Special Days for No Reason

There are a host of fun celebrations scheduled for September. Some you may have heard of most of them…probably not. But being the naturally creative person you probably are, given that you likely work for a nonprofit organization, consider that some of these special days may give you just the opportunity you’ve been looking for to connect with some of your donors in a fun and interesting way.be late for something day

September 5th – Be Late for Something Day, a chance to purposely fall behind in your schedule for a day. And if you procrastinate on something long enough on this day, you’ll fall right into…

September 6th – Fight Procrastination Day, a chance to make a decision, take an action, and get something done. And if you happen to step on someone’s toes in the process of completing that action, you’ll find it convenient to celebrate…pardon day

September 8th – Pardon Day, a chance to reaffirm your manners and excuse yourself as appropriate. Won’t your mother be so proud of you? You can seal the deal with her by inviting her over to celebrate…

September 11th – Make Your Bed Day, a day to make your bed when there is absolutely no reason to, except for your mother’s upcoming visit or the spill that will occur there tomorrow on...

September 12th – Chocolate Milkshake Day. If you really can’t figure out how to celebrate this one, milkshake dayjust give me a call and I’ll give you some pointers. I might also recommend that you combine this with a celebration of…

September 18th – National Cheeseburger Day, a day to enjoy America’s favorite sandwich topped with cheese on one of those late-summer gorgeous evenings. While you’re enjoying your cheeseburger and chocolate milk shake, start building your list of questions to ask yourself on…

September 28th – Ask a Stupid Question Day, a day set aside to ask without worrying about whether someone will laugh at you. What ask a stupid questionhair color does a bald person list on his or her drivers’ license? What was the best thing before sliced bread? Why can’t we tickle ourselves? What does any of this have to do with donor management software or fundraising?

Absolutely nothing. Just remember to enjoy every day that you choose to celebrate.