About the Auction

  • Bidding opens July 6 and closes at 10:00 pm on July 20
  • If you have a ticket to the Summer Gala you will automatically be registered to bid; however,
  • You do not need to purchase a Summer Gala ticket to participate! Anyone can register, bid, and win.

Payment and Pick-Up

  • If you have won any items, your credit card on file will be charged automatically at the conclusion of the Summer Gala; a 3.5% credit card processing fee will be added to credit card purchases. If you are present, you may elect to pay another way at check-out if you prefer (prior to event end at 11:00 pm). 
  • Unclaimed items will be available for pick-up at Woodford Humane Society (map) between 10:00 am and 5:00 pm daily starting Tuesday, July 23. Please call upon arrival; front doors may be locked. If you are present at the Gala, please plan to take your items home that night!
  • All items must be collected by 6:00 pm on Tuesday, August 6. Refunds will not be given on unclaimed items.
  • If an item needs to be shipped, the buyer is responsible for shipping charges and arrangements. Contact us for assistance.


  • Values set forth for the auctioned items are the donors' estimates and are not warranted by the Woodford Humane Society for tax purposes or for general value.
  • Some auction items include alcohol. Bidders must be 21 years of age or older to bid on these items. Identification will be required at pick-up to confirm age of winner.
  • If an item has an expiration date, it is the responsibility of the winning bidder to comply with the expiration date and to finalize transactions within the time frame specified on the item certificate. All taxes, applicable fees, or reservations are the responsibility of the successful bidder.