Silent Auction 2017

15th Annual McKnight Silent Auction

Saturday, November 25, 2017

 Hosted by Thorncliffe Greenview Community Association

Message from our Silent Auction Coordinator:

Happy September, everyone and welcome back to hockey season.

The 15th Annual McKnight Silent Auction is taking place on November 25th, 2017 at the Thorncliffe Greenview Community Hall.

The Silent Auction is a major fundraiser for McKnight Hockey teams. A great way to reconnect with old 'teammates' over a beverage, meet new 'teammates', a bite to eat and support other teams in our association.

How it works:

  • Each participating team purchases a table for $100 to display the items collected by their team. This fee pays for printing costs, entertainment, decorations etc. Table location is selected by random draw on auction day. You would be amazed at what people bring in!


  • Admission tickets are sold by each participating team. These are priced to cover the food, venue and staffing costs, volunteer appreciation gifts and door prizes. Last year we gave 11 door prizes out to 11 different lucky winners!


  • The items go through the bidding process, are paid for, and within two weeks after totals are complete and transactions are cleared, the teams receive their money via cheque.


  • Last year 21 teams participated.  The highest grossing team made just over $4000 and the lowest was just below $1000.


  • Last year, 96% of the total amount of money raised by each team went back to the team. Only 4% of total sales is used to pay for the administration fees which includes the rental of Moneris machines, credit card processing fees and banking fees.


  • TG Hockey receives all money raised by liquor sales and is directed back to the arena for improvements such as the new monitor and software for dressing room assignments.  It has been used for such things as new nets, bumper pads for Timbit hockey, dressing room improvements.  (TG Hockey does not participate in or receive funds from any casino opportunity)


Catering Opportunity:

I would also like to extend the opportunity to any licensed caterers within our hockey community who would like to be our food provider for the evening.  If you are interested in catering the Silent Auction, please contact me at  by October 13, 2017. 


Thank you for your time and I look forward to seeing you at the rink!


Jodie Cadman,

TGCA Hockey Director and McKnight Board Member


McKnight teams participating in the Silent Auction as a team fundraiser will require two volunteers to work together to manage the details associated with the Silent Auction.  Each team will be required to have one Silent Auction Volunteer be your team's point of contact for the TGCA representative.  This ensures parents on each team receive timely and correct information surrounding this event.  

Please forward your Silent Auction Volunteer contact information to Jodie Cadman at


Please be sure to include the following in your email:

  • Team
  • Name
  • Email
  • Telephone

Below are links to forms in helping you with your Silent Auction donations and tickets.  Please print additional copies as needed. Links will be ready shortly.

If you need a link that is currently unavailable, please contact our TG Representative, Jodie Cadman, at


Silent Auction Team Ticket Sales Tracking Sheet

Silent Auction Donation Letter

Silent Auction Donation Form

Silent Auction Donation Letter and Form Combined

Silent Auction Donation Tracking Sheet

Silent Auction Thank you letter 17 - 18



December 7, 2017

7:00 PM

TGCA - 5600 Room or Lounge


SILENT AUCTION MEETING # 6 - Last meeting before the auction 

November 23, 2017

7:00 PM

TGCA - 5600 Room


SILENT AUCTION MEETING #5 - expect this one to be a little longer 

November 16, 2017

7:00 PM

TGCA - Horizon Room



November 9, 2017

7:00 PM

TGCA - Boardroom



November 2, 2017

7:00 PM

TGCA - Boardroom


October 19, 2017

7:00 PM

TGCA - Greenview Room



October 12, 2017

7:00 PM

TGCA - Boardroom

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