A Mixed Bag of Prints + Free Wallpapers!

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Color us impressed with these new backgrounds! We created prints your screens can wear too. Perfect for your phone, tablet or desktop. You can find these free downloadable wallpapers on our website. Carry Mixed Bag Designs with you everywhere you go! Scroll down to see a preview of our designs and download them to your own device.

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Take Your Fundraiser to the Next Level

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After the fundraiser ends – DON’T FORGET TO SAY THANK YOU! One of the most important jobs in fundraising is crafting thank-you letters to all those who helped support your cause. The message should come from the heart as it’s all about preserving a relationship with your donors. You can’t afford to write a unique letter for each of the thousands of donations, but you can take the time to personalize it with your own words. 

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April Showers Bring an April Fundraiser Bonus!

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Fundraising never goes out of style and with spring in full swing, now is the perfect time to kick start a Mixed Bag Designs fundraiser. When you sign up with us, not only are you helping the cause – we are rewarding you, too! School may be almost out, but there is still time to raise funds for end of the year classroom parties or supplies for next semester.

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Drive Online Sales With a Custom Fundraiser Page!

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Increase your fundraiser sales by over 45% with a custom fundraiser page created just for you! We tailor our site to your brand by incorporating your logo and cause into a personalized graphic. You will be able to choose your color scheme and pick your own personal URL that coincides with your fundraiser.

This page will act as the face of your online fundraiser. Don’t forget to email your friends and family from out of town your custom link. Anyone who clicks on your URL will automatically support your fundraiser with their online purchase because the link instantly adds your fundraiser ID.

Here are a few benefits of a custom fundraiser page:

  • Anyone in the USA can support your fundraiser online – catalog sales too! Online orders ship directly to the supporter’s house
  • Your personalized link will be memorable and feel special
  • All purchases on your store will automatically be added to your fundraiser
  • Supporters will have a more personal connection with your cause depending on the information you include on your landing page.
  • Receive 40% profit from every online order! These are great incremental sales to a catalog fundraiser, and can make your fundraiser your most profitable one yet.
  • Your custom page can be used and shared all season long! Online sales will credit your fundraiser for the duration of the fundraiser season. This means you can push online sales even after your catalog sale is over!

A custom fundraiser page will enhance your online fundraising experience and will help drive online donations. It is a simple process that will make a difference in your fundraiser sales. Contact fundraiser@mixedbagdesigns.com or contact your Sales Rep to have your custom fundraiser page created today!

California Banned Plastic Bags – Time to Bring Your Mixed Bags!

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California made history November 8, 2016 by becoming the first state to officially ban single-use plastic bags. By removing plastic bags from the equation, it will help reduce litter, cleanup costs and save our natural resources. 25 million plastic bags are polluted in California every day. Make it a habit and B.Y.M.B. – that is, Bring Your Mixed Bag – every time you go out. The benefits are in the bag and you don’t have to live in California to start!

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Remembering to bring your own reusable bag will definitely take some time getting use to. For now, here are a few easy tips you can do to help you remember:

– Keep one in your purse or backpack at all times

– Hang a few on the coat rack, front closet or by the front door

– Keep bags in the front seat or trunk of your car

– Stash a few bags in your office

Avoid the 10 cent charge by bringing a mixed bag with you to the grocery store, errands and everywhere in between. We have a variety of patterns and sizes to choose from so you can shop in style and save the planet all at the same time. Perfect for the on-the-go, eco-friendly shopper.

With the holidays around the corner, ’tis the season to go green. Our foldable grocery bags make great stocking stuffers. Start shopping our collection of reusable bags today and don’t forget to reduce, reuse and re-cute!

Tips For A Successful Gift Wrap Fundraiser

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Timing is Essential

Although gift wrap is used throughout the year for various holidays and birthdays, it is most closely associated with the Holiday season. By planning the event in the early autumn and then having the sale in October – early November, you can have the holiday gift paper, bags and ribbon ready for delivery to your customers in December.

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Growth of FUNdraising Success

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You have the cause, the idea, and the enthusiasm to run an effective fundraiser. Of course, it is easier said than done. No matter how big or how small the fundraiser is, the process is always the same. There are multiple factors that contribute to a successful fundraiser and it starts with proper planning.

Watch your fundraiser grow by following these 4 easy steps.

Step 1: Set up a fundraiser
Start by picking your dates. Planning a fundraiser around an event; such as Back to School or Parent Night, can help boost participation. After you register as a Fundraiser Chair on Mixed Bag Designs website (or sign in if you are an existing customer), follow the instructions to sign our fundraiser agreement. Now that you are registered, it’s time to start recruiting volunteers to help with your fundraiser. They are important and will save you money. Offer signup sheets for each task or create a digital version through signup.com. Break down the larger jobs into smaller increments. Don’t be afraid to ask! For a complete list of fundraising tasks and volunteer tips click here. Continue reading