Community

Making an Impact on #GivingTuesday

Each year, the team at Magellan Promotions gets involved with Giving Tuesday by donating to causes and charities that we find important. Magellan generously matched each individual donation, for a total of more than $1,690 in donations to these organizations – a record year in contributions for Magellan! Here’s a look at where we donated and why we support these great organizations. United for Waukesha Community Fund Supported by Alyssa This Giving Tuesday, I am donating to the United for Waukesha Community Fund. This fund is providing support to the

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Update on our Diversity & Equity Initiatives

Written by Michael Wolaver, Captain of Magellan Promotions In June of 2020, I wrote a blog post on how it was time for our company to do more on diversity, equity and implicit bias. This was in the wake of the murder of George Floyd and the resulting civil unrest.  As we saw it as an organization, it was time for us to be more outspoken on how we were addressing the inequities that plague our society. In the blog, I outlined initiatives that we were going to be implementing.

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Keep the Excitement Going with Committed Students

There has never been a collegiate recruitment cycle more challenging than this one for many institutions. Yielding a class was already difficult before COVID reared its ugly head. Now recruitment offices need to meet their recruitment goals while having to shift to new tactics.   While digital communication has its place and purpose, a comprehensive marketing plan needs to include opportunities for physical connections. During COVID, promotional products provide an opportunity to create long-term physical connections. As our proprietary research demonstrated, promotional products integrated into the recruitment process are influential in

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Stocking a Local Community Closet to Help Provide Warmth and Comfort

Core to our company’s mission of building community through promotional products, we find ways to give back throughout the year. This winter season, our team partnered locally with James E. Dottke Project-Based Learning High School to provide apparel for their Community Closet. Open to students, families, and the neighborhood, Dottke students actively manage the closet to provide clothing, food, and essential hygiene items.  After contacting our production partners about this opportunity, we received many thoughtful donations of t-shirts, polos, pants, sweatpants, sweatshirts, hats, baby clothes, and backpacks. This donation helped

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Making an Impact on #GivingTuesday

Every year, the team at Magellan Promotions gets involved with Giving Tuesday by donating to causes and charities that we find important. In addition to the individual donations, the company’s generous corporate match provided $655 more in donations! Even though this year was a challenging one for so many, we are happy we could continue this tradition. Here’s a look at where we donated and why we support these great organizations. Project Bubaloo Supported by Alyssa This year, I’m donating to our friends at Project Bubaloo. Project Bubaloo is a

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Time to Speak Up and Embrace Diversity

Written by Michael Wolaver, Captain of Magellan Promotions The issue of race and equality has been an evolving topic for me. When I grew up in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, a well-off suburb of Chicago, there were very few African-Americans in the city. So I really had very little interaction with anyone of color in my life. When I went to Marquette University, all of my close friends were white and did not have much of a multicultural experience. I was on the sailing team and one of my teammates once

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