A Tag the Bag Fundraiser is Great Visual Keepsake

What Is a Tag the Bag Fundraiser? A Tag the Bag fundraiser is about  providing a bag for someone who is going through a transition in life to remind them  that people are thinking about them.  You obtain one traveling bag  for the person you are having the event for.  When a donor makes a contribution they sign their name on the traveling bag - tagging the bag.  At the end of the event the person you are having the event for gets to keep the bag and t

Carnival Style Walk-A-Thon

Why a carnival-style Walk-A-Thon?  Because I am always looking for ways to help people naturally to get and stay healthy. Especially since studies show that people tend to be healthier when they have a sense of community.   I began thinking about how awesome it would be to promote a health conscious fundraiser that involves the whole community while helping to promote local businesses.   As spring starts to approach the thought of nicer weather entered my

Everyone loves a compliment, why not have a Compliment Fundraiser?

Everyone loves a compliment.  Wouldn't it be wonderful to live in a world where we receive more compliments than complaints? It sure would be a brighter place to live!  Have you heard the saying, "You reap what you sow?"  So if you put out (sow) good energy (such as a compliment), then good will be attracted (reap) back to you. You can help create this positive energy and raise money for your cause by having a Compliment Fundraiser. (more…)

Fundraising vs. Friend Raising

I am constantly in search of ideas to help out my fundraising friends.  Through my searches I have learned that fundraising is not just about raising money.  It is about forming and growing relationships within your community in an attempt to change lives...to make the world a better place to live.  This is because as human beings we do not respond well to being a number.  We need to feel like we are persons who are part of a community. The other day I ca

Have a Winning Fundraiser With Wine

The popularity of wine has been on the upswing in recent years, with no sign of letting up.  A wine raffle is a great way to raise funds for your organization. Contact wine merchants and/or distributors in your community and ask them to donate or sponsor bottles for your event in exchange for publicity in your advertising and marketing materials. Also consider requesting that donations be above a certain price point (for example, "Please contribute bott