‘Go Dad Run’ to support and raise awareness for Prostate Cancer UK

Colin Jackson, former world champion hurdler, recently launched a 5K project to benefit Prostate Cancer UK. A pair of bright yellow underpants features heavily in his promotional campaign which aims to demystify the issue of male health. Read the full article published April 12, 2014 in The Telegraph  

What Drives Successful Independent Fundraising Events

Original Broadcast Date:  Tuesday, April 15, 2014 Independent Fundraising Event (IFE) programs are already in place in numerous nonprofit organization’s fundraising strategies. Despite the growing importance of these programs, very little has been known about their overall role. Until now. The IFE Study conducted by Charity Dynamics is the first industry-wide look at program trends […]

Webinar Recording – What Drives Successful Independent Fundraising Events

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Insider Insights Webinar: Producing Corporate Virtual Fundraising Events That Raise Big Bucks

Led by Greg Borkowski of Ronald McDonald House Charities Date: Tuesday, May 13, 2014 at 1:30 pm EDT In a reprise of one of the most popular 2014 conference presentations, Ronald McDonald House  Charities’ Development Manager Greg Borkowski will describe how his organization has created a new successful revenue stream at minimal cost by empowering corporate partners […]

Katie Kotkins – Director, Cycle for Survival at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center

Katie Kotkins

Featured week of April 7, 2014 Name: Katie Kotkins Title:  Director, Cycle for Survival at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Location:  New York City Number of years as a fundraiser: 10 Number of years at current organization: 8   What inspired you to do this work?   Growing up in Seattle, my parents were deeply involved […]

Cycle for Survival 2014 Raises $20 Million for Rare Cancer Research

Participants in cities across the country rode at the clubs of founding partner, Equinox, to fund research at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center Nearly 17,000 riders raised over $20 million at 2014 Cycle for Survival events across the country in the effort to beat rare cancers. 100 percent of the money raised through the indoor […]

Sheri Soltes – Founder and President, Service Dogs, Inc.

Sheri Soltes

Featured week of March 10, 2014 Name: Sheri Soltes Title:  Founder and President, Service Dogs, Inc. Location:  Dripping Springs, Texas Number of years as a fundraiser: 26 Number of years at current organization: 26   What inspired you to do this work?   I felt stressed out practicing trial law in Houston. I was good […]

Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Launches in Atlanta

Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council Rebrands to Reflect Diversity in Peer-to-Peer Fundraising Industry As part of its eighth-annual conference in Atlanta this week, the Run Walk Ride Fundraising Council launched a new name and brand – transitioning to become the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum. The rebranding reflects major changes in the peer-to-peer fundraising industry, which has […]

Cash, Sweat & Tears – 2014 Winner and Honor Roll

NYC Marathon

The 2014 Cash, Sweat & Tears Award winner, Dave Van Der Linden, has been a dedicated Walk MS participant since 2000.  Motivated to do something following his mother’s diagnosis with multiple sclerosis (MS), Van der Linden took part in his first Walk MS event in 2000. Over the course of the last 13 years, Van […]

Huge Filipino charity walk breaks Guinness records

The Associated Press reports that a Filipino Christian sect attracted over 175,000 people to a February charity walk to help survivors of last year’s Typhoon Haiyan. Click here to read the full story, published February 16, 2014