[TheThinkTank] Donation Boxes!

La Bikery labikery at gmail.com
Thu May 28 15:23:52 PDT 2015


Great ideas! I like the choice one particularly

Thanks for the input!

Mallory




*Coopérative La Bikery Co-operative*
*Centre de vélo communautaire *
*Community Bicycle Centre*


*120 boul. Assomption blvd,*
* Moncton NB*


*Jeudis: 17 h à 20 h *
* Thursdays:  5 pm - 8 pm*
*Samedis: 11 h à 14 h*
*        Saturdays: 11 pm - 2 pm*



<http://labikery.ca/>

<https://www.facebook.com/LaBikery> <https://twitter.com/LaBikery>

*CHECK US OUT BY CLICKING ON THE LINKS ABOVE*

On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 9:32 PM, sheldon mains <sheldon at spokesconnect.org>
wrote:

> During each Open Shop and class, we verbally and blatantly ask for
> donations.  We make it a part of other announcements, we try to make it
> fun. We give people options: a donation box, a mail-in donation card for
> checks, an online option and via credit card using Square. We give people a
> basic guideline ("For profit shops charge $5 per hour and they don't
> provide assistance by staff or volunteers" )
>
> ..............
> Sheldon Mains
> SPOKES Bike Walk Connect program of Cycles for Change
> www.SpokesConnect.org  www.fb.com/SpokesConnect
> Minneapolis, MN 612/618-7149
> Three ways to donate to SPOKES:
> 1. Volunteer.  2. Donate repairable used bikes. 3. Financial donations
> always welcome. Check www.SpokesConnect.org for details.
>
> On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 7:19 PM, Kevin Dwyer <kevidwyer at gmail.com> wrote:
>
>> Have a donations box with two silly bike related choices: presta or
>> schrader?; barcons or thumbies?; tubeless or tubes?; Mr. Tuffies or Slime?;
>> etc. Allow people to vote with their dollars. Really anything that creates
>> engagement/elicits opinion.
>>
>> On Tue, May 26, 2015 at 4:37 PM, La Bikery <labikery at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> Hello again folks,
>>>
>>> I'm wondering if anyone has tips or suggestions on how to improve
>>> donation box revenue. We just have a simple box with some boring laminated
>>> signage, and I'm wondering if anyone has eyecatching, creative, or clever
>>> ways of getting members to actually stop, think, and donate a little more
>>> often?
>>>
>>> We have a $5 lifetime membership, and parts are largely by donation, but
>>> the box itself goes largely unused, and our volunteers and members end up
>>> putting it in the cash box more often than the actual donation box
>>>
>>> Let me know, send photos, whatever you wish!
>>>
>>> Thanks,
>>> La Bikery
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> *Coopérative La Bikery Co-operative*
>>> *Centre de vélo communautaire *
>>> *Community Bicycle Centre*
>>>
>>>
>>> *120 boul. Assomption blvd,*
>>> * Moncton NB*
>>>
>>>
>>> *Jeudis: 17 h à 20 h *
>>> * Thursdays:  5 pm - 8 pm*
>>> *Samedis: 11 h à 14 h*
>>> *        Saturdays: 11 pm - 2 pm*
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>> <http://labikery.ca/>
>>>
>>> <https://www.facebook.com/LaBikery> <https://twitter.com/LaBikery>
>>>
>>> *CHECK US OUT BY CLICKING ON THE LINKS ABOVE*
>>>
>>> ____________________________________
>>>
>>> The ThinkTank mailing List
>>> <a href="
>>> http://lists.bikecollectives.org/options.cgi/thethinktank-bikecollectives.org">Unsubscribe
>>> from this list</a>
>>>
>>>
>>>
>>
>>
>> --
>> Kevin Dwyer
>> The Bicycle Collective
>>
>>
>> IMPORTANT:  This communication is intended solely for the use of the
>> individual or entity to which it is addressed.  It may contain information
>> that is confidential and/or protected by the attorney-client or other
>> applicable privilege.  If you are not the intended recipient, or if you are
>> not responsible for delivering this communication to the intended
>> recipient, you are hereby notified that the disclosure of this
>> communication is strictly prohibited.  If you have received this
>> communication in error, please notify me immediately by telephone at (801)
>> 647-0797, and return the original message to me at the above address via
>> email.  Thank you.
>>
>> ____________________________________
>>
>> The ThinkTank mailing List
>> <a href="
>> http://lists.bikecollectives.org/options.cgi/thethinktank-bikecollectives.org">Unsubscribe
>> from this list</a>
>>
>>
>>
>
> ____________________________________
>
> The ThinkTank mailing List
> <a href="
> http://lists.bikecollectives.org/options.cgi/thethinktank-bikecollectives.org">Unsubscribe
> from this list</a>
>
>
>
-------------- next part --------------
An HTML attachment was scrubbed...
URL: <http://lists.bikecollectives.org/pipermail/thethinktank-bikecollectives.org/attachments/20150528/c951ddf0/attachment-0002.html>


More information about the Thethinktank mailing list