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Why is a Charity Community So Important?

Humans have always understood that staying together helps us survive. That fundamental community is the foundation of our societies. While keeping us safe, community allows us to share ideas, thoughts and emotions. When people moving as one, that’s community in action. A large and influential enough community can shift the direction of a nation, but it’s important to understand, that shift can…

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6 Secrets to Planning a Successful Charity Event: A First Timer’s Guide

Planning a charity fundraising event can be extremely overwhelming, especially to those who have never planned one before. Let’s face it, most brand new charity organizations will not have the budget to hire an event planning expert or team. This leaves them planning for a big event with little to no experience. Talk about chaotic.…

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Who Will Finish as America’s Top Charity Fundraisers of 2019?

In 2018, Forbes Magazine’s William P. Barrett compiled a list of the 100 largest U.S. charities. This elite group received in incredible $49 billion in gifts all together. As this year sprints to the finish line, it’s hard not to wonder which organizations will come out on top in 2019. Will the list remain the same? Will new organizations…

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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