Giving Tuesday – 2022

Giving Tuesday is fast approaching!  Each year, this day of giving is held on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and marks the beginning of the holiday fundraising season.  Giving Tuesday can…

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Elaine Motta

Hi, I’m Elaine!  I’ve been a NEADS client for over a decade and I recently applied for my 2nd Service Dog through the organization.  In 1993, I was diagnosed with…

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Karen Landy

Assistance Dog Tamari is about to turn 10!  Tamari and I were matched back in 2014 and she has been my colleague and companion ever since.

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Fall Fundraising

Fall has arrived!  This is a fantastic time of year to tap into the seasonal spirit and hold some unique fundraising events. Pumpkin carving contest– This type of event is…

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Sarah Best

Hi! My name is Sarah. I was matched with my NEADS Service Dog, Edison in 2016. Having him has been life-changing for me. Now, 6 years later, I am fundraising…

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Fundraising at School

School is in session again which means it’s a perfect time for Assistance Dog for the Classroom clients to fundraise for NEADS. As Assistance Dog clients you’re in a unique…

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Fundraising Teams

Build a team Fundraising doesn’t have to be something that you do alone.  Many clients elicit help and end up building their own fundraising teams.  Everyone in your life has…

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July 4th Celebrations

As a reminder to our clients, the Fourth of July brings a weekend full of celebration, parties, parades, and firework displays. Although fireworks are lovely to see in person, please do…

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The Importance of Updates

Adding updates to your fundraising page is a crucial part of your fundraising campaign.  It’s an easy and effective way to keep your fundraising page fresh.   Why update? There…

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The Power of a Story – part II

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In the last edition we talked about the power of storytelling.  In this month’s newsletter we’ll cover the mechanics of using storytelling to create a better fundraising page. “The social…

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Melissa Feinberg

I AM ALIVE!!!!  My diagnosis – a Brain Aneurysm Hemorrhage – is fatal and usually people with my diagnosis do not survive. It usually kills instantly.

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The Power of a Story – Part I

In this edition of the newsletter, we’re going to begin a journey into the world of storytelling.  Fundraising revolves around the telling of stories that stir emotional responses in people,…

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Christopher Cotreau

My name is Christopher Cotreau and I am a quadriplegic who has been in a wheelchair since 1992. I am a instructional aide at a middle school and huge local…

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