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Fundraising Spotlight: Imagine Nation Run

Earlier this year, Simon Harris, with the aid of GalaBid's electronic software platform, held a charity auction raising money for his Marathon des Sables 2016Imagine Nation Run. Thanks for the feedback Simon and well done on your wonderful achievement: Thank you and the team at Galabid for all your efforts! What you managed to achieve with such little notice is nothing short of extraordinary. I phoned you with two days' notice on the charity event after our auctioneer was unable to make it...

Fundraising Spotlight: Imagine Nation Run

SHINE for Kids on GalaBid's Remote Service Option

At GalaBid we know different clients have different needs. We therefore understand the importance in providing a range of flexible service options to cater for just about everyone! And because of this we offer both a remote and onsite service option for all your fundraising needs. With our remote service option, you will be trained by our competent account management team to use our comprehensive and easy-to-use platform and receive excellent guidance and on-call support prior to, during and after the event, as well as a sound discount on the software package itself...

SHINE for Kids on GalaBid's Remote Service Option

The Rise of The Self Run Auction

In recent times, we have seen a huge rise in the number of self-run auctions. That is, fundraising without the assistance of a GalaBid technician onsite. From individuals organising a charity run, to schools looking to raise money for a summer project, or even nonprofits that are happy to simply learn how to facilitate a fundraising auction themselves… this 'self-service' option is viable for everyone. Cost effective and easy-to-use, this self-run alternative allows you to have full control over the management of your auction, whilst still receiving the excellent GalaBid service, pre and post event as usual! GalaBid's unique content management system is a user-friendly tool...

The Rise of The Self Run Auction

Fundraising Spotlight: Doing it for Ned!

Saturday 7th May, saw the Ned Sparksman Ball go off with a bang! A celebration of family, friendship and community spirit, the night was a huge success with 520 people attending and the group tripling their original target revenue. GalaBid was beyond thrilled to assist Ned's family and friends in raising money to provide support for his ongoing treatment and rehabilitation...

Fundraising Spotlight: Doing it for Ned!

Cromehurst School: Charity Golf Day & Dinner

On the 16th of March 2016, the Cromehurst School and Cromehurst Foundation, held its 21st Annual Charity Golf Day and Dinner. Raising money to provide essential facilities, resources and programs for children and adults with an intellectual disability, who attend or have previously attended the Cromehurst School, the team ran a very successful electronic auction campaign using GalaBid's silent auction software. At GalaBid our goal, first and foremost, is to help you raise more with our innovative solutions and professional service. Needless to say, we were extremely proud when first-time user and convert, Karen Hickmott stated...

Cromehurst School: Charity Golf Day & Dinner

Cycling Fundraiser: Gav & Marco's Tour de Cure Gala 2016

Cycling Fundraiser: Gav & Marco's Tour de Cure Gala 2016: Ardent supporters of Tour de Cure, Gavin Hardy and Marco Piat will be hitting the road once again to raise awareness and funds to cure cancer. This is Gav's fifth year and Marco's second as Tour de Cure riders and during this time they have raised almost $108,000, along with local rider Adam Jones, who has participated in previous years...

Cycling Fundraiser: Gav & Marco's Tour de Cure Gala 2016

Case Study: A Great Fundraising Idea in Good Hands

March 2016 saw the completion of the public arts initiative 'Hares on the March' which saw the Jack and Jill Children's Foundation auction 110, three-foot tall hares, painted and decorated by some of Ireland's best known artists. The creative fundraiser helps fund home nurse care for families of 270 young children from birth to 4 years old with brain damage who suffer severe intellectual and physical trauma...

Case Study: A Great Fundraising Idea in Good Hands

Fundraising Success: Bats and Balls with Shoes Bags and Glad Rags

Family Action hit the fundraising nail on the head, with their two recent events, Bats and Balls and Shoes Bags and Glad Rags. Both events were informal and informative, serving canapés and champagne on arrival, followed by an interactive discussion by leading experts in sports and fashion. Guests had the opportunity to bid in the silent auction from their smart phones, with no tablet in sight! Both evenings concluded with a live auction, processing all payments through the GalaBid software...

Fundraising Success: Bats and Balls with Shoes Bags and Glad Rags

Case Study: The Cancer Council's annual POSH Gala Ball 2016

Last week, GalaBid's silent auction software was enlisted to help facilitate fundraising efforts for the Cancer Council's annual POSH Gala Ball 2016. The night themed 'Once Upon A Time' was an incredible success with 750 attendees generously helping raise over $1.1 million for cancer research. Here's what they had to say: "Great experience with GalaBid for our event, with some obvious improvements from previous years. We were very well supported through the entire process by our account manager and the team on the night were fantastic in enabling smooth execution of the auction for 750+ guests. Thanks guys!"...

Case Study: The Cancer Council's annual POSH Gala Ball 2016

Donations Work Miracles at the Mater Little Miracles Ball 2016

On Saturday 13 February, the Mater Little Miracles Ball 2016 was held at the Brisbane Convention and Exhibition Centre. Raising money for premature and seriously ill babies cared for at Mater Mothers' Hospital's Neonatal Critical Care Unit (NCCU), the night hosted special guests such as Melissa Downes and Andrew Lofthouse from Channel Nine News and entertainment from internationally acclaimed pop sensation, Kate Miller-Heidke. To top off the night, a live and silent auction was held showcasing an impressive line-up of items including a magical 10-night trip to...

Donations Work Miracles at the Mater Little Miracles Ball 2016

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