Bidding Is Now Open For Online Treasures

Nancy Stutman

What are you waiting for? Go now to “A Hand Up 4 Vets” online auction at or place your bid by phone at 888-577-4011. Check out the over 60+ items in a variety of categories.

A Hand Up 4 Vets online auction, sponsored by JWV Post 619 to raise money for homeless veterans, ends at 6 p.m. on Nov. 10. You will automatically be notified if there is a competitive bid.

“We are thrilled about the quality and uniqueness of our auction items,” shared 90-year-old Owen Fabert, auction committee chair and Post 619 Senior Vice Commander. “The participating organizations have really stepped up and given us a range of exciting, special experiences and items. We really anticipate a great response from the community.”

Here’s a taste of exciting choices. Adventure experiences include a Cabo San Lucas Getaway, a NASCAR driver for a day, AZ Commemorative Air Force flight on a WWII aircraft. A wide selection of sports and entertainment memorabilia will be offered, including autographed Jim McMahon (Chicago Bears) and Kyler Murray (Arizona Cardinals) helmets, and a Magic Johnson signed Lakers jersey. Spice up your life with a group Tequila tasting party or a golf outing at IronOaks and Oakwood golf courses. Enjoy Phoenix’s cultural scene with tickets to Arizona Theater Company, the Phoenix Zoo, Desert Botanical Garden, and a family membership to the Phoenix Art Museum. Shipping is included in all purchases.

Proceeds will go to veterans organizations that aid the homeless. These include Veterans First Ltd, preventing homelessness and stabilizing the lives of women veterans; MANA House, providing transitional living for homeless veterans; AZ Veterans Stand Down Alliance, providing resources for thousands of homeless and at-risk vets at annual events; and US Vets-Phoenix, providing housing and services for more than 1200 homeless veterans annually.

Thank you for supporting our ambitious endeavor to help homeless vets. Follow us on Facebook at for daily auction updates. Check out our website to learn more about the Post.

For questions, contact Owen Fabert, auction chairman, at 480-629-5100 or  [email protected].