The 40th Toronto Rotary Online Auction has been postponed until 2021 due to COVID-19. COVID-19 has also increased the local needs of many people and organizations who need help to get through this pandemic. If you're able, we kindly ask that you support our efforts and your community by donating to the auction this year.
You may be wondering why an auction that streams online needs to be postponed. The day we stream we have upwards of 200 volunteers that run the auction during the 14 hour broadcast and winners pick up items in person the day after the auction. Although we might have been able to put protocols in place to make this a safe fundraiser, it would have violated provincial COVID-19 rules for the number of people allowed gathered indoors. Which means no venue was able to accommodate our needs.
Rotary clubs supports many organizations both locally and internationally, including the following: