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MILESTONE: TravelPledge Welcomes Its 10,000th Nonprofit

TravelPledge connects benefit auction organizers with generous providers of vacations, golf, lessons, cruises and bucket list experiences. On November 8th, 2019 the 10,000th nonprofit account was created at TravelPledge.com. “We are grateful to our generous experience providers and to our nonprofits that leverage our platform to support great causes,” said Mike Last, TravelPledge CEO and founder. TravelPledge […]

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The Inn at Evergreen

TravelPledge Welcomes The Inn at Evergreen!

TravelPledge is excited to feature The Inn at Evergreen to our community of nonprofits! Once a Civil War Era mansion, The Inn at Evergreen is an 11-bedroom inn in Haymarket, VA. The Inn serves as the centerpiece to Evergreen Country Club. The Inn at Evergreen, as it exists today, is proudly listed on The National Register of Historic […]

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Enriquez Estate Wines

TravelPledge Welcomes Enriquez Estate Wines!

TravelPledge is excited to feature Enriquez Estate Wines (Forestville, CA) to our community of nonprofits! Enriquez Estate is a family owned and operated micro-winery specializing in limited production Pinot Noir, Tempranillo and Muscat wines. Located in the heart of the Russian River Valley, the magical estate vineyard started life as a dairy farm. Dedicated to preserving the […]

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Don Sayles, master portrait artist

TravelPledge Welcomes Classic Portrait Source by Sayles!

You may already be familiar with TravelPledge’s extensive selection of vacations, cruises, lessons and golf packages. Meet our latest addition: Classic Portrait Source by Sayles. Classic Portrait Source by Sayles is a premier provider of custom oil painting portraits. They are proud to have created hundreds of fine portraits for families. TravelPledge is excited to feature this […]

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winning bidder

Why It’s Important to Connect Winning Bidders with Experience Providers Directly

We at TravelPledge pride ourselves on our direct redemption model. When a winning bidder wants to redeem their certificate for one of our experiences, we connect them directly with the experience provider (e.g., the Caribbean beach resort). By contrast, some competitors offer a “white glove” service for certificate redemption, acting as a middleman between the winning bidder […]

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TravelPledge beats consignment

How TravelPledge Beats “Old School” Consignment

We are often asked by non-profit event organizers to compare our program to “consignment” programs that they may have used (and typically have had bad experiences with). Here is our response. What Is Consignment? “Consignment” is an agreement for a seller of goods to pay the supplier after the goods are sold. The goal of the seller […]

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