School auction theme: Green for St. Patrick’s Day

I recently found some auction photos and videos I never posted from 2016. One school auction video seems perfect to highlight this week as St. Patrick’s Day will be celebrated this weekend. The Green Gate Gala is so named because of a green gate found on the Catholic school’s campus. The school color is green.Read On >

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Fake flower auction centerpieces that may be more creative than the real thing

If your budget is short on money for fresh flowers for auction centerpieces, here is a colorful, creative alternative. These roses were made from paper.
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Five best free stock photography sites for live & silent auction displays

Photos on silent auction displays will improve bidder interest, but don’t steal shots from websites. Instead, use these free stock photography sites.

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Busted! Be wary of images used in fundraising auction displays

Photographers have cracked down on illegally sourced images used by nonprofits. Here are 5 free photography sites to use in fundraising auction displays.
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[VIDEO] Raising money for Haiti by focusing on the Fund a Need

In May I worked with a dedicated group of fundraisers in Louisiana whose gala raises money to build homes for some of the poorest of the poor in Haiti.  Each new home costs a mere $5000.  The emphasis at this gala is on the Fund a Need.  Though there is a live auction, it’s only« Continue Reading »

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