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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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6 Secrets for Spectacular Anniversary Fundraising Auctions

1, 5, 10, 25, 50, 83 — Do I hear 100 years? Absolutely! “Kathy, Get ready for year 10!!! This is a big one and a big deal. We made it this far! What ideas do you have to make this … Continue reading

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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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The Party’s Over – Now What? Your 3 Top Tips for 2017

During my three decades as a professional fundraising auctioneer and consultant, the biggest blunder that I’ve seen nonprofits and schools make is to treat their fundraiser auction as if it were a one-night, once-a-year event. That limited thinking epitomizes a … 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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