All proceeds from the auction will be distributed equally to the following organisations: VIC Country Fire Authority, NSW Rural Fire Service, WIRES Australian Wildlife Rescue Organisation.
GraysOnline is calling for Australians to donate their valuable or unused items for the auction.
People are urged to donate items including: memorabilia, cars, boats, machinery and experiences. Businesses can contribute by donating unused business assets for the auction.
The company will provide all listings, shipping, marketing and logistics on their platform at no cost.
Chris Corbin, Managing Director of GraysOnline said the team has watched in horror at the devastation caused during the bushfire crisis.
“The team decided to use our auction platform and expertise to launch this major online auction event to raise funds for the people at the front line who are working tirelessly to protect people, homes and animals,” Mr. Corbin said.
This one-off mega auction gives individuals and businesses all over Australia the opportunity to join the fundraising effort supporting important organisations in their work to protect people, property and wildlife.
Donations of items for the auction can be made here.
The auction commences on February 1, 2020 and runs for one week only. 100 per cent of proceeds will be shared equally between NSW RFS, VIC CFA and WIRES.
“As Australia’s largest auction platform and with one in five Australians on our database, GraysOnline is committed to helping rebuild after the devastating fires that have affected so many of our customers and vendors. We are calling on all Australians to donate their valuable items to support our amazing volunteers in their important work,” Mr. Corbin said.