Auction Fundraising Planning Committee Member


Cause Areas


Fri Sep 01, 2017 11:00 AM - Sat Mar 31, 2018 12:30 PM


2290 N. First Street, Suite 101San Jose, CA 95131


The Alzheimer's Association hosts an annual Art and Wine Auction called, Memories in the Making Art and Wine Auction at the Computer History Museum in Mountain View. The 2018 event will be in held in early March. This past year there were over 300 guests, a record number of attendees and we hope to have that many next year. The event raised over $188,000!

A big part of the Memories in the Making Art and Wine auction will be the auction's, both live and silent auction. Guests will have the opportunity to browse table after table of enticing items as well as art created by individuals in the middle stages of Alzheimer’s disease. The auction planning committee will work with the co-chairs and the staff partner of the Alzheimer’s Association to secure auction items for the event. The auction planning committee are responsible collaboratively in securing auction items toward the fundraising goal of $220,000 as well as identifying guests to attend.

The ideal candidate on this committee will be friendly and outgoing and demonstrate a willingness to solicit businesses and individuals for auction items for the event. They will have a pleasant and professional phone demeanor and will be comfortable communicating specifics about the event. They will display enthusiasm for the event as well as the Alzheimer’s Association.

1. Attend regular committee meetings.

2. Identify individuals and corporations willing to donate silent and live auction items (e.g. experiences, services, packages, merchandise)

3. Solicit individuals and businesses to donate items to the silent and live auctions

4. Submit appropriate donation forms for solicited items

5. Will arrange pick-up/delivery of auction items to the Alzheimer’s Association in San Jose by no later than February 2, 2018

6. Communicate updates with the co-chairs and the staff partner

7. Spread the word about the Memories in the Making Art and Wine Auction

8. Assist with silent auction set up on event day

9. Assist with selling tables/individual tickets


  • Event Design & Planning
  • People Skills
  • Fundraising
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Event Management
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

People 55+

Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • A total of 8 mtgs. from September through March

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