Children’s Hospital Benefit a Great Success

Posted on 18 February 2009

Dear Ms. Sims, We just finished our second annual fund-raiser to benefit our medical/dental pediatric patients at Medical College of Georgia Children’s Medical Center in Augusta, GA. I am writing to you because your newsletter has been an invaluable tool to teach me how to be more successful in raising funds for this effort. I […]

School Grant Available from Top School Fundraisers

Posted on 25 November 2008

Through our website Top School Fundraisers we’re sponsoring a one-time grant program.  A quality education is something that every child deserves and I’m happy to be able to “give back” in some small way.  With this in mind only projects that are educational in nature will be considered. This grant is not a contest per […]

School Fundraising News

Posted on 22 September 2008

My name is Jim Berigan.  I am the managing editor of Top School Fundraisers, which is a sister site to Step by Step Fundraising.  Our single goal is to connect schools with great fundraising ideas. If you’d like to know more about school fundraising, I’d like to encourage you to check out the website and […]

Powerful Video: JDRF

Posted on 04 June 2008

This video is a great example of powerful storytelling through online video. It takes just four minutes and tells of one child who is overcoming many obstacles because of Juvelile Diabetes. Thanks to Paula Werne of Holiday World who posted a link to the video on the Charity Mile blog. Holiday World hosted the Southern […]

World Vision – Storytelling in Multimedia

Posted on 27 May 2008

In last week’s Resource Roundup: What’s Your Story? I featured World Vision as an example of a non profit that is always telling its story well. An email newsletter that I got from World Vision after publishing Friday’s post confirmed this once again. While they had already published a video and other news alerts about […]

Taylor’s Angels 5K Run Benefits Children with Cancer

Posted on 04 March 2008

Editor’s Note: The article first appeared on Step by Step Fundraising on March 4, 2004. Since that time Taylor’s Angels changed its name to Heroes for Children. This nonprofit organization provides financial and social assistance to families, within the state of Texas, with children (0-22 yrs of age) battling cancer. An Interview with Larissa Linton […]

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 […]