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MetroWest YMCA Annual Silent and Live Auction

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The 2020 Virtual Dream Big Silent and Live Auction supports the MetroWest YMCA's Annual Campaign, a fund to provide individuals and families access to education, and health and wellness programs including: quality preschool, summer camp, meals for youth and families who experience food insecurity and healthy aging programs, to name a few. Join us tonight, help raise funds and honor special guests Joe Andruzzi, David McGillivray and Dick Hoyt and watch as Joe receives the 2020 Inspiration award from David (2018 honoree) and Dick Hoyt (2017 honoree). 

About Our Event

The silent auction will open on Monday, October 26 at 9AM and close at 8PM on October 29th after our program ends. 

Here is a quick overview of the evening:

6:45PM -- log on and join in -- Watch our amateur bartenders mix a cocktail, share some laughs and get us ready for the night

Program Highlights

  • Welcome from MetroWest YMCA President and CEO, Rick MacPherson
  • Chris Connolly (MetroWest YMCA Board of Directors Chair) kicks us off along with Tom Caron, NESN and long-time friend of the Y
  • Joe Andruzzi receives his 2020 Inspiration Award from prior year awardees, David McGillivray (2019) and Dick Hoyt (2018)
  • Live Auction
  • Moments of inspiration from around our community throughout!

8PM - Silent Auction Closes  


How to Register

Click on register and complete including cell phone and email address and a credit card. A credit card is required in order to bid on items. This information will ONLY be saved for check out and to communicate with you about DREAM BIG event. 

How To Bid

  1. Enter https://metrowestymca.cbo.io into your browser’s address bar.
  2. Enter in your bidder number, phone number or email address and tap GO.
  3. Confirm you are the name listed (a password may be required at this time) then hit "Continue".
  4. Once completely logged in, you can search by item #, keyword, or by category.
  5. To place a bid tap on the blue "Bid/Info" button. There you can place a fast bid, bid or set a max bid, and read details about items. 
  6. Tap on MENU > MY ITEMS to view your activity throughout the event.


Checkout From Your Phone

You can securely checkout from your phone with a credit card. Once you have a checkout available, a red "Pay!" button will appear at the top of your bidding screen. Tap on this button to proceed to checkout. *For one checkout, wait until all auction items (silent, live, appeal) have closed.

Tips and tidbits

  • I forgot my bidder #? Type your phone # or email address in the bidder # box. Tap GO. You also can tap on the "?" for help.
  • How do I remove a bid? Right after you place a bid, you have the option to "undo" on the confirmation banner at the top of the screen. Once this banner goes away, you will need to contact Amy Miller to remove. Please text her at 774.420.8504.
  • I already selected "no" or replied "STOP" to the SMS text message alerts, not realizing that I wouldn't receive outbid notices. Can I fix it? Yes! Text "START" to 56651 to begin receiving these once again.
  • How do I place a Max Bid? To place a "max bid", tap on Bid/Info > BID/SET MAX > select the amount you are willing to spend on the item > SET MAX. The system will bid up to that amount for you automatically. You will be notified via text message if you are outbid on this item.
  • Did I win? Once the auction has closed, you can look under MENU/MY ITEMS to view everything that you have won/purchased.


Thank you sponsors

Diamond Sponsors

ADI Contracting

Alira Health 

FletcherTilton PC

Framingham State University 

Herb Connolly Auto Group


Platinum Sponsors 

Greater Boston Urology 

MetroWest Medical Center

Middlesex Savings Bank 

Rubicon Builders

R. W. Holmes Realty Company, Inc. 

TJX Companies, Inc. 

Gold Sponsors

126 Self Storage


Avidia Bank 

Digital Federal Credit Union 

Fitts Insurance

Gray Equity Management

Phil Ottaviani, Realty Executives

Reliant Medical Group

Samet & Company 

Solect Energy


Webster First Federal Credit Union


Silver Sponsors        

Aimee Siers, Realtor, Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

MassBay Community College 

Bronze Sponsors                

Decisions Insight                 

Fabrizia Spirits, LLC

Senate President Karen E. Spilka 

Tito’s Handmade Vodka

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