ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and how Social Media Awareness and Fundraising has Evolved

ALS has had and is having one of the most successful campaigns to date. One man’s own personal journey and challenge (Peter Frate) has become known as the Ice Bucket Challenge and this has gone viral on social media faster than a house on fire. Naturally the awareness of ALS aka Lou Gehrig’s disease through … Read moreALS Ice Bucket Challenge and how Social Media Awareness and Fundraising has Evolved

Halton Buddy Walk and RaiseAThon partnered up for some great online fundraising success!

Halton Buddy Walk and RaiseAThon partnered up for some great online fundraising success!         Halton Down Syndrome Association, a non-profit organization, participates in the Annual Buddy Walk and has been doing offline paper pledge forms to raise support through the participants for the past number of years.  Successful – yes!  This year HDSA … Read moreHalton Buddy Walk and RaiseAThon partnered up for some great online fundraising success!

RaiseAThon and Swim Canada Partner up for Swim-A-Thon 2013!

RaiseAThon and Swim Canada Partner up for Swim-A-Thon 2013! Completely online. Dramatically less work for the coordinator of each swim club. Automatic Receipting which is ideal for donors! Fundraising $ anticipated to increase by minimum 75% Fundraising in sport comes with every sport your child participates in. It is no different with the sport of … Read moreRaiseAThon and Swim Canada Partner up for Swim-A-Thon 2013!

Fundraising is a Dirty Word!

Fundraising is a dirty word or at least it can be.  At the amateur level, it doesn’t matter if your child participates in gymnastics, dance, hockey, or swimming, participation goes beyond participating in the sport.  It comes with an expectation that your family will fundraise for the organization, association, or club. My daughter’s sports team … Read moreFundraising is a Dirty Word!

The Hidden Costs of Online Fundraising

The hidden costs of online fundraising can catch you off guard if you have neglected to do the full comparison between percentage and flat fee based charges.  If your bank was to charge you a percentage for every dollar you deposited, you would probably say wait a minute, but why is it okay when donors … Read moreThe Hidden Costs of Online Fundraising

Benefits of Online Fundraising for School Fundraising

School Fundraising has become a hot topic over the years.  The government has advised that School Councils should not be raising monies for the basics like textbooks, pencils, and basic classroom supplies.  Frankly, none of it should be falling back on Schools and School Councils to be raising monies for items that are necessary for … Read moreBenefits of Online Fundraising for School Fundraising