Frequently Asked Questions

What is The Mustang Social?

The Mustang Social is McKinley School’s 8th annual spring fundraiser. To adhere to social distancing, we have moved the event online!

Bidding will start on Monday, April 6th and will end Monday April 13th.

All proceeds from the fundraiser will go directly to McKinley.

How do I bid?

To bid, first create an account here.

Once you are logged in, browse and bid on all your chosen items. We are offering proxy bidding, so you can simply add your maximum bid for the item. Bids will be automatically added in small increments as others bid against you until your maximum bid is reached.

To increase your maximum bid, navigate to the page of the item and add a new bid.

How do I pay if I win an auction item?

You will receive an email at the end of the auction prompting you to login and pay for your items. To pay take the following steps:

  1. Click on My Account in the top right corner of the screen of the Mustang Social website
  2. Click on Auctions on the right hand column
  3. Select the Bids Won option
  4. Click “Pay Now” for each item won to add them to your cart
  5. Visit your cart and follow the checkout prompts to pay.

How do I get my stuff?

Physical items will be delivered to your home by volunteers once the final payments have been processed.

You will be contacted separately via email with instructions regarding travel bookings, buy-in parties, teacher experiences, and other items.

What about ticket refunds?

To request a refund for the in-person event at Lagunitas and childcare, please email We will be honoring all refund requests, but we have also heard from many families that they would like their ticket costs to be donated to the school.