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Bidding in STRIVE's 18th Annual Auction is now open! 

Thank you for "attending" STRIVE's 18th Annual Auction! 


We are excited to announce that we will be hosting our auction in a hybrid format! We will be hosting our in-person live auction Thursday, November 10th at the Elks Lodge, where we will have bidding on our live items, the fund-a-need portion of our program, hear from STRIVE participants and more! Bidding on our silent auction items will take place online on Bidding for Good. Bidding will be open Thursday, November 10th- Thursday, November 17th.


In-Person Live Auction

Thursday, November 10th from 6-9pm

Portland Elks Lodge

1945 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102

$40 per person in advance, $45 per person at the door 

*Live item bidding, Fund-A-Need, STRIVE Participant speeches, fun & games, heavy hors d'oeuvres, dessert, cash bar* 


Online Silent Auction

Bidding open 8pm, Thursday, November 10th until 8pm, Thursday, November 17th

You can browse our items by clicking the "View All Items" button here! 

Please note, you will only be able to bid on our "Live" category at our in-person event. 

Items are added daily, so be sure to check back often!



It's not too late to donate! Show your support by clicking on the "Donate Items" button or email STRIVE Program Director, Whitney Wildes, at to contribute to our catalog.

Give a little and get a lot in return. Whether you have 1 item or 100 to contribute, 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 our organization, and you'll receive a mention on our site that can link back to your own web page.


Thank you for your support of STRIVE!

All proceeds raised from our annual auction will go directly back into our over 15 programs which support 1,500+ tweens, teens, and young adults with intellectual disabilities. You can find out more about STRIVE at, by emailing, or by following our social media pages!




STRIVEs 18th Annual Silent Auction will be held from Wednesday, November 10th beginning at 8pm and will remain open for one week, closing at 7:59pm on Wednesday, November 17th. Spread the word- you do not need to be in Maine to bid!

Here is some information on the event and some frequently asked questions for when bidding opens November 10th!

  • This link will show you how to register and bid on your computer: 
  • This link will show you how from a mobile device:  
  • Any questions- please email us at any time at or!
  • Payment Options: Guests can pay for items and/or make a donation using all major credit cards.
  • How will I know if I won something? We think you will like the Bidding for Good website. It allows you to make bids in advance- up to a certain level that you determine, OR you can continue to visit the page regularly and make a bid. You will be notified by email if you are outbid, and also if you win the item at the conclusion of the auction. Please watch your junk/spam folders for updates from STRIVE and Bidding for Good about the auction!
  • What are the automated bid increments? We will be using automated bid increments. Automatic increments are set by default.  If you leave the Bid Increment field blank when creating an item, the system will default to these increments.  The automatic increments are designed to increase gradually as the leading bid increases.
    Leading Bid: $1.00 - $99.99 -- Bid increment: $5.00

        Leading Bid: $100.00 - $199.99 -- Bid Increment: $10.00

        Leading Bid: $200.00 - $499.99 -- Bid Increment: $20.00

        Leading Bid: $500.00 - $999.99 -- Bid Increment: $50.00

        Leading Bid: $1,000.00 - $4,999.99 -- Bid Increment: $100.00

        Leading Bid: $5,000.00+ -- Bid Increment: $200

  • When can I pick up my item(s): This year, we will be holding multiple drive through pick up events at STRIVE, 28 Foden Road, South Portland, ME 04106.
    Pick up dates are as follow:
    Monday, November 21st, 9a-5p
    Tuesday, November 22nd, 9a-8p
    Wednesday, November 23rd, 9a-4p
    All items not picked up by Thursday, December 8th, will be graciously accepted as adonation to our 2023 auction with no refund issued.
  • If you have purchased items that can be mailed, such as a gift certificate, we will mail those to your address. Mailed items may come with an additional shipping charge. If you purchase a physical item, that can be shipped, there will be additional shipping charges. The item description will note if the item can or cannot be shipped. 
  • Where can I see an auction item listing? You are in the right place! Click on "View All Items" (at the top of this page). Please note that the item list is constantly being updated as items continue to come in steadily, and we anticipate items coming in all the way until the auction ends.
  • We would like to make a donation of an item or experience. Is it too early/late? Not at all! Please contact us at to discuss. Or- you can donate directly through the auction website by clicking the "Donate Items" button. (Please note that STRIVE does reserve the right to decline items that may not be appropriate.)
  • I would like to make donation instead of purchasing an item. Is that possible? Yes, and thank you! You can donate directly via our website at Thank you for your support!
  • Additional Questions- We know there is a lot of information here, so please don't hesitate to contact our events team at or by phone at 207-774-6278 ext 311 You can also visit our website-   for more information, links/videos, and a virtual auction program! 



Live Event Details

Thu Nov 10, 2022
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Welcome to STRIVE's 18th Annual Auction! This year we will be holding a hybrid event, meaning there will be both in-person and virtual portions of our auction!


STRIVE's Live Auction : Thursday, November 10th, 2022 

This event will be held Thursday, November 10th from 6-9pm at the Portland Elk's Lodge (1945 Congress Street, Portland, ME 04102). 

During the in-person event, we will have bidding on our live items, our fund-a-need, STRIVE participant speeches, fun and games, heavy hors d'oeuvres, dessert, and a cash bar.  

$40 per person in advance, $45 per person at the door

*Tickets must be purchased for this portion of the event.* 


STRIVE's Silent Auction: Bidding Open November 10th-17th, 2022 

*Bidding on our silent items will take place online starting at 8pm on November, 10th. Bidding will be open for one week and will close at 8pm, Thursday, November 17th. To bid visit: 



*Tickets are not needed for this portion of the event* 

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