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Canada's Captain Cochrane

Written By: Cam Tait
January 17, 2005

Tom Cochrane organizaes the Canada for Asia fundraising program, to benefit tsunami victims.

Focusing on the obvious

Written By: Cam Tait
September 13, 2004

A profile of Rachel Moffatt and her participation in the Weekend to End Breast Cancer.

Laughter: The best medicine

Written By: Cam Tait
February 16, 2004

Comedian Andrew Grosse organizes comedy nights to raise money for cancer research.

Elly enjoys effort

Written By: Cam Tait
July 21, 2003

A profile of Elly Tose and her music festival volunteer work.

Purring across the country

Written By: Cam Tait
June 16, 2003

A profile of Deborah Landry and her Dare to Dream motorcycle trek across Canada to raise funds for ovarian cancer research.

Whizzing through the driven snow for a cause

Written By: Cam Tait
February 17, 2003

How Carol Tulik organized the event Prairie Women on Snowmobiles to raise money for breast cancer research.

The Greatest shows he's still got it

Written By: Cam Tait
October 21, 2002

How Mohammad Ali helped raise funds for the Parkinson's Society by attending a baseball game at the SkyDome.

The driving force behind golf tourney success

Written By: Cam Tait
July 29, 2002

Garry Meyer, chair of volunteers for the Wayne Gretzky and Friends Golf Tournament, offers his suggestions for a successful event.

Multi-Day Events: Not Just a Walk in the Park

Written By: Nicole Zummach
October 9, 2001

While walks, runs and other day-long fundraisers are popular, multi-day events go further to develop donor relationships. This article explains why.

Let's not overlook the value of friend-raising events

Written By: Cam Tait
June 18, 2001

Why event ticket giveaways are a good idea.

Canadian International Marathon helping fight cancer, leukemia, multiple sclerosis, and diabetes

Written By: Canadian FundRaiser
April 9, 2001

Toronto streets were rife with runners last October, as a qualified Canadian International Marathon drew thousands of competitors from all over the world to race on behalf of the Princess Margaret Hospital Foundation. The event added about $250,000 to the cause of research into breast and prostate cancer

Keeping track of what really happened

Written By: Pat Kahnert
January 17, 2001

Event organizers need to do a better job at measuring and reporting the results of programs to their business sponsors.

A lesson in delivering hope and realizing dreams

Written By: Cam Tait
September 18, 2000

The Terry Fox Run celebrates 20 years.

Labour Day telethon inspires special back-to-school memories

Written By: Cam Tait
September 5, 2000

A muscular dystrophy telethon brings back memories of a personal encounter with the disease.

Think about going the extra mile at your next golf tournament

Written By: Cam Tait
June 5, 2000

How prize winners at charity golf tournaments can go the extra mile and give back even more to their community.

Effective team building can be just a wrung away

Written By: Cam Tait
May 29, 2000

A creative example of how to get business sponsorships when raising money through a marathon.

Dedication and a ladder help Sally Ann over the wall

Written By: Cam Tait
May 23, 2000

How Bruce Bowie and Nick Lees raised $95,000 for the Salvation Army by carrying a business-sponsored ladder in the Ottawa Marathon.

Fundraisers need to consider which meal will appeal?

Written By: Cam Tait
March 27, 2000

When it comes to running a successful fundraising breakfast, lunch, or dinner, timing is everything.

Book Review: Marketing Your Event Planning Business

Written By: CharityVillage
January 1, 2000

A mini book review of Marketing Your Event Planning Business, by Judy Allen

A mini book review of Event Planning Ethics and Etiquette, by Judy Allen

Written By: CharityVillage
January 1, 2000

Book Review: Event Planning Ethics and Etiquette