NLN23: Fundraising using Volunteer Passion & Creativity with Jessica Stavros

IMG_5645In this podcast, we talk with Jessica Stavros, director of the Culbertson Mansion and advisor to the Friends of Culbertson Mansion. We discuss topics relating to the successful fundraising efforts they have had using volunteers, recently reaching the $1 million mark with their annual haunted house event.

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The key points covered in this podcast discussion are:

  • The Million Dollar Haunted House (Persistence is the Key)
  • Volunteer Involvement, Passion & Innovation – Essential in Event Fundraising
  • Recruiting Younger Volunteers: Let Them Be Creative
  • Don’t Underestimate the Importance of Volunteer Orientation
  • Don’t be Afraid to Ask for a Big Commitment
  • Maintaining Momentum by Managing Expectations (in it for the long haul)
  • Closing Words – Collaboration Is One of the Most Important Things Any Nonprofit Can Do

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