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Celebrating World Gratitude Day

Celebrating World Gratitude Day

What I’m grateful for and celebrate today on World Gratitude Day:

  • That you are a reader of my Fire Starters blog.
  • That I do work that inspires me every day.
  • That by teaching others the power of using stories to engage others, I hear heart-warming, heart-wrenching, mission moments, often.
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6 Unique & Compelling Story Ideas for Your Fall Fundraising Appeal

6 Unique & Compelling Story Ideas for Your Fall Fundraising Appeal

You already know sharing stories in your fall appeal is a “must do.”

But what story will you share?

Here are 6 recommendations for choosing a unique and compelling story.

These examples come from working watching organizations raise more money by sharing different types of stories during my 30+ years of helping nonprofit organizations raise $300 million from individual donors.

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