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    Hi everyone,  It has been very heartening to see the AFP family come together in this Open Forum to support each other, both professionally and emotionally, as we deal with the COVID-19 crisis. The knowledge and advice that we've seen provided has really ...

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    Hi friends -  I wanted to let you know that we're doing a webinar (free, 1.0 CFRE credits) on Tuesday at Noon ET , focused on what planned and major giving teams can do to thrive on Giving Tuesday.  We'll take a specific look at how the ...

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    So let's ask the basic question - what is your board doing to reach out to their constituents? Have you prepared them material to put on their social media platforms or given them (or invited them) to go for "tables" to fill? You might ask the same of ...

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    Hello Jennifer,  I would be interested in helping you. You can reach me directly at thaenn@lwr.org . Thanks for the opportunity! ------------------------------ Theresa Haenn MBA, CFRE (610)517-1681 ------------------------------

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    Per filing, not per person. This could change and increase based on some proposals Sent from my Verizon, Samsung Galaxy smartphone Get Outlook for Android

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    We have held several virtual events, so far all free, including programmatic virtual tours "learn about us" and a small fundraiser. We've kept each event to an hour or less - our fundraiser was 30 minutes of a virtual lobby and 35 minutes of programming. ...

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May 1, 2020 - Please Be Sure To Read Our Latest Notice - AFP Open Forum Guidelines For Posts Regarding External Events, Discussions And Materials

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