Children’s Aid, Inc, a non-profit organization providing assistance to Calvert County children in need, is holding their annual Bids for Kids online charity auction April 12 – May 1, 2015. The online fundraiser features over 100 auction items including many items that would make fabulous gifts for Mother’s Day or Father’s Day. Portrait packages, theatre, symphony and concert tickets, wine tastings, autographed sports items, tickets to Washington Nationals and DC United games, hotel and bed and breakfast getaways as well as retail and dining gift certificates are now available for bidding.
All auction proceeds go directly to fund the programs Children’s Aid, Inc. operates within Calvert County. Currently, the volunteer-driven organization operates several programs: Operation Backpack provides new school supplies; The Great Book Giveaways provide books to local children and encourage parents to read aloud to their young children; Christmas stockings and new books are distributed through the Christmas Cheer Program; and the Youth Sports Scholarship Program provides registration fees for recreation level youth sports,
Interested shoppers can bid now through midnight on Friday, May 1, 2015 at www.ChildrensAidAuction.com. Similar to other online auctions, bidders will have the opportunity to bid on their favorite items, and they will be notified via email if they have been outbid. At that point, bidders will have the opportunity to submit a new bid before the close of the auction.
For more information about Children’s Aid, Inc., visit www.TheChildrensAid.org.