Tips for Creating a Mattress Fundraising Flyer

Fundraising is no simple task  and yet, the best, most effective fundraisers are usually executed with simplicity. It's an art, really. Fundraisers usually start with a flyer, which sometimes serves as the spark that ignites a full-blown campaign or perhaps a large charitable event.

What we...

Caring for Kids in a Natural Disaster

If you've converted your homeless shelter or rescue mission into relief housing for hurricane evacuees, no doubt you've thought through the basics of providing disaster relief. You have cots, mattresses, blankets, pillows, food, and bottled water.

While everyone needs these essentials, some...

It's Tough at the Top: Decision Making Tips for Non-Profit Directors

Decision-making is one of the the most wearing activities we perform on a daily basis, and as the director of a non-profit organization, chances are good that you're making a lot of decisions.

Certainly, being at the top of an organization has its advantages, but protecting yourself from burnout...

What to Do with Old Mattresses After You Break Up with Them

You've had a good run, but now it's time to let go, move on, and clean up the pieces.

Breaking up with your camp or institutional mattresses doesn't have to break your heart or your back. If you handle the situation correctly, getting rid of your old camp mattresses will only make your camp...

Quiet Activities to Do with Your Campers During Naptime

Naps are one of those things that are definitely more appreciated with age. Campers, unfortunately, usually don't enjoy them as much as their counselors do.

Nevertheless, due to state and federal policies on naps, naptime is part of the daily routine at most camps.

So what can a camp counselor...

Pros and Cons of Camp Bed Assignments

Camp is about fun. Most kids look forward to living in a parent-free zone for a week and being free to do things like swim every day, eat candy before bed and skip showers. Basically, freedom equals fun.

But if freedom is what makes camp fun, then what happens when you take a little freedom...

5 Points to Communicate Before a Furniture Installation

Communication is key.

It's a cliche that slips off the tongue so easily we hardly think about it, but communication really is important — especially when it comes to having furniture installed at your facility.

You will only experience the benefits of having an installation service if you...

Mattress & Furniture Shipments: What to Expect on Delivery Day

Delivery day is an exciting day when you're expecting those new mattresses, metal beds, or wooden bunks you ordered! In addition to receiving your shipment, what else should you expect?

If you haven't received many large deliveries in the past, you may not be familiar with how the process works.

Why Membership with Partner Organizations Matters for Your Camp

It takes a village, they say. And it's true! 

Sure, your camp may be doing just fine on its own, but it could do so much better as a member of a partner organization like the American Camp Association (ACA).

LTL vs. TL: Delivery Options for Your Bulk Mattress Order

Making a successful mattress purchase can be broken down into three major steps. First, you research your options. Second, you make a decision and purchase your selected product. And lastly, you receive the product at your facility.

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