Posts Tagged ‘Money raising’

Texan Priest walks 34 miles in Pacific Regional Seminary fundraiser

Monday, September 25th, 2017
Pacific Regional Seminary

As part of a parish fundraiser, a priest in Texas, Father Brian Guerrini, recently walked 34 miles from Sacred Heart in Edinburg to the Queen of Peace Church in Harlingen. Guerrini began the walk at 5:30am and hoped to be in Harlingen by 4pm but he arrived a few hours earlier than that. The run/walk Read more

Fa’alavelave a huge burden for young Samoans living in NZ

Tuesday, September 27th, 2016

A survey has found that the practice of giving money when there is a family fa’alavelave is places huge burdens on young New Zealanders who are ethnic Samoans. Robyn Lesatale a University of Auckland Pacific studies student surveyed more than 400 Auckland Samoans about the practice. A fa’alavelave is roughly defined as “anything which interferes Read more

Call to crack down on ‘chuggers’- paid street fundraisers

Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

There’s a call for charities to stop putting people out on the street to collect money. Wellington city councillor Iona Pannett says “chuggers” profit from a form of mild harassment. Chuggers ie. charity muggers, are paid street fundraisers who approach passers-by to persuade them to donate money to the charitable cause he/she is promoting. Pannett Read more

Charities enter dragons’ den for funding

Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Last week saw the New Zealand debut of The Funding Network, which reverses the popular Dragons’ Den show format by inviting charities to take the stage and pitch for cash from audiences. Donors then decide who to support and how to follow their chosen charity’s progress. Founder Frederick Mulder agreed the style of the events Read more

Charity muggers’ offered free flights

Tuesday, July 8th, 2014

Fundraising firms recruiting foreigners to tout for donations on our streets and want job put on Immigration NZ’s skills-shortage list. Many of those annoying people hustling passers-by in city streets for charity donations are paid professionals from overseas – and more could be on the way. Read more Related Posts:Children’s charity calls for immediate action Read more