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Why Do We Give?

Booker T. Washington once said, “Those who are the happiest are those who do the most for others.” Giving can easily be defined as doing the most, and years later, science proved Mr. Washington right. Giving has been shown to help the human race receive the one thing more valuable than money, time or material…

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5 Fundraising Ideas to Raise More Money at Your Next Charity Event

1. Host a Silent or Live Auction Charity auctions are a classic way to raise money for almost all fundraising events. This timeless format creates a fun and exciting component for your attendees and donors. Picture this: A crowd is drawing and people are competing left and right to see who can outbid whom! People…

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“From a business perspective, your organization was wonderful to work with. You were very professional, the quality of your auction items were as advertised and the follow through from delivery of the items to customer service was impressive!”

Tanyia Oakley, Ronald McDonald House Charities
2014-02-19T20:59:43+00:00
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Tanyia Oakley, Ronald McDonald House Charities
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“The ‘hit’ of the evening was the Bruce Springsteen autographed guitar, which sold at our live auction for an amazing $10,000.”

Kim Maloney, National Multiple Sclerosis Society
2014-02-19T21:05:15+00:00
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Kim Maloney, National Multiple Sclerosis Society
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“It was reassuring to know that there was no risk, and allowed us to really improve our offerings. Our attendees were really impressed by the items you provided and I think we set a new bar for the event!”

Carrie Martin, James Madison University
2014-02-19T21:06:38+00:00
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Carrie Martin, James Madison University
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“After the community had the opportunity to see the items, our ticket sales greatly increased. The event was a great success.”

Janie Johnson, American Red Cross
2014-02-19T21:07:20+00:00
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Janie Johnson, American Red Cross
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“The process of ordering was simple and we were particularly pleased to know that we could easily return the merchandise in the event it did not sell — something that was not an issue as all of the items sold at a profit!”

Sarah Gonet, The United Way
2014-02-19T21:07:37+00:00
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Sarah Gonet, The United Way
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“The ten items we received for our event were gorgeous. The autographs were large and vivid, the pictures and album covers professionally framed. As an autograph collector myself, I was extremely impressed with all the items!”

Marc A. Cowell, The Tiny Tim Center
2014-02-19T21:07:59+00:00
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Marc A. Cowell, The Tiny Tim Center
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“The ease in dealing with you and the quality of the art/photos was unbelievable. We will be back for our next event and please share our satisfaction with any other organizations considering your service. It is truly a no lose, only win situation!”

Leo Gordon, Mooresville Artist Guild
2014-02-19T21:08:23+00:00
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Leo Gordon, Mooresville Artist Guild
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“We were even able to offer the same item to the two highest bidders by contacting you and simply making arrangements to ship a second. It resulted in more profit for our event and even better, very happy winners!”

Melissa A. Johnson, Susan G. Komen for the Cure
2014-02-19T21:08:45+00:00
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Melissa A. Johnson, Susan G. Komen for the Cure
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“I was blown away at how many items they offered by so many popular entertainers.”

Jonathan Perciavalle, Big Brothers Big Sisters
2014-02-19T21:09:12+00:00
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Jonathan Perciavalle, Big Brothers Big Sisters