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2013 ULTIMATE DONATION LIST

11 years 4 months ago #162735 by Hallsey
Replied by Hallsey on topic Re:2013 ULTIMATE DONATION LIST
We are a parochial, private, Episcopal PreK-8th day school. We're tracking well with donations but do get turned away a lot because of our Episcopal affiliation (religious organization). Mostly our best donations have come via connections to companies and organizations but we have received a few from the at large group. We're at $27000. in donations and sponsorships and our event is April 27. We need another $10000 to be at goal. They are trickling in. When our auction program is printed, I will be happy to post it.
11 years 4 months ago #162730 by Treyjayleah
Replied by Treyjayleah on topic Re:2013 ULTIMATE DONATION LIST
Is there anyway people would be willing to mention what type of organization or event they are soliciting for when they post their successes/no-gos? It makes a big difference and may help us see a pattern in giving.
11 years 4 months ago #162729 by Treyjayleah
Replied by Treyjayleah on topic Re:2013 ULTIMATE DONATION LIST
We did get Southwest for the first time this year so I am hopeful that we will receive Amtrak too. I hate being in limbo I'd rather get a no than to have it pending for so long. I wish I had a number to call...

I never seem to have much luck with the Bidding for Good ones. I really can't think of any we have actually gotten in the last 2 years. I even got turned down for a local one :(

The problem is even though our print deadline is this Friday our event isn't until March 16th. There are a lot of companies that will not give us a decision until 2 weeks before our event.
11 years 4 months ago #162728 by LoisLane
Thanks Susan!! That's what I'm hoping too!! :)
11 years 4 months ago #162727 by Susan
Replied by Susan on topic Re:2013 ULTIMATE DONATION LIST
Thanks for sharing your list!

I got mostly no's from the ones on bidding for good except some of the ones in my state (California) said yes, but mostly the local ones. I got no from all hotels I contacted so far. I haven't tried the airlines this time but from past experience, those are usually a no-go. We are a small group and it seems higher ticket items aren't usually within reach.
11 years 4 months ago #162725 by mamain06
just wanted to share my yes list (so far):

seattle seahawks
Pittsburg Steelers
Befit Enterprises
disney land
beechnut
Buffalo Bills
Taylor Made
Baby B'Air
Chooze Shoes
Penguin Brands
Kimbo Educational
Wee Blossom
SKLZ
Blendtec
Fagor America Inc
Adam's Magnetic Products
Kagan Publishing
ImagAbility Inc
Gryphon House
Dabbawalla Bags
Manduka Yoga
Cleveland Browns
The Pencil Grip, Inc
Mike Thaler
Green Mountain Coffee
Cousin Corporation of America
ackfeld wire
Big Idea Brands, LLC
redbox
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