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See how an Elementary School went $30,000 to $180,000 in four years! And more…

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Benevent Auctions is very active in the community and will be announcing coming events, and tips to plan for a successful Benefit Auction. Dee Dee loves to consult and will be happy to lead you through the steps for planning your next fundraiser.

Bay Area Media Personality, Brian Sussman

From pre-event strategies to showtime, Dee Dee provides a wealth of wisdom to maximize your fundraising potential.
Having functioned as the Master of Ceremonies for countless high profile fundraisers, Dee Dee’s professional attention to fruitful detail is second to none!
– Brian

Schallenberger Elementary School Gala

Better Than Any Prior Year!


“Last year was the first time Schallenberger Elementary sought the experience of an auctioneer for one of our major fundraisers, the spring gala.  You came highly recommended from a few parents in our community.  During the gala and after parents were commenting on how amazing you were! ‘Better than any of the prior years’, ‘She was amazing’, ‘We should have found her earlier’, ‘She hit the nail on the head’.

“Those were a few of comments that were reiterated over and over.”

“Your energy was exactly what was needed to get the audience excited and certainly getting people to donate more and more!! As a result, our gala last year was more successful with us not offering as many items as we had in years prior.  We couldn’t thank you enough!  We are very much looking forward to working with you for this year’s spring gala.”

— L. Barlow, co-chair

Community Impact Awards: Cityteam and San Jose Earthquakes

img_3353turkey-testimonials2Cityteam and San Jose Earthquakes are Community Impact Award winners. – Silicon Valley Business Journal

For more than 30 years, low-income families in Santa Clara County have queued up at Cityteam’s doors in an industrial neighborhood north of downtown San Jose each Thanksgiving, to receive food boxes for the holiday.

The event consistently represented a logistical challenge. Limited onsite parking meant families had to be shuttled back and forth from the facility, and volunteers found there was only enough room in Cityteam’s freezers to serve 1,500 families.

Cityteam Development Officer Dee Dee Kiesow was at a San Jose Earthquakes game one day, thinking about logistics when she had a big idea: Why not hold the event there? Avaya Stadium had plenty of parking, space for more volunteers, room for families to queue up and commercial freezers for even more food.

The Earthquakes quickly threw their support behind the idea. On Nov. 24, 2015, some 3,200 families arrived at Avaya Stadium to receive food boxes. Members of the team’s front office volunteered, as did Earthquakes midfielder Cordell Cato and the team’s mascot, Q.

The event went so well that Cityteam is partnering with the Earthquakes to hold the event at Avaya Stadium again this year on Nov. 22. Volunteers can sign up to help at

Luke Stange!
Contributing writer

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Long Term Sustainability


Post event calibration for major donor development, and scalable repeatable events.


This is an evaluation that covers:


  • Teaching best practices to turn attendees into long term donors.
  • Financial analysis and pre-roadmap to next year’s winning event.
  • Coaching for new donors and greater engagement.


BenEvent specializes in Maximizing Objectives and Exceeding goals.


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Execute Record Breaking Auctions


Excitement, Fun and Philanthropy. Get the maximum Benefit at your next  record breaking auction with BenEvent Auctions!


Auction Services:


  • Emcee
  • Fund-A-Need
  • Paddle Raise
  • Live & Silent
  • Non-profit
  • Timeline for Success
  • Other Income Enhancing Activities


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Strategize for Ultimate Share.


Our professional organizational techniques and training will give you a reason to Celebrate.


  • Strategic Fundraising Services:
  • Non-Profit and Booster Club Coaching
  • Audience Development
  • Item procurement for Silent and Live Auction.
  • Timeline to Goldmine Income Strategies.
  • Board and Volunteer Training.
  • Setting an Event for Philanthropic Development.


At BenEvent Auctions we teach our professional techniques for Maximum Benefit at your Event.


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