10 Fundraising Ideas to Help People with Disabilities

10 Fundraising Ideas to Help People with Disabilities

by Lisa Wells


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Wheel:Life publications center on sharing resources and support for people who use wheelchairs. In this book, you'll review 10 brainstorming ideas for different types of fundraiser events to benefit an individual with a disability who needs assistance for medical equipment, physical rehabilitation, adaptive sports equipment or daily medical needs.
Throughout the book, Lisa Wells shares real-life examples and success stories from her interactions with disability advocates, non-profit supporters and Wheel:Life members throughout a healthcare marketing career that spans more than 20 years on three continents.

10 Fundraising Ideas to Help People with Disabilities features interviews from:
• Paralympian and UroMed founder Bert Burns on how he raised support to begin his career in wheelchair racing
• Project Walk Atlanta participant Leslie Ostrander on how she raised money for additional rehab
• The founders of 100 Songs for Kids on their annual music event to benefit children's medical charities
• Rolling Inspiration creator Chris Salas on how he lined up sponsors for his SCI peer support group and power soccer team
• The creators of Hunter's Torch Daylily Garden, a fundraising resource for a child with special needs.
• The Independence Fund - a little known source of financial support for disabled US veterans.

If you have a disability, and a facing a financial challenge, you can request a free copy of this book at: [wheel-life.org/free-book-series]

More than 20,000 wheelchair users from 94 countries took part in Wheel:Life resources in 2013.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781500875787
Publisher: CreateSpace Publishing
Publication date: 01/11/2014
Pages: 126
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.33(d)

About the Author

Lisa Wells is a veteran of online marketing and e-commerce, with nearly 20 years of experience in public relations, marketing communications and web-based product management at medical device, medical supply and health technology companies including 3M Healthcare Information Services, Ceridian, DrTango Hispanic Marketing Services, UroMed and SIGVARIS - a global medical device manufacturer.

As a consultant, she has advised on the development of numerous online marketing programs and strategic marketing plans for HME providers and medical device companies worldwide. Frequently published as a subject-matter-expert in Marketing, Wells was also ranked the #1 speaker for two consecutive years after presenting at the 2010 & 2011 HME News Business Summits.

In addition to nearly 20 years of professional experience, Wells also has an undergraduate degree in Mass Communications [with a Business concentration] from Samford University, advanced technical training in HTML/web design, and is currently completing a Masters degree in Integrated Marketing Communications [digital marketing] from West Virginia University.

Contact Lisas at www.getsocialconsulting.com.

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