doorknock

Related to doorknock: doorknocker, Door knob, Dornoch

doorknock

(ˈdɔːnɒk)
n
Austral a fund-raising campaign for charity conducted by seeking donations from door to door
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Minister of Trade and Industry Tarek Kabil met with a delegation from the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham), as part of preparations for the upcoming Doorknock Mission to Washington D.
Like in Mr Osborne's case, that doorknock can end with a handshake and a pledge of support at the ballot box.
5 Doorknock and letterbox your neighbourhood and let the community hear what is happening to our public hospitals, Medicare and Aged Care from the perspective of nurses and midwives.
Those tools include action steps for "Running a Doorknock Operation," in which advocates and candidates go door-to-door, a guide to increasing voter registration and information on being a successful citizen activist.
Perhaps influenced by the cable show "Gordon Elliott's Doorknock Dinners," KDNL-TV News Director Jeff Alan came up with a novel idea for May sweeps called "Bringing News Home.
Minister Yun extended appreciation to AMCHAM for its contribution to the efforts to step up ROK-US economic cooperation, including through the Doorknock campaign and others to send to main figures in the US administration and Congress messages regarding the mutual beneficial nature of the ROK-US FTA.
Apparently Lady Astor's top brass naval escort, an admiral, blushed the colour of his Red Duster when she canvassed a rather rough area of Plymouth in 1919 and had one doorknock answered by a girl who explained that her mother wasn't at home.
It took a team of 15 detectives from Scotland Yard's Operation Doorknock two years to piece together the evidence which led to Levene's conviction.
The Hunt for Britain's Paedophiles features Operation Doorknock, which led to members of a paedophile ring being sentenced at the Old Bailey earlier this week for offences stretching back some 20 years.
The new No Gasfields Lower Glenelg action group will take its worries to the Casterton meeting after preliminary results of a doorknock survey in the Dartmoor area found overwhelming opposition to fracking.
A small army of 35,000 temporary staff will be hired to track down and doorknock people who fail to fill out their form.