Gala 2021 Auction Instructions & FAQ’s


Auction Site Participation

  • You can view the auction without registering.
  • To bid on an item, you will need to register.

Auction Site Registration

  • After navigating to the UMA 2021 Auction Invite Link, create an account. You will receive an approval email. If you do not see it, check your spam folder. Now you are ready to preview and bid on items and donate to the Fund-A-Need to support UMA.
  • Once you have set up an account, auction items can be found at our unique auction link, 
  • NOTE: If you have attended another auction hosted through 32auctions in the past, you will use the same account/email address. One account is used across multiple auctions. If you do not recall your password, you can reset it. Upon entering your email address and signing in, under the Account drop down menu find “My Auctions.” (You may need to reset your password to gain access. Again, check your spam folder for the reset password email.)

Notes Regarding Items

  • Be sure to open up each item to read for the full description!
  • Some auction items have a BUY NOW feature ONLY. Be sure to read each item carefully. 
  • Photos & Color — Please keep in mind that what you see on your computer screen may not be the exact actual color of the item, as computer screens show colors differently.
  • *COVID NOTE — All items listed have been verified by the donor and will be honored. Some items will list specific instructions in regard to the business’ hours and level of operation at this time.

Payment of Items, Buy It Now, Fund-A-Need & Donations

  • 32auctions will send the winning bidder notifications which contain a link to the winning bidder’s invoice page. Invoices display the items won, the winning bid amounts, the total amount due, and a payment button. The invoice will also include any Buy It Now, Fund-A-Need and Donations. Winning bidders can click the payment button to pay with a credit card via PayPal.
  • Check-out is a great place to make an additional donation. 
  • As a side note, payment for Buy It Now, Fund-A-Need and Donations can be made either during or after the silent auction. 
  • If you are unable to pay online at the auction site, please contact the UMA office at 651-528-8091.

Collecting Your Winnings
Please note, we are unable to ship auction items. 

Winners can collect items Wednesday, May 26 and Thursday May 27, 10 am to 2 pm at the UMA office. Questions, call 651-528-8091. Thank you for your understanding.

Communication From 32auctions

You will receive the following email communication from 32auctions:

  • Before Online Bidding — Auction Starting Notification (24-hour notice)
  • During Online Bidding — Bid Confirmations, Outbid Notifications, Watchlist Notifications (if activated), Auction Ending Notification (24-hour notice)
  • When Online Bidding Ends — Winning Bidder Notifications

Need Help?
If you need assistance with our auction site or you have a question, please contact Krista using one of the methods below. Krista will respond in a timely manner.

612-822-3818, 9 am to 9 pm or email