This past weekend I was browsing through dog rescue sites looking for "my" dog (I can't wait to adopt!) and it jogged my memory to write this post. In Benefit Auction Ideas, I've written before about the selling of a benefit auction puppy. There's a proper way to present the animal. We covered selecting the perfect breed for your group, what to refrain from doing, and other tips. I'm not going to re-hash that content here, but I do want to offer some ideas on how you can protect the
Offering delivery can ensure that those larger benefit auction items will still attract bids from auction guests. In this video, I'll share ideas on how to best offer and advertise it. Watch the video below.
The inspiration for charity auction items can come from unlikely places -- like my electric company's newsletter. In this case, it was a video showing the destruction of an enormous power plant in Florida. Watch the video below.
Two or three times a year, the Red Apple Auctions team works at a charity auction which has booked headline entertainment as part of its festivities. I like to say, a bit tongue-in-cheek, that we serve as the "opening act" for these performers. The key is to get the schedule right when you're involving top entertainment. Listen to the podcast for details.
A couple of times a year, the Red Apple Auctions team works a gala that has booked headline entertainment as part of its show. One of those events is the Washington Performing Arts Society (WPAS) gala, one of Washington, DC's top fundraising events. This year the organization announced that over $1 million was raised. Among other things, that means that a lot of children in DC's public schools will have access to an arts education. I like to say, a bit tongue-in-cheek, that Red Apple Auctions