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Join the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program for the 28th Annual Fundraising Auction. Online for 2021. 

StartingVirtual Vulture Gala on February 1, 2021, The Rocky Mountain Raptor Program will be auctioning a variety of fun and unique items and services to bid on in support of our life-saving and life-enriching mission of raptor rehabilitation, community education, and scientific research. Your participation and support can help us continue to make an amazing difference in our community! 


Donate Item or Service

Show your support by clicking on the "Donate Items" button to contribute to our catalog. Deadline for item donation is February 1, 2021. You may also call or email Lisa Winta at 970-484-7756 or if you wish to discuss an item or service donation.

By giving a little you get a lot in return.
Your participation is an invaluable part of our fundraising efforts. By donating an item or service directly online, you will be helping to save the life of a raptor and support education in our community.  We will recognize your compassionate support on our auction site and our website -

You can also make a monetary gift of support by clicking on the "Donate Now" button located on the right column.

Thank you for your helping RMRP Soar Higher! 

You may also use your smartphone to view the mobile-optimized version of this auction at: 

Live Event Details

Order Tickets Sat Feb 20, 2021
5:30 PM - 8:30 PM MST
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Due to Covid-19 challenges, we cannot flock together, but we miss you and still want you to join in the fun online! Please join us through the magic of the internet to learn about our mission, how we survived the challenges of 2020, and what we have planned for the future.

The event will have special guest appearances by live raptors, a Live Auction, presentation of the Freedom Flight Award, lots of great videos and stories, culminating with a Paddle Raise for all attendees to help open the skies for us to soar into the future. 

Very Vulture Virtual Gala and Benefit Auction for the Rocky Mountain Raptor Program will be held on February 20th, 2021

  • Cocktail Hour from 5:30-6:30pm (MST)
  • Gala from 6:30 - 7:30pm (MST)

Live Event will be streamed via YouTube        

  • Silent Auction Items open for bidding on Monday, February 1st at 4:00pm and close on Sunday, February 21st at 7:00pm.
  • Live Auction Items open for bidding on Sunday, February 14th at 4:00pm and close during the Virtual Gala, 20 minutes before the end of the Live Stream Event, approximately 7:10pm.

The event is FREE to attend, but registration is required. Please click the "Order Tickets" button to register for Free Attendance or Purchase a VIV, or Very Important Vulture Gala Party Pack for $150.  Please fill out the form, including a credit card number to register. Your credit card will not be charged unless you make a donation or win an auction item. As our in-person event helps generate funds with ticket prices, RMRP humbly requests a life-saving and life-enriching gift in lieu of a purchased ticket of $75 per couple. 

If you want the VIP treatment then you should order a VIV, or Very Important Vulture Gala Party Pack for $150 which will provide you with delightful food and beverage for two to enjoy while attending the Virtual Gala on-line. VIV Gala Party Packs must be purchased by Monday, February 15th, 2021 at midnight, and will be available for pick-up and delivery on Friday, February 19th. 

Sneak Peeks of the Auction Items

Give from your heart and share the love of raptors! Starting on Valentine's Day, February 14th at 4:00pm, we will share some Sneak Peeks of some of the auction items and the Live Auction Item bidding will open. Throughout the week we will continue to offer Sneak Peek videos of what's in store for the main event. 

You may also use your smartphone to view the mobile-optimized version of this auction at:

Item Pick-up Instructions: All items you win will be available for pick up on the following dates:   

  • Wednesday, February 24th between 10am and 6pm;
  • Thursday February 25th between 10am-5pm;
  • Saturday, February 27th between 10am and 3pm;
  • or by appointment

Item pick up will be at the RMRP, 720 E. Vine Dr., Fort Collins, CO 80524. If you aren't able to pick items up during the above times and dates please make pick-up arrangements by contacting Lisa Winta at 


Fine Print
Unless otherwise noted, all certificates for goods and services must be used within one year of the auction date.  All items and services are subject to the terms and conditions specified by the donors.
All sales are final.  There will be no exchanges or refunds.  The Rocky Mountain Raptor Program (RMRP) does not make any express or implied warranties or guarantees on auction items regarding quality or value of items or services.  All items are offered and sold ?As Is? and ?With All Faults?.
The RMRP neither warrants nor represents, and in no event shall be responsible for the correctness of descriptions, genuineness, authorship, provenance or condition of the items.  No statement made in the catalog or made orally at the auction or elsewhere shall be deemed such warranty for tax purposes or market value.  Items have not been appraised unless otherwise noted.
Reservations for trips or vacation accommodations, and any services, must be mutually arranged with the donor, unless otherwise noted.  No refunds will be allowed on travel packages for cancelled tickets and/or accommodations for any reason.
By the buyer?s purchase, the buyer waives any claim for liability against the RMRP, its appointed officials, members, employees, sponsors, volunteers and/or donor of the item.  Neither the RMRP,  nor the donor, is responsible for any personal injuries or damage that may result from the use of the property or services.
Tax Rules
Appropriate sales tax will be assigned to taxable items.  The amount you pay in excess of the fair market value would normally be available to you as a charitable contribution for tax purposes.  Please check with your tax advisor for specifics.  The RMRP will provide documentation of fair market value/charitable contribution after the raptors have dealt with the data crunching, post auction.

Become a Sponsor

Become a sponsor and your Company's Logo will appear on our site with a hyper-link to your own web page to bring potential new customers to your business. We can provide analytics to track how often your logo is viewed and clicked to see just how many people are accessing your site. Best of all, when you sponsor this event, you are pledging your commitment to help save lives and inspire minds. 

We would like to thank our sponsors....

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