SILENT AUCTION INFO & FAQs:
Bidding goes live on Monday, November 9 at 3:00 pm and will close on Saturday, November 14 at 9:00 PM (CST).
How does the silent auction work?
We will be using mobile bidding the night of the virtual event for our auction. You will be able to use your smartphone, tablet, or computer to keep up with the status of your bids and continue bidding until the auction closes. You can be the winning bidder wherever you are in the world!
How do I participate in the online bidding auction?
Get started online through this auction page. Just hit the 'Register Now' button towards the top of this page and enter your name, phone number, e-mail. Credit Card information is required to bid.
How do I start and continue my bidding?
Browse the Silent Auction and start bidding on your favorite items! Place your bid on selected items, set a maximum bid if desired, and Givesmart will continue to keep you in the running until you reach your maximum bid.
How can I keep active and know if I am outbid or have won an item?
You will be notified via text if you have been outbid. Keep an eye on your favorite items! If you are NOT receiving the text messages make sure you have the correct mobile number under your profile. The texts will continue to notify you when you have been outbid or reached your maximum bid. When the silent auction closes, you will also receive a text message if you won any items.
How will I collect my winnings?
Auction winners are required to make payment the night of the event. Please note that you will have the choice to either pay credit card fees yourself or allocated them to GiveSmart. All auction items are currently being stored at the District Office and we will have the following scheduled pick-up days:
Tuesday, November 17: 11 AM-2 PM CST
Wednesday, November 18: 11 AM-2 PM CST
Thursday, November 19: 11 AM-2 PM CST
Or by appointment until Friday November 20, 2020. Please call to make arrangements 651-621-6095.
*If your auction item can be delivered at minimal cost via USPS, the Foundation can mail your winnings upon request.
**If items are not picked up by 11/30/20 they will be forfeited and will be used again to benefit MVSEF.**