People over Products: Balancing Quantity with Quality as Demand Rises for Nonprofits

Today, you’d be hard-pressed to find a single nonprofit service-based organization that hasn’t seen a rise in the demand for supplies or services over the past couple of years. The world is truly a different place. With diminished educational experiences, increased mental health concerns, and global food insecurity the past three years have changed our … Continue reading People over Products: Balancing Quantity with Quality as Demand Rises for Nonprofits

Leveraging Special Days to Maximize In-Kind Fundraising Campaigns

A quarter can add up to a lot of change. As 2022 draws to a close, it seems everyone sets their sights on resolutions and goals. While most fail to hit the mark, with careful planning and a clear direction the chances of success greatly improves.  Much like our individual lives, nonprofit organizations and charities … Continue reading Leveraging Special Days to Maximize In-Kind Fundraising Campaigns

The Understated Need for Feminine Hygiene Products

Period Poverty In its simplest form, poverty is described as not having sufficient funds to meet basic needs such as food, clothing, and shelter. Coupled with society’s traditional concept of poverty is a paradox known as period poverty. Like traditional poverty that marks individuals—and our larger community—with limited opportunities, period poverty can restrict access to … Continue reading The Understated Need for Feminine Hygiene Products

Tips and Tricks: Maximizing Your Holiday Adopt-a-Family Programs

Are you in the middle of planning your adopt-a-family holiday program? Or perhaps considering starting one? In this month’s Inside In-Kind, we highlight two nonprofits’ holiday Adopt-a-Family programs.  We will explore who they are, what they do, and how they run their programs. Read on to learn some tips and tricks they are using to … Continue reading Tips and Tricks: Maximizing Your Holiday Adopt-a-Family Programs

How to Pick the Right Campaign for the Holidays

The holidays are joyous for most people, but it can be extremely stressful for nonprofits – identifying the right toys/gifts, procuring them, and distributing them in time. Perhaps you currently run a toy drive to collect gifts but wish you provided more customized items. Or perhaps you coordinate an adopt-a-family program but dread the amount … Continue reading How to Pick the Right Campaign for the Holidays

2022 Holiday Outlook

It’s beginning to look a lot like…the holidays?  Although the summer is just kicking off, it’s not too early to start thinking about your holiday programs.  This year, it is more important than ever to start early.  Read on for some tips and trends to help you maximize your program this holiday season.   Toy Trends … Continue reading 2022 Holiday Outlook