Archive | June, 2006

Inkjet Recovery and Recycling: A Good Fit for Your Organization?

Posted on 28 June 2006

Most organizations that conduct fund raising are constantly on the lookout for a program that is fresh and a little different from what their community has seen before. If you’ve not tried an inkjet recycling program before, then read on. […]

Train to End Stroke Fundraiser

Posted on 27 June 2006

A few years ago I decided to undertake a fundraising project: the American Stroke Association’s Train to End Stroke program. Not only would I be doing a good deed, but I would also be going to Hawaii! I didn’t think that fundraising would be that difficult. Since this was my first foray into fundraising I […]

Lessons From The Championships – Wimbledon

Posted on 21 June 2006

Tennis is my favorite sport. I learned to play on clay and on hard courts, but in my heart I wanted to play on grass. And not just any grass. I wanted to play on the grass courts of Wimbledon. In honor of the upcoming Wimbledon fortnight, I’m going to share five lessons from Wimbledon […]

Run Across America Benefits Free Wheelchair Mission

Posted on 21 June 2006

Here is an inspiring story that came across my email box today from PNN online: Imagine: the 100 million disabled people in developing countries, who today must crawl on the ground, suddenly owning a wheelchair. That’s the goal of Free Wheelchair Mission, which will benefit from the efforts of William Hibbard, owner and CEO of […]

Newsletters That Grab Their Attention

Posted on 20 June 2006

Does your non profit organization send out a newsletter? Most organizations should send out at least a quarterly update to keep in touch with donors. Just like donation request letters, newsletters should speak to the needs and interests of the reader. They should include an appropriate emotional appeal using stories of real people who are […]

Fundraiser Event Supplies

Posted on 15 June 2006

Are you looking for supplies for your next fundaiser event? Decorations, tablecloths, event signs, tickets…there’s so much to prepare for a fundraiser event! You can find a variety of supplies online and often save money by ordering through online stores. Especially if you start planning early you can find some good deals. Even if you’re […]

“Have a Heart” Event Helps Transplant Patients

Posted on 13 June 2006

Jennifer Shih had always dreamed of becoming a doctor, specifically a pediatrician. After years of rigorous study and preparation she was thrilled to land a prestigious pediatric cardiology fellowship in Cincinnati. In an ironic turn of events, just a few months into her fellowship, Jennifer experienced life threatening heart problems herself. Jennifer’s heart condition, caused […]