Ideas for Swing into Spring Auction Donations

Do you need a little inspiration to help you choose what you would like to offer for this year’s auction? You’re in luck! Below you will find a long list of ideas brainstormed by the auction committee with the help of some other wonderful members. If you feel overwhelmed at the prospect of taking on one of the events or services or maybe you’re excited but don’t have good space to hold an event, consider reaching out to your fellow congregants to partner. Many people have done this in the past and it works very well!

Haul things to Goodwill, Recycling, or computer recycler

Dog walking

Yard work

Landscape design, rehab, or pruning consultation (1 hour)

Rent out your house like Airbnb

Go grocery shopping for someone and deliver their groceries to them

Read a book out loud to someone and discuss it with them

Teach someone to color their hair at home or do it for them

Quarterly seasonal pies or quiche

Sing/strum/hum around a campfire

Guided bird watching walk

A walk with photography tips

Low tide beach walk and hot cocoa afterwards

A serious hike

A local walk

Uke or guitar private lessons

Ethnic dinners

Outdoor movies

Painting tutorial

Minor home repairs (2 hours)

Piano lesson(s)

Knitting and/or crochet classes

Rent-a-Grandparent (babysitting)

House and/or pet sitting (3-4 days)

Sort or de-clutter a room

Print your tickets