Cultivating a Donor with Sister District Eugene

By Bonnie Henderson Sister District Eugene  Fall 2021 Raising For: Virginia House of Delegates Candidates, Lashrecse Aird and Joshua Cole CULTIVATING DONORS: THE COLD CALL After our group’s in-person trivia nights got shut down by covid, after no one in our group stepped forward to organize an online auction, we at SDP Eugene decided our […]

Old-Timey Jam Friendraiser with Sister District Puget Sound

by Sister District Puget Sound leader Barb Elliott I’m a district captain for the Puget Sound chapter, but my alter ego plays old-timey guitar. I have a load of friends I play with, most of them at campouts in the summer. My husband, Paul, and I decided to host an old-timey jam/friendraiser with our friends, […]

Candidate Appearance Fundraiser with Sister District Madison

Raising for: Robyn Vining Date: Sunday, May 3, 2020 Time: 2-3pm Attendees: approx. 25 Total raised: $4,546 ($2,323 for candidate + $2,223 matching funds for Sister District) What were your steps to put the party together? In early 2020, Neal suggested we secure Rita as a guest speaker. In February, the District Captains decided on […]

Fundraising Donation Menu

This donation menu is designed to help you set goals for fundraising projects and make effective “asks” that illustrate for your donors how their money might be used to actually help your candidates win. We encourage you to present contribution opportunities at different financial levels that relate to specific costs of running effective campaigns. Important […]

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 […]

Newsletter Example Library

Newsletter Example Library Regular, compelling newsletters help keep volunteers engaged and make it more likely that, if asked, they’ll attend or host an event, spread the word, or donate to your candidates. Each team’s Editor is responsible for newsletter and email communications. For inspiration, and to help inform your own newsletter game, have a look […]