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6 Ways to Get the Best Price for Your Donors' In-Kind Gifts

6 Ways to Get the Best Price for Your Donors' In-Kind Gifts

Many rescue missions receive donated clothing, household goods, and furniture to sell in a thrift store. In this day and age, everyone is looking for a bargain, so the stores can be a great way to support your ministry and help those who really need those discounted items. But this is also a time where “flipping” is the new money maker. Whether it is a house, furniture, clothing, or just stuff, people are looking for easy ways to make money. The internet is full of ideas on thrift s ...Read more »
5 Reasons Donors Fib to Avoid Meeting with You

5 Reasons Donors Fib to Avoid Meeting with You

Recently at a meeting with a donor, she told the Executive Director, “You must be a busy person, you don’t need to visit me. I trust you.” The leader of this wonderful organization told me he was considering taking her off his list since she trusts them and does not want a visit. “Absolutely not!” I exclaimed. There is more to this type of response than what you may think. Donors say this and other similar “fibs” (see Jeff Crabtree’s blog series o ...Read more »
The Value of Planners and Procrastinators This Holiday Season

The Value of Planners and Procrastinators This Holiday Season

ProcrastinatorYou know who you are. Christmas is only a few days away and you haven’t even purchased your gifts. To justify your lack of planning you say to yourself, “It’s been a busy time!” (By the way, December 25th comes the same day every year). You have proven yourself talented and smart, and achieve good results at your job. However, for some reason, this time crunch always sneaks up on you.PlannerOn the other hand, maybe you’re one of those glorious planners who, by the time Thanksgiving ...Read more »
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Linda Cunning
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