The Cake Auction is Wednesday, April 27 & Thursday, April 28 9:00a.m. - 5:00p.m.
No. However, we do ask that you provide a cake (or cake certificate) and an incentive of any value that we can auction off.
Once we receive your RSVP, we will mail you a confirmation packet with your cake number, time & date your entry will be auctioned and details regarding the auction.
The Cake Auction is held at the Secrest Auditorium, 334 Shinnick St.
Cake Check In is Tuesday, April 26 between 7:30a.m. and 4:30p.m. Only cakes delivered by 4:30p.m. will be a part of the People's Choice Awards online voting.
Incentive drop off is Tuesday, April 26 between 7:30a.m. and 5:30p.m.
Yes. Your cake can be any size, shape or design. Battery operated decorations are welcome but no electric is available. Please cover your cake with plastic wrap. Also, just let us know if your cake will be larger than a full sheet cake to ensure enough space for your entry.
Use your cake as your marketing billboard! Due to space limitations, only business cards for you and/or your cake baker may be placed with your cake.
No. We accept all dollar amounts. We are happy with anything you would like to donate, no matter how large or small.
Yes. We welcome individuals and businesses.
During the two day event, 5 - 6 cakes will be auctioned off during a 15 minute period. Once that group of cakes have retired, the next set of 5 - 6 cake will be auctioned. The Auction runs from 9a.m. - 5:00p.m.
You can bid in person, by phone or text. The auctioneers will announce the highest bidders over the radio.
You can tune into WHIZ AM 1240 during the event and listen to all the live auction action!
You can pick up your cake and incentive Wednesday, April 27 from 8:30a.m. to 6:00p.m., Thursday, April 28 from 8:30a.m. to 6:00p.m. and Friday, April 29 from 8:00a.m. to 11:30a.m Please note that they will be no weekend pick ups.
If you an unable to make it during the Cake Auction hours provided, the cake will be donated to a local charity. Your incentive will return to The Carr Center on Friday, April 29 after 12:30p.m. and you are welcome to pick it up during business hours, Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m.
Yes! We accept donations anytime of the year. You can make a donation at the cashier area at Secrest Auditorium during the auction, Venmo, stop by The Carr Center during regular business hours, Monday - Friday 8:00a.m. - 4:30p.m, mail a check payable to The Carr Center or simply make a donation online!
Cake Auction dollars benefit all our programs at the Carr Center and helps us continue our mission to assist individuals to reach their fullest educational and functional potential.