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The Nonprofit’s Dilemma In Increasing Revenue Through Fundraising:

A Solution Provided by!

March 5, 2019 Albuquerque, NM– Jacqueline Asher is the CEO of (eCommerce store) and (informational site), which is a startup located in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Jacqueline has created a better way to fundraise that is designed to improve the online giving experience for nonprofits and their donors. The experience is the Joy of Giving and the Fun of Shopping.

Nonprofits, charities, schools, and churches face stiff competition for donations. While all are vital to the community and highly deserving of funding, the question that nonprofits face is how to maintain—or even better—increase revenue? Fundraising tends to be the typical answer to increasing donations. However, it is not an easy task, and the cost to the nonprofit is steep considering the time, money, and manpower and womanpower.

How Much Does A Fundraising Dollar Really Cost?

  • · Annual Fundraising Events Cost: loss of $0.20 on every raised dollar                                                         Image result for pictures of money     
  • · Direct Mail Acquisition (with a 1% return): loss of $1.00 to $1.25
  • · Direct Mail Renewal (with a 50% return): loss of $0.20 on every dollar raised
  • · Benefits and Special Events: loss of $0.50 on every dollar raised is an extension of their current fundraising efforts, without the cost of mailers, or labor-intensive efforts of traditional fundraising events, or running a thrift shop. Nonprofits can raise sustainable unrestricted income easily by promoting their shopping page with their supporters via website or reaching out by email blasts, blogs, and social media platforms. supports nonprofit organizations by providing them with their own customized shopping page that features their mission statement, videos, pictures, and articles.

Sugar also provides a Shop Now Button that will take their supporters to their customized shopping page, where their donors and supporters can shop knowing that 10% of their purchases will go to their chosen organization. No competitor offers the same personalized benefits at no cost to the nonprofit organization.

The amazing story of SugarShopper eCommerce store came from a day in the salon owned by the mother and daughter team: Jacqueline and Elizabeth Asher. The inspiration came from connecting a client to their fundraising efforts in the salon. Read the story on how $200,000 was donated to two worthy causes in the community: Offers Nonprofits E-Commerce Solution To Decline in Funding in Face of Rising Costs

Boutique e-commerce store donates 10% of every purchase to the customers selected nonprofit; 
organizations can sign up as an affiliate and create a Splash Page to boost online campaign.

Albuquerque, New Mexico, August 26 – Nonprofit organizations across the country face a projected loss of $20 billion in charitable giving this year due to tax law changes, which drastically reduces the number of households that can itemize deductions. [1] [2] Itemizers contribute 82% of charitable giving. Nonprofits already report that demand for their services is increasing, but funding is not keeping pace.[3] However, SugarShopper, Inc. presents a solution to this decline.

Read more: Offers Nonprofits E-Commerce Solution To Decline in Funding in Face of Rising Costs’s eCommerce Platform Shows How Overhead Costs Shouldn’t Be the Death of Nonprofits

Shop Give Receive Shop Button 1February 7, 2019 Albuquerque, New Mexico – “This is a tough time for leaders of nonprofit organizations. The current economic challenges facing not only the U.S., but also the world, are translating into a reduction in donations—also known as charitable giving—and it’s a trend that's likely to continue,” said John P. Strelecky, author of The Why Café, Life Safari and The Big Five for Life.

So the question becomes: how do nonprofits not only survive but also thrive in this environment? The answer lies with, which offers simple solutions to the current challenges.

Read more:’s eCommerce Platform Shows How Overhead Costs Shouldn’t Be the Death of Nonprofits

Crossroads for Women of ABQ - December's Featured Cause at SugarShopper

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Every month SugarShopper features a supported nonprofit. This December we feature Crossroads for Women of ABQ

The mission of Crossroads for Women is to provide comprehensive, integrated services to support women working to break the cycle of homelessness and incarceration and achieve healthy, stable, and self-sufficient lives in the community for themselves and their children.

Read more: Crossroads for Women of ABQ - December's Featured Cause at SugarShopper

Like Winds and Sunsets

American Desert Highway

SugarShopper is Proud to Support Wild Earth Guardians

“Like winds and sunsets, wild things were taken for granted until progress began to do away with them.” Aldo Leopold.

The American West hosts a dazzling array of native wildlife and plants, from the mighty black bear and grey wolves to minute caddis flies, spring snails, and irises.

Wild Earth Guardians protects and restores the health of the American West, working for the wildlife, wild places, and wild rivers,

such as:

Read more: Like Winds and Sunsets

The Geography of Hope

Road Across Red Desert Into MountainsWallace Stegner said,

"We simply need that wild country available to us, even if we never do more than drive to its edge and look in. For it can be a means of reassuring ourselves of our sanity as creatures, a part of the geography of hope."

Do you love the vast, open, wild beauty of the desert southwest?

Read more: The Geography of Hope

Responsibility, Respect, Belief in Oneself

Cowboy Filing Horses HoofMiracle Farm is a one-of-a-kind ranch that helps teenage boys and their families heal.  Here, young men learn responsibility, respect, and to believe in themselves.  Miracle Farm offers an innovative horse program and onsite academic and vocational training all designed to help struggling young men establish and achieve goals that will serve them well for a lifetime.   With a foundation in Christian faith and western heritage, the ranch offers boys in crisis a unique environment – safe and structured – where they have the chance to turn their lives around and grow into responsible men.

Read more: Responsibility, Respect, Belief in Oneself

Why Nonprofits Need Your Help

Liz Jacque 3 200 1 My daughter, Elizabeth, and I are passionate about three things in life: horses,business, and helping the community. When we first founded SugarShopper, we did so  because we wanted there to be a more efficient means of donating to worthy causes.  Fundraising might be the most popular form of raising money for nonprofit  organizations, but oftentimes, the money raised during the fundraiser barely covers  upfront costs. Our business, however, is designed with the express purpose of saving  nonprofit organizations from losing money in an effort to raise it.


Read more: Why Nonprofits Need Your Help

safehouse logo smallNonprofit Testimonial

"We have found Sugar to be just that...a solution! The online fundraising process is transparent and productive. Sugar understands our limitations and has filled the gap with expertise and skill."

- S. A. F. E. House, Albuquerque, NM