Feeding America COVID-19 Auction
(THE AUCTION HAS ENDED!)
We’re listing 7 new one-of-a-kind Rogue Petal Co. home decor pieces and sets to help those who may be struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Instagram auction begins on Sunday March 29th and will end the following Sunday April 4th! ALL proceeds and material costs will be donated, less shipping costs to the Feeding America COVID-19 Response Fund.
Scroll below for the Auction rules and descriptions of each of the items.
May the best bidder win!!
Click here to bid on the items!
If you are able, don’t hesitate to donate directly to the COVID-19 Feeding America Response fund if you are able! You can also find additional charities to donate to at the bottom of this post, as well as suggestions on ways to support the community if you are unable to give a monetary donation.
Instagram Auction Rules and FAQs:
Where is the Auction?
The auction will be held on Instagram (you can click here to access the post). If you already have an account on Instagram, just click the link above or find the auction post in our feed @roguepetalco. Make sure you are following us to check in on the auction as it will be ongoing Sunday to Sunday.
How do I bid?
Bidding begins begin at 10am EST Sunday, March 29th and closes the following Sunday April 4th at 11:00pm EST. All bidding will be on the single post on Instagram, just swipe to see our list of items. Type in the comments the item number that you wish to bid on and the amount. Whole dollar bids only, bids increased by less than $1 will not be considered. For example in the comments: “#1 $15” would be a bid on the item labeled #1 for $15.
How will I know if I’ve won or been outbid?
We will notify all winners on Monday April 5th on the post and winners must respond within 24 hours April 6th. If there is no response the next highest bidder will be notified. An invoice will be sent with the winning bid amount and must be paid within 24 hours of notification or the next highest bidder will be selected and so on.
What if I still have questions?
You can reach out to us on Instagram directly or shoot an email to firstname.lastname@example.org and ask us all the things.
If you’ve got some extra funds during this unprecedented time, consider purchasing a giftcard from a local business or giving assistance to someone you know personally that is struggling. If you are in search of organizations to donate, here is a list of charities looking for support too:
Other ways to support the community during the COVID-19 pandemic that do not require financial donations:
Give blood at the Red Cross. They have a critical need during this time due to the outbreak. Schedule an appointment here.
Donate dry and canned food to your local food bank. Find one in close to you here.
100 Million Mask Challenge for those who can sew! You can find more info on making masks here.
If you know of any elderly or high-risk neighbors that might need help getting groceries, you might be able to help so they don’t have to leave their home.
Once you’ve stocked up on the necessities, don’t continue to go out. Limit exposure to you and everyone else by taking less frequent trips.
And lastly, stay home and distant as much as humanly possible. Here is more information on why it is so important via Vox.