Jan Jasmin

Jan Jasmin is the Charitable Giving Evangelist for Faith-based Sales for Vanco Payment Solutions.

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Are you ready for #GivingTuesday?

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[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 9, 2017 2:00:00 PM

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Giving Tuesday, better known by its social media hashtag #GivingTuesday, was conceived as a global day of giving and a counterpoint to two consumer-focused shopping events. It’s grown to include more than 10,000 organizations and truly is a worldwide event – over 1.6 million donations totaling $177 million were made across 98 countries last year.

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Preparing for the holiday giving season

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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 26, 2017 2:00:00 PM

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I recently took part in a Church Executive remote roundtable with leaders from two other e-Giving providers. We were asked about strategies churches can use to maximize generosity during the Christmas season, and the article was published in the magazine’s December edition.

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Webinar: The Growing Demand for e-Giving

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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 24, 2017 11:00:00 AM

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With your busiest giving season right around the corner, could you use insights into how and why your congregation wants to give?

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Webinar: Offering Your Members the Giving Options They Want

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[fa icon="calendar'] Oct 13, 2017 2:00:00 PM

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As the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays approach, churches are busily preparing for the seasonal increase in attendance that comes from occasional members and guests returning to the fold.

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October is Pastor Appreciation Month

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[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 28, 2017 2:00:00 PM

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October is Pastor Appreciation Month, and as we prepare to celebrate in our churches and parishes I’d encourage you to support clergy in your community not just this month, but every day of the year.

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Webinar: See how simple it is to give with a text message

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[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 14, 2017 2:00:00 PM

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With the busy giving season right around the corner, we’ll be offering a free webinar next week designed to help churches get prepared and grow their donation plates.

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Choosing the right giving options for your church

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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 31, 2017 2:00:00 PM

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It’s understandable that leaders whose churches have relied only on traditional giving might be overwhelmed when they begin exploring electronic giving. So many companies offer so many solutions that deciding which ones are right for your church can be difficult.

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Why Your Givers Want Recurring Online Payments

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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 24, 2017 2:00:00 PM

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The steady increase in automatic payments continues. A study of 2,429 U.S. consumers in 2016 by ACI Worldwide and research firm Aite Group found “that 56 percent of all bills are paid online today.”

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Inspire Generosity with a Personal ‘Thank You’

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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 17, 2017 1:00:00 PM

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When was the last time anyone personally thanked givers to your church?

While churches often express thanks to the congregation as a whole, blogger Ben Stroup believes most churchgoers never receive a specific, personal and thoughtful expression of gratitude.

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Q&A with Vanco Giving Coach

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[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 10, 2017 2:21:31 PM

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We sat down with Vanco Giving Coach Katie Hite to have her share the answers to the most common questions she and other Vanco Giving Coaches are asked. As a Giving Coach, Katie supports churches by providing resources and best practices to help them increase participation in their e-Giving programs.

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