Posts Tagged ‘2012’

A recent report from the Office of the Attorney General, “Where Have all the Dollars Gone (2012)?” states that third party fundraisers are getting a much larger piece of the pie than the nonprofits those dollars are being raised for. To be precise, the report says “…over the past two years Vermonters donated $6,052,835 to charities through paid fundraisers. Of this donation total, paid fundraisers retained $4,156,112, while the charities…

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2012 Phonathon Coincides with #GivingTuesday This is a fun and engaging annual event in which volunteers call COTS supporters to thank them for their past donations and ask them to consider a gift again this holiday season.  And it also happens to coincide perfectly with #GivingTuesday. Everyone loves a great deal, which is why shopping extravaganzas like Black Friday and  Cyber Monday generate so much revenue, so why not help…

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On the weekend of September 20–23, 2012, Lenny’s Shoe & Apparel held their second annual Charity Sock Sale.  And we are so thankful for the generous donation of socks!  Besides setting aside an extra pair of socks for donation to local homeless shelters during the sock sale, Lenny’s also made monetary donations for each pair sold. When all was said and done, we had 4 large boxes of Darn Tough…

Categories: COTS Shelters, Events, Homelessness
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