Power Sessions (continued)

Starts: 3:00 pm | Ends: 3:50 pm

When HOPE Is Not Enough: A Cautionary Tale That Not All Things P2P Turn Into Gold

Richard Rumsey, Partner of Ruth & Richardson, will share an in-depth look at how Project HOPE jumped into the peer-to-peer landscape with the best of intentions and great partners, but somehow still missed the mark.

Fundraising With a Passion:  The Beauty of Designing the Right Fundraising Plan Is in the Story

In this session, L. Robert Bolling, CEO of ChildSavers, will describe how mission drives a comprehensive campaign.

Here’s are the key takeaways:

  • The importance and value of knowing and living your mission
  • Relationships are 90 percent of the gift
  • The power of a good story is unmatched

Challenged by Challenge Events?

Whether they go over an edge, take a plunge run an obstacle course or ride 100 miles, participants can sometimes be more motivated by the physical feat than fundraising. Nicole Preston, President & CEO, Special Olympics DC, will share how Special Olympics DC increased revenue on the Polar Plunge event 60 percent year over year. In this power session, we’ll learn how to give registrants the staying power to raise more money and explore these aspects of managing challenge or endurance events:

  • Raising the bar: the fundraising minimum
  • Spreading the word: targeted marketing techniques
  • Location, location, location
  • The science of swag




November 12th - 13th, 2018
08:00 AM - 06:00 PM ET


WHYY Public Media Commons
150 N. 6th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19106

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