Laura Bilsborrow

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10 Socially Distant Fundraising Ideas to Connect Virtually

Fundraising isn’t just about raising money. It’s also about connecting with your community and spreading awareness of your cause–much easier said than done when fundraising during COVID-19. But, when well-equipped with some fun AND socially distant fundraising ideas, you can engage your supporters and get some… Read More

GroupRaise Testimonials – Fundraising in the Summer of COVID-19

Looking back on the summer of 2020, it’s inspiring to see the many fundraising groups across the country who rose to the challenge of raising money during a pandemic – and succeeded!   Nonprofit orgs, community clubs, sports teams, scouts, and more found… Read More

School Nonprofit Finds Fundraising Success Amid Pandemic

April 2020 – right at the start of the pandemic in the US – seems like the least likely time to find fundraising success, but thanks to a supportive community, generous local business partners, and stellar promotion efforts, the Bismarck Public Schools Foundation was able to raise $2,349… Read More

Find Your Top Virtual & Online Fundraising Ideas – Take the Quiz!

Put in a pinch due to the pandemic, all sorts of fundraising groups are now turning to virtual, social media, and online fundraising ideas rather than their usual in-person events.   Discover your top online fundraising ideas by taking the quick quiz below! After a few questions about your fundraising… Read More

Quotes from fundraising restaurants: Why do YOU give back?

Even in the middle of a pandemic – the worst crisis most restaurants have ever seen – thousands of restaurants across the country are still giving back to their communities through fundraisers. These fundraising restaurants are welcoming groups to order food on a particular day and… Read More

GroupRaise Takeout for Good – Press Toolkit

Contents Post-Event Press Release Pre-Event Media Alert Pre-Event Press Release Quotes Links About GroupRaise Restaurant Industry Stats Unemployment Stats Hunger Stats… Read More

Coronavirus Stories-High School and Restaurant Team Up in WA

The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic is hitting our communities hard. From restaurants closing left and right, to furloughed workers to nonprofits stranded without funding, the pandemic has affected everyone.   But amid all this bad news, you can still find coronavirus stories of people helping each… Read More

Smokey Bones Fundraising – BBQ & Funds for your Cause!

If you’re in need of raising dough for your school, team, college club, church or charity, why not host a fundraiser at the hottest restaurant in town? Smokey Bones is passionate about giving back to their local communities and they’re showing it by giving back 15-20% of sales to local… Read More

Arby’s Fundraising: How to Kick your Fundraising Up a Notch

If you’re looking to fundraise for your charity, school, or college club, some delicious sandwiches is just the ticket. Along with great flavors and a friendly environment, Arby’s prides itself on involvement in local communities. They actively look to help local schools, churches, non-profits, and other organizations within their community,… Read More

Your Guide to DiBella’s Fundraising

You’re already crazy about their delicious sub sandwiches. Cheesesteaks, Italian meatball sandwiches, who wouldn’t be in heaven? Because you’ve been such a loyal lover of DiBella’s, and because they love you right back, DiBella’s has decided to pay it forward by standing for your organization’s fundraising efforts! When your group… Read More