Giving Tuesday

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November is a month that reminds us about being thankful for what we have and to give back what we can. It’s a time to spend with our family and friends, gather around for a turkey dinner, and of course the great shopping deals. Why not continue the momentum? This is when Giving Tuesday takes a role in our lives. …

Promoting Your Duck Race Year Round on Social Media

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   You just finished your duck race, winners have been announced and the ducks are in the crates ready to be picked up. How do you continue to keep your fans, followers and donors engaged on social media and through email communications after your duck race is over? Here are some ways you can promote your duck race after the …

Random Facts about Fundraising

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Did you know fundraising dates all the way back to 2500 BCE? Fundraising has been around for thousands of years and each year it continues to grow. Here are some random facts about fundraising and nonprofits that you may not know that can help you with your duck race! The most read part of a fundraising letter is the P.S. …

Keep your Duck Race Supporters Engaged All Year Long

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   Earlier this month GAME had the opportunity to attend the Blackbaud Conference in Nashville and one of the sessions we attended was “How to Encourage Supporters the Other 364 Days of the Year.”  Here are some ideas you can use to keep your Duck Adopters, volunteers, and sponsors engaged and donating throughout the year when it is not duck …

Introducing Mini Turbo Turtle™ Races

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Mini Turbo Turtle Race Since 1988, GAME has brought excitement to communities all over the world with its unique event, the Derby Duck® Race. Now you can generate the same profitable results with the Mini Turbo Turtle™ Race. Mini Turbo Turtle Races are a great fundraiser for groups with big dreams and little budgets and work great in communities of …

Importance of a Thank You

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   Our blog: Importance of a Thank You – has some ideas to remember in your “Thank Yous” to help increase returning donors, sponsors and duck adopters. This week GAME had the opportunity to attend the AFP Mid-America Conference.  One of the major topics that were repeatedly brought up was “Thanking your Donors.”  This not only works with donors but …

Inspire the Next Generation to Help your Nonprofit Organization

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Our blog post – Inspire The Next Generation to Help your Nonprofit Organization – has ideas on inspiring Generation Y to get involved in your organization. It is no secret that part of the future and success of duck race adoptions for a nonprofit depends on volunteer help. This includes help from every generation: Traditionalists, Baby Boomers, Generation X and …

The Importance of Teams in a Fundraising Event

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In order for an organization to create successful sales teams it take personal who are devoted to the message and the reason for the fundraising event. As well, people are competitive by nature, so giving your sales teams incentives to work for will produce results. After you have gathered up a handful of sales teams, it is time to put …