#donorlove celebration: New Donor Love (Bungee) Heights from Edinburgh Dog & Cat Home

It’s the final #donorlove celebration ‘post’ (in partnership with the AH-MAZING Nikki Bell). We’ve been celebrating the delightful ways that fundraisers have been showing appreciation for supporters that go beyond their standard supporter journeys to not only share the love and give big fundraiser kudos, but to spread ideas amongst us to replicate in our own…

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#donorlove celebration: The College of Dentistry Know the Donor Love Drill

The 7th #donorlove celebration, in partnership with Nikki Bell comes from our #donorlove friend, Stacey Schewaga at the College of Dentistry, University of Saskatchewan. (Stacey surely gets extra points for pulling together a #donorlove rendezvous this past summer out on the prairies of Canada!) From Stacey’s submission it’s clear she has delighting supporters at the heart of…

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#donorlove celebration: Sue Ryder’s ‘Thank You Thursday’

The deadline for our #donorlove celebration has come and gone, but Nikki Bell and I are still working through some of the final submissions! This one comes via Nikki’s wonderful ex-boss’ new place of work, Sue Ryder. During Hospice Care Week 2018, the fundraising team at Thorpe Hall’s Sue Ryder Hospice decided to use this week not…

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#donorlove celebration: Tibet Relief Fund’s Non-Stop Thanking

The final week of the #donorlove celebration has come and gone and in true fundraising fashion we’ve got plenty of submissions squeaking in their entries with days to spare as they juggle supporters, #GivingTuesday and the day job. Mt deepest thanks to Nikki Bell for curating so many of these great examples! Today we celebrate Sam Butler and…

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#donorlove celebration: Farm Africa and Their Forward Thinking Thank Yous

Following on from our recent #donorlove celebration debut, today, Nikki Bell and I are celebrating Sarah Goddard and the team at her previous charity, Farm Africa. In light of this week’s #YouMadeItHappen campaign, we’ve seen the impact a good thank you can have with supporters, especially when you share the difference they’ve made. And that’s exactly…

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#donorlove celebration: Yorkshire Cancer Research (UK) & The £8k Marathon Runner

This is a first, in a hopefully many-part series, of the #donorlove celebration which is running until the end of November 2018 in collaboration with Nikki Bell! Today we celebrate Adrian Greenwood and the wonderful souls at Yorkshire Cancer Research who showed a little #donorlove and increased an event participant’s fundraising from £750 to £8,000.…

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Ms Rupt Now!

We’re talking about it. All of it. All things feminism and fundraising. Ms. Rupt Now is a community of women fundraisers who embrace diversity of thought, experience and opinion, disrupt the status quo, move philanthropy forward and lift each other up. This International Women’s Day, we are launching Ms. Rupt Now gatherings for women in…

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You do you.

Hi! How are you? Actually think about it for a minute. How are you doing? How are you feeling? And breathe… Here in the Great White North it’s mostly cold and dark, but today is cold and brilliantly sunny, and that’s what made me sit down and write to you. One thing I love about…

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Oregon Zoo Gratitude Report

Our objective was simple: Create a gratitude report filled with donor love, thanking donors for their incredible support Share a story that demonstrates donor impact—how donors make the Oregon Zoo’s world-class conservation research, animal exhibits and educational programs possible Help donors feel inspired by the crucial role the Oregon Zoo plays in the community, and…

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