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Managing a Fundraiser
by Deane Brengle
A recent phone call from a Los Angeles Times reporter for some back ground information (yeah, I was kind of amazed too) got me thinking on this subject. But given the time of year it's relevant to think about and go over some of the issues involved.
Product fundraising always takes a hit in the media at this time of year. I don't know why but I always seem to hear Michelle Singletary's yearly rant about school fundraising.
I don't think she has touched on product fundraising in the workplace, so I going to chime up here before she can.
I think hitting on your co-workers with your children's fundraising products is OK! I even encourage it, provided you have thought long and hard about it because there are some definite "Dos & Don'ts".
Understand and Follow Your Workplace Rules
About the Author:
Deane Brengle is the editor of several free online publications that cover fundraising for small nonprofit groups. You can visit these publications and read more about fundraising in articles by him and other experts in the field at The Fund$Raiser Cyberzine, The Fundraising for Small Groups Newsletter, and Fundraising Booklets.
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