FOX 50’s Swag for Food Frequently Asked Questions
HOW DO I BID?
Register on FOX50.com, then sign-in with your user name and password and start bidding!
IS THERE A LIMIT TO HOW MANY ITEMS I CAN BID ON?
No. You can bid on as few or as many as you want but please remember the food raised will help feed the hungry. If you win an item, or items, PLEASE bring in your food items.
IS THERE A MINIMUM BID?
Some items are “premium” items and will begin with a higher starting bid. All other items will begin with at least one item. Bids must be increased by at least one item.
IS THERE A MAXIMUM BID?
No. Bids will be accepted until the auction closes.
CAN I BUY AN ITEM?
No. We cannot accept money only food items. If you wish to make a donation, please contact the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Click here for more information.
IF I DON’T WIN, CAN I STILL DONATE FOOD?
Absolutely! We will be collecting food on Saturday, December 15 between 10am – 2pm at FOX 50, located at 2619 Western Blvd in Raleigh.
CAN I WIN MORE THAN ONE ITEM?
Absolutely. Just remember if you win an item, or items, please bring your food items so others can benefit from your generosity.
ARE THERE ANY RESTRICTIONS?
You must be 16 years of age or older at the time your register. You must be a legal, permanent US and North Carolina resident.
IS THERE A LIST OF ACCEPTED FOOD ITEMS?
Yes, please click here for a PDF list before you go shopping!
I WON AN ITEM SO WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?
If you win an item, or items, you can bring your food donations to FOX 50 on Saturday, December 15 between 10am -2pm. FOX 50 is located at 2619 Western Blvd in Raleigh.
WHERE DOES MY FOOD DONATION GO?
All food collected will go to the Food Bank of Central & Eastern North Carolina. Over 500,000 people in Central and Eastern North Carolina go hungry every day. The food you donate will go a long way to fight hunger in our community.
WHEN DOES THE AUCTION START?
Start bidding at 7:00am on Wednesday, November 28.
WHEN DOES THE AUCTION END?
11:59pm on Tuesday, December 11.
WHEN WILL I KNOW IF I WON?
We will announce all the winners on FOX50.com on Wednesday, December 12. We will email and/or call all winners.
HOW ARE THE WINNERS NOTIFIED?
All winners will be posted on FOX50.com on Wednesday, December 12. We will also email and/or call each winner based on the registration contact info.
HOW ARE THE WINNERS DETERMINED?
The highest bidder of any item when the auction ends at 11:59pm on Tuesday, December 11 will be the winner of that item.