Christie Madsen – Director of National Event & Brand Campaigns, Make-A-Wish Foundation

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We are thrilled to announce the latest peer-to-peer fundraising professional in our PTP Spotlight series: Christie Madsen, Director of National Event & Brand Campaigns, Make-A-Wish Foundation.

Learn more about why Christie loves the fast pace and quick impact of peer-to-peer fundraising as well as get some insight into Make-A-Wish's investment in their Walk For Wishes and Kids For Wish Kids efforts.

Cisco Employees Paddle to Fight Cancer


This post was written by guest blogger Barbara Chu, Managing Director of Cisco Hong Kong and Macau

Vigilant Global Employees Went Above & Beyond in Ride to Conquer Cancer


The weekend of July 5th and 6th proved to be an intense and challenging two days for the riders that partook in the annual Enbridge Ride to Conquer Cancer. Among the 1468 participants, twenty employees and friends of the Montreal-based firm Vigilant Global took to their bicycles under the banner of Vigi4Cure. Some of the team were taking part in the Ride for the first time, and others were seasoned riders participating for the third year running.

FNS & Feed the Children Team Up Through Summer Food & Education Program

Ensuring kids who need nutrition in the summer get it.

As one of the largest international charities based in the United States, Feed the Children's mission is to provide hope and resources for those without life's essentials. Everything Feed the Children does in the U.S., or in the 18 countries they serve around the world is mindful of their vision that no child or family goes to bed hungry.

SAP and the Sharks Foundation Participate in Campaign for Women & Children’s Center

SAP and the Sharks Foundation are participating in a $25 million fundraising effort to support the future of healthcare for women and children in Silicon Valley.

SAP, the Sharks Foundation, the Rademakers Family, and FIRST 5 Santa Clara County have committed $5.75 million in seed funding to create a Women and Children’s Center (WCC) at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center (SCVMC).

A $750,000 gift from SAP and the Sharks Foundation will sponsor the Pediatric Unit, located on the fifth floor of the WCC.

Guest Post: Should Nonprofits Take Donations in Bitcoin? Maybe


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Recently on CauseTalk Radio, Megan and I talk to Mark Feldman, Founder & Managing Director of Boston-based Cause Consulting, about the potential hazards and potholes of employee engagement.

How Are Nonprofits Responding to Rising Expectations of Corporate and Individual Donors?

By Lynne D. Filderman and Steve Greenhalgh

Having just released the latest research on employee engagement and corporate–nonprofit partnerships, we’ve been reflecting on how corporate giving and workplace giving, both time honored traditions, are changing.

Todd Setter - National Director, Run/Walk Series, Colon Cancer Alliance

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Congratulations to Todd Setter, National Director, Run/Walk Series (Colon Cancer Alliance), the latest peer-to-peer fundraiser in our PTP Spotlight series.

Read more about how Todd convinced a bunch of friends to dress up like Santa & Miss Claus -- an effort that eventually led to a national Undy Run/Walk series that raised more than $1.3 million in 2013. 


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