Charity Auction Ideas

“What are we going to auction off?” is maybe the most important part of envisioning your charity fundraising auction. The excellence of your auction depends on the value and demand for products up for bid. Your team will need to be looking for products, experiences, and tasks that are not usually acquired. These will certainly have greater worth and will certainly motivate folks to go to the activity. When planning your auction charity event take into consideration the make-up of possible attendees, their likes and passions, and a sensible budget assortment for bidders. This research of public auction items for your bidders is vital. Each charity public auction fundraising event has its own one-of-a-kind make-up. Below are several of the hot items for a family public auction that might help you:

  • Pizza a week for six months
  • A day on the farm
  • Roller skating party
  • Family kayaking for a day (with lesson)
  • Paintball for a group
  • A group father/son baseball outing
  • Family season pass to district sporting events
  • Sunset cruise with wine & cheese for a group
  • Lunch with the mayor
  • Dance lessons for a group
  • Job shadowing a local business leader
  • Poker night for a group
  • Six months of flowers from a local florist
  • A chauffer for a day
  • Cooking class for a group
  • Karaoke party
  • Catered lunch for the office
  • Sommelier Class
  • Appetizers and a keg of beer (wine)
  • A father/son charter fishing trip
  • Dinner with a local celebrity
  • Museum sleepover
  • Mother/daughter spa day
  • Police/Fireman for a day (ride in a vehicle, station tour, wear the gear, and photographs)
  • Group walk in your town’s parade
  • Half page ad in your local magazine/newspaper
  • Beach weekend for the family/or two
  • CD/DVD a week for six months
  • Mothers only social gathering hosted by a well-liked parent
  • Lasik eye surgery
  • Tour of a local factory, newspaper, radio/TV station, or sporting arena
  • Botox from a local dermatologist
  • The latest computer or entertainment system & installation
  • Super Bowl party

Call Bob at 480-212-6916 to find out more about running a successful charity auction.

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