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Are you considering new and creative ideas to incorporate into your next fundraising gala?
Well, I suggest you consider good ole’ made-at-your-local-vineyard wine. Or, just wine in general!
More and more organizations are incorporating fixed priced packages into their mobile bidding events and raising additional proceeds by having a wine pull (or wine wall) available for guests to purchase, along with their traditional silent auction items.
This article will guide you through all your questions about a wine wall including:
Wine pulls are an additional fundraising strategy that you can incorporate into your charity auction or another fundraising event.
Basically, you’ll sell supporters the opportunity to choose a random bottle of wine from a wall or table. The average wine pull is priced at around $25.
Each bottle will be covered in paper, bags, or another decoration so that supporters will have no idea which wine they’re pulling.
The bottles should range in price, so depending on their luck, your attendees might walk home with a bottle that costs less than they donated or is priced significantly higher than what they paid!
Finding wine for your wall shouldn’t be too difficult. Here are a couple of options:
1. Ask local vineyards. See if some vineyards in your area would be willing to donate bottles of their wine to stock your wall. Offering sponsorships in return for donations can incentivize more vineyards to give, so really emphasize the additional advertising they could receive!
2. Host a Stock the Wine Wall sign-up party fundraiser. Sign-up parties are fun gatherings that bring a group of people together for a unique activity. Why not host one to stock your wine wall and help bring your community together at the same time?
Don’t worry about whether you have secured a few or many bottles of wine. This is a fixed priced package that is very likely to sell out!
Consider having the purchased bottles delivered to each table for your guests to enjoy with their dinner and throughout the event.
All that’s left is to uncork and enjoy!
For more information about your wine pull fundraiser and other fundraising ideas, read through the resources below: