Silent Auction Rules
  • The Silent Auction opens at 12:00 p.m. on Monday, November 1, 2021 and will run until closing at 8:00 p.m. on Thursday, November 4, 2021. Browse and bid as often as you like.
  • All items in the Silent Auction have an item number affixed or nearby. Enter the item number into your OneCause device or smartphone to bid on the item.
  • Each incremental bid amount is displayed on OneCause and constitutes a valid bid.
  • Each new bid must be entered into the OneCause system (or a Max Bid may be set to allow the system to bid on your behalf).
  • Only the Event Director, Nicole Hand, may nullify a bid.
  • In the event of a dispute, the **Event Director, Nicole Hand** shall act as the final authority and shall determine the winning bidder. Her decision shall be final.
  • Payment by the successful bidder must be made by pre-registering credit card online through OneCause or by swiping credit card at registration.
  • Your OneCause device or app will notify you of all items that you have won. Virtual attendees will be notified via email.
  • Check-out will take place at the registration area outside of the main ballroom and will open at the conclusion of the evening, approximately 8:30 p.m.
  • Successful auction item winners must respect conditions stipulated by donors and not request changes. As requested on the bearer’s certificate, donors of the auction item must be contacted by the winner within 30 days of event date.

Conditions of Sale

  • All winning bids are final and binding.
  • All items purchased must be removed the night of the auction unless special arrangements are made with a member of the NECHV Advancement staff.
  • If you are a virtual attendee and have won any items, we would prefer that you make arrangements to pick up your item(s) at 17 Court Street. Shipping charges may apply for any items need to be mailed.
  • Full payment may be made in the form of cash, Visa, MasterCard, Amex, Discover or check (made payable to NECHV or New England Center and Home for Veterans).
  • The difference between the winning bid amount and the actual value of an auction item is the tax-deductible amount.