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 …

Design Visual Images Like a Pro

Game Events Marketing, Social Media, Storytelling

While the digital landscape is changing daily there is one thing that remains constant, the need for compelling images in storytelling.  Whether you are sharing news, educating about your nonprofit’s cause, fundraising, recruiting volunteers, or recognizing your donors,  visual content is a defining factor in helping your audience connect with your organization and your mission.  You don’t need to be …

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 …

Duck Race Promotions for All Year – Part 1

Game Events Fundraising, Marketing, rubber duck race

Duck Season has come to a close and it certainly has been a busy one! However, just because the ducks are on a well-deserved vacation now doesn’t mean that they can’t still be talked about during non-race season.  Here are some duck race promotions for all year that you can implement to keep your duck race in the minds of 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 …

Last Turtle Race of the Season this Weekend

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Little Guild Turtle Derby Our last turtle race of the season is this weekend.  The Little Guild Turtle Derby is back racing for their 2nd year racing 2,000 turtles in West Cornwall, CT.  The event starts at 12:30 p.m. EDT on Saturday, October 10, 2016 at Cornwall Town Green in Cornwall, CT.  The Grand Prize winner will win $250 cash.  …

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 …

Email Campaign Ideas for your Derby Duck Race

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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 …