Monthly Archives: November 2014

Kathy’s Top 13 Ways to Thank Auction Volunteers

Would it surprise you to know that 79% of volunteers give to charity compared to 40% of non-volunteers? (Giving USA Foundation 2014*) So here’s my first big strategy for recognizing your volunteers.  Engage each volunteer personally. Ask each person what they … Continue reading

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From the Top: How To Start Your Live Auction Program

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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From the Top: What is the Best Benefit Auction Timeline?

Design your fundraising auction timeline to maximize benefit auction bidding and generous giving.  Kathy Kingston, benefit auction consultant and strategist gives an in-depth view of the optimum timelines for sit down dinner fundraisers, food station tasting fundraisers.  Stay away from … Continue reading

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