Connecting to the Cause: The Dallas Bike MS 2018

Missy recently had the opportunity to share her experience as a supporter and participant of the Bike MS 150, supporting the National Multiple Sclerosis Society, with www.FWD501c.com. Notably, how the experience changed her opinion on the impact special athletic fundraisers have on serving a nonprofit organization’s cause and intended donor population. Read an excerpt below, and click through for the full article!

As a professional fundraiser and seasoned consultant, I am generally skeptical of the impact special athletic fundraisers have on serving a nonprofit organization’s cause and intended donor population. I’ve attended and even managed several charitable sporting events and am so often struck with the participants ambivalence to the cause they are supporting. Most of us are in it to stroke our athletic prowess and ego with little care for the cause. Additionally, all too often the charity is not walking away with a healthy event bottom line or authentically new donor relationships.

I am writing this blog because the Dallas Bike MS 2018 in May proved a wonderful exception to my skeptical mindset. Read more…

 

MGA Attends Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

M. Gale & Associates was thrilled to attend the 2018 Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony on Thursday, January 11. The event honored John, Punk & Roy Carter, The Luskey Family, Adriano Moraes, and Gerald Sullivan. The Rick Smith “Spirit of Texas” Award was presented to Bruce Greene.

Congratulations to all of the 2018 inductees!

texas cowboy hall of fame 2018

texas cowboy hall of fame 2018

Rooted in GRACE new building expansion

Congratulations to our client GRACE as they kick off their new building expansion campaign, Rooted in GRACE!

On Thursday, Nov. 16, GRACE held a ground breaking ceremony for its new expanded facility, as part of its Rooted in GRACE campaign. M. Gale & Associates is proud to have provided support for this campaign and was excited to attend the ground breaking ceremony. We know there is much more fundraising success to come from this amazing organization!

Read more about the groundbreaking here