Benefit & Charity Auctions

Your organization's annual benefit auction holds immense potential as a fundraising powerhouse. But is it reaching its full potential? With the right auctioneer, you can elevate both the funds raised and the overall experience of your event. At Thomas Hayward Auctioneers, we bring over 25 years of experience and a passion for philanthropy to every charity auction we conduct.

Our extensive track record includes partnering with a diverse array of nonprofit organizations, from foundations to charities and beyond, helping them raise thousands of dollars for their causes. From strategic planning and advertising to dynamic bid calling and meticulous record-keeping, our comprehensive charity auction services are tailored to maximize your fundraising success.

Leading the charge is our Principal and Lead Auctioneer, Thomas Hayward, renowned for his professionalism, charisma, and boundless energy. With a mastery of classical bid calling and firsthand experience in the nonprofit sector, Thomas knows how to ignite excitement, inspire generosity, and drive results for your cause.

As a licensed full-time professional auctioneer, Thomas has lent his expertise to numerous live auction benefit events, offering guidance on silent and live auction strategies, media relations, and more. His efforts have fueled the success of a wide spectrum of organizations, including cities, universities, corporations, sports teams, cultural associations, and charitable foundations across the San Francisco Bay Area and beyond.

From glamorous celebrity galas to down-to-earth "FUN raisers," we provide a comprehensive suite of charity auctioneer services to enhance the impact of your event. Our streamlined processes, including computerized check-in, efficient clerking, and electronic invoicing, ensure a seamless experience for both guests and organizers.

No matter the value of your auction items, whether $300 or $300,000, rest assured that with Thomas Hayward Auctioneers at the helm, you'll witness the bids soar and your organization's bottom line flourish.

Callout: From Galas to Spaghetti & Crab Feeds: Your event doesn’t have to be black-tie to enlist the nation’s premier auctioneer. Thomas is available to lend his expertise to any occasion, from elegant wine tastings and art auctions to casual spaghetti and crab feeds, western hoedowns, or BBQ dinners. Here are just a few examples of the events and organizations we've supported:

  • United Way
  • Susan G. Komen Foundation
  • Boy Scouts
  • Cub Scouts
  • Republican & Democratic Fundraisers
  • Trade Associations
  • Corporate Events
  • Catholic Schools
  • Synagogues
  • University Fundraisers, such as UC Berkeley Fraternities
  • Foundations
  • Sports Team Fundraisers
  • Fine Wine Auctions
  • Golf Tournaments
  • Fashion Shows
  • Homeless Youth
  • Foster Children
  • Car & Antique Clubs
  • Fund-A-Need

Your worthy cause deserves nothing less than the finest auctioneer. Contact Thomas Hayward Auctioneers today to elevate your fundraising efforts to new heights.