Thank You

Thanks to the sponsors, donors, staff and volunteers who made the Bridge of Hope Dinner Auction a huge success raising over $120,000.

Approximately 440 attended the annual event Auctioneer-ed by Paul Schultz.

Mark your Calendar. The 10th Annual fundraiser is set for Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at the Linn County Expo Center.

Thanks to

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Tenth Annual Bridge of Hope Dinner Auction 2020

Who:  Albany Helping Hands Shelter & Kitchen

What:  Ninth Annual Bridge Of Hope Dinner Auction

When:  5:00 pm – 9:00 pm, Thursday April 16th, 2020

Where:  Linn County Expo Center Main Exhibition Hall

Why:  Annual Recognition Dinner and Fundraiser Auction

Details:  Pre-Dinner Social, Dinner, Program, Silent & Live Auctions

Master of Ceremonies: John Kollaer

Volunteer Recognition : "Spirit of Pastor Bailey" Award

Auctionairre: Paul Schultz

Cost/ Invitations: This event is by invitation only with RSVP's issued by Table Sponsors or (at sponsors option) Albany Help Hands staff. There is no cost to dinner guests. For your organization to sponsor a table of eight contact Wayne Oakes or Pastor John Leon at 541-926-4036 or via email.

Sponsorships And Auction Donations

Event Sponsorship (Option A)

  • Five Event Sponsorship levels:   $5000 Platinum, $2500 Gold,  $1500 Silver,  $750 Bronze,  $400 Table and $250 Copper. 

  • Each increase in level receives additional features and benefits. The “2019  Event Sponsorship” form provides details such as cost and level. Benefits such as recognition in our Newsletter, Web Site, Radio Ads, Radio Interviews and more are listed in on the grid with higher levels receiving additional marketing benefits.

  • Sponsors of all but Copper level ($400 and above) will receive 8 “guest slots” for the dinner auction. At sponsors option AHH will fill table.

  • Form:  Use the top half of page one of the Sponsor form (below) which is utilized as a “Purchase Order”. Sponsor name and contract information goes on the bottom of the second page of the form.  Submit filled in form to Jim Willhight for Processing. 

Auction Donation  (Option B)

  • Donation of a product or service. Minimum value of $100.00. Item(s) will be auctioned off in silent or live auction. 

  • Benefits: Donors of Auction Item(s) are given recognition in the printed Dinner Auction program guide and the M/C will give acknowledgement during the event. Donors also will get credit in news releases for local radio and newspapers. Large donations may also receive web advertising placement and ads in our newsletter.

  • Multiple item donations are encouraged. AHH will determine if items will be placed in the live or silent auction.

  • If donation is a service (i.e.: oil change, stump removal, condo timeshare, hotel accommodations) we will need either:

    • Gift certificate from client with detailed description of item or service; or

    • Details on donation. AHH will produce gift certificate.

  • Form: For Auction Item donations use the bottom half of page 1 of the form below. This form is utilized as a “Purchase Order” with the donation value and item for auction noted.  At the bottom of this form is a spot to add the name and contract information of the client. Submit form to Jim Willhight for Processing.

Sponsorship and Auction Donation Purchase Order

The two page form below is available for download and printing by clicking here  which will download PDF file into your web browser for viewing. To print form, from your browser select print.

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