain. Bidding cards and catalogues cost 1TL.

Thanks to the generosity of “pledgers” and bidders the last two auctions raised 9000 TL each which went a long way to helping the children in the local area and the 3C’s would love to equal or better this total. Several items being auctioned are specifically to raise money to complete the joint 3C’s/ Çalış Beach Forum Bozalan School project

A full list of promises and photographs of items can be viewed here.

If you are unable to attend the auction but would like to bid on an item you can e-mail commission bids to or

This facility for internet bids closes at 12 midnight on Tuesday 5 June.