Organizing a fundraiser to raise money for a good cause can be a fun learning experience for all involved! Whether you are running a fundraiser alone or are working as a team, fundraising can be very worthwhile. You will most likely form stronger bonds with the people you work with and will make new connections that could even help you out in the future. Of course, for the fundraiser to be a success, you must think carefully about how to set it up and what to sell. Here are some helpful, fun fundraising ideas:
Everyone knows getting back into the swing of things after summer break is no picnic. Shopping for school supplies and new clothes, gearing up for Fall sports, and mentally preparing for early morning routines can be overwhelming! Back to school often also means a Fall fundraising campaign. Fall is already a hectic time, but your fundraising program doesn’t have to be! Lock in your Fall fundraiser before school’s out for peace of mind come August/September AND some fundraiser freebies.Continue reading →
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.
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!
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 →
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 →