Auctioneer, Mike Grigg assists Solutions for Change at a benefit event to raise $1.7 million in one night with Rudy Giuliani as keynote speaker.
Online PR News – 25-September-2012 – Carlsbad, CA – An event benefiting North San Diego County Solutions For Change was held on September 22, 2012 to help solve family homelessness. Professional charity auctioneer, Mike Grigg assisted in raising $1.7 million in a single night event held at the La Costa Resort in Carlsbad, CA. 703 attendees were present to view Rudy Giuliani speak and to bid on silent and live auction items. Mike Grigg also headed the fund a need segment where guests were encouraged to give donations at different amounts including $250,000, $150,000, $7,500 and all the way down to $100. The fund a need raised $700,000 and will directly benefit homeless families and a 1,000 day program to get them off the streets and on their feet again as productive citizens. Last year's event yielded a result of $1.3 million which was absolutely incredible and this year's event surpassed last year by a staggering $400,000.
The model, now known as the Solutions University, blends affordable housing, educational opportunities, employment training and health related solutions all within one cohesive strategic partnership. There is but one goal: work with this community to solve family homelessness for kids and communities, permanently. By doing so, the futures for kids could be transformed. Read more about Solutions for Change at www.solutionsforchange.org.
Professional charity auctioneer, Mike Grigg has been conducting auctions for over a decade and can add humor, excitment and fun that your auction event needs to maximize profits and keep the interest of your attendees! Mike was crowned the 2009 California State Auctioneer Champion. Read more about Mike Grigg Auctions at www.mikegriggauctions.com.