FAQ

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Can I remove my bid from an item? Can I retract my donated item?

Generally, no but please contact us to discuss your unique situation.

How does an auction work?

Items are donated by the generous people from our community and buyers (you) bid on the items. The buyer with the highest bid will win the item. Money will be collected at the event on Thursday, April 6, 2017. Arrangements for pick-up/delivery of the item will also be made at the time of payment.

Items can also be paid for and picked at the silent auction on Thursday, April 6, 2017 beginning at 7 p.m. at the University of Maine School of Law located at 246 Deering Ave., Portland.

What happens to my unsold item(s)?

Any unsold items will be returned to their respective owners.

Who are the sellers for this auction? Where are the proceeds for this event going?

The auction is a fundraiser and is presented by the Maine Association for Public Interest Law (MAPIL). MAPIL is affiliated with Equal Justice Works and the University of Maine School of Law. Proceeds will help support fellowships for students to work in the area of public interest law, help low-income families, veterans, immigrants, and others in need of legal aid.

Can I pay for my auction items by credit card? Is there a service charge fee?

Yes, we will be able to accept credit card payments for your winning bid.