Mother’s Day Gift Guide

Mother's Day Gift Guide

April showers bring May flowers, and May flowers mean Mother’s Day is around the corner! We’d like to save you the effort of scouring crowded stores for a meaningful Mother’s Day Gift; our gift guide includes popular items that any mom is sure to love. Our exclusive patterns can only be found at Mixed Bag Designs, so give mom something (almost) as unique and beautiful as she is! Continue reading

New Fall 2017 Fundraising Catalogs Now Online!

Mixed Bag Designs Fall 2017 Catalogs Online

Your Fall fundraising campaign may feel far off, but now is the perfect time to get a head start! The earlier you select your fundraising program and line up your dates, the easier planning and logistics will be later on. Since high quality and easy-to-sell products are a big part of selecting a fundraising company, we are happy to announce Mixed Bag Designs’ Fall 2017 Fundraising catalogs are now online!

What’s new for Fall?

  • Two stylish new catalogs, Bag & Accessories and Kitchen & Home
  • Over 180 BRAND NEW products. Over 300 catalog items total, plus more online!

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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

Enter our Facebook Contest for Your Chance to Win Free Bags!

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Show us your love and you could win a free set of four bags! Just head over to our Facebook contest to get started. It’s easy – just submit a photo of you and your favorite “Val Pal” (spouse, friend, pet – you choose)! Share your entry with friends to score the most votes. The entry with the most votes by midnight 2/15 wins!  Continue reading

Neighbors Helping Neighbors: How Mixed Bag Designs Helped NCL Crystal Springs

NCL Crystal Springs

National Charity League (NCL) is a nation-wide organization “committed to the development of mothers and daughters as leaders and is dedicated to improving local communities through hands-on volunteerism” (NCL website). Mixed Bag Designs has had the pleasure of being the NCL Crystal Springs Chapter’s fundraiser since 2012. Also located on the San Francisco Bay Peninsula, NCL Crystal Springs is Mixed Bag Designs’ neighbor! 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