Our series provides nonprofit staff, volunteers, and event leaders with cutting-edge insights and proven best practices to improve fundraising results.
Each episode features a special guest from all sectors and backgrounds of the nonprofit industry--including charity auctioneers, attorneys, development directors, marketers, and many more--who share their unique perspectives and lessons learned.
Events With Benefits is hosted by three longtime event fundraising professionals and friends: Danny Hooper, benefit auctioneer at Danny Hooper Productions; Ian Lauth, VP of Marketing at Winspire; and Renee Zau, Co-founder & CEO of DonationMatch.
Today's special guest is Teresa Stivers, CEO at Walden Family Services. Stivers shares details on their annual gala, how she measures impact and effectiveness, and hard-earned lessons learned. Topics include:
- How a high-profile event increases branding and awareness
- Event volunteer roles and responsibilities
- Tips to secure event sponsorships and underwriters
- Different revenue streams at the annual fundraiser
- Auction item ideas
For more information on Walden Family Services, a nationally-recognized foster care, adoption, and youth services agency, visit www.waldenfamily.org