Matt Lorch

SEATTLE BASED AUCTIONEER AND EVENT MC HELPING ORGANIZATIONS EXCEED THEIR AUCTION FUNDRAISING GOALS

AUCTIONEER-MASTER OF CEREMONIES

helping nonprofit organizations exceed their financial goals       

Matt hosts the Evergreen Gala for EvergreenHealth Medical Center, helping raise $1.4 million to improve health care for communities on the Eastside.

Matt hosts the Evergreen Gala for EvergreenHealth Medical Center, helping raise $1.4 million to improve health care for communities on the Eastside.


ENERGY, EXCITEMENT, ENTHUSIASM, AND PROFESSIONALISM

Working as a news anchor in some of the country's largest markets including Seattle, Boston, Miami, and Baltimore, Matt developed a style all his own.  He combines dynamic communication, public speaking, and crowd engagement techniques to deliver truly memorable moments and drive fundraising. 

Matt serves as auctioneer, helping raise more than $940,000 for Mary's Place, the leading emergency shelter for homeless families in the Seattle-area. The Theme: Hollywood Glitz and Glam. Perfect opportunity to pull out the gold tux coat.

Matt serves as auctioneer, helping raise more than $940,000 for Mary's Place, the leading emergency shelter for homeless families in the Seattle-area. The Theme: Hollywood Glitz and Glam. Perfect opportunity to pull out the gold tux coat.

Matt hosts 2018, 2019 Jungle Party at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle helping raise more than $4 million over the two years.

Matt hosts 2018, 2019 Jungle Party at Woodland Park Zoo in Seattle helping raise more than $4 million over the two years.


Presence and Storytelling  

Matt is a performer and professional storyteller by trade.  He has a special talent for learning and embracing organizations' missions and goals and effectively communicating them to the audience in a way that's authentic and genuine.  

Matt shares about his children, including his son who has physical and intellectual disabilities. Matt helped raise more than $590,000 in 2016, $620,000 in 2017, and $620,000 2018 for Boyer Children's Clinic, one of the primary providers of early intention services in Western Washington. Efforts those nights exceeded the organization's fundraising goals.

Matt shares about his children, including his son who has physical and intellectual disabilities. Matt helped raise more than $590,000 in 2016, $620,000 in 2017, and $620,000 2018 for Boyer Children's Clinic, one of the primary providers of early intention services in Western Washington. Efforts those nights exceeded the organization's fundraising goals.

Matt is joined on stage by 2-year-old cancer survivor Ruth, who picked the winning raffle ticket for Cancer Pathways Surviving with Style Gala.

Matt is joined on stage by 2-year-old cancer survivor Ruth, who picked the winning raffle ticket for Cancer Pathways Surviving with Style Gala.


audience engagement

Fundraising auction galas should be fun! Matt brings an unparalleled level of humor, energy, and audience engagement. Guests leave raving about the night and talking about returning next year. 

Matt creates memorable moments as auctioneer at the Northwest Kidney Center Discovery Gala in 2018 raising $760,000 for kidney research.

Matt creates memorable moments as auctioneer at the Northwest Kidney Center Discovery Gala in 2018 raising $760,000 for kidney research.

Laughter and cheers at the 2017 Surviving with Style Fashion Show and Auction Gala for Cancer Pathways.

Laughter and cheers at the 2017 Surviving with Style Fashion Show and Auction Gala for Cancer Pathways.



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Rockin' night for the Evergreen Health Foundation's 2017 Evergreen Gala. Helped raise $1.35 million to improve health care for communities on the Eastside.

Rockin' night for the Evergreen Health Foundation's 2017 Evergreen Gala. Helped raise $1.35 million to improve health care for communities on the Eastside.

Matt emcees dedication of the new Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park at The Museum of Flight in Tukwila, WA. in May of 2019 with roughly 4,000 people in attendance.

Matt emcees dedication of the new Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park at The Museum of Flight in Tukwila, WA. in May of 2019 with roughly 4,000 people in attendance.

Auctioneering for Brigadoon Service Dogs. Executive Director Denise Costanten says, "Matt was funny, engaging, and most importantly sincere. Our audience fell in love with his professionalism, warmth, and witty humor."

Auctioneering for Brigadoon Service Dogs. Executive Director Denise Costanten says, "Matt was funny, engaging, and most importantly sincere. Our audience fell in love with his professionalism, warmth, and witty humor."

Matt engages the crowd while raising money for a cause that's close to his heart, Seattle Children's Hospital. Matt's son has received several surgeries at Seattle Children's. Matt is pictured here, serving as auctioneer for the Imagine Guild providing money for uncompensated care.

Matt engages the crowd while raising money for a cause that's close to his heart, Seattle Children's Hospital. Matt's son has received several surgeries at Seattle Children's. Matt is pictured here, serving as auctioneer for the Imagine Guild providing money for uncompensated care.