Category Archives: Charity Auctioneer

Fast, fun, profitable – THE GOLDEN PADDLE Raffle

A top question I’m asked is, “How can we raise more money?” This is often followed by, “What about adding some revenue games at our fundraising auction?” Extra revenue generators can become a profitable and cherished part of your fundraising … Continue reading

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Perfect Your Pitch: How to Make A Fundraising Ask

What’s one of the most commonly overlooked fundraising mistakes? Failing to ask, personally. Failing to ask for people’s help, their time, their generosity. There’s so much to ask for in a fundraising auction event — attendance, items, sponsorships, volunteers, donations, … Continue reading

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Riveting Remarks Raise More Money

“It’s not what you are bidding on, it’s what you are bidding for.” ~Kathy Kingston Ever wonder how to start your live auction so you can raise more money? Design a special moment right before your Live Auction. In this … Continue reading

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From the Top: What are the pros and cons of Consignment items?

Are consignment auction items right for you for your next fundraising auction? Kathy Kingston, benefit auction expert discusses the pros and cons of using consignment items to raise money at charity auctions. Are you ready for more fresh ideas for … Continue reading

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From the Top: Top 5 areas you must cover to start your auction event

Learn the top 5 areas you must cover to start your fundraising auction event to raise more money. Cure auction attendee boredom and inattentiveness now.  Kathy Kingston teaches how to write compelling opening remarks and fire up your charity auction … Continue reading

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