A Must Have Silent Auction Item You May be Overlooking

When preparing for an upcoming fundraising event, there are so many parts and pieces that you must put into play.Entertainment, Food, Technology, Easy to use bidding, live auction items, silent auction items, etc.All these together are combined to help the main goal, which is to raise money for your cause.

Ideally, you want as many donated items as possible to your live or silent auction because then your cause pockets all the money raised. This is where coming up with ideas on who to reach out to help with the lineup, but before you can do that you need to have a list of what items you think your supporters will be interested in purchasing at your event.Once you have a list of items, then you can reach out to people you may know that can help put you in touch with the right person to potentially donate or let you buy that item at a discounted rate.

What item you might be overlooking?

New and gently used purses in well-organized displays can really connect with supporters.The reason this item works well is because women love to buy purses and men love to buy their women purses.It is a win-win with both demographics!There are also different categories that you can pick from when deciding what inventory you want available at your event.

DM Auction Services has comprehensive consignment items that enhance any level to make your silent auction be the best it can be in a variety of categories. Offering the hottest selling inventory for any style of event by popular demand we have added all styles of luxury handbags travel gear theme baskets men’s essentials to spice up any auction.

What we offer by category:

LUX COLLECTION --> The best of the best!

  • Valentino Gucci
  • Roberto Cavalli
  • Longchamp
  • Dolce and Gabbana
  • YSL
  • Versace


  • Coach
  • Michael Kors
  • Dooney & Burke
  • Kate Spade
  • Marc Jacobs
  • Vera Bradley


  • Ralph Lauren
  • Steve Madden
  • Soul Society
  • Tommy Hilfiger


  • Robert Graham Garment Bags
  • Jack Nicklaus Shave Kits
  • Robert Graham Duffel Bags Luggage

THEME GIFT BASKETS --> (Wine, dog, fashion, or beach themed)

  • Oprah’s favorite wine clutch
  • Picnic Backpacks
  • Purse dispenser handbags
  • Know your target audience!

The reason purses are a great resource to tap into for your silent auction is the amount of reach. You cannot have all of these purses though, so how do you make sure you have the right ones to entice your audience? Candace Zelmer with DM Auction Services works one on one with the fundraising coordinators to make sure you are on the right track. She has owned multiple women’s boutiques all over the state of Texas and this gives you the edge when working with her. She has the knowledge to put the right collections on your tables.

If you want to talk with Candace and DM Auction Services. Go to www.dmauctionservices.com and click Contact us in the upper right hand corner.

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