Why Your Nonprofit Should Consider Holding a Charity Auction

| February 21, 2019

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Most nonprofits understand the basic benefits of holding fundraising events, but some don’t realize the added benefits of holding specific kinds of events, such as charity auctions. Although holding a charity auction is an involved multi-step process, that doesn’t mean your nonprofit doesn’t stand to benefit from organizing and hosting one. There are a number of different positives you stand to gain by holding a great charity auction, with more gifts and donations just being the obvious one.

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