Best Gala Ever – Here’s Why…

Last week I helped plan the best gala ever – well, at least in MY career – and I have been planning events for 17 years! This was the organization’s first gala ever – and they raised over $250,000. That’s net, folks. There were many reasons it was so successful, such as: Heavy Sponsorship Support…

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Positive Energy for End of Year Fundraising

I love the fall. I enjoy the cooler days, the changing leaves, and finally being able to wear sweaters and boots again! To me fall is a time of preparation – for the winter, for the holidays, and for end of year fundraising. Many organizations bring in more money at the end of the year…

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How Did I Turn 2 Airline Tickets into $3,000 CASH?

It’s a little game called “Heads or Tails.” Have you played this before at an auction? Wait, let me back up. I’m on the committee for a women’s retreat called CampExperience. It’s two and a half days of connection, education and inspiration that you’ll never forget (and the 10th anniversary is coming up in September…

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