Day in the Life of a Nonprofit Communicator – Lisa Northrop

Kivi's Nonprofit Communications Blog

Sometimes I’ll listen to a podcast (Planet Money, 99% Invisible, How I Built This, and The Way I Heard it with Mike Rowe are some of my favorites), or I’ll just enjoy the quiet. Lisa Northrop.

Charity vs. Philanthropy and Charitable People vs. Philanthropists


For instance, giving money to a soup kitchen before Thanksgiving so they can buy turkeys for their annual meal would make one a charitable person. Charity – Helping people in need.

10 Christmas Fundraising Ideas Guaranteed to Spread Holiday Cheer

Fundraiser Ideas

Turkey, ham and all the trimmings are involved in our tastiest of Christmas fundraising ideas. How to Raise Money by Wrapping Christmas Gifts. Christmas is a time of giving. It’s the time of year that people are most likely to open their hearts and their wallets. The following Christmas fundraising ideas are designed to not only help your organization raise much-needed funds but also spread holiday cheer in the process. Sell Christmas trees.

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5 Big Reasons For My Gratitude This Thanksgiving


So, as I get ready to stuff myself with turkey this weekend, I thought I’d share with you the things for which I am grateful.

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The Paradox of Pink Ribbon Cause Marketing

Cause Related Marketing

At mid-morning I stopped at my grocer’s deli and picked up a little smoked turkey. Plenty of companies say they're raising money for the fight against breast cancer but no money ever arrives at any charity. On a Wednesday a few Octobers back I had a pink ribbon day to beat all. For breakfast I had a carton of pink-topped Yoplait Strawberry-Mango yogurt. That carton top, along with the others we’d collected, garnered $0.10 apiece for Susan G. Komen for the Cure.

Activating Your Cause Marketing Campaign

Cause Related Marketing

The old sitcom WKRP in Cincinnati , which was about a radio station, once activated a promotion by dropping live turkeys from a helicopter at Thanksgiving. The money from tips will go to the Children’s Justice Center.

4 Reasons to Have a Halloween Fundraiser Next Year, 8 Ways to Get Started

Selfish Giving

It’s kind of like Thanksgiving with candy instead of turkey. What’s stopping you from collecting money like UNICEF? Of course, you could just raise money for UNICEF. You’ll raise more money. Singing statues at Halloween Town! Click to watch.

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Fundraising Success You Can't Buy

Nonprofit Consultant Blog

Swift electronic responses urged Hazard to give the money to charity - the local food bank, since the act of kindness began in a grocery store. And commenters say they are reading - and giving - from Iran, Israel, Spain, Portugal, Turkey, the Czech Republic, Australia, Hungary, Sri Lanka and beyond. So, yes, it is quite possible to raise large amounts of money using social networking sites.

How You Can Be a Part of Halloween Town

Selfish Giving

But we’re always brainstorming on how we can raise more money from Halloween Town. We’ve taken the enlightened path of working with other nonprofits to raise money. It’s not money we would have been able to raise without each other. Interested in really talking turkey? Like Jack Skellington my cause marketing team lives in Halloween Town twelve months a year.