Below are answers to frequently asked questions about the auction. For more detailed information and rules, click here to read the auction terms.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. I want to participate in the auction. What do I need to do?
2. When will the auction take place?
3. I don't have a credit card. Can I still participate?
4. I live outside the United States. Can I still participate?
5. What methods of payment are accepted?
6. What is a proxy/automatic bid?
7. Is my winning bid tax-deductible?
In order to bid on items, all you need is a free Yahoo account. Click here to sign up.
The auction will be held throughout the month of June, with the following schedule:
Week 1: Begins June 1, 2003 at 12:00 pm (Noon, PT) - Ends June 8, 2003, at 12:00 pm (Noon, PT)
Week 2: Begins June 8, 2003 at 12:00 pm (Noon, PT) - Ends June 16, 2003, at 12:00 pm (Noon, PT)
Week 3: Begins June 16, 2003 at 12:00 pm (Noon, PT) - Ends June 22, 2003, at 12:00 pm (Noon, PT)
Week 4: Begins June 22, 2003 at 12:00 pm (Noon, PT) - Ends June 29, 2003, at 12:00 pm (Noon, PT)
Yes. If you don't have a credit card, you can register at Yahoo using a debit or check card (with the Visa or MasterCard logo).
Yes. Winning bids from outside the U.S. may be paid by credit card (Visa or Mastercard) or money order.
Winning bids from inside the U.S. may be paid by either credit card, check, or money order (in US Currency only). Winning bids from outside the U.S. may be paid by credit card or money order only. All checks and money orders are to be made payable to "Neurofibromatosis, Inc." or "NF, Inc." Checks and money orders must be for the exact amount of the winning bid for the item, plus postage. Types of credit cards accepted are Visa and Mastercard.
Click here to read about Yahoo's automatic bid feature.
Only the amounts in excess of their fair market value will qualify as a charitable contribution. For items where a market value (or less) is paid, no charitable contribution or deduction will be permitted. For an estimate of the fair market value of the item, you should consult with your accountant. Neurofibromatosis, Inc. is a 501 (c)(3) charitable organization.
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