Hundreds of local Perthshire businesses are already backing this year's Perth Silent Auction.
You have probably spotted the high profile banners in the city centre profiling the annual fundraiser promoted by the Rotary Club of Perth and the Perthshire Advertiser.
On-line bids are being taken in advance of Saturday, December 7, when hundreds of lots will be snapped-up in advance of Christmas by big-hearted bidders.
The charities selected to benefit from this year's auction are Cornhill Macmillan Cancer Centre in Perth, the My Name’5 Doddie Foundation and lots of local good causes.
Cornhill Macmillan Cancer Centre is a purpose-built Specialist Palliative Care Unit at Perth Royal Infirmary, staffed by a dedicated team with ongoing support and involvement from Macmillan Cancer Support.
My Name’5 Doddie Foundation provides funding to aid research into the cause of Motor Neuron Disease and to investigate potential cures.
Scotland rugby legend Doddie Weir has recorded a special message for bidders, which you can view below. Be part of the cure and bid in the Silent Auction.
Bundles of local charities benefit from the Silent Auction.
The list is long but over the last year, the Silent Auction has supported Letham Community Sports Club, PKAVS, Social Bite, Rape and Sexual Abuse Centre Perth & Kinross, Perth Hospital Radio, Perth Dolphins, Perth Indigent Old Men’s Society, Perth & Kinross Prostate Cancer Support, Samaritans of Perth, Canine Partners, Perth Six Circle Project, Perthshire Musical Festival, Perth Harbour Counselling Service, Vision PK, Perth and District Pipe Band, Coupar Angus Cycling Hub, Duke of Edinburgh’s Award Perth& Kinross Association, Fair City Singers and Perthshire Brass and others.
There are around 400 lots arranged in easy to follow categories, including food and drink, gifts, home and electrical, leisure and culture, motoring, professional services and sport.
Spotlight items include:
Head over to the Perth Silent Auction website now to view the full list of available items and get your bids in.
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