Get Ready for Teacher Appreciation Week

Teacher Appreciation Ideas

Class is now in session. Teacher Appreciation Week is May 8-12! If you can read this…thank a teacher.

Every day teachers educate, innovate, encourage, and touch the lives of millions of children across the world. They are real life superheroes. Help your child thank their teacher during Teacher Appreciation Week by sending them a thank you card, volunteering in the classroom or surprising them with a Mixed Bag or other gift.

Order your teacher gifts with us and score 20% off online orders now – Sunday, April 30! Just use promo code TEACH17 at checkout.

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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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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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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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