The Advantages of Online Fundraising

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At Mixed Bag Designs, we work with all types of teams, schools, groups and non-profits to organize and facilitate online fundraiser programs. We often find that people are not familiar with the benefits of this option over the more traditional face-to-face types of community fundraising campaigns.

Looking at the advantages of the online option as a standalone or a combination fundraising tool you can easily see why it is so effective. By considering the advantages of the online option, or perhaps pairing it with traditional strategies, any fundraising program will be more successful. Continue reading

Announcing our Fall 2016 Prize Program!

Fall 2016 Elementary Fundraising Prizes

Any parent or teacher know that motivating kids can be tough! When running your elementary school fundraising campaign, students, teachers, parents and friends alike need to unite to guarantee fundraising success. We’ve created a FREE prize program for sellers to self-motivate them throughout the fundraiser – no nagging necessary!

Our elementary prize program is full of items that excite kids, including toys from the sure-fire hit summer movie The Secret Life of Pets, fun emoji accessories, and tech items like headphones and a Bluetooth speaker. With 11 cumulative tiers in the prize program, there are rewards for many levels, great and small. For non-elementary schools, we have another free prize program – read more here! Continue reading

Last Chance Fall Signing Bonuses

Fall Signing Bonuses

Hurry! Our biggest bonus has been extended through June 10. If you can’t sign up in time for that, we have another great promotion the goes through June 30.  Elementary, K-12 & Middle Schools sign up for a Fall 2016 school-wide Catalog Fundraiser and qualify for gift cards and free teacher bags. Don’t wait and sign up today! Continue reading

Early Birds Catch Big Rewards

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The best time to start a fundraiser is NOW! And with Early Bird bonuses this big, you won’t want them to fly by. See what bonuses you can score when you sign up for a catalog fundraiser before May 31st.

Elementary, K-12 & Middle Schools
Sign up by May 31st…
For a Fall 2016 Catalog Fundraiser and qualify for $200 in gift cards PLUS 10 free teacher bags. Plus, START your Fall fundraiser by September 30 and you’ll also receive a FREE five bag display!
– For a Spring 2016 Catalog Fundraiser and qualify for a FREE 5 piece beach set when you meet your sales goals

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Celebrate Teacher Appreciation Week!

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Class is now in session.

Happy Teacher Appreciation Week! If you can read this…thank a teacher.

Every day teachers educate, innovate, encourage, and touch the lives of millions of children across the world. They are real life superheroes. Help your child honor his or her teacher this week by sending them a thank you card, volunteering in the classroom or surprising them with a Mixed Bag.

Each teacher has a different style of teaching, but when it comes to fashion every teacher should dress for success. Shop our website to find the latest on bags and accessories. Our favorite is the Black Swirl File Box, which can easily transport your student’s homework or your lesson planner wherever you go.

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Take notes – If you teach or know someone who teaches elementary, K-12 or middle school and signs up for a Fall 2016 fundraiser before July 1st, they will receive 10 free teacher bags. Continue reading

Reduce! Reuse! Recycle! Tips from Mixed Bag Designs.

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Go green and save green with the 3 R’s of the environment: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Each one as important as the next when it comes to cutting down waste. By incorporating these 3 key essentials you can help your community and the environment by saving money, energy and natural resources. Make Earth Day every day with these simple tips. Continue reading

How Fundraising Catalogs Make or Break Your Promotion

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How Fundraising Catalogs Make or Break Your Promotion

It’s not always easy coming up with the right ideas and plans to raise money for an organization. In fact, some ideas have been overused and your customers could easily lose interest. However, going online and shopping from catalogs can be a great way to launch a campaign and stir up some excitement. Yet, it is important to choose the right company, or your fundraising catalogs may just sit there and do nothing for you. Here are some important things to look for when you choose a line of products to promote.

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