Woman working on Derby Duck Race

The Power of Storytelling

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Marketing, Storytelling

The goal of your Derby Duck Race is not only to raise funds for your nonprofit organization but to use it as another platform to bring awareness about your organization’s cause. Your story will have an impact on how many duck adoptions you receive, whether they are done online through your Equack website or in person at adoption events. It …

Rubber Duck Race

How to Plan a Rubber Duck Race

GAME EVENTS Fundraising, nonprofit, rubber duck race

Is your nonprofit looking for a unique event to take your fundraising to the next level? Consider adding a duck race to your fundraising plans!  A rubber duck race allows your nonprofit to break away from the same old fundraisers allowing for a broader reach of your organization’s message. What is a Rubber Duck Race? A duck race is a …

Duck Race New Year's Resolutions for 2017

Duck Race New Year’s Resolutions for 2017

Game Events Branding, rubber duck race, Social Media

Happy New Year racers! With just a few days left of 2016, it’s time to start thinking about your resolutions for 2017.  Resolutions are all about making yourself better – but why can’t that include your nonprofit?  Pick a few resolutions that we have listed down below that resonate with you and incorporate them in your duck race planning for …

Holiday Rubber Duck Race Promotion Ideas

Holiday Rubber Duck Race Promotion Ideas

Game Events Fundraising, Fundraising Community, rubber duck race

Keep the Rubber Ducks on everyone’s minds throughout the year by celebrating holidays. Here is a list of holiday rubber duck race promotion ideas that you can implement throughout the year. Valentine’s Day Show some ducky love to your sponsors and send out a Quacky Valentine or cookies. You can also use valentines as a Save the Date for your …

Social Media Playbook Strategies

Three Strategies to Add to Your Social Media Playbook

Game Events Fundraising, Marketing, Social Media

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 …

Derby Duck Race Season Wraps Up with Two Races this Weekend

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Community

Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash   Our first Derby Duck Race of the weekend takes us to sunny California. The Kiwanis Incredible Duck Splash is back for their 12th year racing 10,000 Derby Ducks in Glendale, CA. This lucky duck event also takes place on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at Verdugo Park from 10am – 3pm PDT. Spectators can enjoy a …

28th Annual Mid-Columbia Duck Race This Weekend

Game Events Fundraising, Fundraising Community, rubber duck race

28th Annual Mid-Columbia Duck Race The 28th Annual Mid-Columbia Duck Race this weekend returns to Kennewick, WA on Saturday, October 8, 2016.   Hosted by the Tri-Cities Rotary, duck race fans can enjoy vendors, hot dogs, bounce houses and more! Goodie bags will be given out for the first 150 children attending the race!  A total of 40,000 Derby Ducks will splash down …

Two Derby Duck Races to Start Off October

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, rubber duck race

We have two Derby Duck Races to start off October so check out these awesome nonprofits and adopt a duck today!         Delaware Humane Association’s 3rd Annual Rubber Duck Race Who: Delaware Humane Association The Delaware Humane Association is a premiere no-kill nonprofit animal care and adoption center serving a four-state area. DHA provides temporary shelter for homeless …

Redding East Rotary 27th Annual Ducky Derby This Weekend

Game Events Fundraising Community, rubber duck race

The ducks are getting ready to race in the Redding East Rotary 27th Annual Ducky Derby this weekend. Redding East Rotary The Redding East Rotary Club has partnered with Substance Abuse Prevention Programs and Youth Development to raise funds for the Rotary Foundation Against Substance Abuse. Since its inception nearly $4 million dollars has been returned to local communities for …

Email Campaign Ideas for your Derby Duck Race

GAME EVENTS Fundraising Information, Marketing, rubber duck race

A great way to get the word out about your Derby Duck Race is through email. Instead of the regular “Adopt a Duck” informational emails, here are some fun campaigns you can use to increase your duck adoptions. Here are some email campaign ideas for your Derby Duck Race: Save the Date  Include a Save the Date image in your monthly …