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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News from Client Services

I would like to share some news about the Client Services team. As a NEADS Client, you will continue to work with the same familiar faces, but some of their…

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The Power of a Story – part II

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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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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Accepted Clients February Update

From:  Katy Harrison Ostroff It is hard to believe that I am writing to you as we enter the 3rd year of this pandemic. As NEADS and the Service Dog industry…

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NEADS Matching Funds

NEADS is committed to helping each client reach their fundraising goal.  We employ many methods to make this happen, one of which is offering matching funds days solely to clients.…

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Getting out of a fundraising slump

Stuck in a fundraising rut?  Hit a dead end?  It’s perfectly normal for this to happen over the course of your fundraising campaign for NEADS.  If you’re feeling stuck, then…

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Accepted Clients December Update

from Katy Harrison Ostroff As we begin this holiday season and start to look toward the new year, I know many of you have questions as you wait for the…

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Important Information for Flying with a NEADS Service Dog

Heads up if you’re considering any travel that includes flying. Several NEADS clients have recently encountered difficulties at Logan Airport, specifically with JetBlue, and we want to be sure you have some important information before you fly.

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Giving Tuesday 2021

Giving Tuesday is fast approaching and it‘s shaping up to be even more successful than ever.  Each year, this day of giving is held on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving and…

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Halloween Fundraising

It’s that time of year again – the leaves are changing colors, there’s a slight chill in the air, and tiny ghosts and goblins are taking to the streets.  It’s…

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Talking about NEADS

As client fundraisers, you will sometimes encounter questions about NEADS and about our Service/Assistance Dog programs.  Clients often ask if they should attempt to answer these questions at all, or…

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QR Codes

As a client fundraiser, you spend a lot of time trying to direct people to your NEADS fundraising page.  A way to make this easier is by creating a QR…

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Explaining wait-time to donors

As client fundraisers, many of you have become very skilled at discussing NEADS with donors and encouraging them to donate.  At times, donors will question why you haven’t been matched…

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