Register Now for the 8th Annual Auction for Advocacy: 14 Days to End Child Abuse

Our 2021 charity auction will begin Friday. September 10th, 2021 and end at 7pm TONIGHT Thursday, September 23rd, 2021. Building on the success of last year’s virtual event, we will continue to host the auction online. We are presenting a variety of events throughout the 14 days. Register Today!

Auction Items and Experiences for Bid

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Signed Sports Memorabilia and the WILX Lugnuts Suite!

Michigan-Made Items and Experiences!

Local and International Getaways!

8th Annual Auction for Advocacy Events

Please join us for a variety of events throughout our 14-day auction! Register for the Auction and Events HERE.

Friday, September 10th
Auction Kickoff (Virtual) feat. music from Taylor Taylor!

Friday, September 10th 7pm-8pm (Virtual)
Experience the healing power of music and learn about Small Talk! This event is free and can be viewed at the auction website (HERE) or streaming on our Facebook page. 

Attend the Auction Kickoff Concert

Tuesday, September 14th
Art for Advocacy: A Painting Night! (In-Person) 

Tuesday September 14th 5pm-8pm @ MSU Federal Credit Union Headquarters
Enjoy a family-friendly night out and experience the healing power of making art and sharing a meal together with local food from East Side Fish Fry, Kona Ice, Shove It Pizza and non-alcoholic beverages provided by Sam's Club! Choose from a "Michigan Pour" or painting an 11x14'' canvas with instruction from friendly local artists. *This event is ticketed and limited to 100 people for the in-person event. Please purchase your tickets tickets for the in-person event until September 9th. 

Purchase Tickets

Thursday, September 23rd
Auction Finale: A Conversation with Survivors (Virtual) 

Thursday, September 23rd 7pm-8pm (Virtual)
Learn about the positive impact that Small Talk makes in the community, and what you can do to help. This event is free and can be viewed on our auction website (HERE) or streaming on our Facebook page.

Watch Auction Finale

Why Support Small Talk?

Small Talk Children's Advocacy Center provides hope, healing, and justice to children and families impacted by sexual abuse. We coordinate investigations into child sexual abuse and severe physical abuse in Ingham and Eaton counties. 

$250,000 of our work is not covered by state, local, or federal funders. We rely on the support of individuals, foundations, businesses and organizations to sustain the critical, healing services we provide for children and families. Learn more about our work here.  

Countdown to Auction Finale!

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Thank you to our Presenting and Titling Sponsors!

Thank you to our Bravery and Courage Sponsors

Bravery Sponsors contribute $5,000 
Equal to supporting 75 abused children during their first counseling session. Learn more HERE.

Courage Sponsors contribute $2,500
Equal to supporting five children during an 8-week therapy group. Learn more HERE.

Thank you to our Strength Sponsors

Strength Sponsors contribute above $1,000 
 Equal to supporting a group therapy day camp for 20 children. Learn more HERE.

Thank you to our Friend Sponsors

Friend Sponsors contribute above $250
Equal to supporting one month of canine advocacy for children. Learn more HERE.