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Everything You Need to Know to Raise Money (and Have Fun) with a Charity Auction
An Insider's Guide to the Ins, Outs, Ups and Downs of a Profitable Event
by Robert Baird, 141 pp.
In easy, understandable language, Robert Baird walks you sequentially through each step you need to follow to carry off a rousingly successful charity auction.
From the first chapter, “Is a Charity Auction Right for You?” to the last, “The Big Night,” Baird securely holds your hand to make sure you know what to do at every juncture. But Baird doesn’t stop there. He wants to absolutely assure your success, so he offers a 54-page appendix that provides samples of every single thing you need. A sampling of the items: 11 checklists for everything from room setup to the sound system to cleanup; four pages of gift ideas; a sample financial statement; a sample invitation; and a sample check-in sheet to use as guests arrive.
With this book as your blueprint your event, like the bids you attract, will soar beyond your expectations.
About the Author
Robert Baird, as an organizer, volunteer, and board member, has been intimately involved with fundraising charity auctions for the past three decades.