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If You Can’t Beat’em…

By Danny Hooper | May 19, 2021

The Covid pandemic instantly turned the world of fundraising upside down, creating an absolute crisis for most non-profit organizations. Many of them rely heavily on an annual auction event as…

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By Danny Hooper | Jan 19, 2021

Well, this is certainly dragging on longer than I had expected. I’m talking about the Covid-19 pandemic that effectively shut my business down on March 12, 2020. That was the…

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The Wine Tree and how it works

By Faye | Sep 25, 2017

Do you feature a Wine Tree in your Live or Silent Auction? If you don’t, you may want to reconsider. A Wine Tree can display up to 100 bottles of…

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The importance of bid cards

By Faye | Sep 25, 2017

One of the most valuable and important tools you MUST use at your fundraising auction event is a simple Bid Card. The perfect Bid Card measures 5.5″ x 8.5″ and…

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Planning the Agenda For Your Event

By Faye | Sep 14, 2017

Here’s a short tutorial that will walk you through some important considerations when planning your event. One of the biggest problems I see at many fundraising events is that there…

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The hot potato potbelly pig

By Faye | Nov 22, 2016

I’m the first to admit that even my best ideas backfire from time to time. Take, for example, my Wildcard Auction. I came up with this idea years ago after hearing countless…

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5 Criteria for hiring a fundraising auctioneer

By Faye | Aug 19, 2016

In addition to personally consulting our own clients, each year I have the opportunity to conduct several seminars, Lunch & Learns, and educational webinars for non-profit organizations from all across North America,…

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Take the plunge

By Faye | Jan 12, 2016

I’ve been sorting through my photos today and came across this one that I took a few summers ago in Monterosso, one of the five stunningly beautiful towns that form…

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No secrets

By Faye | Mar 29, 2015

Back in 1986 I went broke in the nightclub business. In an effort to avoid filing for personal bankruptcy, I shifted gears and changed careers, going from a full-time restaurateur/country…

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