Tag Archive: Volunteering

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How to Cope With Committee Conflicts

So you’re in charge of the auction committee this year! There is a lot to do. For example: Solicit items Build your auction site Promote Lucky for you, you’ve got a team of people to work with. There’s just one…
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7 Secrets for Getting More Items

Whether you are stepping up to run an auction for the first time or are a fundraising auction veteran, this guide should help you construct a plan for getting the job done. They will help you whether you’re planning an…
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How Interns Became our “Auction Committee”

We welcome Guest Blogger Robbie Samuels who shares his first-hand experience running successful auctions with no auction committee. The biggest challenge many fundraisers face is building a quality auction catalog and soliciting good donations. Robbie has figured out a smart…
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You Get By With a Little Help From Your Friends

One of the special things about working with nonprofits and schools is the generous spirit that we see amongst those who toil day after day, furthering the good work of their organizations.  I would like to reflect a bit on…
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Don’t Do What You Love, Work With Purpose Instead.

As a 2012 college graduate, and one of the newest members of BiddingForGood’s marketing team, when I read Carl McCoy’s opinion piece “Dear Grads, Don’t ‘Do What You Love’” it caught me off guard before it resonated with me. As…
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Moms On a Mission

Are you a mom on a mission? Do you know a mom that is on a mission? I speak to hundreds of mothers a month who are balancing life, work, and volunteering to head up the auction for their school…
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A Community Unites To Make It Possible!

The Mountain Ranch Youth Alliance and Resource Center is currently running an online auction with us and has two stays at the Hotel Leger up for bid. The Hotel Leger is a historic hotel located in Mokelumne Hill, CA that…
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On the Road with BiddingForGood

I’m up. It is 5:15am on a Saturday and in a few hours I’ll be on a flight to Dallas. This is how things go when you’re on the road and I couldn’t ask for anything more. I roll out of…
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