OR
Toll Free: 1-800-574-9991

BeCause

Mitch-Stuart Blog

Any questions?
Call our experts today.
1-800-574-9991
 

RSS FEED
Click here to access our RSS feed

ARCHIVES
August 2018
July 2018
June 2018
May 2018
April 2018
March 2018
February 2018
January 2018
2017
2016
2015
2014
2013
2012

TAG CLOUD
2013 2014 afp airports appreciation association of fundraising professionals auction auction fundraisers auction help auction ideas auction items auction planning auction travel packages award shows baby boomers blog canada case study charities charity auction charity auction fundraiser charity auction fundraisers charity auction ideas charity auction items charity auctions charity fundraising ideas cinema client referrals consignment cruise customer service destination spotlight destinations direct marketing disney donations donor recognition donors employee incentives employee motivation europe event planning event tips events exotic destinations facebook family vacations flickr food france fundraiser fundraiser auction ideas fundraiser auction packages fundraiser ideas fundraiser packages fundraiser venues fundraisers fundraising fundraising auctions fundraising events fundraising ideas fundraising packages fundraising professionals fundraising raffles fundraising tips fundraising trips galas getaways giving great fundraising opportunities holiday holidays incentive travel incentive travel packages incentive travel program increase auction bidding journal marketing mitch-stuart movies new orleans non profit auction non-profit non-profit fundraising ideas non-profit organization nonprofit times npt oscars paris philanthropy raffles repeat business social media sports packages success story successful auctions summer vacations tags: auction ideas technology things to do things to eat tips tours travel travel experience travel incentives travel packages travel tips travel trends twitter vacation vacation packages veteran's day volunteers youtube

From the Catalog: In the Ocean

January 24, 2018
Whether it’s snowbirds looking for a break from the winter doldrums or donors looking for summer vacation plans, our non-profit fundraising auction travel packages that feature beaches always get great reactions. But while the sand is a draw all its own, there’s plenty to do beyond the surf’s break line. Giving your donors a chance to not only relax by the beach, but also play in the ocean itself can elevate a trip and give your supporters stories to tell when they get home.

Many of our travel packages that take place at beach destinations also feature some sort of ocean activity, whether it’s in the water or just slightly above it. Some of our favorites include:

It can be a bit intimidating at first to consider a scuba diving outing, considering the training that has to go into the activity. Thankfully, our travel packages like “Bali’s Exotic Indonesian Escape” involve scuba lessons, meaning that anyone can explore the depths of the ocean. Supporters can also check out a fascinating World War II artifact; The wreckage of a U.S. Army transport, torpedoed by the Japanese, lies on the ocean floor off the coast of the fishing village of Tulamben.

Getting out on the open seas while behind the steering wheel of a yacht can be an unparalleled rush. With our “An America’s Cup Yacht Experience” package, your donors can have an interactive sailing adventure in San Diego Bay, with views of both dramatic natural coastline and the city itself. If a different “bay” destination is desired, there’s the “Skipper an America’s Cup Yacht in the Bay,” which takes trip winners to San Francisco. And on the other side of the country, the “Anchor’s Away” package brings supporters to Newport, Rhode Island to ride on an America’s Cup yacht when not exploring the summer oasis of a town.

Dinner cruises: Of course, staying on the water rather than in it can be enticing, as well. With our “Get Jazzy in the Big Easy” package, your donors can take a jazz cruise and get a gorgeous view of the city while also listening to some of the Crescent City’s best musicians. Meanwhile the “San Diego’s Enchanting Coastal Chic” trip includes a dinner cruise around the city’s harbor, one that sometimes features a beautiful sunset over the Pacific Ocean.

The clear blue waters of Hawaii make for a great snorkeling adventure; floating on the surface of the ocean means needing that clarity of sight to get the most out of a trip. Our “Aquatic Adventure at Hawaii’s Magic Isle” trip takes your donors to Maui and sets them up with a guided reef tour and a stop at Molokini, a partially-submerged volcanic crater.