Does time of Year matter when asking for donations?

It sure does and here’s why: The start of school is when parents are the most inspired and motivated. Don’t miss this opportunity to get your parents involved- encourage PTA/PTO membership drives, establish donation funds and recruit for volunteer committees. Take advantage of parents while they are enthusiastic and before they begin to feel the … Read moreDoes time of Year matter when asking for donations?

Asking for Money is never easy, but we do know some good ways to ask!

Mitsy Givinig Money

Here are some best practices to consider. Name the Amount It’s best to ask for a specific amount and if you can, give an option to give more. Most of us like to be given directions.  But if you’re uncomfortable with the direct approach consider a gift range or just show the total amount of … Read moreAsking for Money is never easy, but we do know some good ways to ask!

Keeping the Work-Life Balance as a Volunteer

Work-Life-Volunteer Balance

Is the impossible dream, possible? Aspiring for the perfect balance means you’ll have a fulfilled life – happy parents, kids taken care of, and your work-life sailing along. Is this idea even possible? Keeping all of these areas of our lives stationary and in a perfect balance seems pretty unrealistic. We’re sold the idea that … Read moreKeeping the Work-Life Balance as a Volunteer