Serving the Children of the World


Bids for Kids Dinner and Charity Auction

Our 38th Annual Auction will be held on September 23, 2017 

Bids for Kids 2017 will be held at:

McMinnville Community Center 
600 NE Evans St 
McMinnville, OR 97128 
United States

Please join us on Saturday, September 23, 2017 / 5:00 PM-9:00 PM

For more information or to purchase Dinner and/or Raffle Tickets:
Please contact: Heather Miller

The 38th Annual Bids for Kids Dinner & Auction is the region's oldest charity auction and the club's principal fundraiser. Proceeds from the auction go to The McMinnville Kiwanis Foundation, which supports the community, especially children.  

Kiwanis projects supported by auction revenue include:

  • College scholarships
  • MHS excellence recognition
  • Special Olympics
  • Juliette’s House Safe Kids Fair
  • Relay for Life Breakfast
  • Youth Sports Programs
  • Literary Programs in Schools
  • Yamhill Community Action Partnership (YCAP)
  • Start Making A Reader Today (SMART)
  • McMinnville Elementary Schools
  • Kiwanis Marine Park
  • Many more


Are you a local business? Please consider donating to the 2017 auction.

   Donation Ideas

  • Items manufactured, produced or marketed by your business

  • Weekend stay at beach house or mountain cabin

  • Gift certificates for dinners at local restaurants

  • Sets of tickets to athletic or cultural events

  • Cases of local wine

  • Cash contributions 

  • Dessert Confections for our Dessert after Dinner Auction