Category Archives: Charity Auctioneer

From the Top: How to Work with Celebrities at your Benefit Auction

Wishing you a fantastic 2017! Do you wonder how to work with celebrities, media personalities and VIPs at your benefit auction? Kathy Kingston, benefit auction fundraising expert teaches the best and worst ways to work with Celebrities and VIPs at … Continue reading

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From the Top: What are the best giving levels for Fund A Need?

Warm wishes for an abundant and happy holiday season. Wondering how to determine optimum giving levels for your Fund A Need special appeal? Kathy Kingston, fundraising auction strategist and professional auctioneer guides you, your board and auction committee to structure … Continue reading

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Vendors Are an Important Part of Your Fundraising Team, Too

To create a culture of philanthropy, you’ll want to take a fresh strategic look at expanding the concept of your fundraising team. Engage all the key players including honorary chairs, auction co-chairs, staff, board members, volunteers, sponsors, and honorees. What’s … Continue reading

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Eat a lot of ice cream!

“Eat a lot of ice cream, savor the flavor, but savor and remember those you are sharing the ice cream with even more.” ~ Patricia Massart, National Auctioneers Hall of Fame Pat Massart was a beloved mentor, colleague and friend … Continue reading

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Sportswriter Dan Shaughnessy Among Authors Being Featured at Jumpstart’s Boston Gala

Jumpstart, a national early education organization, will host its annual Scribbles to Novels gala tonight in the newly renovated Grand Ballroom at the Royal Sonesta Boston. Dan Shaughnessy, award-winning sportswriter and columnist for The Boston Globe, and Andre Dubus III, … Continue reading

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