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Parenting With Dignity is a fundraising opportunity for you

Mac's Parenting With Dignity presentation is a fundraising opportunityIf marketed properly, you can recover the cost of Mac's fee and travel expenses - or raise additional funds for other projects. There is a powerful argument against staging a free event. The word "FREE" typically denotes low value. Even if you choose to give away every seat, don't miss an opportunity to emphasize that your special event has value - expectations will be heightened.

Here's some ideas how you can promote your event
  • First and foremost, print tickets for the event showing a $20.00 cost.

  • Print (or stamp) some of your tickets with 1/2 OFF

  • Ticket ExampleSee an example (click here) of a ticket used by a creative organization who provided scholarships from an "anonymous benefactor".

New! Ticket template in Microsoft Word

One of the other reasons that we encourage you to print tickets is that most organizations collect the names and email addresses of people who attend an event to be able to contact them about future events and fundraisers. Also, this is the best way of automatically registering people for your door prizes.

  • Click here to download a MS Word document (with full instructions) that you can customize with your event information, print and copy as many tickets as you need for your event.

Be Inventive
Invent Price Reductions:

Ensure a packed auditorium by offering half-price and "scholarship" tickets to local agencies and organizations. Below are just a few suggestions of groups that would benefit from hearing Mac's message:

Mac's Parenting With Dignity presentation is a fundraising opportunity
  • Local welfare office - Ask counselors to choose 20 needy families

  • School guidance counselors - Give 5 or 10 tickets for families they know should attend

  • For other ideas see the marketing plan example.

Invent Price Reductions
  • YMCA - Offer the director of kids programs 40-50 tickets marked as half-price
  • PTA/PTO - Promote a special that if they get 100 parents, they can receive half-priced tickets.

 


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