Q: When is the auction?

A: The 16th Annual Charity Sport Auction will start on Friday November 13th and end on Saturday, November 14th


Q: Where is the auction?

A: This year's auction will take place online at GiveSmart, an online fundraising platform. 


Q: Can anyone attend the auction?

A: There won't be a physical auction for people to attend, the event will be held virtually. As long as you have access to a computer, you will be able to bid on auction items. 


Q: What types of items do you auction off?

A: Items in the auction typically include memorabilia from numerous sports - including some unique autographed items, restaurant gift certificates; electronics; tickets; hotel accommodations and so much more! Check out a few examples below:





Q: What is the bidding style?

A: This year's auction will be an online silent auction. The bidding begins on Friday, November 13th, and ends on Saturday, November 14th.  Bids are made online through GiveSmart. More information and a step-by-step guide on bidding will follow soon!

Q: How much do auction items cost?

A: Items are valued from $25 and up. Bidding could start as low as $5. 


Q: What forms of payment are accepted?

A: Credit (Visa, MasterCard, or Discover).


Q: Who is in charge of running the auction?

A: The Sport Management Club at Syracuse University. For more information about the Sport Management Club,  just click here, and on the "SPM Club" tab. You can also visit our social media pages:


                            Twitter: @SU_SPM_Club


                            Instagram: @spm_auction


Q: To whom will the proceeds of the auction go?

A: Meals on Wheels of Syracuse is this year's beneficiary.


Q: How much of the money raised goes to the Meals on Wheels of Syracuse?

A: 100% of all profits raised at the 2020 Sport Charity Auction will go back to Meals on Wheels of Syracuse. 


Q: How much money has been raised in past auctions?

A: Over the past fourteen years, the auction has raised a total of over $524,254 for charities in Central New York.


Q: How do I get involved?

A: Anyone can donate items, sponsor a table, or support by making a cash donation via GiveSmart, our online auction platform.


To donate an item, please refer to the donate page on this website or contact:

      Devan Dachisen - ddachise@syr.edu

      Jakob Fox - jfox16@syr.edu

      Kaitlynn Miller - kmille16@syr.edu

For sponsorship opportunities, please contact:

      Drew Bush - anbush@syr.edu 

      Jonah Wheeler - twheel01@syr.edu

      Jared LaVigueur - jrlavigu@syr.edu

      Nick Costanzo - nccostan@syr.edu


Q: How can I donate an item?

A: Donations for this year's auction are still being accepted and are much appreciated. If you have questions about donating, please contact any of our auction chairs:

      Devan Dachisen - ddachise@syr.edu

      Jakob Fox - jfox16@syr.edu

      Kaitlynn Miller - kmille16@syr.edu


Q: How can I send you an auction item? 

A: All auction items can be sent to:

   Syracuse University - Dept. of Sport Management

   ATTN: Devan Dachisen

   402C MacNaughton Hall 

   Syracuse, NY 13244


Q: How many items will be featured in the auction?

A: In past auctions, we have averaged over 500 items. 


Q: How do I get an item I acquired during the auction?

A: The auction will be held online, a step-by-step guide on bidding will follow soon!


If you have any other questions about this year's Charity Sports Auction, please reach out to one of our auction chairs: Devan Dachisen (ddachise@syr.edu), Jakob Fox (jfox16@syr.edu), or Kaitlynn Miller (kmille16@syr.edu).