Tri-County Health Care is hosting their annual Holiday Auxiliary Auction online due to the COVID-19 pandemic and space restrictions.

The auction invites community members to bid on baskets filled with holiday goodies prepared by area businesses and community organizations plus various Tri-County departments, according to a TCHC news release. All funds raised go toward the TCHC auxiliary wishlist.

The website will open on Nov. 20. Bidding will begin on Nov. 24 and end on Dec. 1.

A live remote showcase of the auction items will take place on Dec. 1. The live showcase will take place at 6 p.m. and bidding will end at 9 p.m. Additionally, participants will be able to purchase raffle tickets to enter them in a drawing for a prize basket, according to the release. The value of the prize basket ranges from $100 to $300. The auction will also feature a wine pull where participants can purchase a random bottle of wine for $10. The randomly selected wine bottle can have a value from $3 to $18.

Longstanding organizer and Patient Access Representative Vonnie Perius said some of the most popular baskets from previous years featured hunting and fishing accessories, Vikings football apparel and children’s toys.

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Participants will be able to view the baskets and watch the live showcase for free.

The auction site can be accessed at onebidpal.net/tchc/welcome.

The TCHC Auxiliary has an emphasis on community health and education. Funds from this auction and other events benefit the patients of Tri-County Health Care. The Auxiliary Wishlist contains items that enhance the lives and care of people within the community, according to the release.