Help Us Get GREAT Auction Donations!
Wed, Oct 10 3:49pm
Walnut Acres Elementary

Hey Parents! We need your help to make this Auction a success! Donations are the most critical component of a successful auction.  We use these gifts to raise the funds needed to support vital programs such as reading/math intervention, art, science, music,  and technology.

 

Can you help us?   

Do you or anyone you know have something great to donate?

 You can download the attached letter and donation form or fill out the form on our website:

https://walnutacres.schoolauction.net/auction2019/donate_items/new 

 

What kinds of things make great auction items/experiences?

  • Time shares/vacation homes/Lodging near great cities or attractions
  • One-of-a-kind experiences (insiders/behind-the-scenes tours)
  • Tickets to area events
  • Memberships to gyms/clubs/museums
  • Camps/lessons/experiences for kids
  • Cool Bay Area company tours/experiences
  • Physical items/gift certificates
  • Unused airline miles or hotel points
  • Unused gift cards
  • Wine, liquor or spirits

Who do you know?

  • The manager of a local restaurant?  Next time you dine, ask them if they will donate.
  • An owner of a timeshare, cottage, cabin or condo?  Let them know that by donating they qualify for a tax deduction.
  • The concierge or manager at a hotel you frequent for business will often donate 1-2 night stays.
  • Any service provider, (hairstylist, masseuse, manicurist, even pet groomer!) could donate a service. It’s a great way for them to get connected with new clients.

Become a Sponsor and advertise your business in the Auction Catalog! 

This is a great way to show your support of Walnut Acres and stimulate business between you and our school families. Based on the value of your donation or sponsorship, you will receive the following advertising space:

Donation Value

Featured Advertising

$750 or more

• Full-page ad in our printed Auction program

• Featured mention & logo placement during Live Auction presentation

• Link to your business from our Auction website

$500 or more

• Half-page ad in our printed Auction program

$250 or more

• Quarter-page ad in our printed Auction program

Less than $250

• Donor listing in our printed Auction program

 

Thanks so much for helping us raise money for Walnut Acres!