Archive | June, 2007

Mitford Middle School Students Shave Heads for Cancer

Posted on 30 June 2007

Twenty-six children shaved their heads in a fund-raiser for cancer that raised $14,011.71 to benefit the Canadian Cancer Society. This summer they won’t have to worry about washing their hair before they can run out and play. Their generous spirit was appreciated by Tom Shindruk, a 71 year old cancer survivor from Calgary. When asked […]

Bravo TV’s Top Chef Ilan Hall and Montagna’s Chef Ryan Hardy Cook For Charity at Food & Wine Magazine Classic

Posted on 29 June 2007

On Thursday, June 14th, Chef Ilan Hall, winner of Bravo TV’s Top Chef and Executive Chef Ryan Hardy of The Little Nell’s Montagna restaurant worked together to create a delicious lunch all in the name of a very good cause. Fifty per cent of the proceeds from the lunch will be donated to Food & […]

Barn Dance & Auction Raise $153,000 for Special Needs Children

Posted on 28 June 2007

The Horses for Healing Barn Dance on June 9th was attended by 450 people. It is their largest fund-raiser for the year, and includes a silent auction. The Bentonville, Arkansas charity helps special needs children in Northwest Arkansas. This year’s event was quite popular, as the charity chose to combine their fall concert with their […]

Warren Buffett Auctions A Lunch To Benefit the Glide Foundation

Posted on 27 June 2007

Last year, a lunch with the well-known investor Warren Buffett helped to raise $620,000 for charity. Buffett is once more auctioning a lunch to benefit the Glide Foundation. The Glide Foundation is a social services charity that provides assistance to the poor and homeless that live in San Francisco. Bidding for the lunch begins on […]

June 29th Online Seminar in Social Marketing for Nonprofits

Posted on 26 June 2007

The Gilbert Center is offering an online seminar “Light a Fire: Successful Social Marketing for Nonprofits”. The seminar will be given on Friday, June 29th from 12pm (noon) until 1:30 p.m. (PDT). The seminar will give information about how to use social marketing. It will also include ways to identify a network that will carry […]

Hudson Elementary School raises $6,000 for St. Jude’s with annual math-a-thon

Posted on 19 June 2007

Students of Hudson Elementary School held their annual math-a-thon fund-raiser to benefit St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Pledges are collected for every math problem that the students solve. The students enjoy being challenged and also having the opportunity to help other children who are in need. Hudson Elementary School has been holding the math-a-thon since […]

University of Texas at Austin holds successful dance marathon

Posted on 18 June 2007

Students at the University of Texas at Austin danced literally all day and all night – for a very good cause. Their annual dance marathon raised $35,700 for the Dell Children’s Medical Center of Central Texas. More than 150 students danced and enjoyed themselves at the event held in the Gregory Gymnasium held on the […]