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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Pizza Chain Uses Co-Marketing to Raise Funds for Causes

Selfish Giving

This year I noticed the pizza and sub chain added coupons from other businesses: Showcase Cinemas , Boston Red Sox , AAA , Battleship Cove , Modell’s , Boston Duck Tours , iParty and The New England Revolution.

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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

Study Links NFL Sponsorship and Purchasing Decisions. Does it apply to Cause Marketing?

Cause Related Marketing

The study compared official NFL sponsors to non-official sponsors in banking, beer, credit cards, pizza and telecommunications over the three year period between 2008 and 2010. NFL Domino's Pizza Anne Rivers Kirk Wakefield Pizza Hut Papa John's Ph.D.

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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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Social Entrepreneuers Galactic Pizza and Endangered Species Chocolate

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: Galactic Pizza Endangered Species Chocolate

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.

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.

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.

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.

Cause Marketing Fun and Games

Cause Related Marketing

Behind each of the games a static advertisement runs for sponsors like Domino's Pizza, Dial, Pepsi or others. Tags: Domino's Pizza Pepsi the Wilderness Society UNICEF Dial United Way GamesThatGive.net.

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.

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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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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

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).

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

Cause Related Marketing

Tags: Causewashing Trout Unlimited TOMS Shoes Small Business Cause-Related Marketing Galactic Pizza General Mills BoxTops for Education Kiva

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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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.

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.

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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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

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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Part 3: Managing Volunteers 101

Wild Woman Fundraising

Fun-Pizza Party. You’ve got a good group of volunteers, but now you need to keep them. You have to think of creative ways to keep your volunteers with you, because these volunteers will be the backbone of your nonprofit. Volunteers give 10x as much as non-volunteers, because they have hands-on experience of how your nonprofit makes a difference. How will you acknowledge the volunteer?

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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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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.

7 Ways to Fire Up You Small Business Cause Marketing Effort

Cause Related Marketing

Galactic Pizza in Minneapolis donates a portion of the proceeds from one of its pizzas to the local food bank. In today’s rocky economy small businesses may have the most to gain from integrating cause marketing into their marketing efforts. As always, I define cause marketing as "a relationship that bridges commerce and cause in a way that benefits both parties." Cause marketing has been shown to improve sales, brand and increase customer loyalty.

Why Bitcoin probably shouldn’t be top of your 2015 digital fundraising To Do list

Giving in a Digital World

There has been a whole lot of discussion and a fair amount of hype over the last couple of years about the growing use of the digital cryptocurrency Bitcoin as it evolves from a secretive online currency used on the Darknet to something you can use to buy pizzas with.

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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.

Which is more important? Fundraising or The Olympics?

Wild Woman Fundraising

Weightlifting, but it’s especially difficult for someone who consumes 3,000 to 4,000 calories a day, a goal she meets through several daily servings of grains, meats and vegetables, along with weekly pizza nights. This seems about right.

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6 steps to far happier supporters

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Strive to set proper client and donor expectations and give great service, especially via delivering “Psychic Pizza.” What John means by “Psychic Pizza&# is to deliver what people need before they ask for it. As I posted recently, the single most important thing you can do in this economy is to treat your existing supporters far better. It’s a tough year for fundraising, and so you want to do all you can to keep the donors and volunteers you have.

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8 Ways to Start A Social Media Committee for Your Nonprofit

J Campbell Social Marketing

Could you provide pizza at the meetings? Last week I discussed the actual work of “ doing social media ” and some of the time-consuming and important tasks required in doing it effectively. The other important point I want to get across to organizations is this: .

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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.

The Worst Cause Marketing of 2011

Cause Related Marketing

From Freschetta, the bake-at-home pizza brand found in your grocer’s freezer case, came this pink ribbon cause marketing campaign that seemed ashamed of its esteemed non-profit partner. Pathology, that is trying to figure out what went wrong, is both fun and entertaining.

10 Best Cause Marketing Promotions of 2016 [SLIDESHARE]

Selfish Giving

For More Information: CauseTalk Radio Ep171 If You Liked This Promotion, You'll Like: How Dominos Fights Home Fires with Box Toppers, Free Pizza Delivery * * *. 10 Best Cause Marketing Promotions of 2016 from Selfish Giving Welcome to my annual 10 Best Cause Marketing Promotions of 2016.

3 things technology can and should deliver - and who does it well

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

When I order a Domino’s pizza online, I know the name of the person who put the pie in the oven and the exact time it started baking. The real value of technology is the experience it enables us to give our supporters and the people we serve. It should do three things: 1. Inspire: Grab our attention with amazing stories. Engage: Give us dynamic ways to participate. Catalyze: Make it easy and irresistible to act.

12 digital fundraising trends for 2012 #3 Augmented Reality

Giving in a Digital World

If you haven’t yet seen some form of augmented reality campaign it is highly likely you will do this year, as digital marketers capitalise on the mass adoption of camera-equipped smartphones to augment everything from billboards ( pizza anyone? ) I came across this fun awareness campaign by youth breast cancer charity CoppaFeel!

If it’s too hard to change people, change their environment!

Nonprofit Marketing Blog

Students typically have overloaded their trays with pizza, Brazilian skewered meat, pad Thai, you name it. One of my favorite books of all time is Switch. I consider it the one must-read if you want to change anything. I constantly tell people to read it, and I even use it to teach my executive class of government leadership at American University. It’s that good, really.

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?