4 things pizza and major gift fundraising have in common


Later on, my kids wanted Domino’s Pizza. But after I ordered the pizza I realized that they treated me really, really well. Thanks to their Pizza Tracker, I realized that I like to see what’s happening with my pizza! Whether it’s $15 for a pizza or $1.5

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It’s called PIZZA PARTY PLANNED GIVING. Here’s how to do it: 1 - Invite a bunch of board members and volunteers to a pizza party. 2 - Order the pizza. 9 - Eat some pizza, share successes/stories, and count your leads (and uncovered gifts).

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As Quoted in Pizza Today

Cause Related Marketing

Along with David Hessekiel of the Cause Marketing Forum, I was quoted in the April 2009 issue of Pizza Today on the subject of cause marketing (the article "Just Cause" begins on page 55.)It’s Tags: New York Times Cause Marketing Forum David Hessekiel Pizza Today

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Pizza Hut Paper Icon Program for the World Food Program

Cause Related Marketing

Pizza Hut is currently raising funds for the UN's World Food Program using the paper icon at the left, a mobile phone text fundraising effort, and celebrity support from songstress Christina Augilera. Tags: paper icons Pizza Hut World Food Programme Taco Bell KFC Yum Brands

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Social Entrepreneuers Galactic Pizza and Endangered Species Chocolate

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: Galactic Pizza Endangered Species Chocolate

Cause Marketing Customer Satisfaction Surveys

Cause Related Marketing

Pizza Hut would like to do some cause marketing with your charity. I know this because a flyer pasted on top of the box of the Big Dipper pizza we ordered the other day said as much. What Pizza Hut has in mind is discount card promotion. Why wouldn’t Pizza Hut go for this?

Cause-Related Marketing to Your List

Cause Related Marketing

I was in California Pizza Kitchen (CPK) the other day and spied this handcard as the waiter presented me with the bill.The offer is straightforward. Tags: California Pizza Kitchen Charity Member Lists

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More Instant-On Cause Marketing from Colorado's Front Range

Cause Related Marketing

In Colorado Springs Borriello Brothers Real New York Pizza has been feeding evacuees, firefighters, volunteers and others and asked patrons to ‘Donate Your Discount,’ a cool idea. Colorado Wildfires 2012 Steve Drake Borriello Brothers Real New York Pizza LaMar's Donuts and Coffee Noodles and Company Panera Instant-On Cause Marketing cause marketing

7 Tips to TurboCharge Your Small Business Marketing With Cause Marketing

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A New Twist on Displaying Paper Icons

Cause Related Marketing

Twenty CiCi’s Pizza Buffet locations in Georgia have come up with a fun idea of how to display the paper icons for their charity of choice, Special Olympics Georgia. A pizza joint probably doesn’t get that many repeat customers in a 30-day period. Instagram CiCi's Pizza Buffet Facebook Special Olympics Social Media Pinterest paper icons Twitter pinups cause marketingPaper icons can be a license to print money if all the elements come together right.

Some Questions to Answer When Cause Marketing With Franchises

Cause Related Marketing

Subway Restaurants… American Heart Association Ace Hardware… Children’s Miracle Network Circle K Stores… United Cerebral Palsy Pizza Hut… Book It reading incentive program Wendy’s… Dave Thomas Foundation for Adoption Marriott Hotels, Resorts & Suites… Children’s Miracle Network.

Seven Tips for Businesses… Large and Small… When Employing the Techniques of Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

In the meantime, I’m reprinting a column I wrote for the Salt Lake Enterprise, the local weekly business newspaper, and which was published Monday, Tags: Paul Jones Alden Keene Paul Godfrey Salt Lake Enterprise Galactic Pizza Faithful readers:Waiting for your computer to return from the shop after a motherboard-ectomy is a little like waiting at the hospital for a baby to come…it can’t get here soon enough! But the computer doctors are telling me no later than Saturday!In

Cause Marketing: The All Packaging Edition

Cause Related Marketing

I can’t do the calculus it would require to compute the exact surface area of this Dominos Pizza box, but counting the bottom it’s better than 300 square inches. Ronald McDonald House Charities Domino's Pizza Coca-Cola Susan G.

Does Your Organization Have a Soul?


I seriously doubt that he would say the same thing about the closing of a Pizza Hut or Dominos. And, why do you think he felt so passionate about a slice of pizza? Because that pizza restaurant had a soul! Most businesses don’t have a soul. They are cold and heartless.

4 keys to fundraising success you might be overlooking


In 2009, Dominos Pizza’s stock price was $7.73. So they publicly admitted their failure and asked customers to help them fix the pizza. Humanity – Understanding human beings — really taking a deep, genuine interest in their wants, needs, desires, hopes, and dreams.

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KFC Concept Restaurant Gives a Nod to Cause Marketing for Local Causes

Cause Related Marketing

Pizza Hut, another Yum company has raised more than $115 million for the World Food Programme. Pizza Hut has also long supported literacy efforts. Of all of them, the World Food Programme effort from Pizza Hut is the splashiest in part because it features Christina Aguilera as the face of the campaign. Pizza Hut has invested a lot in the effort, including encouraging employee volunteerism on behalf of the World Food Programme.

7 Steps to Motivating the Actions You Need (Case Study)

Getting Attention

The second ad features this pizza box with mini pizza inside (much less than you and I are used to eating), highlighting that the 3.5 Plus, pizza is not nutritious! The pizza ad features a clear call to action but it’s in small type and the last element in the text block.

Kroger’s Giving Hope a Hand Campaign is Gaining Momentum

Cause Related Marketing

Freschetta, the freezer pizza brand from Schwan’s, can piggyback on the framework that Kroger has built.

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To Take a Page from Kohl's Cause Marketing Success, Start With IKEA

Cause Related Marketing

A small operator like Dante’s Pizza, a real three-store chain in Dothan, Alabama that I Googled, wouldn’t be able to pull off that kind of deal.

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Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Amie Bennight

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Maybe spaghetti, maybe take-out from our favorite pizza spot but it will be recovery time until we get up and do it all over again tomorrow. Amie Bennight.

Respecting Your Cause Marketing Partner

Cause Related Marketing

From Freschetta, the bake-at-home pizza brand found in your grocer’s freezer case, comes a pink ribbon cause marketing campaign that seems slightly ashamed of its esteemed non-profit partner.

Looking for an Alternative to Pinups? Try Coupon Books

Selfish Giving

The book pictured comes from Massachusetts-based pizza chain Papa Gino’s and benefits The Jimmy Fund, the fundraising arm of the Dana-Farber Cancer Institute. A good alternative to pinups is a coupon book. Last year this coupon book raised $90,000 for The Jimmy Fund. This year’s program began July 1st and runs through the end. Cause Marketing In Action cause marketing coupon book papa gino's pinups the jimmy fund

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Training: Getting More Media Attention

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

The Pizza Party Quick-Start Media Plan. Our September E-Clinic is all about getting your nonprofit and good cause more media exposure, and registration is now open!

Ep162: CITGO Fuels Tomorrow's Scientists with STEM Teaching Workshops

Selfish Giving

Pizza Hut, H&R Block ) launch and use educational training in the classroom and how it could be enhanced with professional development for teachers.

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An open plea to hold better events

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

A wood fired brick pizza oven on wheels serving pizza. I got the following email today from one of my blog readers, John Scott Foster of the Wesselman Nature Society. I had an experience this weekend I thought you might be interested in. I attended two “gala” type events.

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How Can Nonprofits Use the Facebook Local App for Marketing?

J Campbell Social Marketing

This is where you can discover businesses and places near you – for example, search for coffee, Indian food, pizza, etc. . Welcome to Facebook Fridays! Fridays at noon I take 15 minutes to help you navigate the crazy wilderness of Facebook for your nonprofit. Today I answered your question: How can my nonprofit use the Facebook Local app for marketing? What is the Facebook Local App? .

#ADVOCACY: Make Sure Pitch Has Call To Action, Not Just High Concept

Non Profit Marketing 360

Plus, pizza is not nutritious, neither is vodka!” ” When we saw the ad, our first thought was that it’s an advertisement about how cheap/skimpy pizza companies can be.

Newsletter: 3 Legs of Cause Marketing Success; City Year Talks Corporate Partnerships; Meet Jane Walker

Selfish Giving

Check out these 5 questions with Pizza Hut’s ??head Megan and I interviewed Pizza Hut on CauseTalk Radio in 2016. I talk so much about content marketing that people often ask if it's the only thing they need to do to be successful at cause marketing. My answer is a firm NO.

Twitter Search or Instagram Search: Which is Better for Business?

Diva Marketing Blog

From the example, a pizza shop owner in San Jose, California can find Twitter users within a ten-mile radius who have pizza on the brain at a given moment.

Jokin’ ‘Bout Jargon: The Lighter Side of Nonprofit Marketing

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Now, I’ve found the perfect entertainment for the next Kivi and Claire Nonprofit Marketing Guide girl’s night-in wine and pizza party – the Jargon Generator ! With great pleasure, I present another guest post today, this time from Claire Meyerhoff.

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The CMS Roundtable: Which Website Solution is Right for You?

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His knowledge, vision and ability to speak "English, not tech" have helped turn top-tier companies such as Technicolor, Hollywood.com and California Pizza Kitchen into long-term clients. RESERVE YOUR SEAT NOW! Download the presentation slides below Related Documents! Too often organizations are overwhelmed with technology choices and simply do not have enough information to make decisions.

Spot Cause Marketing Fireworks – And Win My Book!

Selfish Giving

One active promotion I found for the holiday was Pizzas 4 Patriots , which with the help DHL Express have delivered more than 60,000 pizzas to U.S. and Canadian military to authorize pizza deliveries on the Fourth of July (and the first of July for Canadian independence day).

Head Scratching Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

Almost two weeks ago I was in a local two-store pizza chain and my kids found the handcard at the left for me. But what they found wasn’t immediately clear to me.

For Nonprofit Leaders’ Eyes Only

Wild Woman Fundraising

The incredible thing about Zappo’s is that you can call them up at 10pm and ask, “I need to find pizza in Las Vegas, can you help me?” ” And someone will help you find a pizza place that is open. SO you’ve been told that you need to be on all of these social media platforms. Do you really? Are your donors on Facebook? Not necessarily. Did you know that 80% of the people on Facebook are not in the US ?

Charmed Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

After a couple of months of prototyping they ordered a box of charms shaped like a pizza from a manufacturer and started selling them to everyone they knew in Indianapolis. Just as “the rich are different than us,” so too are teenagers. How so?

What Value Added Can Nonprofits Offer in This Economy to Current and Potential New Donors?

Seeking Grant Money Today

Let's say that in my local town's for-profit sector, if I've always been a customer of a local restaurant, Pete's Pizzas. Let's say that Pete wisely saw the economic downturn coming, back in 2006, and began then cutting any unnecessary business costs, tracking which pizzas his customers ordered the most, and then he bought those pizzas' ingredients in bulk, and did other internal business operations to conserve his business' spending.

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Come on out and meet me at the 501 Tech Club on August 16th!

Wild Woman Fundraising

5:30 Pizza and general camaraderie. RSVP: Not required, but it helps us know how much pizza to order. I have a terrible confession: Even though I was active in the 501 tech club in Portland, I’ve never been to the 501 tech club in Austin! But all of that is about to change! This week, in fact, today, I’m going to be attending the 501 tech club in Austin! Who knows what I’ll find out there?

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Your Official 17NTC Local's Guide to DC


While the restaurant is known for their incredible pizza, they also have a wonderful bar with hipster-vibe and lovely cocktails. We're just a few weeks away from one of the most highly-anticipated nonprofit conferences of the year and, seeing as it will be hosted in Washington, DC, our team wanted to share some favorite local spots to eat, drink, and enjoy the sights while visiting for 17NTC. Check out the list below and make sure to read the travel tips at the end! The Dabney.

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Free Business Cards for Your Organization and Fundraising Events

Fundraiser Ideas

Come to Pete’s Pizza at 5:00PM to see if you are the winner of a brand new television!” That’d be a great way to get people to a fundraising event being held at Pete’s Pizza at the same time, even if the event is as simple as Pizza for Charity, in which the restaurant donates a portion of its revenue from their dinner shift that evening to your organization.

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Cause Marketing Trends: An Interview With Laura Marriott

Cause Related Marketing

One example is in the fast food industry for a campaign that we launched for Papa John’s for its mobile ordering website, enabling consumers to order pizza directly from their mobile phones.

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