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Calgary Handibus Association

DATE: October 4, 2000. Volume 3, Issue 18

WHO IS SHE? Cheryl Monar, Fund Development & Public Relations Director

WHAT ARE THEY? The Calgary Handibus Association which manges a fleet of 131 specially equipped vans for the physically disabled, and providing in excess of 500 000 trips a year.

HOW MANY YEARS WITH BIG ONLINE? Two

HOW MUCH DID THEY RAISE DIRECTLY FROM BIG? $20,000

HOW MANY LETTERS DID THEY SEND? Ten for every grant received.

FAVOURITE FEATURES OF BIGONLINE:
1.) New leads who support the disability community in particular or social services in general, also businesses operating in Alberta with head offices elsewhere.
2.) Constant updating of directors and officers of companies

ADVICE TO ORGANIZATIONS NEW TO FUNDRAISING: Research is extremely important to keep you current with trends and contact people. BIG helps with all of this.


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