Bidding will open May 28th, 2020 and will close after "When Stars Align" Virtual Gala on June 4th.
Do I have to buy a ticket to register for "When Stars Align" Virtual Gala?
No you do not! Just choose "No" when prompted after clicking the Registration Button on the home page.
How does the Silent Auction Work?
We will be using mobile bidding for our virtual auction. You can use your computer, cell phone or laptop to place a bid until the auction ends. You can win an item from anywhere in the world!
How do I participate in online bidding?
Go to our home page and click the "Register Now" button! You do not have to buy a ticket to register. You will need to enter your contact & credit card information at that time.
How do I start bidding?
Bidding will open 7 days before the virtual gala. Go ahead and start bidding, even before the night of! You can set a maximum bid (if desired) and GiveSmart will keep you in the running until you reach that maximum bid.
How can I keep active and know if I have been outbid or 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 text messages, please double check that the mobile number you have given is correct. The texts will continue to notify you when you have been outbid or when you have reached your maximum bid. When the auction closes you will receive a text if you have won any items.
How will I collect my winnings?
Auction winners are required to make payment the night of the event. We are working on a safe way to get the items to the winners. You will be contacted after the gala with more information. If you want your items shipped to you directly, you may be asked to cover the cost of shipping.
Where can I watch "When Stars Align" Virtual Gala?
At 7PM on June 4th, we will be going live on our Facebook and Youtube pages. To make sure you don't miss out, follow us on Facebook/Youtube or join our Virtual Facebook Page - the links are on the homepage!