Auction Ends: Oct 19, 2018 09:00 PM EDT

The Abilities First 2018 Signature Event Auction is Open!

The Signature Event Auction will run from October 4, 2018 to October 19, 2018. Auction items range from exotic vacation getaways to sports and entertainment memorabilia.

Bids will only be accepted online and via mobile bidding. Please note, there will be no paper bid sheets at the event. Register now for a BiddingForGood account and save time at the Signature Event!

The online auction ends at 9 pm on October 19th. Winners attending the Signature Event can pick up their prizes as they leave the event.  Others will be contacted to confirm shipping details.

Donors who purchase items at a charity auction may claim a charitable contribution deduction for the excess of the purchase price paid for an item over its fair market value. If the donor pays more than the published value, the difference between the amount paid and the published value may constitute a charitable contribution deduction. Please consult your tax advisor for additional information.


The Signature Event Online Auction is sponsored by Ulster Savings Bank.

Live Event Details

Fri Oct 19, 2018
6PM - 10PM EDT
Heritage Food + Drink 1379 U.S. 9, Wappingers Falls, NY 12590 Add to My Calendar
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The ABILITIES FIRST SIGNATURE EVENT is the not to be missed event of the year, celebrating the mission of Abilities First and the 2018 honorees - LOWE’S HEROES NEWBURGH and RIFTON EQUIPMENT. Enjoy live music from Soulsystem Orchestras, a progressive dining experience, handcrafted cocktails, silent auction and a host of interactive entertainment including illusionist Chris Dare!

Join us at Heritage Food + Drink in Wappingers Falls on Friday, October 19 from 6:00 pm - 10:00 pm.

Your contribution will make an impact on 1,500 children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities in the Hudson Valley. A portion of your ticket is tax-deductible.

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Make Your Bid to Support Abilities First!

Now is your chance to not only get all the great items you want, but to do it knowing you are helping support our organization and mission.

Proceeds benefit the programs and services of Abilities First. Founded in 1962, Abilities First is a not-for-profit organization serving the needs of the community, as well as those with developmental disabilities, from pre-school through adulthood. Abilities First has had a long-term commitment of providing a cohesive culture of compassion, empowerment and respect for people with a variety of disabilities through educational, vocational, residential and habilitation services. It presently serves over 1,400 children and adults throughout the Hudson Valley region of New York State. AF is accredited for the person-centered care by the Council on Quality and Leadership (CQL).

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