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10 Tips to Boost Donations at Your Fundraiser Paddle Raise

by Andy Saks, live auctioneer Often called “raise your paddle,” “fund a cause” or “fund the need,” a paddle raise is a great way to boost donations at your fundraiser. It asks donors to give specific dollar amounts to fund specific needs for the beneficiary. Donors usually signal their donations by raising their paddles (or pieces  Continue Reading »

Massachusetts Children’s Group Books Auctioneer Andy Saks

Boston, MA — Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children has booked Spark owner Andy Saks as its live auctioneer for its annual fundraiser. Called “Turning Points: An Evening to Benefit MSPCC,” the fundraiser will take place in April, 2018, at the Fairmont Copley Plaza hotel in Boston, Massachusetts. In his live auctioneer role,  Continue Reading »

Massachusetts School Books Live Auctioneer Andy Saks

Natick, MA — For the second straight year, the Riverbend School of Natick, Massachusetts, has booked Spark owner Andy Saks to serve as its live auctioneer for its annual fundraiser. The Spring Gala will take place in May, 2018, at the Crowne Plaza Boston-Natick Hotel, in Natick, Massachusetts. In his live auctioneer role, Saks will: —  Continue Reading »

Connecticut YMCA books live auctioneer Andy Saks

New Canaan, CT — The YMCA of New Canaan, Connecticut, has booked Spark owner Andy Saks as its live auctioneer for its upcoming fundraiser. Titled “A Night in Saint Barths,” the fundraiser will take place in April, 2017, at Waveny House, inside Waveny Park in New Canaan, Connecticut. In his live auctioneer role, Saks will: —  Continue Reading »

Boston cultural center books live auctioneer Andy Saks

Boston, MA — Boston Workmen’s Circle, a center for Jewish culture and social justice based in Brookline, Massachusetts, has booked Spark owner Andy Saks as its live auctioneer for its biannual fundraiser. Titled “Journey Together,” the fundraiser will take place on March 4, 2017, at The Boston Foundation in Boston’s Back Bay neighborhood. In his live auctioneer  Continue Reading »

Boston sports nonprofit books live auctioneer Andy Saks

Boston, MA — MetroLacrosse, a sports-based youth development program in the Boston area, booked Spark owner Andy Saks as its live auctioneer for its inaugural “MVP Experience” fundraiser. The MVP Experience took place at the Westin Boston Waterfront hotel, next to the Boston Convention and Exhibition Center. MetroLacrosse designed the event to “honor and recognize the commitment  Continue Reading »

Massachusetts college books live auctioneer Andy Saks

Boston, MA — Newbury College has booked Spark live auctioneer Andy Saks for its 2016 annual fundraising event. The fundraiser will take place at the Seaport Hotel in Boston on April 8, 2016. Saks will run the event’s live auction. As the event’s live auctioneer, Saks will perform various duties before and during the event, including: — advising CRI on  Continue Reading »

Boston rowing group books live auctioneer Andy Saks again

Boston, MA — For the second year in a row, Community Rowing, Inc. has booked Spark live auctioneer Andy Saks for its annual fundraising event. Titled “Raise Your Oars for CRI 2015 Benefit Auction,” the event will take place at CRI’s headquarters in Brighton, MA on Saturday, April 11. As the event’s live auctioneer, Saks is tasked with  Continue Reading »

Boston rowing group books live auctioneer Andy Saks

Boston, MA–Community Rowing, Inc. has booked Spark live auctioneer Andy Saks for its annual “Raise Your Oars for CRI” benefit auction. The event will take place the evening of Saturday, May 3, at the Harry Parker Boathouse in Brighton, MA. It will feature heavy appetizers, drinks, and a silent and live auction. As the event’s live  Continue Reading »

Live auctioneer Andy Saks helps film festival fundraiser

In October, the Boston Jewish Film Festival held its prestigious Fall Gala 2012 fundraising event at Theater 1/Space 57 in Boston’s Theatre District. For the second year in a row, Spark owner Andy Saks  served as auctioneer for its live auction, and ran its “Fund the Need” segment and a diamond earring prize raffle. Saks’s  Continue Reading »

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