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Successful fundraisers hinge on smart goals

How did your last raffle go?  Were you happy with the amount of money you raised?  If not, you may think that raffles aren't the best way for your organization to raise funds. But hold on.  Ask yourself, what part of the fund raising went poorly?  Did you fail to meet your ticket selling goals? Were they priced too low, or too high?  Did you factor in the cost of the prizes, the cost of the ticket making and the cost of the drawing event itself?  Di...

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Ideas for organizing your raffle drawings

Successful organizations have known about fund raising through the power of raffle drawings for many years. At the same time, they may not realize the full benefits of holding a drawing. Here are just a few ways raffle drawings have benefited organizations: Raffle drawings can provide an opportunity for members of the public who cannot physically attend an event to still support that event or cause. By holding a raffle drawing, your income isn't l...

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Season of Giving

The first snowfall of the new winter season is here, with bright, cheer lights glistening in the chill of deepening night.  The holiday season is upon us, and the gathering of family and friends makes this a very special time of year. Part of what makes the weeks between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day distinct from the rest of the year, is where we turn the focus of our attention. Neediness doesn’t take a break; it knows no holidays, it has no...
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