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7 Creative Variations for Your Fundraising Raffle

For those guests who want to take a chance, you might want to include some kind of raffle. The best raffle items bring in bigger donations than the raffle prize would have made in the auction alone. Before settling on the standard raffle format however, consider these variations to give your guests a new experience. Best-of-Live Raffle […]

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14 “Musts” for Effective Silent Auction Displays

Most benefit auctions consist of several Silent Auctions and one Live Auction. Silent Auction setup is vital to the success of any auction, because this is the part of the evening that people experience first. For planning purposes, here are some guidelines to follow when doing advance planning for your Silent Auction: 1. Close your Silent Auction […]

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Your Gala Is a Business That Will Be Fun, Not a Party That Makes Money

You’ve just convened your auction committee for its first meeting. After exchanging names and pleasantries, it’s time to set a crucial expectation: Your auction is a business that will be fun, not a party that makes money. Right from the start, it is very important that your committee buy into the fact that they are setting the […]

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Peninsula Island Resort

TravelPledge Welcomes Peninsula Island Resort & Spa

TravelPledge is excited to feature Peninsula Island Resort & Spa to our community of nonprofits! Centrally located on South Padre Island, Texas and 11 minutes from Schlitterbahn Water Park, this family-friendly resort has private beach access, infinity pool, an on-site spa, and beautiful views of the Gulf of Mexico. Currently undergoing renovations, the resort will have brand-new updates in 2020, […]

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Choosing a Gala Venue: Ask These Questions Besides “What’s It Cost?”

Choosing the right venue for your gala can affect attendance, guest experience, and ultimately donations raised. Just because a venue is free doesn’t mean it will result in the greatest amount of money going to your cause. Ask yourself these questions before settling on a venue: Convenience Is the location easy to find and well-known? Does it […]

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