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RAFFLE & AUCTION

Please join us on Saturday, October 3rd for a virtual evening to remember Danny Stanton's life and celebrate progress against epilepsy. This event is critical for addressing the massive challenge of protecting people with epilepsy, particularly in this year of increased need, and decreased resources.

STREAMING LIVE TO YOUR TV OR DEVICE 

Pre-Show Entertainment: 7:30 pm CST
Live Streaming Program: 8 pm CST

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For the best experience, this is a two-device event: 

 1.  Watch the YouTube Live broadcast on a smart TV, computer/laptop, or other larger screen

 AND

 2.  Participate by bidding, buying raffles, or donating on your smartphone.

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*If you do not have access to two devices, you can watch and bid on the same device 

on this page (scroll up) on October 3rd at 7:30 pm CT.  

Please note: this virtual event does NOT take place on Zoom.

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DETAILS: We are thrilled that our annual fundraiser can now be attended by friends from across the
country. Our one-hour program will feature a musical performance by Miguel Cervantes of Hamilton and comedy performed by the only and only Pat McGann. Also enjoy special cameo appearances, a live auction, our raffle drawing, and a Fund-A-Cause segment. The evening will be fun and fast-paced!

Pat McGann 

Miguel

Once you register for free, you will also be able to shop and bid on
auction items, purchase raffle tickets, and receive event updates.

Together, we will change lives and protects kids who face epilepsy.

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Danny Did Foundation
Questions? Please contact mduffy@dannydid.org

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Event and Bidding FAQs

 

Once you register on this page, you will begin receiving updates via e-mail and text message about auction items and the virtual program.

 

For the best experience, this is a two-device event: 

 1.  Watch the YouTube Live broadcast on a smart TV, computer/laptop, or other larger screen

 AND

 2.  Participate by bidding, buying raffles, or donating on your smartphone.

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*If you do not have access to two devices, you can watch and bid on the same device on this page (scroll up) on October 3rd at 7:30 pm CT.  


Please note: this virtual event does NOT take place on Zoom.

 

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SILENT AUCTION INFO & FAQs:

Bidding is OPEN and will close on Saturday, October 3rd at 9:00 pm CT.

 

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. 

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 number under your profile and did not opt-out of texts. 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 by following the instructions on your phone/device.  If an item is paper (gift card or certificates) it will be mailed to you.  For larger items, pick up or delivery specifics will be in the item description.  Pick up will be on the Northside of Chicago or Evanston, IL.

 

LIVE/PREMIER AUCTION INFO & FAQs:

 Our 3 Premier Trips will be "BUY NOW" items.  

We will have 1 LIVE item: Comedy in your Backyard.  This item will be featured during the LIVE broadcast however, anyone can bid our use the auto-bid feature to win! (Chicagoland only)

 All other FAQs are the same as the above notes on the Silent Auction.

 

STREAMING LIVE TO YOUR TV OR DEVICE OCTOBER 3RD

Pre-Show Entertainment: 7:30 pm CST
Live Streaming Program: 8 pm CST

Click here to view the show