FUNdraising: Outside the Box with Karen & Joe

Join American Cancer Society Volunteers Joe Gillette and Karen Woldahl for a new project called Fundraising Outside The Box, a series of fundraising masterclasses available for all types of communities, events and activities.

March 18, 2021
Episode 1: Multi-team Sweepstakes Fundraiser
Karen & Joe welcome special guest, Shelley Sprouffske, to talk about a fundraiser they did in January 2021. Several teams across the country pooled together for the Saturday Night at the Super Bowl Sweepstakes

May 20, 2021
Episode 2: Fundraising with Auctions
Karen & Joe talk with volunteer & fundraiser, Lindsay Groth of the Michigan Softball Academy – talking about all things fundraising auctions.

August 26, 2021
Episode 3: Back to the Basics with Hall of Fame Members
Karen & Joe are joined by Relay For Life Hall of Fame Members: Reuel Johnson, Phylecia Wilson, Jeff Ross & Laura McCormick. They’ll share how they were so successful in fundraising, how to make fundraising and participating fit in any community and what you can focus on to be a better advocate for American Cancer Society!

September 19, 2021
Episode 4: Fund the Breakthroughs Challenge with ACS research team
Karen & Joe are joined by American Cancer Society’s Senior Scientific Director, Dr. Lynne Elmore to talk about how the funds raised during the October Fund the Breakthroughs Challenge will be used.

October 7, 2021
Episode 5: Wheel of Chance Games on Facebook
Karen & Joe are joined by Making Strides Against Breast Cancer fundraiser, Jennifer Kanavan. Jenn hosts an amazing fundraiser where people enter to win a prize and she announces the winners on Facebook!
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