Community Involvement

18
Feb

How to Keep Volunteers Invested in Your Work During COVID-19

Volunteers play an absolutely vital role in most organizations and are often the main workforce behind important programs and fundraising efforts. Now, volunteering has changed dramatically due to COVID-19. All nonessential in-person work has been paused, and volunteers are left sitting at home waiting for things to return to normal. For many volunteers, their work for causes they believe in

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21
Jan

Direct Mail for Churches: 4 Best Practices for Engagement

Community engagement is something that should be of utmost importance in your organization—especially if you are a church. When you have a large following, their engagement should be a high priority because, without it, they likely have no interest in your organization or your mission.  BIt’s important to recognize that engagement is a two-way street. If your organization is not

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24
Aug

Auction Software: How to Choose Your Tools [& Our Favorites]

Charity auctions are brilliant ways to excite your donors and rake in donations, but they’re far from easy to plan. Between item procurement and seating arrangements, there’s more to do than any one person should need to. Luckily, there’s a plethora of auction software ready to help you through even the most chaotic times of managing your event. But with

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30
Sep

How to Manage Invitations and Guest Lists for Fundraisers

The success of any fundraising event relies on its guests. Perhaps more than any other kind of event, the ability to effectively manage your guest list is crucial for a fundraiser. You’ll want to ensure that the flow of invitations and responses, as well as your communication with attendees, goes smoothly or else you’ll risk losing out on donations. The

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9
May

Measuring Impact: Why “Impact Reporting” Matters More Than Ever

We live in a world where it is no longer acceptable to be socially unaware. With new markets touting their ethically sourced and sustainably developed products, it’s no wonder that consumers have placed a greater focus on their consumption and their resource allocation. Profitability is second to the impact of the product being offered. Will a consumer choose one handmade

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8
Jan

Chance To Attend NY Fashion Week | Runway Apparel Gift Cards Through @Pay

Repeatedly voted Albuquerque’s best boutique, Runway Apparel is now selling items on their website as well as in their shop. Between January 8 and January 24, 2014, Runway Apparel is entering clients into a drawing to win a chance to attend NY Fashion Week along an insider’s look with boutique owner and stylist, Dara Ambriz. Want a chance to attend one

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20
May

ABQ5k4Boston Exceeds Donation Goal

After the tragic Boston Marathon bombings of April 15th, @Pay sought to partner with groups and businesses in Albuquerque that wanted to help. Brian Colón felt the call to do something too. Seeking to raise money for the Boston First Responders Fund, he set up ABQ5k4Boston and organized a 5K walk/run that took place on Sunday, April 28th. Using our

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10
May

Run for the Zoo 2013

If you happened to participate in last week’s Run for the Zoo, you might have literally run into a number of our staff. A dozen of us came out to enjoy the lovely spring weather and support one of our HQ city’s destination gems – the Rio Grande Zoo and Bio Park. Our race efforts were split between the 5k

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24
Apr

ABQ 5k Run partners in Boston fundraising efforts

Since the Boston Marathon bombings, we’ve been partnering with local groups and businesses who want to do something to help support the recovery of all involved. Many have popped up. It’s been bittersweet, seeing the good side of this terrible situation. There truly are far more good people in the world than bad, and many of them are here in

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18
Apr

New Mexico Supports Victims of the Boston Marathon Bombings

We stand together in support of those affected by this horrific act.
Join us and other businesses in New Mexico in our goal is to raise $10,000 for the Boston Marathon bombing victims and their families.