10 Charity Fundraising Events to Raise Large Amounts of Money

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When your charitable cause needs large amounts of money, charity fundraising events can be your best option. The following are 10 charity fundraising events that, if implemented correctly, are sure to raise large amounts of money for your organization: Charity walk. Big name charities, like the American Cancer Society, use charity walks as one of their primary charity fundraising events. Charity 5K. Charity concert. Charity dinner.

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One (Bronx) Cheer for Philanthropist Kim Kardashian

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Fox News reports that reality star Kim Kardashian is pocketing 90 percent of the money raised from her eBay Giving Works auctions. The auctions ostensibly benefit the Dream Foundation, which grants wishes to terminally-ill adults. All with the gloss of charity.

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The ABCs of Effective Charity Auctions on eBay

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Maximizing Charity Auctions on eBayMore than 40 celebrities signed 'Matt,' the paper mannequin training aid used to demonstrate Philips Electronics' automated external defibrillators at the Sundance Film Festival in January.Philips donated $500 to the American Heart Association for each celebrity who signed Matt, up to maximum of $20,000. Tags: Eric Gazin Auction Cause eBay charity auctions Sundance Film Festival Britney Spears' hair Philips Electronics

Diamond Divorce Charity Auction

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The thought of advertising a Diamond Divorce Charity Auction is tricky and could be considered uncouth. If a charity could create a request for diamond rings in a tongue-in-cheek way, I think it could be successful not only in raising funds but awareness.

A Date with Scarlett Johansson Charity Auction

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Auction Cause in Los Angeles, known for celebrity charity fund raising, has a unique experience for auction on eBay. She is having a charity auction on ebay with Oxfam America. If you win the auction you will be her date at the highly anticipated premiere of Iron Man 2. Very rare auctions like these go for a lot, up to $15,000 and above, so expect to pay a nice sum.all going to Oxfam America , a fantastic organization that fights poverty and hunger.

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A cake auction. A silent auction fundraiser. A charity rummage sale. A charity speaker series. Creative Fundraising Ideas: Cake Auction. Tags: Charity Fundraising Christian Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Easy Fundraising Free Fundraising Ideas Fundraiser Ideas Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Ideas for Non Profit Organizations Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports Fundraising

Silent Auction Software For Non Profit Fundraisers Silent & Live Auctions

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AuctionStar ® is the only retail software that has used patented bar-coded methods to preswipe credit cards, place bids and checkout guests at auction events Auction 123 is a silent auction software program designed specifically for your silent auction event. It brings together all of your paperwork for your silent auction vendors, inventory and bidders and makes managing your silent auction easy and enjoyable. Tags: Silent Auction Software

Bridal fashion show and auction benefiting local charity

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The Red Shoe , a charity founded by Chiara Robinson and Jessica Rojas is hosting their first annual ‘Bridal Soiree’ this Saturday in Palm Beach Gardens. Come and enjoy a FREE fashion show and charity auction fundraiser where people can bid on wedding gowns priced to $6,000.

Charity Auctions - Items Donated Versus Consignment

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There are many choices when deciding what items to sell at a charity auction for silent and live items. Many auctions use items that are donated by volunteers and members of the nonprofit organization and hopefully, items are also donated from local businesses. However, some charities choose to offer high-valued consignment items to sell at their benefit auction. Kevin Rutter, president of Hot Auctioneering, a professional auctioneer.

Road to the Red Carpet Silent Auction Gala

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Throughout the evening guests will have the opportunity to practice their best celebrity poses at one of the glamorous photo ops as well as peruse one-of-a-kind raffle and silent auction items. event ideas charity auction news

Silent Auction Bid Sheets for Your Non Profit Fundraiser

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Do you need silent auction bid sheet for your event? Create your own silent auction bid sheets with our list of FREE silent auction bid sheet templates specifically for non profit charity fundraising auctions. Silent Auction Bid Sheet from Microsoft Silent Auction Bid Sheets & Live Auction Bid Sheet - golf tournament charity fundraisers 2009 CVIDS Silent Auction Bid Sheet pdf 2009 Silent Auction Bid Sheet pdf Auction Bid Sheet Template.

Charity Fashion Show

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A charity fashion show requires a good amount of planning, but it can also raise a lot of money. Much of what follows is geared towards student groups that seek to plan a charity fashion show, but the information contained in this post can easily be adapted to suit other groups.

The Top 9 Unique Fundraising Ideas

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Crazy cake auction. Auction the cakes in your local community. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising College Fundraising Creative Fundraising Ideas Easy Fundraising Fun Fundraising Ideas Fundraising Events Fundraising Ideas for Kids High School Fundraising Ideas Non Profit Fundraising PTA Fundraising Quick Fundraising Ideas School Fundraising Sports FundraisingRaising money for a great cause isn’t necessarily hard; raising large amounts of money is, however.

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Charity Gala Gallery - 2011 Spring Auction Decor Ideas & Inspiration

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Spring pink charity fundraising decor. Fire & Ice Gala Peach blossoms bloom indoors at this charity auction, creating a spring Japanese playground of pink. Falling lit bulbs bring a whimsical aura to an otherwise ordinary ballroom. Decor by Philip Baloun Like an icicle palace, the dramatic ceiling fixtures and ice blue frosting s imple white tables and chairs.

The Top 22 Art Fundraising Ideas

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To raise money with this idea, you could charge people to participate in the event , auction the mural when it has been completed or both. Live Art Auction: You could have high school students create pieces of art to be included in a live auction. You could also turn the gallery opening into a silent auction fundraiser by auctioning off the art.

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Tips for a Running a Silent and Live Charity Auction

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Tips for a Running a Silent and Live Charity Auction Choose the right date for your silent and/or live auction Choosing the right date for your auction is critical. Most auctions are held in either the spring or the fall. Fall is normally considered the best time of year to hold an auction because many of your guests are beginning to get into the holiday shopping mood and may find that what you have to offer is on their shopping list.

Go Team Go! Live Auction Action!

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During a live auction in San Diego, the bidding got going with the help of a couple board members and their daughters. Splendidly dressed, they stood near the stage as the auctioneer worked the crowd. The first few bids would get appreciative claps from the charity's unofficial cheer team. Ideas: Ask your local beauty pageant winners to act as goodwill ambassador greeters during guest arrivals and to accompany the auctioneer as your charity cheer team.

Wristbands for your Fund Raiser Charity Event?

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Help control entry into your charity event with Wristbands Express. Tags: Event Ideas Auction Supplies They have everything from the papery tyvek to plastic duraband wristbands. Your non profit can customize text, color, design and more.

Silent Auction Guide: Solicitation Letter

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Develop a sexy solicitation letter to request a donation for your auction/raffle. Companies will more likely donate to charities that can provide visibility for their business. The Biddery offers guaranteed solicitation services for charities. Historically, best selling items based on the Biddery Travel Dining Beauty Products and Services Personalized Items or Offers from Board Members (or students if having a school auction

Fundraising Events: Food Bank Scavenger Hunt

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Check out the video below to see the kind of excitement a food bank scavenger hunt can generate (skip forward to 0:40): Related posts: Creative Fundraising Ideas: Cake Auction. This is a fun fundraising idea , particularly in support of a homeless shelter or food bank.

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Celebrity Charity Highlight: The Whitney Museum Gala

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2009 Bras for a Cause Gala and Silent Auction

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The one-of-a-kind bras decorated for the 2009 Bras for the Cause Gala and Charity Auction will be on display for public viewing in West Des Moines. Since 2007, Bras for the Cause Gala and Auction has raised more than $600,000.

What Can You Donate to a Charity Auction with a Limited Budget?

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"I've been asked to provide something for a silent auction. What should I give? I don't have much money." The items that sell well are gift cards: to a nice restaurant, a retailer like Nordstrom or a spa service. With the gift card, create an inexpensive theme to spice up your donation and drive up the bids. Italian restaurant gift card - wine glasses and green, white and red wrapping Sushi restaurant gift card - chop sticks or a little sake set.

Resource Roundup: Endowments, Auctions, Museum of Fundraising, etc.

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Online Auctions Raise Big Bucks for Charity. How Should Charities Use Social Networks ? The Chronicle of Philanthropy asks Are You Prepared for a Long Recession? The Chronicle also has advice on Starting and Building an Endowment. Going once! Going Twice!

Eva Longoria - Charity Chic at Annual El Sueno De Esperanza benefit gala

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She’s always been known for her charity work, and last night (September 10) Eva Longoria was spotted attending the Padres Contra El Cancer’s 9th Annual El Sueno De Esperanza benefit gala. Article Pictures Eva Longoria - Charity Chic benefit gala.

Barbara Streisand is putting more than 400 personal items up for auction to benefit her foundation

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Barbra Streisand is putting more than 400 personal items on the auction block to benefit her charity. What good does it do in storage?" the 67-year-old Oscar winner said. Let someone else enjoy it. These things, they're not forever.

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Lounge on the Links Charity Event

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A rather heated live auction raised thousands for the Wounded Warriors Project, the Ken Griffey Jr. Family Foundation and the Pace Center for Women. Read more at Sweet! Blog Cupcakes and cocktails for a cause at Blue Martini

Here’s A Successful Fundraising Event

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Apparently live and silent auctions played a key role, with more than 300 items up for grabs in the silent auction. charities Don't Miss these Posts fundraising major donors nonprofit management nonprofits Seth GodinAwhile back we reported on Seth Godin’s rant against fundraising events. And I confess The Agitator leaned toward Godin’s point of view, though we waffled a bit. That post generated quite a few comments — pro and con.

Innovative Cause Marketing 'Inventory'

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I advised a friend, a New York Times best-selling author with his own charity, to auction off the rights to name a character in one of his upcoming books. Selling cause marketing sponsorships… like selling radio or television airtime… means selling the intangible. But that doesn’t mean you don’t have inventory. Races have space on t-shirts and signs, telethons and radiothons have airtime, packaged goods products have packaging.

10 Fun Fundraising Ideas to Excite Any Audience

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3 Quick Tips to Maximize Your Fundraising Efforts

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You can also respond to them with updates about how they can continue to further your cause through donations, online auctions, volunteering, or simply spreading the word. Another option is to sell items online as part of a nonprofit auction.

Taylor Swift Still Kind & Loving After Kanye's Diss

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Project ZAMBI Celebrity Charity Auction will benefit orphaned children who lost their parents to AIDS in Africa and other parts of the world. The elephant will be auctioned online on October 5th – October 15th. See Online Auction.

Charity Highlight: March of Dimes Blue Jean Ball

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Bid on sports memorabilia, golf trips, scotch and more in the silent or live auctions, listen to the live band or shake hands with Royals catcher John Buck and his family, this year’s Blue Jean Ball Ambassadors. Tags: Event Themes Charity Highlight It’s a not-so formal event! What a fun idea from March of Dimes in Idaho. Sometimes you want the glitz and glamour of a black tie event, but other times all you want to do is put on some jeans and kick back.

Megan Fox - Celebrity Bartender for a Good Cause

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The Transformers beauty hopped behind the bar at Sonny McLean's Irish Pub in Santa Monica, California, on October 2 to benefit the charity Team Stacie. The Biddery Blog: How to get a celebrity sponsor for your charity.

iphone Publicity Stunt Raises Money for Charity

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The press and people "reading" it were interested in the iphone story and the social networking trend, not the charity's work.

How to get a celebrity sponsor for your charity

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The reason charities obtain celebrity sponsorship is because of the publicity value with corporate sponsors, media and your membership. When introducing a non profit to a corporate sponsor, the question of celebrity involvement always comes up.

Riding the Pop Culture Hype - More Charity Event Themes

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Use current trends to generate hype and press coverage for your gala or fundraising auction. Don't underestimate the value of pop culture!

Humane Society's 5th Annual "Mardi Paws" Fundraiser

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The event will spotlight wines from around the world accompanied by appetizers, coffee, live music, dancing and a silent auction. charity auction news

8 Step Guide to Planning the Perfect Nonprofit Fundraising Event

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But your audience and your goals would be best served by something like a low-key gala or a delightful charity auction. Need some tips for running a charity auction in particular? Take a peek at this article: www.bidpal.com/charity-auction/ ).

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Sara Maldonado

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– I’m attending a charity event tonight so I do some research on the people who are hosting the event as well as the host committee and potential partners that may be present. Sara Maldonado.