Before Handbid, There Was This [VIDEO]

Jeff and Kari Porter founded PWSA Colorado back in 2004 to help families impacted by Prader-Willi syndrome in the Rocky Mountain Region.  A year later, in support of their efforts, they converted their annual Derby Party into a fundraiser. In a matter of years, that one event has grown from a small gathering at their house […]

An Effective Silent Auction Starts With Change

Change is hard to embrace. We are creatures of habit who hang on to the familiar. After all, familiarity is comfortable. But, are you in danger of missing the next big opportunity because you’re stuck in your ways? At Handbid, we see a lot of charities struggle with change,  with the idea of teetering on the edge or trying […]

3 Bid-Worthy Auction Items

  It’s safe to say we’ve experienced a lot of auctions in our time. Trust us, we’ve seen it all – the good, the bad, the ugly and the awesome. It’s why we love to share our observations and tips with you! One question we get a lot is simple: “What items do especially well at auctions?” […]

That Big Item: Silent Auction vs. Live Auction

It was an amazing auction item, a prize if I ever saw one. We had received a foursome to an exclusive Denver golf course. The donation still amazes me. When the generous gift came in, our entire committee was thrilled! We knew right away this item was far too good for our silent auction and […]

Handbid’s Friends & Family Tragedy Program

While we always hope for the best, it’s inevitable that those close to us are not immune to tragedy. Whether it’s a terminal illness, death, an accident or severe injury, any number of things can catch a family off guard. It warms our heart when communities come together to support victims and their families. At […]