Rubber Duck Race

180,000 Ducks Ready For the 24th Annual Rubber Duck Regatta

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All ducks are on deck for the 24th Annual Rubber Duck Regatta this weekend in Cincinnati, OH! 180,000 of our ducks (yes, you read right, nearly 200k ducks) will be dropped in the Ohio River to raise money for Freestore Foodbank. Freestore Foodbank provides emergency food and services to children and families with an ultimate goal of creating stability and self-reliance …

Rubber Duck Race

Double the Ducks for Kiwanis Club of Tampa

GAME EVENTS 2018 Weekend Duck Races, Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Racer Spotlight, rubber duck race, Social Media, Weekend Duck Races

The ducks are making their way back to sunny, Tampa, Florida for their 2nd duck race this Saturday! Last year, the Kiwanis Club of Tampa ‘s inaugural The Incredible Duck Race exceeded their original goal of 5,000 ducks and sold just over 7,400. This year, they have set a goal of 10,000 ducks to raise more money for The Tampa Kiwanis Club Foundation. The foundation …

Rubber Duck Race

60,000 Derby Ducks in the Windy City

GAME EVENTS 2018 Weekend Duck Races, Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Racer Spotlight, rubber duck race

Tomorrow, 60,000 rubber ducks will make a splash in Downtown Chicago for the 13th Annual Chicago Ducky Derby! The duck race has been a staple fundraiser for Special Olympics Illinois and raised over $300,000 last year for their athletes. All proceeds benefit more than 23,000 athletes and approximately 20,000 Young Athletes across Illinois, to allow the athletes to participate in the …

Duck Race Promotions for All Year – Part 2

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Last month we posted some ways that you can promote your duck race all year.  Here’s the second part of the series which includes additional ideas for duck race promotions for all year. Sponsor Appreciation Show images of your sponsors and thank them for their support of this past year’s race.  You can also post pictures of Quacky visiting businesses who …

A time to give thanks

A Time to Give Thanks

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With Thanksgiving around the corner, there are many things that we are thankful for.  Our families, friends and our health definitely top the list.  But what also makes the list is the opportunity to work with our nonprofit clients. This Thanksgiving, GAME expresses gratitude for: Having our nonprofit partners trust us with helping them to promote their mission. Watching a …

How you board can help with year-end fundraising

How Your Board Can Help with Year-End Fundraising

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Whether you are prepared for December fundraising or are playing catch up, there are still opportunities for your board to help with  year-end fundraising. Here are some ideas on how your board can help with year-end fundraising and help meet your fundraising goals this year. Thank You Calls A personal phone call is one of the easiest ways for board members to reach …

Social Media Playbook Strategies

Three Strategies to Add to Your Social Media Playbook

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This is the time of year that whether you are a sports fan or not, you have to sit back in amazement at the marketing machine behind the National Football League. The NFL and its teams have mastered what it takes to create loyal fans who are engaged throughout the year.  How can you rally your nonprofit supporters using some of …

35,000 Derby Ducks Racing this Weekend

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We have three fun Derby Duck Races this weekend for three different, yet amazing organizations.  Get your ducks in a row and Adopt a Duck today to support these nonprofits.  You don’t have to be present to win!       13th Annual URS Rubber Duck Regatta Who: United Rehabilitation Services United Rehabilitation Services (URS) provides a safety net of support …

A Weekend Filled with Derby Ducks and Turbo Turtles

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Community

We have a weekend filled with Derby Ducks and Turbo Turtles.  Check them out and support these fantastic nonprofit organizations today!   Center for Prevention of Abuse The first race of the weekend is no first-timer to duck racing! The Center for Prevention of Abuse is racing for the 28th year! On Saturday, August 27 join 25,000 Derby Ducks at Eastside …

Fun Ways to Use your Duck Race Merchandise

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One of the benefits for partnering with GAME is all the fun quacky merchandise you receive with your fundraising package. Here are some fun ways to use your duck race merchandise including promotional items for giveaways and also to promote your race.  Check them out! Fun Ways to Use Your Duck Race Merchandise   Mini Duck Pluck – This is …