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 »

Fundraising and Firefighters

PVFC Fire Truck

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 Color & Made by Hand in the USA

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 »

Semper Fi Fund and Beacon Design Partner Up

The Holidays are a time to gather with friends and family however, many of our brave service men and women don’t have the opportunity to be with their families or have a support system in place to help them get through tough times, when returning home combat wounded, critically ill or catastrophically injured.  That’s where… Read more »

U.S. Capitol Historical Society Raises Funds with High Quality Products

Under the roof of the United States Capitol, Congress has been making the laws that affect our daily lives for over two centuries. The stunning domed building, still housing the legislative branch of the US Federal Government, was completed in 1800. With expansion through the years as well as renovations, the building remains a lively… Read more »

2017 White House Historical Association Ornament Commemorates FDR

On this past President’s Day, the White House Historical Association (WHHA) revealed the 2017 Christmas ornament commemorating the 32nd president of the United States, Franklin Delano Roosevelt. A collaboration between WHHA and Beacon Design, the ornament depicts a gilded American bald eagle, inspired by the eagle cartouche emblazoned on the podium at his FDR’s first inauguration in 1933, and… Read more »

Donor Engagement Tips & Tricks on Social Media

Like any other marketing program, social media is an essential component for every fundraising campaign. And when it comes to engaging donors and patrons, meaningful content that is relevant to your target audience is essential to your success. “Social is a big part of our campaign,” said Suzanne Crane, Assistant Director, Corporate Partnerships at The Jimmy… Read more »

Becoming Beacon Design

Four decades of customized solutions, of entrenched excellence, of beautiful artistry, and refined engineering. 2016 marked ChemArt’s 40th Anniversary. As we prepared for this important milestone, we began to revisit how we are perceived not only in the marketplace, but internally amongst our staff. Our company was started in 1976 by a brilliant research chemist,… Read more »