Halifax Health Hospice Custom Fundraising Ornaments

Tree of Remembrance, Ornament Event

Since 2001, Halifax Health – Hospice has been partnering with Beacon Design and raising funds with custom ornaments. Each year, they design new ornaments that are offered during their Tree of Remembrance fundraiser. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing Emily Smith, the Fund Development Specialist for Halifax Health – Hospice. Who is Halifax Health… Read more »

How to Market Custom Ornaments

Beacon Design postcard

Custom ornaments can be a great marketing item for a variety of industries. They can not only help you raise revenue, but they can also increase awareness of your organization. Nevertheless, many businesses and organizations are unsure of how best to market their custom ornament. Simply displaying them on your site and expecting people to… Read more »

CGSC Foundation Raises Funds with Custom Designed Ornament

US Army Command and General Staff College

The Command and General Staff College Foundation and Beacon Design began their partnership back in 2006 when they started their first custom-designed ornament program together. To give you a bit of history, the CGSC Foundation is a 501 (C) (3) tax-exempt, non-profit educational foundation, located in Fort Leavenworth, KS. The Foundation provides resources and support… Read more »

Industries That Benefit from Selling Custom Keepsakes

Texas State University with Building Ornament

Handcrafted, custom keepsakes can benefit nearly every industry. From religious organizations to historical museums, each industry can use custom keepsakes to generate revenue, thank those that support them and commemorate special events or anniversaries. Creating a new design each year will turn your supporters into annual collectors solidifying their support for years to come. Here… Read more »

Custom Ornaments at Cathedral of St. John the Baptist

Cathedral of St. John the Baptist Exterior

Custom ornaments of the Cathedral of St. John the Baptist essentially “sell themselves” as Mary-Clark explained during our recent conversation. Since 2007 the Cathedral and Beacon Design have been partners in an effort to raise funds for the church with their annual custom ornaments. It was really no surprise when I googled the church as… Read more »

United States Mint Brass Keepsakes

United States Mint Ornament Packaging

Unique gift-giving with the United States Mint has never been easier with the new ornaments they are offering this year. Let’s face it when a special occasion rolls around like a birthday or a holiday we often panic and think “I need to find them something ‘special’ this year.” A special gift can mean different… Read more »

Custom Ornaments with the Boca Raton Garden Club

Boca Raton Garden Club Exterior

Since 1994, Beacon Design has been creating custom ornaments with the Boca Raton Garden Club. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing, Carol Rice, the Ornament Chairman. Carol shares the history and details about the organization and why their annual ornament program plays such a significant role in their fundraising. The Garden Club In 1953,… Read more »

Air Force Enlisted Village’s Donor Gifts

Air Force Enlisted Village Logo

The Air Force Enlisted Village has been creating donor gifts with Beacon Design since 2016. I recently spoke with their Director of Marketing, Scarlett Bauman. Scarlett shared their inspiring mission and how they are able to help hundreds of surviving Air Force spouses. For this reason, I hope that this blog will continue to spread… Read more »

Dana-Farber’s Cancer Institute Annual Ornaments

Jimmy Fund 2018 World Championships ornament

Nonprofiit Keepsakes Since 2003, Dana-Farber and Beacon Design have been partnering together to create annual ornaments for fundraising. I recently spoke with Suzanne Crane, Senior Assistant Director, Corporate Partnerships of Dana-Farber Institute and the Jimmy Fund. Suzanne helped to explain the impact of giving to the organization and the powerful difference it can make in… Read more »

Luke’s Wings Keepsake Fundraising Mission

Luke's Wings Logo

Luke’s Wing’s fundraising mission is nothing less than amazing and inspiring. They started working with us at Beacon Design four years ago in an effort to raise funds for their organization. I recently had the pleasure of interviewing, Dakota Bierly, their Director of Development. We are honored to share their story and how we have… Read more »