Laura Bilsborrow

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15 Online Nonprofit Tools for 2021 and Beyond

Whether you’ve just started your own nonprofit or have been working for a while for an existing organization, leveraging the right technology tools at the right time can mean a world of difference in terms of attracting the support you need without running yourself into the… Read More

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

9 Pleasanton CA Restaurants Donating Part of Sales to Educational Foundation – Press Release

The community is invited to order between October 9 and 17 to support both kids’ education and local restaurants PLEASANTON, CA: How’s this sound: taking an entire week off of cooking, enjoying delicious restaurant meals, and strengthening the community… 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

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” Event Raised Over $40K for Local Food Banks June 2nd – Press Release

Over 20,000 Americans nationwide ordered takeout in support of local restaurants and families in need   Something beautiful happened on June 2nd.   Despite COVID-19 and evening curfews in many cities, the GroupRaise “Takeout for Good” fundraiser was still… 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

GroupRaise Rolls Out Takeout Tuesday For Families in Need and Local Restaurants – Press Release

Americans nationwide called on to order takeout on June 2nd to support local restaurants and combat hunger in the U.S.   Image by GroupRaise   HOUSTON: Mark your calendar and ditch the kitchen while giving back to not one but two worthy causes as part… 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