How to Raise Funds for College

Raise Funds for College

With college costs skyrocketing, thinking about financing your degree can be overwhelming. The average class of 2016 graduate has $37,172 in student loan debt, up six percent from last year (Student Loan Hero). While student loans are a necessary evil for over 70% of college students, we are here to help you reduce the amount you borrow. Continue reading

How to Run a Successful Music or Band Fundraiser

Music and Band Fundraisers

Any parent whose child is in a band, choir or music group knows it can get expensive! Between uniforms, equipment and travel fees for competitions, holding fundraisers can be necessary to help with costs. Busy parent and teacher schedules make planning music fundraising events a challenge, but a Mixed Bag Designs fundraiser is a great option to supplement your music budget with minimal impact on your day-to-day life.

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Boost Fundraiser Participation with our Connectibles Program!

Connectibles Incentives

Encouraging kids to participate in a fundraiser can be a challenge, but not if you are prepared with the right incentive techniques! We are excited to offer all fundraisers the opportunity to purchase affordable incentives to award to sellers in addition to the free prize program already included in your fundraiser! The biggest incentive success stories come from customers who utilize our Connectibles lanyards and charms. Continue reading

Our Spring Fundraiser Prizes are Bigger & Better than Ever!

Fundraiser Prizes

When it comes to school fundraisers, fundraiser prizes are just as important as the products in the catalogs. Pushing students to sell can be a bit like wrangling cats, but if you have well-planned incentives and a great prize program your fundraiser will be much more successful. Continue reading

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!

Plan Ahead for Fall ’17 Fundraising & You Could Score $400 in Gifts!

Big Fall Fundraiser Bonuses!Mixed Bag Designs is an easy choice when selecting a fundraising company for your next campaign. We offer the biggest profit in the business – up to 50% – and the best fundraising products around: bags, accessories, kitchen gadgets, gift wrap, great gifts and so much more is available in our two colorful fundraising catalogs. Prices start at less than $10, and we have over 100 NEW products every season. We look at the latest trends and hottest products so our catalogs are always full of easy-to-sell items. Lock in your Fall fundraiser dates now and you could score the BIGGEST bonuses of the season.

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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!