Don’t Forget these 8 Important Details at Your Charity Event

As a charity event organizer, it’s easy to overlook the small stuff. It’s okay, there is a lot of stuff going on and a lot of details to remember. It’s not uncommon for those small-yet-important details to slip through...

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Why the Order of Your Live Auction Items Counts

The live auction is one of the most important fundraising events for your organization. Typical live auctions bring in thousands of much-needed dollars for your organization, more money than many of your event’s fundraising activities combined. Obviously selecting items for...

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Don’t Let Audio Visuals Sabotage Your Fundraising Event

In an effort to save money, organizations often go at it alone when it comes to running their own audiovisual equipment. While this strategy might work for some events, if something goes awry, such as the blue screen of death,...

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Fundraising Event Planning 101: Do Wine Pulls, Raffles and Giving Trees Work?

Over the years I’ve watched organizations get creative at their charity fundraising events. I’ve seen everything from wine pulls, giving trees and exciting raffles to fun games like Auction Chicken and Heads or Tails. The truth is that too many...

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