Discover incredible deals on collectibles, cars and household items at any of Father Joe’s Villages’ quality auctions.

Find unique collectibles and premium antiques at the Specialty Auction, vintage and everyday cars at the Auto Auction and unbeatable bargains for household goods and furniture at our Daily Household Auction.


Specialty Online Auctions

Father Joe’s Villages Specialty Online Auctions give buyers the opportunity to bid on unique and uncommon goods, such as valuable artwork, classic antiques, vintage fashion, special collectibles and so much more.

How To Participate in Online Auction

Place your bids online on our auction website and pick up your winnings at our Specialty Auction Pickup.


You can learn more at

Where to Bid on Online Auction Items

Place your bids on our auction website–easy, convenient and in the comfort of your own home!

Visit for more information.

Pickup Location

3350 E St.
San Diego, CA 92102

Directions: Although our Specialty Auction Pickup is located in our building at 3350 E St., the easiest way to access the showroom and parking is to continue past E St. and turn right onto Pickwick St.


Call (619) 446-2703 for more information.
Call 1-800-HOMELESS to donate.
Email with questions.

Click here for Specialty Online Auction FAQ

Auto Auctions in San Diego

When Father Joe’s Villages supporters donate their cars, they receive tax benefits and the comfort of knowing they’ve helped make all of San Diego shine. Because of their support, the Auto Auction is able to offer a wide range of automobiles–from vintage classics to useful, everyday cars–at below market value. Discover the deal of a lifetime at Father Joe’s Villages’ Auto Auction in San Diego.

How To Participate in Car Auction in San Diego

Arrive at the auction site and look for the auto auction registration area. There you will need to provide valid identification to receive a bidder’s number, terms and conditions and a listing of vehicles.

Auto Auction San Diego Location

905 Auto Auction

8205 St. Andrews Ave.

San Diego, CA 92154


Auction occurs every Tuesday and Friday.

Inspection is available from 8am – 10:30am.

Auction begins at 10:30am.


Call (619) 710-0905 for more information.

Call 1-800-HOMELESS to donate.


Click here for Auto Auction FAQ


Daily Household Items Auction

At our San Diego Daily Household Auctions, you will find inexpensive items for resale such as furniture, houseware, kitchen supplies and more. Visit us and see the incredible deals waiting for you every day of the week.

How To Participate

Bring a valid form of identification to the front booth at the auction location. You will need to make a refundable $20 deposit, which can be used toward any purchase.

Auction Location
815 33rd St.
San Diego, CA 92102


Monday – Friday
Preview from 8:30am – 10:00 am.
Auction begins from 9:00 am to 10:30 am.


Call (619) 446-2711 for more information.

Call 1-800-HOMELESS to donate.

Click here for Daily Household Items Auction FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions


General Auction FAQ

Where do you find the items you sell in your auction?

All of the items for sale in these auctions were donated to Father Joe’s Villages for the purposes of raising money for this charity.

What does Father Joe’s Villages’ auctions benefit?

All proceeds go toward funding Father Joe’s Villages’ programs and services dedicated to helping individuals and families find their way home. We provide comprehensive support to people experiencing homelessness in San Diego so they can find the tools they need to find employment and housing. Learn more >>

Specialty Online Auction FAQ

Is it easy to participate?

Absolutely! All you need to do is create an account on Then view the listed items and place a bid when you’re ready. To view a tutorial on how to create an account, click here

Can I preview the items before I buy them?

Yes. By appointment only. Please call (619) 446-2711 to schedule an appointment.

What are the Terms of Sale?

You can find our Terms of Sale information on every online auction page.  Look for the tab at the top of the page next to “Catalog.” All of our auctions are being conducted pursuant to section 2328 of the commercial code, Section 535 of the penal code and the provisions of the California Auctioneer Licensing Act.

What types of payment do you accept?

We accept cash, MasterCard, Visa and debit cards. We do not accept checks, whether personal or business. However, a valid credit card is required in order to bid, even if you will pay with cash. The credit card on file will be charged at the auction close. If you wish to pay with cash, please contact the auctioneer prior to the auction closing at (619) 265-0441. A $25.00 fee will be charged for credit cards that are declined.

How do I get my items?

You can pick your items up during the checkout times and dates. During this time all merchandise must be removed from the sale premises. No exceptions. You can find checkout times and dates under the terms of sale tab on the auction page. If you would like to get your item shipped to you, contact Pak Mail La Jolla at (858) 405-7425 to schedule the shipment.

Auto Auction FAQ

Can I preview the inventory before I attend the auction?

Yes. You can visit and click “Inventory” at the top to see the cars that will be put up to auction. There will also be an inspection period between 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. before each auction.

What types of payment do you accept?

We only accept cash payment. Immediately after the auction, you’ll be expected to put down a $300-$500 deposit, depending on the amount the car sells for. Full payment is due no later than the next day after the auction at 3:00 p.m.

What is the auction process?

When you arrive at the auction site, go to the auto auction registration area. There you will need to provide valid identification to receive a bidder’s number, terms and conditions and a listing of vehicles.


When the car that you want to bid on goes up for auction, pay attention because the bidding will go very fast. Raise your hand up to bid. If the auctioneer doesn’t immediately see you, shout “Yes.” Once the auctioneer acknowledges your bid, he’ll turn to look for a counter bid. Then he’ll turn back to you to see if you’ll bid again. Keep shouting “Yes” when he returns to you to continue bidding. If you’d like to stop bidding, just shake your head “No” when the auctioneer turns to you.


Once you’ve purchased a car, you will be expected to pay in cash by the next day at 3:00 p.m. You will also be expected to remove the vehicle within 48 hours. If you need towing assistance, ask 905 Auction personnel. For even more information about the process, click here.

What are the Terms of Sale?

Please read the auction terms before coming to the auction. To read the auto auction terms, click here.

Daily Household Items Auction FAQ

What is the difference between the Daily Household Items Auction and the Online Specialty Online Auction?

The Specialty Online Auction is reserved for collectible or antique items and is held online. The Daily Household Items Auction sells pre-owned furniture, home goods, decor, small kitchen appliances, dinnerware, toys, shoes and miscellaneous items at greatly discounted rates. This auction is held on location at 815 33rd St., San Diego, CA 92102.

Is it easy to participate?

Yes. Before the auction, just put down a refundable $20 cash deposit at the cashier case toward the entrance of the auction location. When the auction begins, pay attention. Bid by raising a hand or shouting “Yes” until you make eye contact with the auctioneer. If someone else counters your bid, you’ll have another opportunity to bid again. When you no longer want to bid, just shake your head or say “No” when the auctioneer returns to you. After the auction, you will either cash out and your $20 deposit will go toward your purchases or will be refunded.

What are the Terms of Sale?

All items are sold “as is, where is”—meaning you are responsible for checking the quality of the item during the preview (8:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.) and, if you purchase items during the auction, you’ll be required to pay for them and remove them from the premises immediately. There will be no refunds after the final bid is made.

What types of payment do you accept?

We accept m during the Daily Household Items Auction. In order to participate, you must bring a minimum of $20, which will go toward your deposit. All payments are due on the day of purchase