Social Services


Record Fundraising for Salvation Army

Posted on 02 February 2012

How has your fundraising season gone? Are donations up? Or down? Feedback we are hearing is that many nonprofits have seen declines in their donation base. But not The Salvation Army. The Salvation Army reported record fundraising results from its 2011 Red Kettle. Reports are that they raised $147.6 million. Based on 2010 results that [...]

Food Banks Beating the Fundraising Odds in a Tough Economy

Posted on 26 April 2010

According to the Association of Fundraising Professionals (AFP) 2009 State of Fundraising Survey, only “43 percent of charities raised more money in 2009 than in 2008, marking it the worst year for charitable fundraising in a decade.” The survey states that declines were consistent regardless of cause. However, several of the food banks that I [...]

Amazing Grace: Favorite Nonprofit Video from the Salvation Army

Posted on 20 April 2009

This is such an awesome video. Reciting the familiar song lyrics, and putting them in the context of changed lives has a powerful impact.