fund-raising effort


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Noun1.fund-raising effort - a campaign to raise money for some cause
crusade, campaign, cause, drive, effort, movement - a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end; "he supported populist campaigns"; "they worked in the cause of world peace"; "the team was ready for a drive toward the pennant"; "the movement to end slavery"; "contributed to the war effort"
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Their marathon 100-mile fund-raising effort was set to take them over 24 hours, with a big finish planned for Greenhead Park in Huddersfield.
On 03 May 2014, approximately 20 adults and 20 children will start cycling from Buitepos to Swakopmund as part of a fund-raising effort by Huis Maerua and Welwitschia schools.
Steven O'Brien, Leeds Building Society Birmingham branch manager, said: "We are delighted that we have been able to contribute to the overall fund-raising effort from the society, at the Birmingham branch, by accepting donations from members of the public for the Thomas and Friends zip pulls.
The huge fund-raising effort comes at a time when many pubs have closed and beer sales have plunged.
The fund-raising effort for bullied bus monitor Karen Huff Klein is now reaching the point the where the lines between altruism and shameless self-promotion may be blurring for the man behind the campaign.
However, fund-raising effort by TMF has not been smooth, a problem complicated further by the European-debt crisis.
A TWIN school project between a Welsh school and one in Kenya has received a grant after a mammoth fund-raising effort.
Stevenson's latest fund-raising effort, with Warrington Wolves coach Ben Povey and ex-prop forwards Gary Chambers and Mark Hilton, is to climb five major big peaks in the Lake District, Scafell Pike, Scafell, Great End, Helvellyn and Skiddaw within 24 hours.
Other clubs the former striker turned out for and stars who played alongside him in his career also assisted in the fund-raising effort.
PLANS are being made to repeat the Leger Legends race for ex-jockeys, which was part of a fund-raising effort for the Northern Racing College and Injured Jockeys' Fund on the opening day of the Ladbrokes St Leger festival at Doncaster in September.
Players Unions From MLB, NFL, NHL, NBA Join Clinton Bush Fund-Raising Effort for Haiti Earthquake Relief (http://bizofbaseball.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=4005:players-unions-from-mlb-nfl-nhl-nba-join-clinton-bush-fund-raising-effort-for-haiti-earthquake-relief&catid=30:mlb-news&Itemid=42)
Club president Clive Benfield said: "The fund-raising effort for the club has been outstanding and when you consider the current economic circumstances, it makes it doubly impressive."

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