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2014 Ultimate Donation List

9 years 7 months ago #166562 by Rose H
Replied by Rose H on topic 2014 Ultimate Donation List
HI DollyJane,
Sounds like your team worked incredibly hard and, while some items did not do well, you had a really successful event!

Thanks for sharing!
Rose C.
9 years 7 months ago #166561 by Dollyjane
Replied by Dollyjane on topic 2014 Ultimate Donation List
WE are a church and held our 27th annual Holiday Bazaar today. We had over $20,000.00 in donations for our Silent Auction. All totals are not in, and we do have a lot of items left over which we will offer to our workers at reduced price, and then to members of congregation at a reduced price.

Sadly to say we had some "destination" baskets which did not get a bid. We have reduced items to rock bottom in previous years in last 15 minutes of the silent auction. Did not do that this year and are eager to see how this plays out.

We realized approx. $16,000.00 total. and hope this total to grow by several thousand dollars by the end of the year.


As usual there are folks who come to bazaars looking for something for nothing. If asked right now I feel that most of our really hard workers would vote not to have it next year most of them are ready to start work again.
9 years 7 months ago #166560 by palsgal
Replied by palsgal on topic Timing of Event
Need advice -
Last year, our silent auction event was March 29. This year, b/c of spring break, we set it for March 21. B/c it is less than a year, might this affect our donations?
9 years 7 months ago #166556 by TarrytownNY
Replied by TarrytownNY on topic 2014 Ultimate Donation List
Zoobooks - 1 year subscription
Jan Brett - Signed Poster
International Spy Museum - Tickets
Portrait Innovations - $100 gift certf.
Pink Calyx - $50 gift cert.
Sticks and Stones - 2 $50 gift cert.
Ripleys Believe it or Not - 4 Passes
USS Midway - 4 Tickets
9 years 7 months ago #166546 by Anonymous
Replied by Anonymous on topic 2014 Ultimate Donation List
No on Fatheads as well..
9 years 7 months ago #166543 by Thanks!
Replied by Thanks! on topic 2014 Ultimate Donation List
Thanks Fundraisermom - I have reached out to a TON of local places - I'm looking for more big ticket items, forgot about the race track though - GREAT idea :)
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