We regularly participate in fund raising efforts for a number of charitable organizations. Many of them have Silent Auctions as a part of the evening's festivities. There are a number of ways you can help make your donation yield a greater contribution to your charity of choice.
Shop Seasonally - Post season sales on eveything
from picnic coolers to ornaments and decore for
every holiday at 50-75% off stretch your dollars and
make that purchase twice the value to the charity.
You know when annual events are held...get an
extra decoration...a summer something...a spring
silk bouquet or arrangement and keep it for the
Certificate Collections Be creative...when
you are dining at restaurants locally, ask the
owner/manager if they will
sell you a gift certificate
at a discount...and make a
basket and title it....
"The Taste of your Town" with an attractive
plateful of certificates.
Pamper Presents a collection of products
and services...a massage and body oils, mani/pedi
combinations with lotions and potions...invite
your favorite places to help you participate in
the donation and credit them.
Cater to Cats and Defer to Dogs
Everyone loves pet presents...a bed filled with
toys, treats, leashes, groomer certificates...
a well received item !
Be creative....be generous...know how very much your time and thoughtful dollars are appreciated.
A part of the commision from every one of our transactions is donated to two charities...Give back generously...it's a part of being a part of your community !