ApolloCon 2009

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ApolloCon 2009 Charity Auction

WHO IS OUR CHARITY: Youth Advocates, Inc (YA)

WHAT SERVICES THEY PROVIDE: Youth Advocates provides services to youth in the Houston area.

  • individual and group counseling
  • eductational support and tutoring
  • alternative activities
  • substance abuse education
  • life skills training
  • health care services
  • job search assistance

... and more.

WAYS YOU CAN HELP: You can help our charity efforts by doing any of the following:

  • Donate items to our Silent Auction.  If you want your item listed on the website or in the program book, please e-mail our Charity Auction Coordinator.
  • Donate new or gently-used books to our charity book drive. Drop boxes will be located at key locations including the Con Suite, Registration and Operations.
  • Bid on auction items.  The Charity Auction items will be on display across from the Volunteer station.

WHAT YOU CAN BID ON: Here are some of the featured auction items:

  • A signed ARC of Seanan McGuire's Rosemary & Rue which will be released in September 2009.
  • More items will be listed here as information is received.

HOW TO BID: Bidding is easy.

  • Each item has a bid sheet.
  • Write your name and badge number on the bid sheet.
  • If you are the first bidder, you may elect to purchase the item outright for the "immediate sale" price.
  • Otherwise, enter your bid on the bid sheet.
  • Items not bought via the immediate sale option will either go to the highest bidder or be auctioned at the joint art/charity auction on Saturday evening. This is at the discretion of the charity coordinator and the auctioneers.

For more info on the Charity Auction at ApolloCon 2009, please e-mail our Charity Auction Coordinator.

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