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Spring Fundraising Idea: Set Up a "Mother's and Father's Day" Raffle

Spring is in full swing, and with it, a peak time for fundraising events like annual galas, golf tournaments and live auctions. Have you brainstormed ways to keep your events new and exciting? It's tempting to think "if it ain't broke, don't fix it." Fact is, fresh ideas are the antidote to donor fatigue, no matter how successful your events have been in the past. Bringing something new to the table can supercharge attendance and revenue for almost all nonprofits. Here's an idea to get donors buzzing about your annual spring fundraiser: hold a Mother's Day and Father's Day "Winner's Choice" Raffle! Read on for a quick overview of how a raffle can raise tens of thousands of dollars for your cause, plus see the best raffle prizes that honor the upcoming holidays and take just minutes to reserve.  What is a "Winner's Choice" Raffle? What could make winning an incredible vacation in a raffle even better? The ability to choose where you go and what you do!

  • 12 min read
  • Apr 7, 2016 10:45:09 AM

Event Spotlight: How a Special "Trip of a Lifetime" Raffle Raised $32,000 for Ohio Nonprofit LifeAct

LifeAct, a nonprofit dedicated to suicide prevention education, partnered with Winspire to reserve once-in-a-lifetime Experiences for their annual raffle. $32,000 raised from raffle Over 300 tickets sold Proceeds contribute to 1,354 students coming forward to seek help last year Since 1992, LifeAct’s mission has been to prevent suicide by educating young people to recognize the symptoms of depression and seek professional help. They send trained, credentialed instructors into middle and high schools throughout Northeast Ohio to teach their program, Recognizing Teen Depression and Preventing Suicide, at no cost to schools.

  • 5 min read
  • Feb 18, 2016 9:48:38 AM

Stuggling Senior Center Raises $18,000 With Raffle

Saint Clair Shores Senior Activity Center Raffle June 23 2011 We wanted to share this exciting success story from one of our clients which illustrates how Non-Profit organizations can use Winspire to help raise money. We are proud to be associated with St. Clair Shores Senior Activity Center and look forward to working with them again in the future.

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