Rosh Hashanah is next week. One organization I know sent honey to their donors. When donors opened the package, many were met with a gooey honey mush on their hands. Apparently, the plastic honey bottle did not survive the post office delivery!
You know who your biggest donors are. But your ‘BIGGEST’ donors are not necessarily your ‘BEST’ donors. Before I break down the difference between your BIGGEST and your BEST donors, you first have to accept a very important premise.
Each of your donors are giving to you for good reasons. If you know what's driving them, you're at an advantage when you ask for their support. In the world of fundraising, they say, donors give for two reasons:
Preparing a little bit each day for the Yomim Noraim will ensure we’re happy once they are completed. Each day from today – Rosh Chodesh Elul – until Erev Yom Kippur adds a new level in our
My Jerusalem Prayer is a new service that enables people from all over the globe to send their personal prayer note to the Kotel. Notes can be typed or they can be handwritten, scanned and emailed. You will receive a photograph and/or video of your personal prayer being inserted into
For many of us, there’s an almost inbuilt inertia to fundraising. It’s not something that we feel motivated to do. We may need to do it. And we do it. But mostly when our present needs necessitate.
This is one of the projects that I am most proud of. We took a group of 6th graders and we let them design their own Kiddush cup. Each student was responsible for his cup from the beginning to completion. From modeling their own Kiddush cup based on their own taste
At Olami Resources, we keep our eye on the news to bring you timely articles and links that we think a rabbi or Jewish educator would find interesting! We have decided to share some of these links in a weekly feature on the blog. Enjoy! 1) Instagram just put ads in one of its last ad-free... Read more »
In their book Switch, authors Chip and Dan Heath write about an idea called ‘Shrink the Change’ to get people to change their behavior. The concept is based on the fact that people are more
As a busy rabbi or educator, we are constantly called upon to speak and offer educational words of inspiration and wisdom. That said, there are occasions when we cannot digress and are allocated a limited amount of time to speak and convey our message. Wordstotime.com is a quick