I remember walking door-to-door on my own as a kid selling items to raise money for different organizations. I canvased the neighborhood, knocking on every door I could to raise money. When my son did door-to-door fundraising, either I was with him or ...

 

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Is Door-to-Door Fundraising Dead?

ring itI remember walking door-to-door on my own as a kid selling items to raise money for different organizations. I canvased the neighborhood, knocking on every door I could to raise money.

When my son did door-to-door fundraising, either I was with him or he went out with a friend. This was to make sure he was safe while he was interacting with people...

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Free Mobile App to Promote Your Charity Walk

charity walk smartphone appHave you been searching for a way to promote and coordinate your charity walks using mobile technology only to find the options were expensive or lacking in quality? This week, I discovered a free smartphone app creator that can be used to create professional looking apps in support of your events.

richmond arthritis walk appI have started experimenting with Yapp Events. You...

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How to Make Charity Walks Fun

“Fun” might not be the first word that comes to mind when you think about walking 5K or more in a charity walk, but participants of these events can and should be having a great time while they walk. If you are planning a charity walk, consider these seven ideas to make your charity walk more fun.

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  1. Keep it festiveSome of the...

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Put a Little Jingle In Your Step

In the midst of the cold, drab days of winter is a festive event that is filled with joy, fun and jingle bells. The event takes place in a number of locations across the U.S. and everyone is welcome to participate. Welcome to the Arthritis Foundation’s Jingle Bell Run/Walk!

Would you like to tie on some jingle bells and join more than 100,000...

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How to Get Ready for that Charity Walk

Things to think about before you put on those walking shoes and while you are walking

We hear and read a lot about how to prepare for a charity run. It’s even been the subject of a number of films – such as Simon Pegg’s “Run, Fat Boy, Run”. However, if you are doing a charity walk, it’s just as important to be prepared. This simple...

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