Industries That Benefit from Selling Custom Keepsakes

red and yellow university 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

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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

red box with ornament inside

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

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

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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

2018 red sox world champ 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 Fundraising Mission

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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 »

Fundraising and Firefighters

The Purcellville Volunteer Fire Company (PVFC) and Beacon Design have been partnering up to raise funds since 2011. Recently, I had the pleasure of interviewing, Scott Perdue. Scott has been a volunteer firefighter for over 10 years. His passion for the work he does at the fire company is undeniable. What is even more amazing… Read more »

Solid Brass Ornaments Embellished with Exquisite Color and Made by Hand in the U.S.A.

Beacon Design introduces our Uniquely Yours Sentiment Collection. Each piece combines a beautiful sentiment with unique artwork. Made from solid brass and embellished with exquisite color, your ornament can be customized making it unique to you! Check out the entire collection at beacondesign.com The Atlanta International Gift Home Furnishings Market is being held in 2018… Read more »