WinterKids License to Chill fundraiser is online through Nov. 19

WESTBROOK — The annual WinterKids License to Chill, virtual edition, kicked off Friday, Nov. 6, with a silent auction and ends with a live event at 7 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 19.
WinterKids has adapted its signature winter kick-off event, traditionally held in person at Portland House of Music. This year, the silent auction will be online for two weeks leading up to an exclusive online event.
WinterKids is a nonprofit organization that helps children develop healthy lifelong habits through education and fun outdoor winter activity.
“WinterKids has always been creative and thought outside of the box. The pandemic has produced challenges, but also offered unique opportunities. We are thrilled to offer this online, family-friendly event to our friends and supporters” said Julie Mulkern, executive director at WinterKids.
There are more than 100 silent auction items to bid on including restaurant gift cards, glamping, overnight hotel stays, house cleaning, jewelry, winter gear and more. Items release online in three waves over the next two weeks. Tose interested can register for free online at to participate in the silent auction.
Tickets for the Nov. 19 online live event oare also available. It features The Ghost of Paul Revere, Mallett Brothers Band, Lyle Devinsky and “Maine’s Funniest Mom,” Karen Morgan, as well as a live auction.