Questions and Answers – Frequently Asked Questions

Q: Where does the money go from this auction?

A: 100% of the proceeds from this fundraising event go to support the programs for Families & Children residing in CUMFI’s Supported Living Homes.

Q: What does “Bid Value” mean?

A: It is the value that you want to bid on the item. Bids must be placed in increments of $10 or more. For example if the bid is at $250, you can bid $260 or $266. As long as you are more than $10. If the bid is at $266 then you must bid $276 or more.

Q: What is the reserve price?

A: It is the minimum amount that the artist will accept as the winning bid. If the reserve bid is not met, the artist is not obligated to sell their piece. All artwork with reserve bids not met are returned to the artist.

Q: Why do I need to register to bid?

A: We will need a way to contact you if you are the winning bidder or if you have been outbid, you will receive an email that gives you a chance to place a new bid.

Q: When does the auction end?

A: The Auction closes on Sept. 30th at midnight, CST

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Happy bidding!

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