Live Auction Fundrasing Gala

Moffitt Cancer Center’s Magnolia Ball in Tampa Breaks Fundraising Record of $5.3 Million With Nashville Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles Conducting the Live Auction and Paddle Raise

By Tom Riles on March 27, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #charity #charityauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #evente #fundaneed #fundraising #gala #liveauction #moffittcancercenter #nashvilleauctioneer #nonprofit #paddleraise #tennesseeauctioneer #tomriles

Being on stage for the second year in a row at the Moffitt Cancer Center’s Magnolia Ball was a dream come true. This year we raised over 5.3 Million Dollars! Both the live auction that I conducted, as well as the paddle raise exceed expections, and were a thrill to be a part of. “My … Continue Reading

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Tennessee Charity Auctioneer Tom Riles Fundraises for American Heart Association’s San Antonio ‘Heart Ball’

By Tom Riles on May 12, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #americanheart #americanheartassociation #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #entertainment #fundaneed #fundraising #heartball #liveauction #nashvilleauctioneer #nonprofit #paddleraise #tennesseeauctioneer #tomriles

Two years in a row I’ve been lucky to serve as the auctioneer and emcee for one of my favorite events, The San Antonio Heart Ball! I get to share the story of my daughter’s open-heart surgery AND I get conduct a fun live auction and Open Your Heart giving moment. A big bonus for … Continue Reading

Live Auction Fundrasing Gala

Middle Tennessee Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles to Speak at OneCause’s Non-Profit Focused Fundraising Conference in Nashville, RAISE!

By Tom Riles on May 3, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #fundaneed #liveauction #nonprofit #paddleraise #tomriles

In September 2023, I attended OneCause’s RAISE conference in Nashville which focuses on fundraising insights, networking and gala preparation. I learned so much from the many sessions, and was happy to connect with some non-profits who were looking for advice on their live auction and Fund-A-Need fundraising. Now in 2024, I was so excited to … Continue Reading

Live Auction Fundrasing Gala

Tennessee Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles Helps Increase Nashville Non-Profit’s Gala Revenue by 71%

By Tom Riles on May 1, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #middletennesseeauctioneer #nashvilleauctioneer #nonprofit #paddleraise #tennesseeauctioneer #tomriles

I’ve had a wonderful time serving as the charity auctioneer for one of my favorite Nashville non-profits, Nurses for Newborns for the last two years. Having a medically fragile daughter of my own, I can fully relate to what the families that this organization serve are going through, and I’m proud that my live auction … Continue Reading

Live Auction Fundrasing Gala

Nashville Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles Breaks Live Auction Records for Park City Institute in Utah

By Tom Riles on April 15, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #charity #charityauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #entertainment #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #nonprofit #paddleraise #parkcity #saltlakecity #tomriles #utah

I’ve been lucky to travel all around the United States, but I must say one of my favorite places is Park City and Salt Lake City in Utah. The snow capped mountain scenery is absolutely beautiful. The views from the St. Regis at Deer Valley where we held Park City Institute’s Annual Fundraiser were just … Continue Reading

Live Auction Fundrasing Gala

American Heart Association Charity Auctioneer Tom Riles Helps Raise $1.8 Million at the 2024 Philadelphia Heart Ball!

By Tom Riles on April 15, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #americanheartassociation #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #fundaneed #fundraising #heartball #heartofphiladelphia #liveauction #middletennesseeauctioneer #nonprofit #paddleraise #tennesseeauctioneer #tomriles

I was truly honored to serve as the benefit auctioneer for the second year in a row for the prestigious Philadephia Heart Ball this past March. The event was held at the National Constitution Center, and I was thrilled to be able to host the live auction and the Open Your Heart giving moment. As … Continue Reading

Live Auction Fundrasing Gala

Nashville Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles Returns to Los Angeles for Live Auction Fundraising Gala with Hollywood A-Listers

By Tom Riles on March 17, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #nonprofit #paddleraise

I was excited to return back to Los Angeles for a premiere event in Hollywood, the GO Campaign Gala. History has shown that the most effective way to fight poverty and make a difference in the lives of children is through small grants and grassroots organizations. Well that is exactly what Go Campaign does best, … Continue Reading

Live Auction Fundrasing Gala

Auctioneer Tom Riles from Nashville Fundraises for Make-A-Wish Michigan in Detroit with Live Auction and Fund A Wish

By Tom Riles on March 1, 2024 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #charityauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #nashvilleauctioneer #nonprofit #paddleraise #tennesseeauctioneer #tomriles

I’ve been honored to go to Detroit, Michigan in both 2022 and 2023 for their WISH BALL benefiting Make-A-Wish Michigan. As an entertainer and auctioneer, conducting a Live Auction and Paddle Raise at the Fillmore Theater in Detroit was a dream come true. I got to take the stage with Wish Kids who’s lives have … Continue Reading

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Nashville Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles Entertains and Leads Live Auction at BEST FEST in Franklin, Tennessee

By Tom Riles on December 18, 2023 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #events #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #nonprofit #paddleraise #tomriles

Two years in a row I’ve been excited to entertain and fundraise for an amazing organization named Blind Early Services, located in Nashville, Tennessee. Happening just before Christmas the past two years, I’ve emceed, conducted a live auction, and led the paddle raise for these amazing folks. Check out their incredible mission statement. Blind Early … Continue Reading

Live Auction Fundrasing Gala

Nashville Benefit Auctioneer Tom Riles Fundraises for the University of Michigan’s C.S. Mott Children’s Hospital at Michigan Stadium

By Tom Riles on November 14, 2023 0 Comments • Tags: #auctioneer #benefitauctioneer #charityauctioneer #comedy #entertaining #fundaneed #fundraising #liveauction #michigan #nashvilleauctioneer #nonprofit #paddleraise #tomriles

As a sports fan and a benefit auctioneer, this night was a dream come true! I got lead the live auction and paddle raise at THE BIG HOUSE at the University of Michigan. Our emcee for the evening was University of Michigan and NFL Alumni Braylon Edwards, and we got to fundraise for a cause … Continue Reading