The annual charity event raised more than $362,000 for Martha's Vineyard Community Services, including a record-breaking donation total.
Martha's Vineyard Community Services
Possible Dreams Auction
Seth Meyers will again host the Possible Dreams auction, scheduled for July 25 online.
Martha's Vineyard Community Services
Possible Dreams Auction
The popular TV host returns as host for the 43rd annual auction, streaming live from the Vineyard July 25.
Possible Dreams Auction
Martha's Vineyard Community Services
Kate Dario
When Seth Meyers steps up to host the 43rd annual Possible Dreams Auction late Sunday afternoon, he will share duties with professional auctioneer Sherry Truhlar.
Possible Dreams Auction

2001

A heavy and chilly bank of fog rolled in over last night's Possible Dreams auction in Edgartown, but it did nothing to cool down the bidders who went wild for items featuring Carly Simon, David McCullough and Walter Cronkite.

By the time the marathon event wrapped up some three hours later, Martha's Vineyard Community Services had raised $403,600 from 48 dreams, topping last year's $325,000 mark by a margin of nearly 25 per cent.

If there's a paradox in the Possible Dreams Auction, it's that the folks who run Martha's Vineyard Community Services count on the money it raises as a definite reality.

They need the funds, and over the past 22 years, this auction peddling wild and far-fetched dreams has anchored the development efforts at Community Services and enabled the agency to make daycare affordable to working Islanders and to offer counseling and substance abuse treatment to people with no insu

1979

The rules were simple. The highest bidder acknowledged by the auctioneer shall be the purchaser. In the event of a dispute between bidders, the auctioneer shall have sole and final discretion to determine the successful bidder. Successful bidders must pay up right away.
 

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