Mellisa Nielsen has quickly become one of the most sought-after Benefit Auctioneers in the nation, having graduated from the Missouri Auction School, which was hailed by Newsweek as the “Harvard of live auctioneering, after more than a decade of experience in fundraising, benefit planning and non-profit consulting.
A well-known creative and charismatic force in the philanthropy world, to date, raised more than $300 million for charities across the nation.
Ms. Nielsens effective and energetic business model has captured national and international attention from media outlets including Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and many others.
What an amazing, innovative idea to add to your event's fundraising, The Charity Angels. Mellisa and her team provide encouragement and entice guests to raise bids, increase donations and assist your charity in surpassing all goals. The Charity Angels are best insurance fundraisers can use to make sure the evening is a fabulous experience for all and profitable for the cause.
Mellisa’s attention to detail, and ability to generate donations and bids, will make your job as Event Chair a great deal easier. Her fee will come back to you tenfold as a result of her company’s unique ability to generate revenue while making the process a lot of fun for everyone involved.
Mellisa Nielsen has long been a one-woman secret weapon for Los Angeles-area charities and has become a well-known creative and charismatic force in the philanthropy world.
In 2003 Ms. Nielsen founded The Charity Angels, a full-service charity event enhancement firm which has helped raise money and awareness for non-profits across the country.
Charity Angels, a team of 40 has, to date, raised more than $300 million for hundreds of charities, including St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, The Heart Foundation, FIDF, Cystic Fibrosis Foundation and the Downtown Women's Center.
The Charity Angels’ effective and energetic business model captured national and international attention from media outlets including Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Businessweek, Forbes, and many others.
After more than a decade of leading the fundraising, benefit planning and non-profit consulting for Charity Angels LLC, Ms. Nielsen has taken her gifts as a rainmaker to a new level, with certification as a Licensed Benefit Auctioneer from the Missouri Auction School, which was hailed by Newsweek as the “Harvard of live auctioneering.”
Showcasing her signature brand of humor and heart, Nielsen’s talent as a Benefit Auctioneer creates entertaining crowd-dazzle to produce talked-about events and happy audiences inspired to give more generously
EXPERIENCE (partial list)
• St Jude Children’s Research Hospital
• The Curtis School
• Vista Del Mar School
• Shane’s Inspiration
• M Academy
• The Windward School
• Matthew Silverman Memorial Foundation
• Children’s Hospital of Los Angeles
• The Guardians Jewish Home for the Aging
• Jewish Big Brothers Big Sisters Los Angeles
• Hank Baskett Charity Golf Classic
• Dramatic Results Foundation
• Cystic Fibrosis Foundation
• Long Beach Cal Poly
• Big Brothers Big Sisters of Los Angeles, and San Diego
Ronald McDonald House of Los Angeles and Pasadena
• OC Bar Foundation