A Foundation member chairs the auction with assistance from other board members. Members, associate members and others provide donated it for the auction and a donation receipt is available on request. 

Items are numbered, labeled and assigned a minimum bid amount. At times, several items are bundled under a single minimum bid. A listing of these items is made available during the auction. 

Items are displayed and identified, listed by their respective auction number. Items are auctioned in no specific order, but all items are announced. Items not bid upon are kept for the next auction. 

Cash and credit card transactions are made immediately at the auction.