Provide quality programming to your family, employees,
and the people of central Illinois
What do I get when I donate to the Auction?
WTVP is a 501 (c) (3) corporation and therefore your
donation may be deducted to the full extent of the law. Please contact your tax
consultant. WTVP reserves the right to package items to satisfy the minimum
dollar requirement. All donations become the property of the WTVP 47 Auction.
For full promotional benefits, please make your
commitment by March 1.
What should I donate?
WTVP has developed a wish list of auction
merchandise that sells well and gets lots of bidding action. Your business can
select one of the items listed below or one that best represents your business.
You may also become a cash contributor.
Fine Jewelry & Watches
Camper / RV / Motor Home
Furniture- Desks, Chairs, Sofas
Ceiling Fan with remote
Health Club memberships
Sports Equipment & Memorabilia
Cellular Phone with
Televisions & DVDs
Tools & Hardware
What else should I donate?
Items in the following
categories always sell well:
Showcase your talent by creating a work of art for the
WTVP Auction or donating a piece from your collection. WTVP will promote your
artwork on-air as well as through our special Auction Preview in April.
Donate collectibles and antiques that represent your
special merchandise and collections from the past. Your business will gain
exposure through pre-auction displays and on-air presentations.
SPECIALTY / CELEBRITY / TRAVEL
WTVP accepts donations that are unique or one-of-a-kind
items. National & local autographed celebrity items are very popular as
well as vacations & getaways.
Any other special donation opportunities?
FOUR STAR / DAILY DOUBLE
Gain extra exposure by donating items or services
(identical or varied) each evening of the Auction. Receive special recognition indicating
your business supports WTVP as a "Four Star" donor; one for each evening,
or as a "Daily Double" donor; with two presentations each evening.
This promotional opportunity is designed to maximize
limited budgets. Your business may donate 2 - 4 identical items or services
for on-air presentation.
(Example: 3 @ $25 = $75)
Your business will receive exclusive on air promotion by
donating 10 - 20 identical items or certificates to be auctioned in a clever 1-to-2-minute presentation format.
What if I don't have merchandise to donate?
Take a look at our
page for information on supporting the Auction with underwriting, cash or