Donor Benefits

The Great WVPT Auction is an excellent way for businesses, corporations, and individuals to receive valuable on-air promotion to viewers across Virginia and beyond, plus worldwide through promotion and bidding on-line. All while supporting quality public television. Merchandise and gift certificates donated by generous businesses like yours are promoted on television and on the Web.  The next Great WVPT Auction will be held April 28th, 29th and 30th.

Thousands of local and national businesses have benefited through a partnership with WVPT. You can:

  • Market your product or property to a large, willing and ready-to-buy audience on TV and on-line
  • Promote your company’s name and location on television, in print and on the web with a link to your web site
  • Attract new customers
  • Market a new product or put current inventory to work
  • Earn the respect of your community, employees and customers by supporting WVPT
  • Gain tax deductions as permitted by law  

Donating to the Auction is easy

Click here to fill out our donation form online or download a donor form, fill it out, and mail-in or drop-off your donation.

We accept certificates for merchandise, dining, services, hotel and resort stays, experiences, new merchandise, collectibles, wine, artwork, and antiques. All merchandise and certificates valued at $75 or more are presented on and live on television. Your product or service will be seen by everyone who watches WVPT throughout the Shenandoah Valley from Winchester to Lynchburg, Central Virginia – including Charlottesville and the surrounding region, and Northern Virginia including the DC metro area and parts of Maryland, Pennsylvania and West Virginia. Click here for a comprehensive list of donation levels and their benefits.

A list of Helpful Hints is also available.

For more information on donating to the Great WVPT Auction, please contact:

Marilyn Maitland
Phone: 540-437-2461 or 800-345-9878 ext. 461
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