Fundraiser Hand Painted Chairs Auction

Fun Fundraising Idea – Hand Painted Chairs

Fundraiser Idea for Local Museum or Gallery or Library

The Howell Area Arts Council, Howell, Michigan, holds an annual “Sitting Pretty” fund-raiser, in which the group auctions off hand-painted chairs.

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For chair types, just about anything goes. They have had piano benches, a parade ladder, and even a toilet. Those who want to paint a chair for the fund raiser can simply make it colorful or choose a theme.
Some chairs have had a Halloween or Christmas theme. Others decorate in a garden motif. The council has fun with the fund raiser and members continually collect old chairs in anticipation of it.

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Proceeds benefit the arts council’s community programs.

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The minimum bid was $30.

This can be a fun fundraiser and can be used to engage the local community in a fantastic and simple fundraiser and it is easy:

  • Get unpainted Furniture – or ask people to bring their own
  • Have the community paint them in fun and creative ways – perhaps in a social gathering.
  • Sell the results for your charity

Hand-Painted Chairs can be used in a silent auction, public auction or sell them on Ebay for ever more funds.

Ideas for the Really Talented

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