Case Study: Goal: $1.25 Million in 125 Days

It was a huge goal… and we beat it by more than 9X over the course of a year! THE CHALLENGE As they approached their 125th anniversary, Wheeler Mission’s Center for Women & Children was unable to meet the growing demand. On a single given night in Indy, 580 women – ranging from children to seniors – are homeless. The…

Case Study: Losing Donors? Don’t Lose Hope

BDI helped DOUBLE the size of a Rescue Mission’s donor file in four months! THE CHALLENGE Winston-Salem Rescue Mission in North Carolina faced many challenges, including: An active donor base shrinking year-over-year, with a 4-year loss of 57%. After leaving their direct marketing agency, they hired a local ad group that struggled to deliver results. Overall revenue fell off and…

Case Study: Fundraising in the Time of COVID. A Record-Breaking Year!

Online revenue UP by 96%!* THE CHALLENGE In early 2020, the COVID-19 pandemic made it difficult to predict how fundraising would proceed. It was uncharted territory for not just BDI, but the entire fundraising industry. Would donors see Rescue Missions as essential services and give generously? Or turn to other causes instead? Or might they not have the financial means…

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