PTO fundraisers can find helpful tips on how to create a better community within their PTO. Tips include establishing a community development committee and acknowledging all of the helpful volunteers who help make the PTO the great group that it is.
When it comes to fundraising, thanking all those involved and any major supporters with a memorable thank you note that will reassure contributors that their help made a difference, and keep them loyal for future fundraising projects.
Many teachers finish grades before school lets out, and students inevitably are stirring and anxious the last few days of school. Here are some fun ideas for class activities to plan those last few days that will make the time fly and help close the school year with a bang.
Happy first day of summer! We’re excited to hear what you all are doing this summer or even what you wish you were doing instead of running errands or working in an office! Head on over to Mixed Bag Designs Facebook page to enter a fun contest for TODAY only! Enter now to win!
Have you heard of Youtopia? What about gamification? We’re newbies to the concept as well, but recently we were invited to explore the platform and application and we couldn’t wait to share it with all of our PTOs, teachers and school fundraiser planners. Youtopia focuses on gamifying learning and service, using “badges” as motivational incentives to promote behavior and positive learning habits.
It seems that school fundraiser organizations and parent teacher organizations struggle to get more Dads involved in events and fundraisers from time to time. Chances are good that Dads are willing to help out, but don’t know how or simply haven’t been asked in a way that lets them know what they can do to assist. Check out our advice to get Dads involved!
Every June is National Safety Month. We wanted use this as an opportunity to share some helpful tips to keep you happy and healthy all year long, in your home and wherever else you may find yourself. We know how important it is to keep your loved ones protected. In the spirit of National Safety Month, here are some other great tips for staying safe we’ve gathered to keep in mind.
Happy Father’s Day from green fundraising company Mixed Bag Designs.
Sometimes, even those of us most determined to make positive life changes like going green and living more simply find it difficult to keep it together and not get lost in the shuffle of other summer obligations. Here are some great tips to keep in mind when you’re struggling to make your life a little greener amid the chaos.
Stainbridge Academy, a local not-for-profit private school in San Mateo, CA serving students with mild to moderate learning differences, has recently teamed up with school fundraising company Mixed Bag Designs in a 13th year internship program.