It is very easy to text a bid for an auction item:
Once you text the event keyword to the number provided, you will receive a welcome text message. When your profile is set up, you are ready to bid and donate.
To donate, text Donate and your will receive a response asking how much you would like to donate. Respond with the dollar amount you would like to donate and you will receive a confirmation message. If you have a card on file, you can confirm and have your card charged for the donation. If you do not have a card on file, you will receive a link to the event site where you can add a card to your profile.
To bid, take a look at the Items available to auction within the event site. You can text to the keyword to the number provided to text-to-bid.*Remember to input a zero to begin the item number.*
Send the number of the item you are interested in and you will receive a response showing the current bidding level. Enter the dollar amount you want to bid and you will receive a reply confirming your bid and congratulating you on being the highest bidder!
You will receive a text outbid notification if you are outbid on the item. You will be able to increase your bid by responding to that text with a bid amount higher than the current bid.
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If you have any questions, please feel free to reach out to our support team at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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