Gift baskets add excitement to a school auction and can help groups raise lots of money. We wanted to share some basket-assembly tips (see image) that can really add to your baskets and make them look like professionals put them together!

For additional help with auction baskets, read our article on basket themes, which has 20 creative basket ideas.

Our Ultimate Donation List thread on the Message Boards is a great place for sharing information with your peers and you’ll find helpful discussions on putting together auction baskets.

Also, these articles provide general planning and organization resources:

Auction Action Plan

Finding Donations for Your Auction

9 Keys to Auction Success

148 silent auction ideas for items to sell (plus 7 to skip)