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 …

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 …

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 …

A Weekend Filled with Derby Ducks and Turbo Turtles

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Community

We have a weekend filled with Derby Ducks and Turbo Turtles.  Check them out and support these fantastic nonprofit organizations today!   Center for Prevention of Abuse The first race of the weekend is no first-timer to duck racing! The Center for Prevention of Abuse is racing for the 28th year! On Saturday, August 27 join 25,000 Derby Ducks at Eastside …

Fun Ways to Use your Duck Race Merchandise

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One of the benefits for partnering with GAME is all the fun quacky merchandise you receive with your fundraising package. Here are some fun ways to use your duck race merchandise including promotional items for giveaways and also to promote your race.  Check them out! Fun Ways to Use Your Duck Race Merchandise   Mini Duck Pluck – This is …

August Stays Busy with Three Derby Duck Races this Weekend

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Community

Over 45,000 Derby Ducks will take the plunge this weekend for three quacky nonprofit organizations! Check them out and Adopt a Duck today! Remember, you don’t need to be present to win!    The GREAT Texarkana Duck Race Who: CHRISTUS St. Michael Foundation CHRISTUS St. Michael provides patient-centered quality care through the Center for Joint Replacement, the designated Primary Stroke …

Success from the Start: 5 Things to Know when Considering a Derby Duck Race Fundraiser

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Community

Here at GAME we want all of our nonprofit duck races to be a success from the start. With all the excitement of adding a new quacky fundraiser to your nonprofit organization, we don’t want you to lose sight on what is needed to pull off a quacktastic event. Here are five things to always remember from the start, middle, …

Duck, Duck, Turtle! 3 Races this Weekend!

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

Race season is in full swing and going strong into August. With August being our busiest race month, we have two Derby Duck Races and a Mini Turbo Turtle Race to lead the way. Check them out and Adopt a Duck and/or Turtle before they sell out!    Windy City Ducky Derby The first race of the weekend is no …

What do Ducks and Turtles have in Common?

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

Answer: They will be racing to raise funds for some fantastic organizations! We have one Turbo Turtle Race and three Derby Duck Races that will swim to victory this weekend! Check them out!   The Snappin’ Chaplin Turtle Derby Who: Main Street Perryville Their mission is to stimulate economic growth of the downtown business district, while preserving and protecting the historic …