Ducks For Water Safety

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This weekend, our ducks are kicking off the 2019 season in Naples, Florida! The Great Naples Duck Race is raising funds as well as awareness to keep kids safe around water. Hosted by NCH Safe & Healthy Children’s Coalition, the organization partners with agencies throughout Collier County to improve the health and safety of children in the community. A few of their efforts …

A Quacky Holiday

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Although it’s the off-season for our ducks, they have been quite busy making holiday appearances. If you have a duck race coming up, holiday-related events/posts are a great way to incorporate ducks to get the community excited. Here are some fun ways our racers have used ducks throughout the holiday season. Parade Float Quacky Santa 3. Elf on the Shelf 4. …

Many Ways To Say Thanks

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Duck season may be over but the holidays are a great time to show your duck partners your appreciation! Wish your sponsors, adopters and potential donors for the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday with a custom image and note. Other great ideas are to drop off a duck feather along with a Thanksgiving message or duck-o-rate a derby duck with paint and faux …

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 …

Double the Ducks for Kiwanis Club of Tampa

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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 …

60,000 Derby Ducks in the Windy City

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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 …