As event season kicks into high-gear, committees will be getting together to discuss upcoming fundraisers. We’ve all been to the same fundraisers….dinner, opening statements, bid sheet silent auctions. It’s the same old song and dance. Let’s liven up the party a little!
- Direct Action Fundraising – Many of our clients have opted to participate in Direct Action fundraising. For example, during the paddle raise, the first paddle raise will be $250 to purchase a student’s uniforms for the year, and as many guests who want to purchase uniforms for a student can raise their paddle. Another example is donating $500 to feed a shelter for a week; again everyone can participate and donate to as many specific causes as they wish. Continue reading
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Maintaining a green event plan doesn’t have to be a costly project to take on. Today’s technology has provided us with the tools to create and implement eco-friendly event practices at affordable rates. By integrating low cost event technology with project management tools, organizations can save money and organize events more effectively. Centralizing event and donor information into one database will minimize miscommunication between employees and guests, retrieve information faster, and access vital event information through a secure internet access.
“Green technology has become an important part of the events industry,” said David Hassan of Events.org. “Organizations spend more on printing than needed, and by placing event materials and registration online, printing costs are nearly wiped away leaving more money to go towards an organization’s cause.” Continue reading