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 …

10 Ideas to Keep Up the Derby Duck Race Excitement Year After Year

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Marketing, Social Media

GAME partners with over 85 nonprofit organizations worldwide to help raise funds through the signature Derby Duck Race events. Many of these partnerships have been racing ducks for only a couple years while others are long time veteran racers with over 10 years under their belt. How do our veteran racers keep their duck races going every year? Check out …

Derby Duck Race Spotlight – Brevard, FL

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising Community

Every one of GAME’s nonprofit partners and Derby Duck Races are unique and different in their own way. This allows us to  learn different perspectives on different ways to host this type of fundraiser. Each month we are spotlighting one of our racers so the rest of our racer community can have the opportunity to learn from each other to further grow their Derby Duck …

8 Ways to Find New Donors for your Fundraising Event

Game Events Fundraising, Fundraising Community, Marketing

Is your donor database small?  Are you looking for new donors and are stressed out that most of your donors are inactive?  Do you want to learn how to communicate more effectively to your donors, develop new donor relationships and look at ways of expanding your duck adoption donor base?  Giving by individuals, not corporations, made up the vast majority …

8 Ways Children can Volunteer for your Derby Duck Race

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

One of the great things about a Derby Duck Race is that it is fun for all ages! Here are 8 ways children can volunteer for your Derby Duck Race and have fun while doing it!    Adoption Events Adoption events are a great way for children to practice their interpersonal skills with your community. They also provide a great …

Big Prizes at this Weekend’s Derby Duck Races

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

Big prizes at this weekend’s Derby Duck Races are in store for some duck adopters. Check out these four races we have lined up starting May 20, 2016! Coastal Duck Derby Who: Open House Youth Shelter The Open House Youth Shelter is the only emergency youth shelter of its type in their region and serves children in crisis as well …

Learning from our Derby Duck Racers – Palmdale, CA

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

In September, we had the opportunity to visit our Derby Duck racer in Palmdale, California to observe how the duck race works in their community.  Here are some things we learned from the Kiwanis Club of Palmdale while attending the 10th Annual Antelope Valley Rubber Duck Race.   The Kiwanis Club has a great group of enthusiastic club members who …

The 2015 Derby Duck Race Season Ends this Weekend

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

Our Derby Ducks have had a great race season raising hundreds of thousands of dollars for nonprofit organizations, service clubs, and youth programs. We are closing out this quacky Derby Duck Race Season with two great races this fall weekend.   Our first race of the weekend has been racing for 27 years! The Mid-Columbia Duck Race returns to Kennewick, WA …

Four Fall Derby Duck Races this Weekend

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

Happy first day of Fall! We have four Derby Duck Races this weekend from Massachusetts all the way to California. Grab a Pumpkin Spice Latte and check them out!   Haverhill Rotary Club Rubber Duck Regatta Who: Rotary Club of Haverhill Over the past six years, the Rubber Duck Regatta has enabled the Rotary Club of Haverhill to raise over …

Adopt a Duck – Help a Community

Game Events Derby Duck Race, Fundraising, Fundraising Community

Summer may be drawing to an end but our Derby Duck Race Season is still going strong. This weekend we have two  quacky duck races that will benefit some great organizations. Adopt a Duck and help a community, check them out! The first race of the weekend is celebrating their 20th year racing Derby Ducks. The Sertoma Great Topeka Duck …