Spring Silent Auction is back!

Don't miss your opportunity to promote your business to our 6,400 members and 30,000 database contacts and social media audience. Participating in our annual fundraiser will provide exposure to new clients, drive traffic to your business and directly help families all over Chicago through new parent support groups, must-have parent education, and outreach to new communities of families.

By supporting NPN's Online Auction you’ll receive:

• Valuable exposure simply for donating an item to our online auction—far beyond that of a traditional event auction.

• Greater interest in your products/services because we’re sending out numerous weekly e-mail communications and using other powerful promotional vehicles like social media, blogger outreach, media alerts to encourage community participation and support in spreading word about the auction.


Online Auction Schedule:

Now - May 1 - Auction Preview - Lots of fanfare and attention as bidders (local and nationally) scope out the items they want! All items are including in Bidding For Goods main auction directory.

May 2 - 5 - Online Bidding - Bidding will open on our fun and unique list of items items to raise money for our NPN Community. Help us beat last year's $23,000 event! 

Need ideas on what to donate? Take a peak at the 2012 Auction catalog HERE. We kindly ask that donations be a minimum of $50. For items less than $50, NPN reserves the right to pair with another donation to increase the value as needed. (NOTE: This is a large file and may take a minute or 2 to open)

How to Donate? Please review donation tips and instructions HERE to get started. 

Returning Donor? Keep it simple and repeat last year's item! Review your item in the 2012 Catalog and send any updates (e.g., expiration date) and your item confirmation to

IMPORTANT: All gift certificate donations require an expiration date, limitations, restrictions or key notes related to the item. Gift certificates are requested as an e-certificate so we may send directly to the winner when the auction closes. 


Step 1: Register as a bidder/donor (Or log in)

Step 2: Donate your item online

Give a little and get a lot in return

After submitting your donation online, kindly email an electronic certificate of your donation (if applicable) that the winner can redeem to claim their item. Products and tangible items may be shipped directly to the winner once the auction closes. 

NEW THIS YEAR!! Auction preview begins now - the sooner you make your donation, the more exposure you will receive via the auction site and promotions. (NOTE - Items must be reviewed and approved before they are published for preview)

Your participation is an invaluable part of our fundraising efforts. By donating an item or service directly online, you'll be helping to raise money for NPN, and you'll receive great promotional benefits.

When: 8:00 AM - 11:51 PM · Apr 15, 2013
Who: Members & Non-Members - Children welcome
Cost: Free

Donate At:

Coordinator: Alison Ray
    • April
    • 15
    • Monday

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