Adoption Fundraising Ideas For A Child

posted on March 25, 2020

One of our favorite things to do is to share stories from our partners. And, in this article, we have the chance to tell you about Julie Dochow. What makes Julie’s story great is that she wasn’t seeking to adopt a child when she traveled to China last year. However, something happened, and soon she […]

How to Motivate Volunteers: 3 Can’t-Miss Ways

posted on February 20, 2020

One of the leading challenges for many community groups and small nonprofits, aside from fundraising ideas, is how to motivate volunteers. The reality is that people get on board and agree to give their time. And, they do it because they have the best intentions, but sometimes things get in the way. Still, many nonprofits […]

How to Raise Money for a Cause When It’s Hard

posted on January 16, 2020

Learning how to raise money for a cause is not easy. Many people start nonprofits and think that because they have a good cause, the money will follow. But that’s usually not the case. With more than 1.5 million nonprofits in the U.S., there are plenty of excellent missions. However, one of the toughest things […]

YOU MATTER: A 2020 Reminder

posted on December 12, 2019

As we enter another year, during this holiday season, the team at Shoes With Heart wants to follow the path of our CEO. Wayne Elsey has an expression that he always uses: YOU MATTER. It’s an important message and something that during the holiday season, our team wants to spread. As many people know, the […]

4 Amazing P2P Campaigns for Your School Fundraiser [Guest Post]

posted on November 14, 2019

When planning a fundraiser for your school, creativity is key. You want to choose a fundraiser that can raise a lot of funds for your school’s programs, classes, etc. But you also want to choose one that will engage students and get them excited to participate. Leveraging a peer-to-peer (P2P) fundraising campaign is an excellent […]

Sixth Mass Extinction Event: Why It Matters to You

posted on October 30, 2019

If you’ve kept up with the news, then you know there’s been a lot of discussion about combating climate change. Unfortunately, we also find ourselves facing the sixth mass extinction event in the history of the world. And, as animals and insects die, we face the fact that we each have to do more. While […]

Cheerleading Fundraisers That Actually Raise Money

posted on October 16, 2019

Have you wondered what some of the best cheerleading fundraisers are out there? Well, the Forest Hills cheerleading team discovered that it’s a shoe drive fundraiser. Kristen Turner was the coordinator for the fundraiser. She was searching for fundraising ideas for cheerleaders on Google. And, then she came across an article that listed several kinds […]

Board of Directors: Is Your CEO Tanking Your Group?

posted on October 2, 2019

Board of directors for nonprofit organizations have a responsibility to their charity. But, sometimes, leaders think their priority is the CEO. Yet, this not the case. There are several core obligations for nonprofit boards, which include the following: Duty of Care: What this means is that board leaders have to take part in the nonprofit […]

Mission Trip Fundraising for Travel to Uganda

posted on September 18, 2019

Photo courtesy of Danielle Jackson Photography So, this is a follow-up to a great mission trip fundraising story. Recently, we wrote an article about a favorite partner, Danielle Jackson. And, if you were to speak to Danielle, you would not only connect with an excellent photographer. But, you would talk to someone full of life […]

Therapy Dog Fundraising: A Girl’s Story

posted on September 4, 2019

We love sharing our partner stories with you. And, today we have the chance to share one about Emily. Emily seeks to make an impact on the world because she cares about her community. She’s also someone who understands that, yes, one person can make a difference. With the support of her family, Emily decided […]