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Auctioneer / Host & Emcee
Jim’s goal as a fundraising auctioneer has always been to raise money & raise awareness by raising hands. When your guests are bidding, they are supporting you in many ways, and it is his job as your “front man” to build and secure the relationship you have with your supporters during the event. Together Jim and your organization can make an impact to insure their support remains after the event and throughout the years.
Jim conducted his first fundraising auction selling baked goods in a church basement for the ladies’ auxiliary. Twenty-seven years later he continues to provide a family friendly, entertaining & result driven auctioneer service for which he is proud to offer not only to his clients, but to the charities Jim personally supports each year. Jim has conducted fundraising auctions for hundreds of organizations, each one a memory he will always cherish. He meets amazing people at each event and their passion for their cause inspires him to help others.
When Jim is not an auctioneer or Emcee at fundraising events you can find him behind the microphone at Auction Depot Inc. which he co-founded in 2004. Jim tells us “I am blessed with amazing staff and a customer base that support me in many fundraising campaigns throughout the year. My philanthropic activities extend to many organizations from local schools and service groups to JDRF Canada and the Alberta Children’s Hospital”.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
"I’ve had the pleasure of working with Jim Giroux at several fundraising events in support of the Alberta Children’s Hospital over the past five years. The passion and energy he brings to each event coupled with his generosity and dedication to our cause has been instrumental to the success of our events."
Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation
"You will not meet a nicer guy than Jim Giroux, his enthusiasm is contagious. Jim has done several events for the CJAY Kids Fund and Gerry Forbes Secret Wish and all of them have been successes. Jim thanks for all your help and caring."
Gerry Forbes - CJAY 92
"Jim has a natural talent and flair when it comes to working the room and his efforts to raise money for the House during the live auction are impressive. Jim is a true professional and his energy is contagious. "
Ronald Macdonald House Charities, Southern Alberta