Auctions

Welcome to our online auction!

Thank you for taking part! Your support helps make a difference in the lives of aging adults in our community.

100% of the proceeds will benefit the Horton Street Seniors' Centre!

If you or your business is interested in taking part in a future auction with a product or service donation, we would love to hear from you!

Conditions of the Auction:

All prospective bidders are advised to read the following information thoroughly.
  • All items have a pre-determined set reserve bid amount, which will be noted below that item.
  • TO PLACE A BID - The amount shown beside the plus (+) and minus (-) buttons is the amount that you will be bidding. You are required to input your email address, name and phone number. If you wish to bid a "higher" amount than the next acceptable amount, please use the plus (+) button which will raise the bid amount by the required reserved bid amount. To correct an amount, use the minus (-) button.
  • If you do not have an e-mail address and would like to still participate, please contact Karen at 519-434-9115 ext. 250 for assistance. An e-mail address is only required to receive notifications if you've been out bid on an item. A phone number and contact name is mandatory.
  • The highest bid on closing day of June 3rd, 2021 at 8:00 p.m. will be the recipient of that item.
  • Once you have placed a bid, it is not retractable, and you are obligated for that amount should it be the winning bid.
  • You will receive a reply email back which will confirm if you currently hold the highest bid on an item.
  • You will also receive an email if you are "out bid" on an item but it is still your responsibility to continue to monitor the website throughout the auction to keep track of your items.
  • You will be notified by email or phone by 9:00 a.m. on Friday, June 4th, 2021 if you have placed the winning bid so that arrangements can be made for payment and pick up from BGC London - 184 Horton Street East (London, Ontario).
  • All items must be picked up by June 11th, 2021.

Bidding is now closed!

Contact our staff team:

For technical questions related to making bids:
Christina Yung
Executive Assistant and Fund Development

519-434-9115 ext. 241
cyung@bgclondon.ca

For questions about the auction items or to donate an item:
Shelley Wood
Seniors Program Manager
519-434-9115 ext. 251
swood@bgclondon.ca

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Auction Items

Garden Basket

Garden basket
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Our partner C.A.R.P. has generously donated these items:

  • Stainless steel garden tool set
  • Gripper
  • Mastercraft Garden Bag
  • An edition of Zoomers Magazine

Approximate Value: $50.00

About the partner: C.A.R.P. - A New Vision of Aging is Canada’s largest advocacy association for older Canadians promoting equitable access to health care, financial security, and freedom from ageism.

Reserve Bid: $10 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $40

Seasonal Spring Bag

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Our partner Chartwell Royalcliffe has generously donated these items:

  • Shadow Spring picture
  • A bottle of non-alcoholic, President's Choice Rosé
  • 2 floral outdoor patio coasters
  • $50 gift certificate to Forest of Flowers

Approximate Value: $100.00

About the partner:  Chartwell Royalcliffe Retirement Residence is perfect for independent, active Londoners searching for an elegant retirement living lifestyle, against the backdrop of a well-designed and modern atmosphere. Catering to those looking for independent supportive living, this welcoming senior living community is close to Highland Golf and Country Club.

Reserve Bid: $25 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $55

Be Kind to Yourself - Gift Basket

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Our partners Sifton Riverstone Retiree Apartments (nestled in West 5) has generously donated these items:

  • 2 tea / coffee floral mugs
  • Lemon Lilly organic tea
  • Riverstone cookies
  • Porcelain Tray
  • Organic honey
  • $50 Gift Card to Hello Cupcake

Approximate Value: $100.00

About the partner: Coming in Fall 2021! Riverstone introduces a collection of independent, retiree apartment designs that have been created just for you. Fully equipped suites, worry-free living and community amenities to ensure you are living your best.

Reserve Bid: $20 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $85

10-piece set of Anchor Hocking Glass Food Storage Containers

Anchor glass storage containers
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The BGC Café has generously donated a:

  • 10-piece set of Anchor Hocking glass food storage containers

Air-tight seal for freshness!

Approximate Value: $40.00

About the donor: During the day, the Café makes a variety of single-serving sized entrées that are frozen and then sold to the public. Choose from a variety of different meals here. Family-sized frozen meals are also currently made in the Café and delivered to members and their families to enjoy - at no cost to them - helping relieve some stress and anxiety during this challenging time. During the regular school year, children enjoy a fresh meal in Supper Club before playing in the Club.

Reserve Bid: $10 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $60

Painting of a Chinese Lantern

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Our partner Fournier Studio has generously donated a beautiful painting of a Chinese Lantern.

Dimensions: 24 inches x 31.5 inches

Medium: Acrylic on canvas

Approximate Value: $300.00

About the partner: Trey & Ally Fournier are two London Ontario - based working artists. Find Trey in MUSIC and Ally in ARTWORK. Ally is a visual artist who primarily works in acrylic paint, charcoal and oil pastels. Her subject matter is often drawn from ecology, botany and the human figure and is depicted in close focus, expressionist portraiture.

Reserve Bid: $50 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $65

Park Lane Rose Gold Jewelry Set

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Our partner Seniors for Seniors (a division of Spectrum Health Care) has generously donated:

  • A Park Lane rose gold earring and necklace set

Approximate Value: $100.00

About the partner: With over 40 years of experience, Spectrum Health Care delivers a standard of care and a level of service that is reliable, trusted and unsurpassed in quality. Spectrum Health Care is Ontario's leading provider of innovative home health care, senior companionship services and specialized services. We are committed to providing our patients with seamless service through our Total Care model.

Reserve Bid: $25 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $45

Dog Flotation Vest & Water Bottle

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The Horton Street Seniors' Centre has generously donated these items:

  • Coleman’s Dog Flotation Vest (for dog up to 30lbs)
  • Get Your Water In” water bottle

Approximate Value: $30.00

About the donor: The Horton Street Seniors' Centre (HSSC) operates in BGC London for aging adults, 55 and up. The Centre runs programs during the day time when the children are in school, giving senior citizens an affordable place for recreational and social events. The Centre's extended family has grown to include over 1,200 members. Over the past year, the HSSC has expanded programming to a virtual environment, creating Without Walls, using Facebook, Zoom, and a phone program to keep aging adults connected.

Reserve Bid: $15 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $15

Polka Dot and Ivey Arrangement in a Teacup

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Our partner A Turtle's Garden has generously donated:

  • A polka dot and ivy arrangement in a teacup

Approximate Value: $30.00

About the partner: It all began as a hobby and a passion for learning about different cultures through plants; and a fascination that plants can connect us to other civilizations. Along this journey, A Turtle's Garden was born. Join on the adventure! Get plant-inspired!

Reserve Bid: $10 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $15

Macrame Plant Hanger

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Our partner Imperfection Perfections by Lacey has generously donated:

  • A macramé plant hanger (plant not included)

Approximate Value: $25.00

About the partner: Lacey is a fiber artist who likes help people bring texture into their living spaces. (She likes to make pretty things!). Custom orders are welcomed! Check out her Facebook page or follow her on Instagram.

Reserve Bid: $5 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $25

Yardzee Outdoor Game

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Our partner Side Hustle Signs by D has generously donated:

  • Yardzee, an outdoor game

Yardzee is an outdoor game. It's similar to Yahtzee but played with large dice. The object of Yardzee is to get the highest score from rolling the 5 yard dice. Each game has 13 rounds. In each round, there is one objective. To win, you must score once in each category. (Instructions included)

Approximate Value: $25.00

About the partner: Welcome to Side Hustle Signs by D. Why side hustle you might ask? Her first job will always be a mom to her beautiful boys. This business will be her side hustle to keep her mind, communication skills and creativity sharp. Everyday, she's hustling!

Reserve Bid: $10 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $60

Toronto Blue Jays Swag Bag

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Our friend and member, Bill, has generously donated a:

  • Toronto Blue Jays swag bag

Approximate Value: $75.00

About the team: The Toronto Blue Jays are a Canadian professional baseball team based in Toronto. The Blue Jays compete in Major League Baseball (MLB) as a member club of the American League (AL) East division. (from Wikipedia)

The Toronto Blue Jays have always made it a priority to contribute not just to the community of Toronto, but to communities throughout Canada as well. Through school visits, children's hospital visits, and taking part in other community initiatives, our players, coaches, and Lady Jays make a tremendous impact on fans across our country. Learn more about how the players, coaches, wives and Front Office Staff are reaching out to the Blue Jays Community.

BGC London and Clubs across Canada are fortunate to be recipients of the Jays Care Foundation's generosity.

Reserve Bid: $20 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $50

M&M Food Market Gift Basket

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Our partner M&M Food Market - London Hyde Park location has generously donated these items:

  • Freezer Bag
  • Faberware steak knives (4)
  • Grilling Basket
  • BBQ Napkins (2)
  • Chicken BBQ Spice Blend
  • Steak BBQ Spice Blend
  • Seafood Spice Blend
  • Apple Butter BBQ Sauce
  • Instant Read Thermometer
  • Silcone Basting Bruch
  • Euroscrubby

Approximate Value: $65.00

About the partner: In 2020, M&M Food Market celebrates 40 years of helping Canadians put delicious meals on the table by offering restaurant-quality food, great customer service and a convenient shopping experience. We’ve taken this task to heart and have grown to become Canada’s leading retailer of fine frozen foods, and a trusted guest at dinner tables across the country. Watch their video here on YouTube!

Reserve Bid: $25 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $65

Warming Neck Cozee and Candle

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A friend and member of the Horton Street Seniors' Centre has generously donated these items:

  • Warming neck cozee
  • A candle from Life at Home (Loblaws Inc.)

Approximate Value: $30.00

Reserve Bid: $10 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $25

Halloween Snack Tray & Metro/Food Basics Gift Card

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Our partner Metro at Adelaide and Cheapside, has generously donated these items:

  • Halloween Rae Dun snack tray
  • A $25.00 gift card to Metro/Food Basics

Approximate Value: $30.00

About the partner: Metro Inc. is a Canadian food retailer operating in the provinces of Quebec and Ontario. Metro is the third largest grocer in Canada, after Loblaw Companies Limited and Sobeys. In Ontario, Metro has 139 discount supermarkets under the Food Basics banner, which are very similar to the Super C stores. (from Wikipedia)

Reserve Bid: $10 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $25

Western-themed Dinner for Two - #1

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Our partner Fox Hollow Retirement Residence is generously donating:

  • A BBQ ribs dinner for two with
  • beverages
  • Western-themed decorations

All of this, delivered to your door for a special night in!

Approximate Value: $40.00

About the partner:  Fox Hollow is a vibrant and active-living community with a family-like atmosphere. Located close to the downtown core of central London, the residence is close to a wide variety of shops & restaurants including a Walmart, major banks, pharmacies, churches, grocery stores, golf courses such as West Haven Golf & Country Club, parks & University Hospital.

Reserve Bid: $20 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $40

Western-themed Dinner for Two - #2

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Our partner Fox Hollow Retirement Residence is generously donating:

  • A BBQ ribs dinner for two with
  • beverages
  • Western-themed decorations

All of this, delivered to your door for a special night in!

Approximate Value: $40.00

About the partner:  Fox Hollow is a vibrant and active-living community with a family-like atmosphere. Located close to the downtown core of central London, the residence is close to a wide variety of shops & restaurants including a Walmart, major banks, pharmacies, churches, grocery stores, golf courses such as West Haven Golf & Country Club, parks & University Hospital.

Reserve Bid: $20 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $40

Wood Artwork & Gift Card

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Our partner Black Heart Wood Designs has generously donated these items:

  • Scrappy wood art piece
  • $25.00 gift card to Black Heart Wood Designs

Approximate Value: $40.00

About the partner: Black Heart Wood Designs is all about making art and other useful little knickknacks out of salvaged and recycled wood. You can find them on Facebook and Instagram.

Reserve Bid: $20 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $20

Robert Q Travel Certificate

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Our partner at Robert Q has generously donated:

  • Travel certificate for 1 person, one way or 1 round trip air bus service (Expires October 31, 2022)

Approximate Value: $125.00

About the partner: Robert Q Airbus has been providing ground transportation services to and from Pearson (Toronto) Airport and Detroit Metro Airport to various locations in Southern Ontario since 1977. Robert Q Airbus' convenient schedule serves all air travellers...all day...every day...365 days a year. Whether you are flying for business, or for that "once in a lifetime" vacation, Robert Q Airbus will be there to serve you. Our courteous, well-trained, professional drivers will assist you from the time you are greeted, to your destination.

Reserve Bid: $50 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $90

All Natural Hand Soaps, Lotions and more

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Our partner Juliette and Co has generously donated:

  • 16 various all-natural hand made soaps, lotions and more

Approximate Value: $125.00

About the partner: Juliette and Co makes beautiful, handmade bath bombs, soaps, butters, scrubs, lotions and face masks. Made in small batches & lots of love. You can message them on Facebook to order or e-mail them at soapbyjulietco[at]gmail[.]com.

Reserve Bid: $40 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $90

Mystical Elf Creations Swag Bag

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Our partner Mystical Elf Creations in St. Thomas has generously donated these items:

  • MOM T-Shirt (size Small)
  • Water Bottle
  • Jewerly
  • 2 Butterfly Hair Clips
  • Key Chain
  • and more

Approximate Value: $50.00

About the partner: Mystical Elf Creations makes custom made-to-order masks, tumblers, clothing, bridesmaid's bags, and more! Send them a message if you'd like something specific! You can find them on Facebook and Instagram.

Reserve Bid: $25 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $20

Pasta Lover's basket & 6 Café-made Frozen Entrées

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BGC Cafe has generously donated the following items:

  • A Pasta Lover's Basket
  • Your choice of 6 frozen entreés

Approximate Value: $65.00

About the donor: During the day, the Café makes a variety of single-serving sized entrées that are frozen and then sold to the public. Choose from a variety of different meals here. Family-sized frozen meals are also currently made in the Café and delivered to members and their families to enjoy - at no cost to them - helping relieve some stress and anxiety during this challenging time. During the regular school year, children enjoy a fresh meal in Supper Club before playing in the Club.

Reserve Bid: $20 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $70

Specialty Socks - Compression or Diabetic

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Our partner Pinkal Medical Aesthetics has generously donated:

  • A $32.00 gift card for your choice of 1 pair of compression socks or diabetic socks from Pinkal Medical Aesthetics

Approximate Value: $32.00

About the partner: Pinkal is a board-certified nurse practitioner and a medical director at Pinkal Medical and Aesthetics clinic. She is a mentor and create a superior team of nurses to provide the same exceptional patient care that she has a vision for. Her team provides nursing foot care service at their clinic or at your home, nursing home, retirement home, hospital or any other care facility. Their professional and qualified advanced foot care nurses will assess and treat you for your foot problems such as corns, calluses, ingrown toenails, thick, or fungal nails.

Reserve Bid: $14 | Bid Increment: $2 | Current Bid: $14

Foot Care Session

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Our partner Pinkal Medical Aesthetics has generously donated:

  • A gift card for 1 session of foot care

Approximate Value: $55.00

About the partner: Pinkal is a board-certified nurse practitioner and a medical director at Pinkal Medical and Aesthetics clinic. She is a mentor and create a superior team of nurses to provide the same exceptional patient care that she has a vision for. Her team provides nursing foot care service at their clinic or at your home, nursing home, retirement home, hospital or any other care facility. Their professional and qualified advanced foot care nurses will assess and treat you for your foot problems such as corns, calluses, ingrown toenails, thick, or fungal nails.

Reserve Bid: $25 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $50

Play Your Way gift card (City of London)

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Our partner at the City of London has generously donated the following items:

  • A $50.00 Play Your Way gift card which can be used at any city-operated recreation facility

Approximate Value: $50.00

About the partner: Find everything you need to know to Play Your Way in the City of London. From swimming lessons and day camps to art classes and seniors' special events, the City of London has something for everyone.

Reserve Bid: $25 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $45

Limited Edition prints by London artist, Sandy Hudson

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The Art Exchange has generously donated 6 limited black and white, limited edition prints by Sandy Hudson are signed by the artist herself.

  • St. Paul's Cathedral
  • Storybook Gardens
  • The University of Western Ontario (now Western University)
  • The Old Courthouse
  • The Banting House
  • Eldon House

Approximate Value: $180.00

About the partner: The Art Exchange is located in the heart of Wortley Village; a picture framing shop and a home to hundreds of pieces of art that rotate constantly.

Reserve Bid: $50 | Bid Increment: $5 | Current Bid: $55

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