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Dream Makers Ball – Online Event

June 1, 2020 - June 5, 2020

Dream Makers Ball Is Going Virtual!

June 1-5 you can bid on silent  and premium auction items, purchase raffle tickets, champagne flutes and make donations.

Join us 8-9pm for a LIVE STREAM event on Facebook or YouTube.

Click the blue button above to receive updates via e-mail and text messages about auction items and the virtual programming.

By signing-up you will also receive an e-mail and text with a direct link to join the virtual event on Facebook Live OR YouTube on Friday, June 5th.

Have any other questions?  Check out our Frequently Asked Questions below.

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About the Event
 
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How will this virtual event work?

  • Great question! We are running fun online experiences from June 1st– June 5th including a silent auction, premium auction and Fairmont Getaway raffle to bring the magic of the Dream Makers Ball to your home. Most importantly, we are bringing the community together in a socially distant way to raise money to grant wishes for Michigan children with life-threatening medical conditions.
  • The Live Stream is airing from 8:00pm – 9:00pm with a pre-show beginning at 7:45pm on Facebook Live and Youtube.

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How much does it cost to participate in this event?

  • Registration is completely free and donations are encouraged!

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How can I share this event with my friends and family?

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How-to Videos

  • We’re here to help.  Click here for videos on how to sign up, bid, purchase raffle tickets, and more!  We are rolling out new videos every day – so be sure to check back!

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Ways to Give
 
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How can we make a donation?

  • Donations can be made in two ways: as a one-time donation or as a monthly gift.
    • If you make a one-time donation, Eastern Oil is matching up to $25,000 in donations.
    • If you sign up to be a monthly donor, you will receive a commemorative Rainbow Connection 35thAnniversary Champagne Flute. For a $10/month donation, you will receive one Champagne Flute. If you sign up for a $25/month donation, you will receive a pair of Champagne Flutes!

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Fairmont Getaway Raffle (On Sale starting June 1st until Sold out)

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How does this raffle work?

  • Purchase your chance to win a 7 day/6 night trip! You can choose to stay at one property for all 7 days, or split your trip up between multiple properties. Best of all – there is no expiration. Tickets are $100 and there are only 104 available, so be sure to buy yours before they sell out!
  • How to purchase: The raffle tickets will be available to purchase on the Dream Makers Ball Homepage and then click on Items.

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Silent Auction/Premium Auction

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When does the auction open?

  • The silent and premium auction will be open for bidding on Monday, June 1stuntil 8:35pm on Friday, June 5th. Items will be available to preview before then.
  • TIP:Is there an item that has caught your eye? Click on the item to visit that item page, and click on the button with the star that says Watch this Item. This will keep you up to date on the bidding for this item!

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How to place a bid

  • On the Dream Makers Ball Homepage, click on the Items tab at the top of the screen.
  • Select the item you are interested in bidding on
  • Enter your name on the left side of the screen where it asks for your name.
  • Locate the small box below to place your bid. Enter the amount of your bid and click on the green bid button to place the bid.
  • Note: you may be asked to place your credit card on file in order to place a bid. You will not be charged immediately. A pay link will be sent to your phone on June 5th with any purchases/items you won.

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How to set Auto Bid

  • Click on the item that you would like to bid on. Once you are on the items page, there will be a box on the left side of the screen that has two tabs – Place Bid and Auto Bid. Click on the right tab that says Auto Bid. Enter the amount that you are willing to bid up and click the green bid button. If you are outbid, the system will automatically bid for you up until the amount you set.

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How will I know if someone out-bid me?

  • Once you have placed a bid, you will receive a text message if someone outbid you.

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When does the Auction close?

  • Silent Auction – Friday, June 5that 8:35pm
  • Premium Auction – Friday, June 5that 8:55pm

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Special Dessert
 
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How to bid

  • On the Dream Makers Ball homepage, click on “Items”
  • Locate the Special Dessert item on the items page.
  • On the left side of the page, enter your name.
  • In the box below, enter the amount you would like to bid and click on green Bid button.

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How will I know if someone outbid me?

  • You will receive a text message when someone outbids you.

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When can I bid on this item?

  • Bidding will be open from June 1stto June 4th at 6:00pm.

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What is the dessert?

  • The desert is a beautiful magic themed cookie bouquet from Cookies by Design, paired with delicious Guernsey Farms Dairy products!

 

Details

Start:
June 1, 2020
End:
June 5, 2020