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Two Navy SEAL fundraisers book auctioneer Andy Saks

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October 28, 2019

New York, NY — Two Navy SEAL groups have booked live auctioneer Andy Saks to facilitate their fundraising at their 2019 fundraisers.

The SEAL Legacy Foundation booked Andy Saks as its live auctioneer

The SEAL Legacy Foundation supports families of wounded and fallen U.S. Navy SEALs with educational assistance for SEALs and their families, and other charitable causes benefiting the SEAL community.

It booked Saks to auction off eight items at its annual Patriot Dinner at the Renaissance Boston Waterfront Hotel.

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AFINS booked live auctioneer Andy Saks for its fund-the-need appeal

AFINS (American Friends of Israeli Navy SEALs) booked Saks to facilitate its fund-the-need appeal at its Evening of Tribute event at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in Manhattan.

AFINS establishes and strengthens the connection between US Jewry and the State of Israel through personal interactions with the Israel Navy SEALs in the US and Israel.

Saks has served as live auctioneer for many other organizations in New England, including the YMCA, the Boston Jewish Film Festival, Community Rowing, and the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

 

Andy Saks auctioneer at SEAL Legacy Foundation fundraiser

Live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at a fundraiser in Boston for the SEAL Legacy Foundation

 

Andy Saks live auctioneer SEAL Legacy Foundation fundraiser Boston

Live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at a fundraiser in Boston for the SEAL Legacy Foundation

 

Andy Saks live auctioneer SEAL Legacy Foundation fundraiser Boston

Live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at a fundraiser in Boston for the SEAL Legacy Foundation

 

HOPe Books Live Auctioneer Andy Saks for 2020 Fundraiser

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August 20, 2019

Easton, MA — House of Possibilities (HOPe) has booked Andy Saks to serve as its emcee, live auctioneer and fund-the-need facilitator at its 2020 fundraising gala.

The event will take place in April, 202 at the Blue Hills Country Club in Canton, Massachusetts.

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House of Possibilities has booked Spark live auctioneer Andy Saks for its 2020 fundraiser in the Boston area.

House of Possibilities (HOPe) provides high-quality day programs, social programs, and overnight respite to children, adults, and families living with developmental challenges. It operates in an 11,000-square-foot facility located on the campus of Stonehill College in Easton, Massachusetts.

Saks has served as live auctioneer for many other organizations in New England, including the YMCA, the Boston Jewish Film FestivalCommunity Rowing, and the Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children.

Spark live auctioneer shines at 5 Massachusetts fundraisers

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July 29, 2019

Boston, MA — Professional live auctioneer Andy Saks served clients at five charity fundraisers this spring, including:

The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (MSPCC’s) “Turning Points” gala at Boston’s Fairmont Copley Plaza Hotel

The Riverbend School‘s “Kindness Rocks” annual gala at the Sheraton Needham Hotel

MassEquality‘s “Beacons of Light” annual fundraiser at the Marriott Courtyard Downtown

Temple Israel‘s “Stepping Out” annual fundraiser at their synagogue in Boston

Temple Beth Elohim‘s “An Evening to Remember” fundraiser at their synagogue in Wellesley, Mass.

For each live auction booking, Saks:

— Advised the client on auction and/or fund-the-need item selection, order, attribution and donation level request

— researched and wrote a word-for-word live auctioneer script

— designed a matching, animated slideshow

— served as live auctioneer, raise-your-paddle facilitator, and event emcee as needed

 

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Spark live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at a fundraiser for Temple Israel of Boston

 

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Spark live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at a fundraiser for Temple Israel of Boston

 

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Live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at MSPCC’s annual “Turning Points” fundraiser in Boston (photo by Person + Killian Photography)

 

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Live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at MSPCC’s annual “Turning Points” fundraiser in Boston (photo by Person + Killian Photography)

 

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Live auctioneer Andy Saks performs at MSPCC’s annual “Turning Points” fundraiser in Boston (photo by Person + Killian Photography)

 

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