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 […]

Animal Rescue Raises Money In a Whole New Way

posted on August 21, 2019

Over three years, one small animal rescue raised nearly $4,000. And, it’s not involved asking anyone for money or to sell merchandise. What’s made it even better is that Dog Gone Rescue is in a rural area. So, it goes to show that location doesn’t matter. If you have a great cause, you can raise […]

Back to School: Clarke School for Hearing and Speech

posted on August 7, 2019

Back to school time can be lots of fun, but it can also be stressful. Not only is it a new routine for the kids, but parents know they’ll have demands on their time—and money. Each year, there are always new back to school outfits to get. Of course, it’s also essential to make sure that the kids […]