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Over 150 incredible items!

Bidding starts June 16 at 1 PM EST and closes June 23 at 8 PM EST.

This year’s online auction includes artwork and handcrafted goods by First Nation, Inuit and Métis artists and craftspeople. You will see beautiful, detailed artwork and sculptures from award-winning artists such as David General, Christi Belcourt, and well-known Inuit carvers. Check out the handmade jewellery, moccasins, mitts, décor items for the home and themed gift baskets for every age and personality — and so much more!

Auction Sign-Up

Text “Gala” to 613-902-1391 from your mobile device and a link will be sent to you via text. The link will then take you to the sign-in page and all you have to do is follow the instructions to join the auction. Bidding is only available through the mobile platform on your mobile device.

Original piece by Métis artist Christi Belcourt

MobilBid Tips

Here are some helpful tips on how to use the MobilBid auction app:

  • Scroll down the list of items to review. You will see the starting bid or highest bid amount displayed.
  • At the bottom of your screen is a countdown timer – keep your eye on it!
  • Review details on any item by tapping on the item photo or title.
  • Tapping the heart symbol adds items to your ‘favourite’ list. To see your list, tap on the heart on the top menu.
  • Place a bid on an item from within the item detail screen – you can accept the offered minimum bid, or raise it higher.
  • As you go to place your very first bid, you will be prompted to enter a credit card. This is for contactless payment and will help to eliminate the line up at the end of the event.
  • You can set an “auto-bid”, up to a maximum amount you are prepared to pay for a specific item. The platform will bid incrementally on your behalf up to, but never beyond the maximum you set.
  • If you are outbid, you will receive a text and/or email notification.
  • Review the items for which you are the winning bidder by pressing the ‘trophy’ button on the top menu.
  • At the end of the auction, winning bidders will receive a notification containing their invoice and payment confirmation, as well as item pickup instructions.
Two pieces featured in this year’s Online Auction

How to Pay

You will be asked to provide your credit card information when you make your first bid. When the auction closes, winning bidders will receive a notification containing their invoice, payment confirmation and item pick up instructions.

Auction item(s) pick up will take place at the Wabano Gala on June 23. For the winning bidders that are not attending the gala, items can be picked up at Wabano between June 27-30. Auction items will only be mailed at the cost of the successful winner.

Location: Wabano Centre for Aboriginal Health, 299 Montreal Road
Dates: Monday, June 27 to Thursday, June 30
Time: 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM

Pick-up times can be arranged directly with Natalie Lloyd at
613-748-0657 ext. 244 or nlloyd@wabano.com

 

Enjoy the auction and happy shopping for a great cause.

 

Miigwetch for your support!

 

For any questions, please contact:
Shelagh Mills, Gala Coordinator
shelagh.mills@sympatico.ca
Cell: 613.612.5482