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

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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Introducing Our Spring 2017 Fundraising Catalogs!

Spring Fundraising Catalogs

Just because people around you are starting to sip gingerbread lattes and holiday shop doesn’t mean it’s too early for Spring fundraiser planning! In fact, now is the best time to line up your Spring fundraiser; not only are our new fundraiser catalogs online, but we also Spring’s biggest Early Bird Bonuses are available if you sign soon! Continue reading