Online Auction INFO & FAQs:
Bidding will go LIVE Friday, August 11th at 9:00 AM and end on Saturday, August 19th at 10:30 PM.
How does the silent auction work?
We will be using the GiveSmart online bidding platform from August 11-19 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 at 10:30 PM on August 19th. 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 the Martinis 2023 auction page. Just hit the "Register Now" button towards the top of this page and enter your name, phone number, and email. Credit card information is required to bid.
How do I start and continue my bidding?
Browse the Online Auction by selecting "ITEMS" at the top left of this page 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 at 10:30 PM on August 19th, you will also receive a text message if you won any items and your credit card on file will be automatically charged.
How will I collect my winnings?
All auction items will be available for "contact-free" pickup from Healing House - 160 S. Beadle Road, Lafayette during the following days and times:
Tuesday, August 22: 11 AM-2 PM
Wednesday, August 23: 11 AM-2 PM
Thursday, August 24: 9 AM-2 PM
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