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 …

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Racer Highlight – Sponsorship Ducky Hour

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Crisis Intervention Services of Coastal Horizons took a fun and different approach in securing new sponsorships for the 2019 duck season. With the focus on securing their $500 Corporate Duck sponsorships, they invited small, local businesses and hosted a wine & cheese night. A 3-hour event turned into more than $5,000 in sponsorships along with 6 restaurants agreeing to sell …

Rubber Duck Race

A Quacky Holiday

GAME EVENTS Marketing

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. …

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Many Ways To Say Thanks

GAME EVENTS Blogging, Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Marketing, nonprofit, nonprofit marketing, rubber duck race, rubber duck race promo ideas, Social Media, Thanksgiving, Uncategorized

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 …

6 nonprofit website mistakes

6 Nonprofit Website Mistakes

Game Events content, Fundraising, nonprofit website

Your nonprofit website is one of the most important fundraising tools you have.  A successful online strategy is one that attracts visitors to your website, engages them with content, and has a call to action. Here are 6 nonprofit website mistakes and how to fix them: No contact information.  Make it easy for website users to find your nonprofit’s phone number, …

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 …

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

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Community

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 …

7 Lucky Derby Duck Races this Weekend

GAME EVENTS Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

We have a full weekend of Derby Ducks racing across the country! Over 80,000 Derby Ducks will dip into seven states to race for some quacktastic nonprofit organizations. Check them out and Adopt a Duck today!    Atlanta’s 11th Annual Duck Pluck Who: Special Olympics Georgia Special Olympics Georgia provides year-round sports training and athletic competition for children and adults …