May 1, 2019 (Vernon) – It is official…the United Way North Okanagan Spring Online Auction is open for bidding. There are already over 70 local items available to be bid on, with more being uploaded in the following weeks.

Get a great deal on items like a scenic flight tour of Vernon, a night at a local Prestige Hotel, a round of golf at the Vernon Golf and Country Club, Gift Cards galore for local attractions, services and restaurants.

“Proceeds from the auction go to the United Way Southern Interior BC – North Okanagan community fund supporting over 20 charities in the North Okanagan Columbia Shuswap region,” says Tracy Williamson, Community Engagement Manager. “What’s raised here, stays right here at home supporting vulnerable people in our community.”

The auction is a partnership with Independent Living Vernon and Rotary Club of Vernon who receive the proceeds from items they have listed. Email Tracy Williamson if you would like to donate items to the auction before May 17. Donated items can be dropped off at the Sun FM office, 2800 – 31st St. Vernon, BC.

Check out the items up for grabs and place your bids before the auction closes on May 31st, 2019 at 3:00 pm.

https://www.32auctions.com/UWSpringOnlineAuction2019 

About United Way Southern Interior BC (SIBC):

United Way Southern Interior BC serves the communities of the Okanagan, Columbia, Shuswap and Similkameen regions. Formed by the merger of United Way CSO and United Way NOCS, United Way SIBC builds on over 65 years of community investment. Our mission is to improve lives and build community by engaging individuals and mobilizing collective action. The United Way invests time and resources in three focus areas that support all that kids can be, move people from poverty to possibility and build healthy, strong communities.  For more information, visit www.unitedwaysibc.com or call 1-855-232-1321. For the North Okanagan office, call 1-866-GIVE4UW.

For more information, please contact:

Tracy Williamson, Community Engagement Manager

United Way Southern Interior BC

T: 250-549-1346

C: 250-306-7778

E: tracy@unitedwaysibc.com

unitedwaysibc.com

For more information visit the online auction event page: https://unitedwaysibc.com/event/united-way-north-okanagan-spring-online-auction/