Middleton, Idaho Holds Fund-raiser to Support Family Featured on “Extreme Home Makeover”

Posted on 19 July 2007

The “Stockdale Family Hoedown” was held outdoors in downtown Middleton to benefit the Stockdale family. The close-knit, small community became the first city in the history of “Extreme Makeover: Home Edition” to create a special fund-raiser for a family featured on the program. “Extreme Makeover” and CBH Homes are joining together with many volunteers to […]

Couples Marry at 7-7-07 Fundraiser for Historical Foundation Homes

Posted on 10 July 2007

Seven very lucky (and happy) couples were married on 7/7/07 at a fund-raiser for the Chain of Lakes Recreation Complex to benefit the North Brevard Historical Foundation. Monies raised will go to restore the foundation’s 18th and 19th century homes in the area. The fund-raiser “777 – Perfect in Nature, Lucky in Love” was offered […]

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 […]

Youth Orchestra Fundraising Event a Success

Posted on 12 April 2007

In February this year, the Wichita Falls Texas Youth Symphony Orchestra (YSO) held its annual Play-a-Thon. In years past the event took place at a shopping mall where patrons could listen to the youth ensembles and soloists perform. Funds raised were from sponsorships obtained in advance. This year the event was transformed into a luncheon […]

Chocolate Lovers Brunch

Posted on 13 February 2007

It’s a classic fund-raising strategy. Entice people into indulging themselves, then provide them with a guilt-free disclaimer: “I’m doing this for a good cause.” Anyone who has ever devoured an entire box of Girl Scout cookies over an afternoon knows what it’s like to be a willing victim of this ploy. And in Canada, the […]