Raising money for your school has never been easier! There are any number of “Passive” fundraising options. With these programs, you do a little initial setup, promote it to your school community, and sit back while the dough rolls in. Here are some of the most popular opportunities. Mitsy has a dedicated spot in our … Read morePassive Fundraising
Recently, many state PTAs have developed a relationship with MemberHub. You may have seen that MemberHub is “free” to PTA units in some states. I put free in quotation marks, because, as I tell my kids, there is no such thing as free. In this case, that is absolutely true. MemberHub is not free and … Read moreWhen “Free” isn’t really Free
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!
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
I was at a parent group meeting last night and the subject of “why can’t we get anyone to volunteer” came up…again. The frustration was palpable. Our concessions chair, who literally manned every single athletic even last year, was clearly and reasonably at her limit. One of our event chairs is looking for her replacement … Read moreHow to be sure Parents Don’t Volunteer