Case Study: CA-3 Matching Donation Blitz

Raising for: Candidates Date: July 26th, 2021 Time: 1 hr/committee member Total raised: $4,278 — $2,000 match opportunity generated $2,278 in small-dollar donations Our formidable Sister District CA-3 leaders Kelly Wilkerson, Meghan Miller, Amy Seropian and Kari Peterson created an incredible matching donation fundraiser for VA House of Delegate Nancy Guy. For their “Match Monday” […]

Case Study: Sister District Portland Eastside Hosting a Zoom Friendraiser

By Robin Johnson, Sister District Portland Eastside leader The idea was quite simple – – get my friends on a Zoom call to connect, learn about our two candidates in North Carolina Frances Jackson and Brian Farkas, ask my friends to donate using the team’s ActBlue links, and provide some kind of easy activity/entertainment to […]

Case Study: Sister District Hartford County

Raising for: Jonathan Kassa Date: Wednesday, May 13, 2020 Time: 5:00 – 6:00 pm Attendees: 12 Total raised: $500 What were your steps to put the party together? Sent out Evite invitation to gauge number of participants, included links to ActBlue and Bingo game and attached Kassa’s dossier. Set up Zoom call for respondents and […]

Case Study: Sister District Portland Eastside Yoga

By Merry Ann Moore, HQL Sister District Portland Eastside Overview After hearing popular yoga instructor Audra Carmine opine during classes on her concerns with what our politics are doing to our society, I approached her about the work I’m doing with Sister District Project Portland Eastside. She mentioned that her studio was interested in supporting […]

Case Study: Sister District CA Peninsula

Raising for: Sharon Hirsch Date: 5/6/20 Time: 7-8pm Attendees: 48 Total raised: $10,900 ($5,900 to candidate + $5,000 matching funds to Sister District) What were your steps to put the party together? The idea: Candidate Interview as a KickOff fundraiser Find a person to interview the candidate who is known to the members and is […]

Case Study: Sister District SF

Raising for: Felicia French and Coral Evans Date: Wednesday, April 29, 2020 Time: 5-6 PM Attendees: 26, including host and two Fundraising Committee Members Total raised: $3,570 with 27 donors What were your steps to put the party together? Confirm candidate availability for party date/time Request ActBlue link for inclusion in invitation Set date, create […]

Case Study: Sister District Coastal Los Angeles

Raising for: Doug Ervin, Judy Schweibert Date: Saturday, May 16, 2020 Time: 5:30-6:30pm Attendees: 28 Total raised: $2,800 What were your steps to put the party together? Followed your amazing Virtual Trivia Kit step by step… it was incredibly helpful and detailed. I definitely would not have been able to figure out how to configure […]

Case Study: Sister District Puget Sound 2019

Overview Sister District Puget Sound raised $30,128.28 for candidates in 2019, an increase of 146% from their 2018 fundraising total. How did they do it? A big part of the answer is that the leaders focused on building a coalition of progressive groups as a force multiplier for fundraising and voter contact support for their […]

Case Study: Ice Cream Social Friendraiser Scoops Big Dollars

Kris Gates, HQL Sister District Portland Eastside When I got involved with the Portland Eastside chapter of Sister District, I knew that holding my first-ever political fundraiser was going to push me out of my comfort zone. Fortunately, since the 2016 election, I had been sending out a weekly email to a group of politically-minded […]