fundraiser


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fund·rais·er

 (fŭnd′rā′zər)
n.
1. One, such as a person or an organization, that raises funds.
2. A social function or activity, such as a raffle or musical concert, held for raising funds.

fundraiser

(ˈfʌndˌreɪzə)
n
1. a person who raises money for a cause
2. an event held to raise money for a cause
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fundraiser - someone who solicits financial contributionsfundraiser - someone who solicits financial contributions
canvasser, solicitor - a petitioner who solicits contributions or trade or votes
2.fundraiser - a social function that is held for the purpose of raising money
social function, social occasion, occasion, affair, function - a vaguely specified social event; "the party was quite an affair"; "an occasion arranged to honor the president"; "a seemingly endless round of social functions"
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Fundraiser Vilma Dyson said: "St John Ambulance is a worthy cause, but it's often ignored.
When hundreds of people take their first steps in the ``Walk With Me'' fundraiser for the Easter Seals this Sunday, a Canoga Park man will be leading them in his wheelchair.
My goal by year four or five, is to have 1,000 teams doing the fundraiser and averaging a contribution of $1,000," says Monahan.
Supreme Court must decide if the constitutional right to free speech prohibits a state from bringing fraud charges against a professional, charity fundraiser for telling potential donors that monies raised are used for charitable practices when in fact, over 90% of funds are kept by the fundraising company.
ONE YEAR AFTER UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY EX-PRESIDENT Charles Wethington lassoed a $265,000/year salary as the school's chief fundraiser, it became apparent that expenses had ratcheted the cost of his fundraising efforts to $400,000 annually.
FastTrack Fundraising provides a variety of unique, turn-key fundraisers including the popular discount card fundraiser, online fundraisers, and healthy alternatives to chocolate bars.
Trump will attend a fundraiser on the evening of Aug.
com)-- Shuman Chrysler Dodge Jeep Ram, a proud participant of Dodge's Booster Club Fundraiser program, helped raise $5,000 for Walled Lake Western High School's football booster club on August 11, 2012.
President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama headed to New York City this evening for a celebrity fundraiser at Sarah Jessica Parker and Matthew Broderick's West Village townhouse.
The money was presented to Valerie Ackroyd (fifth from right), of Leukaemia Research's Honley branch, by Emley Fundraiser Marie Gill (fourth from right).
On Sunday, the center will host Breakfast with the Gibbons, an annual fundraiser that will include a talk by Mootnick.