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A FEW WORDS ABOUT US

Target Funding Group of Florida

Maureen and John Winter have provided advice, services and products to charity auctions for more than a decade. Thousands of nonprofit organizations have bought their books listen to their on-line seminars, and hundreds of organizations use their software.

Maureen Winter started participating in charity auctions in 1989 when she was asked to chair an auction at her children's private school. She embraced the challenge with great enthusiasm and the event was a great success. Subsequently she co-chaired another auction with Anne Connelly and that task created a bond between the two women that has lasted 25 years. They wanted to share their experience with other volunteers and co-authored "Going...Going...Gone", a 225 page comprehensive workbook on organizing a charity auction.

In 1996 she teamed with her husband to actively administrate fundraising auctions for schools and other charitable organizations. In the last 20 years they have participated in more than 450 auctions and helped those organizations create efficient, highly profitable and successful events resulting in the raising of more than $25,000,000.

John Winter enjoyed a career in insurance before devoting himself full-time to charity auctions. John organizes the newsletter, which has 28,000 subscribers, designs the AuctionCheckout Pro software and combines with Maureen to author "The Winning Bidder Is" a 100 page detailed plan for a successful auction night. He implements all the computer operations at the auctions the firm is retained to manage.

They reside in West Palm Beach, Florida and manage auctions nationwide, and conduct monthly webinars on charity auctions.

Some of Our Clients:

  • Legal Aid Society of Palm Beach
  • Nicklaus Children's Foundation
  • Old Bag Luncheon of Palm Beach
  • Ransom Everglades School
  • St Thomas Episcopal School
  • American Cancer Society
  • Belmont Children's Home
  • Boys & Girls Clubs
  • Chamber of Commerce
  • Convent of the Sacred Heart
  • Jockey Club Foundation

 

Wester New York Branch

Cindy Winter Reitebach inherited her passion for auctions from her parents. For the past 10 years, Cindy has consulted, organized and chaired auctions in the Buffalo, NY area helping schools, churches and organizations raise over $2,000,000. Cindy resides in Orchard Park, NY working annually full time for St.. Gregory the Great in Willimasville, NY but makes time to consult for schools and local organizations.

  • Nativity of Our Lord
  • St. Francis High School
  • Senior Wishes Program
  • St. Bernadettes of Orchard Park
  • St. Gregory the Great
  • Nardin Academy
  • Canisus High School
  • Sacred Heart Academy

Testimonials

"After 13 years of successful auctions, we would never do an event without the services of Maureen and John Winter. Everything works so well that no one notices what they do and checkout is terrific."
H.B., Legal Aid Society

"Can't thank you all enough for making the gala a spectacular event! Our phones have been ringing off the hook with praises!!! It was such a pleasure working with all of you!!"
Trish T, Maltz Theatre

"Thank you so much for another fantastic and successful Auction. Joan and I are so thrilled with how you took care of every detail and how easy you made it for us. We are delighted we were able to have you this year and would like to officially request your services for next year. This was without a doubt the best auction ever in terms of checkin, checkout and everything in between."
Roberta, St Thomas School

"Goin...Going...Gone is a "must" for any fundraising group wishing to use an auction to quickly and efficiently raise money, It will save thousands of hours of energy and make thousands more for your organization. "
Peter Fairbanks, Auctioneer

Contact Information

John & Maureen Winter
Target Funding Group
11730 Stonehaven Way
West Palm Beach, FL 33412
Phone: 561-626-5979
Cell: 561-385-7190
Fax: 561-626-4291
Email: john@charityauctionhelp.com

Cindy Winter Reitebach
Target Funding of Buffalo
Orchard Park, NY
West Palm Beach, FL 33412
Phone: 716-912-4457
Email: cindy@charityauctionhelp.com