How to Stay Motivated: 4 Tips to Keep Going

posted on August 26, 2020

Every day when we come into the office, we have music blaring. In fact, our team feels pretty good about things, despite the situation in our country. The bottom line is that to get through tough times, you have to master the art of how to stay motivated. That’s essential. Learning and developing your positive […]

Storytelling Techniques: Telling Your Nonprofit Story

posted on July 20, 2020

The best way to convey information is through the art of storytelling. So, for nonprofits, understanding storytelling techniques is essential. Remember, often, you want people to do fundraising or donate to your cause, without getting anything in return other than a good feeling. So, it’s vital in nonprofit marketing to understand that there is an […]

Traditional Media: Why You Need to Still Do It

posted on June 24, 2020

If you surf the web on any day, you’ll see countless articles about social media and digital. Sure, marketing in the digital space is essential. But, it seems that traditional media is old school. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. There’s still a place for this type of media, and nonprofits should still […]

Rebuilding Together: Your Community Needs You

posted on May 27, 2020

Did you know that April was National Rebuilding Month? In short, through the month, events happen in communities across our country during the month-long call to service. Each year, thousands of volunteers give of their time toward rebuilding together. As we all know, this year, the idea of rebuilding has taken on a special resonance. […]

Nonprofit Resources You Can’t Do Without

posted on April 16, 2020

We don’t need to tell you that these are tough times, but your nonprofit can still thrive. Remember, after the 2008 recession, many nonprofits did close. However, the groups that adapted to change were able to continue to deliver essential services in their communities. In fact, some even grew larger because of their innovation, creative […]

Adoption Fundraising Ideas For A Child

posted on March 25, 2020

One of our favorite things to do is to share stories from our partners. And, in this article, we have the chance to tell you about Julie Dochow. What makes Julie’s story great is that she wasn’t seeking to adopt a child when she traveled to China last year. However, something happened, and soon she […]

How to Motivate Volunteers: 3 Can’t-Miss Ways

posted on February 20, 2020

One of the leading challenges for many community groups and small nonprofits, aside from fundraising ideas, is how to motivate volunteers. The reality is that people get on board and agree to give their time. And, they do it because they have the best intentions, but sometimes things get in the way. Still, many nonprofits […]

How to Raise Money for a Cause When It’s Hard

posted on January 16, 2020

Learning how to raise money for a cause is not easy. Many people start nonprofits and think that because they have a good cause, the money will follow. But that’s usually not the case. With more than 1.5 million nonprofits in the U.S., there are plenty of excellent missions. However, one of the toughest things […]

YOU MATTER: A 2020 Reminder

posted on December 12, 2019

As we enter another year, during this holiday season, the team at Shoes With Heart wants to follow the path of our CEO. Wayne Elsey has an expression that he always uses: YOU MATTER. It’s an important message and something that during the holiday season, our team wants to spread. As many people know, the […]

4 Amazing P2P Campaigns for Your School Fundraiser [Guest Post]

posted on November 14, 2019

When planning a fundraiser for your school, creativity is key. You want to choose a fundraiser that can raise a lot of funds for your school’s programs, classes, etc. But you also want to choose one that will engage students and get them excited to participate. Leveraging a peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising campaign is an excellent […]