ST. CLOUD -- A local youth mentoring organization is hosting a week-long virtual fundraiser starting Friday.

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Minnesota is putting on “The Big Auction.” The silent auction will be held completely online and is open to the public. Registration is free. The bidding will run through May 6th, and auction donations are still being accepted.

Big Brothers Big Sisters is also holding a raffle with cash prizes ranging from $100 to $1,000. Tickets are $10 each.

All of the funds raised from both the auction and the raffle will go to benefit the organization’s programs.

To learn more, donate an item, register for the auction, or purchase a raffle ticket, you can visit or call 320-253-1616.

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