While we enjoy connecting with people in-person the most, that is not always possible these days. So we invite you to join us for our first Fall Auction, which will be held ONLINE October 2nd starting at 3PM until 8:30PM. At this time, auction items will also be on display at the Let Freedom Ring concert during the auction times.
In conjunction with the auction, we are also selling raffle tickets, with the drawing at 8:30PM on October 2nd. Our hope is that you can participate and connect with Life Houses in a manner and location that is right for you.
Ways to Participate in the Fall Online Auction Event
$20 each OR $100 for 6
Cash or Check Only
Drawing at 8:30PM on October 2nd
Available NOW until 8:15PM on October 2nd
Ways to Purchase:
- Contact a board member or volunteer
- Stop by Big Sky Brokers – 800 N Benton Helena MT 59601
- Email email@example.com
- Visit us at the 1st Annual Downtown Helena Septemberfest Soap Box Derby on Sept 25th
- See us at the Let Freedom Ring concert on Oct 2nd
- Call 406-800-1210
Is it a live or online silent auction?
Auction items will be on-site at the Let Freedom Ring concert, held October 2 in the North Valley. However, ALL BIDDING WILL TAKE PLACE ONLINE. You do not have to be at the concert to participate in the online auction.
Where can I find the auction online?
Click HERE for the auction site. The auction site will be live for bidding starting on October 2nd at 3PM. The site will be available for preview around Sept 25th.
You can also Text auction21 to 406-284-0876. You will receive a text response with the link to the auction for use on a mobile device.
How do I register to bid on items?
You must register on DonorView in order to bid. You will be asked to register or log-in when you place your first bid (when you click “Bid Now”). Or you can click “Register for the auction” on the top right of the auction webpage. You will be asked to enter some information so we can contact you if you win and process payment(s) for any winnings.
How do I bid on an item?
Click on an item of interest. Enter “Your Bid” amount. Click “Place Bid”.
* You may use the “Max Bid” function and the system will increase your bid for you up to the amount you enter if you are out bid.
* You may also enter your phone number if you’d like to be notified if you are out-bid. Toggle notification button and enter your phone number. Texting costs apply.
How will I know if I am outbid?
Sign into your account. You can click (My Acct) and then (My Bids) to see all the items you are currently winning or have been outbid on. You can also sign up to be sent a text notification if you have been outbid when you place your bid.
Why do I have to enter my credit card information to bid?
Winners’ credit card will be charged automatically at the end of the auction. You will receive an email receipt to the email you entered when registering.
How do I know if I won an item?
You will receive a text message letting you know you are a winner.
When the auction closes, your credit card will automatically be charged ONLY if you have won an item. You will also be sent a text and email notification with a confirmation of your payment and winnings.
How do I get the item(s) I won?
If you are at the event, please come by the auction to pick up your item(s) by 9:30PM on October 2nd.
If you are not at the event, you can pick up your item at 800 N Benton Ave, Helena, MT 59601 by October 8th. If other arrangements need to be made, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call 406-800-1210.
How do I make a donation?
Click the “Donate” button on the auction site or click HERE. It will take you to our donation page. Complete the required information and click “Donate Now” at the bottom of the webpage. You will receive an email receipt for your records. Thank you!
What is Text-to-Give? How do I Text-to-Give?
Text-to-Give makes it easy to donate on your mobile device.
Text falldonate to 406-284-0876. You will then receive a text message response with a link to our donation webpage. Click the link and you can complete the donation form. You will receive an emailed receipt of your donation.
Contact Christine at email@example.com