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    Which Fictional Teacher Are You?

    Teachers are awesome, and they're a core part of a lot of our favorite stories! Do you ever wonder what class you would be teaching if the world were a sitcom, science fiction, or fantasy setting and you were the all-knowing and benevolent teacher…

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    Why School Fundraising is Broken

    School fundraising is a bit of a touchy topic in the US. It usually follows a similar structure that entails third party companies using students to sell items (candles, wrapping paper, coupon books, etc.) to their family and friends. Then kids are…

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    School Fundraising with Sixpence

    Classrooms need more than just tables, chairs, and books. They need a variety of supplies, decor, and other items to create an environment that fosters learning and creativity. And, sometimes, learning best happens outside of the classroom on field…

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    Fundraising as an Individual

    Fundraising has a stereotype of being difficult, time-consuming, and minimally successful. Typically, fundraisers are associated with nonprofits, clubs, or schools but what if you, an individual, want to contribute to a cause that you are passionate…

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    The Foolproof New Year's Resolution Solution

    Do you resolve to be more generous in 2019? We at Sixpence admire that. The gift of giving not only helps others, but it helps you, too. It’s the perfect New Year's Resolution. Our own New Year's Resolution is to enable that generosity; to make it…

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    School Fundraising Is Broken

    50% If you're an educator or school administrator engaged in fundraising with product sales (think cookie dough and candy bars), that's how much of your funds raised go to the product in almost all cases. Don't take our word for it. The Parent…

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    What to Do When No One Donates to Your Fundraiser

    On Giving Tuesday, something is unlocked in people that makes them want to donate to fundraisers and crowdfunders. After filling bellies on Thanksgiving Thursday, snatching at luxuries on Black Friday, and spending ludicrous amounts on Cyber Monday,…

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    Don't Lose Giving Tuesday Donors

    The Struggle of Retaining Giving Tuesday Donors

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    This Giving Tuesday, Give to the Givers

    What better way is there to give this Giving Tuesday than to give to those who give? You can “pay it forward” to many others by supporting nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping others — a domino effect. Here are some of our favorite nonprofit…

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    Use Sixpence to Bring Relief to Victims of the California Camp Fire

    Smoke packs the air where I live. Just one hundred miles away from where I write this is a place called Paradise that’s now been scorched from the map by a monstrous wildfire. It struck rapidly, spreading at a rate of 80 football fields per minute…

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