Archive for the ‘Fundraising’ Category

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (September 21-28, 2014)

Monday, September 29th, 2014


Marathon Jimmy Fund Walk draws thousands to fight cancer; Jimmy Fund event expected to raise $7.5m.” By Alyssa Edes. Boston Globe. September 22, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (September 8-14, 2014)

Monday, September 15th, 2014


Giving options expanding in federal charity drive.” By Eric Yoder. Washington Post. September 11, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (September 1-7, 2014)

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014


Ferguson fundraiser mystery solved — or is it? Members of the Ferguson Police department during a rally in Ferguson, Mo.” By Matt Pearce. Los Angeles Times. September 2, 2014.
Related story:
Fundraising efforts for officer that shot Brown top $400,000, but where’s the money going?” Daily Kos. September 3, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (August 25-31, 2014)

Monday, September 1st, 2014


Urban Gardner: Bucket Challenge: Don’t Pour Ice Water on This Guy; What Motivates Those Who Accept the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and Those Who Don’t?” By Ralph Gardner Jr. Wall Street Journal. August 27, 2014.
Related story:
Life After Ice Buckets: ALS Group Faces $94 Million Challenge.” All Things Considered/National Public Radio. August 27, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (August 18-24, 2014)

Monday, August 25th, 2014


Charities Seek Their Own Ice Bucket; The Success of the ALS Challenge Has Other Nonprofits Hoping to Capture the Viral Wave.” By Sumathi Reddy. Wall Street Journal. August 19, 2014.
Related stories:
Reaction overwhelms Ice Bucket Challenge creator.USA Today. August 19, 2014.
Ice Bucket Challenge Raises Millions To Fight ALS.” Morning Edition/National Public Radio. August 19, 2014.
The Momentum Of The Ice Bucket Challenge — And What It Means For ALS.” All Things Considered/National Public Radio. August 20, 2014.
A refreshing approach to philanthropy.” Times of London (UK). August 21, 2014.
‘Ice Bucket Challenge’ Donations for A.L.S. Research Top $41 Million.” New York Times. August 22, 2014.
Why are long-faced progressives trying to ruin the Ice Bucket Challenge? Two women get doused during the Ice Bucket Challenge at Boston’s Copley Square.” Opinion. Los Angeles Times. August 23, 2014.
Cincinnati Archdiocese freezes Catholic school donations to ice bucket challenge charity.” By Abby Ohlheiser. Washington Post. August 21, 2014.
Stunt Philanthropy In The Age Of Social Media; The Ice Bucket Challenge: ALS, viral fundraising and how we give in the age of social media.” On Point/National Public Radio. August 22, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (August 4-10. 2014)

Monday, August 11th, 2014


Charity cruises: enjoy yourself while giving back.” By Fran Golden. USA Today. August 6, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 30-July 6, 2014)

Monday, July 7th, 2014


Benefits Get Intimate in the Hamptons; Small but Influential Guest Lists for Phoenix House and FAPE Fundraisers.” By Marshall Heyman. Wall Street Journal. June 30, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (June 9-15, 2014)

Monday, June 16th, 2014


Royal Fashion Show for Serbia: Fashion Show and Dinner Draws 150 Guests; Serbian Designer Roksanda Ilincic Traveled From London.” Wall Street Journal. June 9, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 26-June 2, 2014)

Tuesday, June 3rd, 2014


These rockers are heard on the Street: Finance types loosen up and take the stage to rock out for charity.” By Lisa Ferber. Crain’s New York Business. May 30, 2014.

WEEKLY NEWS DIGEST (May 19-25, 2014)

Monday, May 26th, 2014


Debussy, Wine and B.Y.O.M. at a Fund-Raiser in Denver.” By Jack Healy. New York Times. May 25, 2014.