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#INTERVIEW: Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions, Conducts Benefit Auctions for Nonprofit Organizations

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Sherry Truhlar, President of Red Apple Auctions , conducts benefit auctions for nonprofit organizations throughout the U.S. that day.

How to make more money with your next silent auction

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Sherry is an auction expert so I’ve asked her to come and share with us how to make our nonprofit’s next silent auction better.

10 Charity Fundraising Events to Raise Large Amounts of Money

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Charity auction. Gather donations from local businesses and supporters of your cause for a silent auction fundraiser. Make it a live auction with an enthusiastic auctioneer spurring bidders on for more fun and funds! Related posts: How to Plan a Successful Charity Cake Auction. Charity 5K. Charity concert.

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The Top 22 Art Fundraising Ideas

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Most of these ideas would be great as elementary school fundraisers or as preschool fundraisers, but they can be adapted for other settings, of course. 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. Custom postcards and stationary.

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The Top 9 Unique Fundraising Ideas

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School supply packages. While selling school supplies, isn’t unique, your group can make it easy on parents by getting the school supply lists from the local schools, buying the supplies, organizing them into packages (e.g. Crazy cake auction. Auction the cakes in your local community. Gold for cash.

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50-50 Raffle

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A cake auction. A silent auction fundraiser. Related posts: School Fundraising: Vote for Artwork (with Dollars in Jars). Creative Fundraising Ideas: Cake Auction. This is a fundraising idea we should have covered a long time ago, as it is the perfect add-on to so many of the fundraising ideas we’ve covered so far.

10 Exciting Fundraising Ideas for Sports Teams

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Bat Boy/Girl Auction – Partner with your local professional or semi-professional team and raffle off an opportunity to be a bat boy/girl for a game. Sports teams often have to raise money for a variety of reasons. Perhaps they need new uniforms or new equipment. They may need to raise money for travel expenses to go to a tournament. We do.

Cool Ideas for Class Items for a School Auction

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If your school has a fundraising event with an auction, you may already ask classes to provide something to be auctioned.

10 Fun Fundraising Ideas to Excite Any Audience

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Related posts: Creative Fundraising Ideas: Cake Auction. One of the most effective ways to raise money for your cause or group is by organizing and hosting fundraising events that are designed to attract a crowd. The most successful fun fundraising ideas are those that engage and appeal to a large percentage of the community. Pet pageants.

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Fundraising Auction Tips on Magic Keys Radio, Friday at Noon Eastern

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Pacific) - this time on fundraising auctions. Our special guest will be Matt Holiday of Holiday Auctions.

3 Surefire Communication Strategies to Follow Your Events

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For example, if you hosted an auction to raise money for new school computers, post an update as soon as those computers are ready for students.

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. Ask your local college or high school cheer/drill team. Tags: San Diego 2008 live auction cheer

More Silent Auction Ideas: Involve Local Artists!

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Another great idea similar to our School Silent Auction post. Request local artist to paint a piece for your auction.

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10 Fundraising Ideas for Schools You Can’t Afford to Miss

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With budget cuts being more and more frequent for schools nationwide, fundraising for extracurricular programs has become increasingly important. Active fundraising is a perfect way for schools to raise money for new uniforms, trips or new equipment. Discount cards often sell for $10 and, generally, all proceeds will go to your school.

Silent Auction Guide: Solicitation Letter

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Develop a sexy solicitation letter to request a donation for your auction/raffle. 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

Best Tips from Auction Managers: Fundraising in a Challenging Economy

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cMarket asked auction managers what they would do differently the following year to make their auctions more productive even if the economy was still in the doldrums. cMarket asked auction managers what they would do differently the following year to make their auctions more productive even if the economy was still in the doldrums.

Taming the Special Event Monster

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Monetization Look beyond simple ticket sales and auctions for event revenue streams. Now is the time to take a stand and conquer your fears.

#FUNDRAISING: Maximizing Your Organization’s Return on Fundraising Events

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After all, we all know about the golf tournaments, the silent auctions, the galas and the walk/run events. label auction items.

Planning a Fundraising Event: 10 Things You Need to Consider

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How to Host a Successful Silent Auction Fundraiser. Charity Fundraising Church Fundraising Fundraising Events Non Profit Fundraising Other PTA Fundraising School FundraisingPlanning a fundraising event can be one of the most rewarding experiences you’ll ever have. However, it can also be a time of stress and worry.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Sara Maldonado

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At Center for Powerful Public Schools, she oversees the organization’s communication strategies and digital channels. Sara Maldonado. 8:00 a.m.

Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lauren Lawson-Zilai

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Some are more seasonal in nature, such as back-to-school, Halloween or holiday giving. Lauren Lawson-Zilai. She tweets from @LaurenLLawson.

Charity Fashion Show

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You could combine the charity fashion show with an auction. This could be either a live auction or a silent auction. Charity Run.

5 reasons people come to an event

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Most people did not sit down at their tables until the auction started. Read the comments here.) What drives event participation?

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When you’re feeling demotivated in fundraising

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” And of course we learn this first in public school, if we don’t learn it at home. Do you stay late a lot at work? I was wrong.

10 Cheap Fundraising Ideas for When Money is Tight

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Services auction – Your organization’s members could offer services that are then auctioned off to raise funds, in this cheap fundraising idea. Set up a booth at a school carnival or local festival, where there are lots of children who will want their faces painted. Positive cash flow is immediate. a piece.


The Top 10 College Fundraising Ideas Sure to Draw a Crowd

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Bachelor and bachelorette auctions. Especially for fraternities and sororities, auctioning off dates with eligible bachelors and bachelorettes can sometimes provide a low-cost, fun way to raise funds. The goal of any college fundraiser should be to maximize both fun and profitability for your group. Coffee breaks. Battle of the bands.

Second Chance Prom

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Just like a regular prom at the end of high school , this prom can involve asking someone to go with you as a date, flashy dresses and big hair.

Interview With N.E.D. - The Rock N Roll Docs

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Diva Marketing/Toby : Were any of the docs in garage bands during their high school or med school days? some even through rock n roll!

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Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Communications: 5 Mistakes You’re Making (And How to Fix Them!)

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Guest blog by Adam Weinger. Their friends and family donate directly to them, and the money they raise goes back to your nonprofit. But don’t worry!

Why You Need a Fundraising Thermometer and Five Places You Can Get One for Free

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From traditional magazine sales and candy bars to basket raffles and office perks auctions, there are numerous fundraising ideas out there that are sure to meet your organization’s unique fundraising needs. This graphic depiction offers benefits to all of the stakeholders in the fundraising campaign.

The 5 Secrets of Successful Fundraising

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The first year I was part of the fundraising team for my daughter’s school , I noticed something interesting about it: There was no leader. This time, some of the team members suggested we appoint a fundraising leader from the middle school to help. I learned this trick when I was in high school. Secret #1: Good Leadership.

Low-Cost Fundraising: 6 Innovative Ideas

Ann Green

You can even turn some of these drives into an event or an auction to promote more fundraising. By Kerri Moore. Strategize with social media.

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Are You a New Volunteer Manager? Here’s Managing Volunteers 101

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Also, in order to graduate from high school, many schools now require a certain number of community volunteer hours. High schools.

The Southern Oregon Historical Society Has Raised Some Eyebrows. What Could They Have Done Differently?

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According to the article,on November 28, the Medford, Oregon based Southern Oregon Historical Society (SOHS) auctioned off in San Francisco, a block of items comprised of Lakota Sioux artifacts. I’m so not of that old school,” Ms. 600,000 lent, and approximately between $300,000 - $500,000 raised at auction). Weiss said.

Free eBook: Make your next event a big success

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

My organization, Network for Good, has a free new eBook with tips on how to make your next auction, car wash, dinner, gala, golf tournament, luncheon, open house or other fundraising event a resounding success. affected because now she gets equal rights at her school. The eBook is available here. Live Testimonial. Where is your. Enjo

Cause Marketing and Branding

Cause Related Marketing

They also did an employee bake sale, a walk and an auction of items created with Sharpies by top designers. But doing it right is the challenge.

Growing major gifts-True Stories

Wild Woman Fundraising

We’ll try to sell it or auction it, and so on and so forth. MT: Hey, everybody. And she works at the Cat Adoption Team in Sherwood, Oregon.

5 Strategies to Get the Right People at Your Fundraiser

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

You’ve got a great theme, a crackerjack committee, a stunning venue, and killer auction items. Here you are. It really, really works!

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!

Question: What are some new event & fundraising ideas?

A Small Change

Everyday we hear about another auction, luncheon, or gala dinner. Those of you that work with schools have probably had more than your fair share of bake sale cookies. Question: What are some new event & fundraising ideas you’ve given volunteers or heard volunteers using? I’ve attended countless golf tournaments and house parties.