Tips & Tricks for a Successful Fundraiser

Before You Start Set Goals.  Have a good idea of how many kids/families are participating and how many donations you need to hit your overall financial goal.  Check the Community Calendar.  Are there other fundraisers being planned in your community? You may need to...

How To Ask For Online Donations

When using Facebook, Twitter, and email for crowdfunding, be sure to ask friends and family members to donate several times a week. Crowdfunding works really well, but frequency is the key! Since everyone is swamped with content in their social feeds and...

Asking For Donations Using Email & Social Media

By now you may understand that the key to a successful fundraiser is direct, persistent, and persuasive communication with friends and family members. (If not, take a moment to read our blog “How to Ask for Online Donations”.)  But many of us might still struggle with...

Does Your Fundraiser Need A Makeover?

The fundraising industry has evolved rapidly from the dark ages of door-to-door product sales to the embrace of web-based products and online crowdfunding programs by schools, teams and other groups. Although product fundraising programs are known to be successful,...

Three Reasons Your Child Should Be On A Team

Juggling numerous drop offs, pick-ups, games and recitals make many parents think twice about allowing their children to participate in as many extra-curricular activities as possible. But before you pump the brakes on another activity, consider the many social,...