United Way's "Bid United" online auction begins Monday

MEDIA RELEASE

UNITED WAY OF SOUTHWEST MICHIGAN

11.19.18

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Contact: Ryan Cheevers / 269.932.3546

United Way's "Bid United" online auction begins Monday

United Way of Southwest Michigan is launching their 3rd annual Bid United online auction.  The auction will begin on Monday, November 26 at 10am, and close on Friday, November 30 at 2pm.  United Way’s goal is to eclipse $5,000.

Items have been donated by community businesses and individuals, and 100% of the proceeds will benefit United Way of Southwest Michigan.  Auction items include Fluff N’ Suds gift cards, a Boulevard & Bistro dinner and overnight stay package, a North Pier Brewing Company beer-brewing experience, KitchenAid® and Whirlpool® small kitchen appliances, and much more. 

“This online auction would not be possible without the generosity and support from so many incredible businesses and people around our community,” states Ryan Cheevers, Marketing and Communications Manager with United Way of Southwest Michigan.  “When we say there is something for everyone, we mean there is something for everyone.  It’s a great opportunity to score great deals on some cool items.”

For families with children, an “Experience St. Joseph” package is available, which includes two $10 Curious Kids’ Museum gift cards, 20 tokens for the Silver Beach Carousel, a $25 gift card to The Toy Company, and a $25 gift card to Kilwins.  The starting bid for this experience is only $35. There are similar experiences in Coloma, Stevensville, Buchanan, Benton Harbor, and Dowagiac. 

To view the digital catalogue, visit www.uwsm.org/bidunited.

ABOUT UNITED WAY

United Way is a global network that advances the common good, creating opportunities for a better life for all by focusing on the four key building blocks of education, income, health and basic needs.  The United Way movement creates long lasting community change by addressing the underlying causes of problems that prevent progress in these areas. LIVE UNITED is a call to action for everyone to become a part of the change. For more information about United Way, please visitwww.uwsm.org.

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