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Ducks For Youth

GAME EVENTS 2019 Duck Race, Fundraising, rubber duck race

After two weeks resting up, our ducks are back in three cities this Saturday! Both Wakefield Rotary Club and Montville Athletic Club are racing for the 1st time alongside veteran racer, Cedar Rapids Daybreak Rotary. A grand total of 20,000 ducks will race between these cities to raise money for youth and family-focused programs. If you find one in your …

Houston Duck Derby Raceway

10 Reasons to Race Derby Ducks

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

We have numerous reasons why a Derby Duck Race would be great for any nonprofit organization. Here are our top 10 reasons why your nonprofit should do a Derby Duck Race fundraiser. 10. Raise Thousands of Dollars Every Year for Your Organization Whether your nonprofit organization is large or small, a Derby Duck Race allows your group to raise thousands …

Chicago Ducky Derby Volunteers

10 Tips to Keep your Volunteers Motivated and Happy

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

Nonprofit organizations need volunteers more than ever and people want to volunteer. The value of a volunteer per hour is worth $23.56 according to the Independent Sector. We would like to think that all volunteers serve nonprofits out of the goodness of their hearts which is certainly a factor; however, your volunteers have choices about where, when and how they …

Austin Duck Derby Group Photo

Fundraising Trends of Each Generation

GAME EVENTS Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Fundraising Information, Marketing, Social Media

Do you know your donor demographics? What is the most common age range of your donors? What communication styles do they prefer? How do they show support for nonprofit organizations? Recognizing and understanding the behavioral trends of donors in different generational groups has always been a challenge for nonprofit organizations. The more you know about your donors, the greater you …

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

Ducks Race For Our Youth!

GAME EVENTS 2019 Duck Race, rubber duck race, Weekend Duck Races

This Saturday, 65,000 ducks are taking over Florida and Georgia to raise money for youth in their communities. Keep scrolling to see who’s racing in Bradenton, Cartersville and Gainesville and the QUACK-tastic causes their racing for! 1. Lucky Ducky Race For PaceDucks Racing: 25,000Organization: Pace Center For GirlsWhere: Bradenton, FLWho They Serve: Help teen girls achieve their academic goals, develop …

How to Leverage Your Fundraising Expenses

GAME EVENTS Fundraising, Fundraising Information, Marketing

How to Leverage Your Fundraising Expenses Through Sponsorships and In-Kind Donations Our blog this week discusses some tips on how nonprofits can put as much money as possible back into their organizations to cover fundraising event costs. An event like a Derby Duck Race can be time-consuming and the last thing a nonprofit wants is for all the money raised …

80,000 Ducks Race For Communities This Weekend

GAME EVENTS 2019 Duck Race, Derby Duck Race, Racer Spotlight

Our ducks are making quite the splash this weekend with nearly 80,000 ducks hitting the water in 5 cities. From California to Virginia, check out below to see where our ducks are making their appearance and the quacktastic causes they’re racing for! 1. The Graham Duck Derby Ducks Racing: 10,000Organization: Rotary Club of GrahamWhere: Graham, TXWho They Serve: All proceeds …

Derby Duck Race Sponsorship Proposal

How to Secure Sponsorships for your Derby Duck Race

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Information

One of the most important components of planning a Derby Duck Race is sponsorships.  Sponsors are the key to success for your duck race.  So, how do you get sponsors for this quacky event? Here are some tips to consider when you are seeking sponsors for your Derby Duck Race and other fundraising efforts.    Allow Plenty of Time We …