Frequently Asked Questions
When can I register?
Today. Just click the above "register now" button. You will then be able to peruse the items. If you like something. mark it "Watch this item."
How Long Will the Auction Run?
Bidding on the items will start at 12 noon on Thursday, November 19th. The event will close at 8:30 pm CST on Friday, November 20th.
How do I register and 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 pick Up My Items?
Individuals placing the winning bid are responsible for claiming their item(s). In-person collection of items will begin November 23rd at the ECFA Wisconsin Office (1617 South 124th Street in New Berlin) Monday - Friday during normal business hours of 8:30AM-4:30PM. If you are unable to pick-up your item, please contact Jennie Tietjen jenniet@ecfawiscorg or Sue Carlson firstname.lastname@example.org at 262-789-1881 to make alternative arrangements.