Two Quacky Derby Duck Races on Saturday

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We have two quacktastic duck races this Saturday, August 29, 2015 to wrap up a very busy August. Both races are to support organizations who aim to stop abuse within their communities. Show some support and check out these great organizations today! Our first race of the weekend has been racing Derby Ducks for 27 years! The 27th Annual Duck …

Derby Ducks are Back this Weekend

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After a quick week of rest the Derby Ducks are back racing this weekend in three different races across the country! Check them out below! 17th Annual Rubber Duck Derby Who: Boys & Girls Clubs of Hall County The Boys & Girls Club of Hall County’s mission is to inspire and enable all young people, especially those who are in …

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. …

Recruiting Volunteers for your Derby Duck Race

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   Volunteer involvement is crucial to the success of a Derby Duck Race.  The big question for many racers is where to find and how to recruit volunteers for this unique event. Step out of the box with these creative ideas for volunteer recruitment for your Derby Duck Race: Identify people who are already in direct or indirect contact with …

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 …

Cash Prizes for this Weekend’s Derby Duck Races

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We have three Derby Duck Races this Saturday, August 16, 2014 that will benefit three great nonprofit organizations! Who will you Adopt a Duck from?    Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar Duck Derby Our first duck race this weekend takes us to Albany, New York for the Inaugural Capital Region Sponsor-A-Scholar Duck Derby. From 10am-2pm ET 5,000 Derby Ducks will swim down …

Try these Tech Tools for your Duck Race

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With technology evolving every minute, it may be hard to keep up with all the new trends. Here are a few technology tools you can use that can help make your duck race planning easier.      Social Media – Social media is not going away. Facebook alone has 1.06 billion active users. Having your duck race on social media …

Recruit Volunteers for your Derby Duck Race

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      It is no secret that a Derby Duck® Race needs more than one person to create an event. From Duck Adoptions, Quacky costumes, and tagging parties to the Derby Duck Race itself, none of the quacktastic success would be possible without the help of volunteers. Here are five tips to recruit and keep volunteers for your next Derby Duck …

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 …