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Top Posts of 2018: Raffle Baskets, Event Games, Silent Auction Displays & More

Posted by Summy Lau

Best Blog Posts of 2018Season's Greetings from Winspire!

With the world of event fundraising changing day by day, we aimed to deliver cutting-edge, fresh resources for live auctions, silent auctions and raffles all year long.

Before we close the books on 2018, check out just a few highlights from the wide range of fundraising topics covered at Winspire News

Read on for the top 6 most-viewed posts of the year, including raffle grand prize ideas, basket ideas, silent and live auction best practices and more.

Raffle Prize Car Ribbon#1 - 14 Raffle Prize Ideas to Raise Money for Charity (Without Breaking a Sweat)

Looking for a straightforward, effective way to raise money for charity? How about a raffle? Here are 14 irresistible prize ideas including dream homes, cars, vacations, electronics and gift baskets. Read More →

Ticket Raffle Wine Collection#2 - Wine Pull, 5th Ticket Raffle & The Hot Potato Pig: 5 Easy Revenue Enhancers You Haven't Tried

Learn 5 simple fundraising add-ons that entertain guests and add tens of thousands of dollars to your cause, including wine pulls, raffles and the fast-paced wildcard auction. Read More →

Checkmark#3 - Auction Task Checklist: 10-12 Months Out

What are the top tasks to be accomplished 10 to 12 months before a fundraising auction? View our entire series of handy pre-event checklists for anywhere from 12 months to a few weeks out. Read More →

Baby Raffle Basket Ideas#4 - 35 Unique & Exciting Raffle Basket Ideas for Greater Fundraiser Revenue

Get a list of 35 ideas for enticing raffle baskets. These creative themes and components are designed to make selling tickets in your fundraising basket raffle a breeze. Read More →

Arrange Seating Live Auction#5 - 7 Ways to Arrange Seating Strategically in a Live Auction

Did you know the reserved table arrangement at your live auction can be the difference between meeting your goals and falling short? See how a benefit auctioneer would approach seating arrangements. Read More →

Silent Auction Tables#6 - 3 Tips for Attractive, Functional Silent Auction Tables

In a fundraising silent auction, the way items are displayed greatly impacts bids. Learn 3 practical ways to create stunning silent auction displays, plus download free templates.  Read More →

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Summy Lau
Summy Lau
As Fundraising Editor, Summy brings hands-on experience in nonprofit development, event fundraising, publishing, copywriting and design to Winspire News. She creates blog content, infographics, templates, eBooks and other resources to help fundraising professionals and volunteers exceed their fundraising goals. Her two favorite perks of working at Winspire: hearing nonprofit success stories and dreaming of new bucket list destinations.

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