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The eblast started by announcing “Save (our Organization)” then mentioned a matching fund challenge. That was good; matching funds work. But they work best when the appeal is also enticing. Save us sounds too much like, “We are so bad … Continue reading
Dear Ira Glass, Like millions of others, I’m a big fan. And like too many of those others, I’m embarrassed to admit that I don’t support This American Life. I listen to the podcast at the gym, and delight in … Continue reading
There’s a wonderful old story about a man and a woman, out for a Sunday driver. “Oh, look, ” says the woman, “there’s a Dairy Queen.” My husband and I endlessly live this story. For he, like the man n … Continue reading
The appeal was of the sky is falling variety. Government funding is down. We need you to replace those funds. Less people attended our gala; we need you to step up. Annual giving has tanked—be the solution to our problems. … Continue reading