The online auction opens for bids at 12:01 AM on Feb 18, 2021.
On Sunday Feb. the 28th 2021 at 4:00 – 6:30 you are invited to the Westwood FUNdraiser Happy Hour via ZOOM at https://zoom.us/j/95363169696
The Happy Hour features a special music concert by popular recording artist Martin Kerr.
During the Happy Hour you will also hear more detail about the items on offer from some of those who have contributed and have time to make your final bids on items on offer.
The auction ends after the Happy Hour around 6:30 PM on Sunday Feb 28th 2021.
How to participate
To view items and register to bid: Please go the FUNdraiser site at charityauction.bid/WestwoodFUNdRaiser The auction site is open now for ‘bidder registration’ and viewing the growing list of items on offer. You can view the items to be auctioned by selecting ‘catalog’ from the web site. When you register you will be asked for a password and when the auction begins on Feb 18, you will be able to bid, to see the items that you have bid on and be notified of the current highest bid. You may also register a credit card number for payment of all items to which you are the highest bidder.
To contribute items: Please determine the items or services you are willing to offer and describe the goods or services using the headings below, add picture(s) and email a separate response for each item to firstname.lastname@example.org (see below)
Recommendations for edible auction donations. Where possible:
- Use individually packaged portions
- Use a mask and frequent hand-washing during preparation
- Wipe down auction items before they go out to the recipient (where possible)
- Consider quarantining the items for 48 hours before use.
To solicit contributions from business or external friends of Westwood: Feel free to use this letter from our President.
Information required for email submission of an item for the auction to email@example.com
Name of item or service:
Brief description: (size, colour, age, new/gently used etc.)
Any terms or conditions:
Maximum number of buyers to whom this item can be sold:
Reserve Bid Price: ($)
Donor’s name: – Let us know if you prefer anonymous posting
Donor’s Email address, phone number and address – This data helps facilitate delivery of sold items and will not be released on the web site.
Estimated Fair Market value (FMV) ($) (optional. If the donor expects a charitable tax receipt). The donor may have to prove the Fair Market Value (FMV) if requested by Canada Revenue. Remember the FMV is not necessarily the price you paid for the item, but rather the price that the item would likely generate, if sold today. We will be issuing tax receipts for the FMV of all items. A professional appraisal is required for donations with a FMV greater than $1,000. Tax receipts cannot be issued for services (ie. hosting a dinner, giving a music lesson), unless the donor has an established business offering this service at market value.
Attach picture(s) of item. Please let firstname.lastname@example.org know if you have a video of the item that you would be willing to share during the Happy Hour.
Email the above or any questions to email@example.com