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Where best for auction prizes

edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Charities
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Carrie2018Carrie2018 Forumite
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edited 30 November -1 at 1:00AM in Charities
Looking for suggestions for companies that are happy to donate as I’m trying to help a local charity with their silent auction and raffle, hoping someone can help by pointing me in right direction


  • kingfisherbluekingfisherblue Forumite
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    When I was looking for prizes for a local charity, I took letters on headed paper, and wore my uniform, and just went to as many companies as I could. I included the local sports team (who donated a signed ball), flower shop, hairdresser, supermarkets, etc. Local businesses were the most generous, along with supermarkets. Other larger businesses were more likely to refuse.

    I have also seen people asking for charity prize donations on local FB pages.
  • forgotmynameforgotmyname Forumite
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    No location, but as above you need to do the footwork and possibly spend a little to get some leaflets done first.

    Make sure your raffle is legal. It maybe seen as gambling, there are rules.
    Censorship Reigns Supreme in Troll City...

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