Archive | August, 2007

Rubber Duck Fundraiser Benefits Sexually Abused Children in Tennessee

Posted on 31 August 2007

Nearly 4,000 bright yellow rubber ducks were “adopted” in the very first Duck Derby for the Child Advocacy Center of Rutherford County, Tennessee. Ducks were sold for $5.00 each with the funds benefiting sexually abused children and their families. The event was held on Saturday, August 25th at the Sportsman’s Club on the River in […]

Race to Erase Homelessness Event to be Held September 15th in Canada

Posted on 29 August 2007

Approximately 50 teams will participate in the Race to Erase Homelessness Event, on Saturday, September 15th around Lambton County, Canada. The event is similar to the television show “The Amazing Race“. Teams will participate in 10 challenges. Challenges are timed, and the first team to complete the challenge wins the challenge — just like the […]

11-Year Old Holds Fundraising Carnival For Birthday To Raise Money For Infants

Posted on 27 August 2007

Elsie Hester, 11 hosted a fundraising carnival to raise money for the Pregnancy Care Center of Southeast Texas on Friday, August 24th in Huntsville, Texas. Instead of getting the traditional birthday presents this year, Hester used birthday money to obtain a moonwalk, a slip-and-slide and food. Guests that attended the carnival gave a donation of […]

Top 10 Tips for Event Fundraisers

Posted on 24 August 2007

Events take volunteers. Usually a lot of them! Carefully consider how much manpower it will take to pull off the event you are considering. The chair for the event should not do all the work. If applicable, set up committees for each aspect of the event. (i.e. publicity, decorations, food, etc.) Keep the costs of […]

Looking For ‘Thank You’ Ideas? 121 Recognition Ideas for Donors, Volunteers and Members

Posted on 23 August 2007

Do you thank your volunteers, donors and members in the same way — year after year? Would you like to come up with some fresh ideas that have worked successfully for other organizations? 121 Recognition Ideas for Donors, Volunteers and Members published by Stevenson, Inc. offers you 121 valuable ideas that you can put into […]

Fraternal Order of Eagles hosts 54 mile “Poker Run” Motorcycle Race for Charity

Posted on 21 August 2007

The Fraternal Order of Eagles hosted a motorcycle race to benefit charity. The 54-mile race “Poker Run” raised money for research for Alzheimer’s disease and also Muscular Dystrophy. The event held on June 24th raised $2,000 for the charities. It was the largest Poker Run since the event first began three years ago. The group, […]

Burrito Bingo F-U-N Fundraiser for Golden Eagle Pony Baseball

Posted on 17 August 2007

Golden Eagle Pony Baseball held their annual Burrito Bingo fundraiser on Saturday, Feb. 17, at the Blue Goose Fruit Shed in Loomis, California. This popular fundraiser has been held for four years, and was inspired by a local soroptomist who holds a tostado bingo every year. Burrito Bingo is an event featuring a burrito dinner […]