All posts tagged: Fundraising

What Every Nonprofit SHOULD Have Been Doing on #GivingTuesday

Yes, #GivingTuesday has become the second largest day for donations right behind December 31, however, the misconception is that nonprofits think that “giving” days designated throughout the year are solely for the purpose of gaining funds.

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Susan Murphy Milano,Holding My Hand Through Hell

Susan Murphy-Milano Missouri Presentations and Awareness Campaign

Missouri Events sponsored by SEMO Search Dogs and Scott County Search and Rescue Susan Murphy-Milano will be the featured speaker at several events planned by Scott County Search and Rescue to benefit  ongoing searches for missing persons. Murphy-Milano will assist the organization in raising awareness and funds through a series of events planned in Cape Girardeau, MO. Susan Murphy-Milano is a nationally known specialist in the area of intimate partner violence, homicide prevention, and personalized safety planning. She is the author of three books, Defending Our Lives, Moving Out, Moving On, and Time’s Up which contains the revolutionary Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit©.  Recently the website, Document The Abuse.Com was launched housing information about the Evidentiary Abuse Affidavit© and how it benefits, not only victims of abuse, but first responders, prosecution of abuse cases, and individualized safety planning. The website also has information on how others can be trained and certified utilizing the model developed by Murphy-Milano. Her latest book, Holding My Hand Through Hell: A Real Life Journey of Hope, Survival, Murder and Abuse, will be …

CUE Center for Missing Persons

1ST ANNUAL NIGHT WALK TO SHED LIGHT ON THE MISSING

1ST ANNUAL NIGHT WALK TO SHED LIGHT ON THE MISSING A 5K walk in memory  Joshua Hancock, to benefit The CUE Center for Missing Persons The walk will be on the Pittsburg State University campus, Pittsburg, Ks. Pre-registration will begin 4pm at the shelter in Gorilla Village which is directly behind the football stadium, This event is to both raise funds for the CUE Center for Missing Persons and public education regarding safety and missing persons. The education portion of this event is to both raise awareness of issues/advocacy of missing persons and personal safety education in hopes of possibly avoiding a future heartache. Following pre-registration the following presentations will take place in the Overman Center 4:45pm Kelsey Smith Foundation safety presentation 6:05pm The Missing interactive missing persons presentation 6:45pm Kevin Honeycutt  Internet safety presentation 7:30 Candle Lighting Ceremony  Walk begins immediately following ceremony     Related articles 1st Annual Night Walk To Shed Light On The Missing April 28th, 2012 (ncmissingpersons.org) Do You Know the Searcher??? (donnagore.com) NY Missing Series (ncmissingpersons.org)

Fundraising Continues for Groundwork: Halloween Benefit Raffle

Saturday, October 29, beginning at 4:30 pm at the Hampton Inn Banquet Room in Bolingbrook, IL,there will be Halloween festivities for the whole family, including raffles for various gift baskets, face painting and temporary tattoos for the kids, a DJ spinning tunes, Halloween inspired baked goods, and door prizes.  A family themed event created to have fun while participating in a good cause. October 1 marked the beginning of National Domestic Violence Awareness Month and Guardian Angels Community Service agency’s domestic violence program, Groundwork, kicked off the month with a 5Kwalk honoring victims of abuse.  Team Missing Stacy Peterson participated and has continued collecting donations for the agency along with other teams.  Ending the Awareness Month, all of the teams will unite as team “We Are One” and have organized a final fundraising event on Saturday, October 29, 2011 at the Hampton Inn in Bolingbrook, IL. With funding and budget cuts for victims services, the community teams recognized the need to pull out all the stops to gather as many donations as possible in order to …

Gayle Crabtree: Writing For Dollars!

Of all the people who can turn life’s lemons to lemonade, Gayle Crabtree does it with style and dignity and transparency!  During this economic downturn many are faced with financial hardships we never thought we would encounter, however, there are many ways to deal with it.  Gayle Crabtree hits it head on! Faced with mounting medical costs, along with regular household bills, as well as decreases in donations for her non-profit, Hope For Healing.Org, Gayle sits high in the saddle and not only figures out unique ways to bring in extra income, but shares it with the world! Gayle has always been known as someone with great ideas to raise funds, always looking outside the box, especially to keep her work with survivors and victims of violence going in the direction of her dreams.  Never one to look defeat in the eye without a plan, she pulls her bootstraps up and just starts heading in a new direction! Life’s trials have knocked at her door many times, she has survived a rough childhood, a rape, …