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2013 Annual Report

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NOWCastSA 2013 Annual Report

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2013 Annual Report

  1. 1.   Your  community  media       600  Soledad,  6th  Floor   San  Antonio,  TX  78205   Phone:  210-­‐859-­‐2359  Fax:  210-­‐978-­‐5240   E m a i l :   n e w s @ n o w c a s t s a . o r g   W e b :   w w w . n o w c a s t s a . c o m  
  2. 2.   Table  of  Contents     Mission  Overview .......................................................................................... 1     Financial  Information   Revenue................................................................................................................................................ 2     Expenses  ..........................................................................................................................................2   Sustainability  and  Growth................................................................................................................3   Statement  of  Financial  Position  /  Balance  Sheet..............................................................................5   Statement  of  Activities  /  Profit  and  Loss  Statement ........................................................................6     Community  Impact   Project-­‐Level  Outcomes   ..................................................................................................................7   Community-­‐Level  Outcomes   ...........................................................................................................8   Information  Ecosystem  Changes  .....................................................................................................9     People   Board  of  Directors   ...........................................................................................................................10   Staff   .................................................................................................................................................10   Interns ..............................................................................................................................................10   Volunteers   .......................................................................................................................................11   Freelancers   ......................................................................................................................................11   Founding  Members ..........................................................................................................................11   Donors  .............................................................................................................................................11   Contributors .....................................................................................................................................12   Sponsors...........................................................................................................................................13   Underwriters  and  Funders ...............................................................................................................14     How  you  can  help   Participate   .......................................................................................................................................15   Membership.....................................................................................................................................16   Volunteer..........................................................................................................................................16   Donate  .............................................................................................................................................17   Fundraise  .........................................................................................................................................18
  3. 3. Y o u r c o m m u n i t y m e d i a       In  2013,  we…     Provided  free   journalism  and  digital   media  training  to  197   individuals   Shared  757  stories  and   events  with  over  56,311   NOWCastSA  viewers,   reaching  thousands   more  via  social   networking  and   partnering  web  sites   Expanded  the  room  for   71  civic  events  via  live,   interacIve  webcasts,   archiving  215  hours  of   local  news  video   Hosted  6,434  individuals  to  our  Livestream.com  channels,  where  they  watched  videos  27,425   times  for  a  total  of  423,681  minutes.   Reached  123,089  people  on  Facebook  and  engaged  8,984  with  our  content.     Welcomed  193  new  NOWCastSA.com  account  holders  and  302  newsletter  subscribers.   Prompted  an  average  visitor  stay  of  more  than  7  minutes  on  NOWCastSA.com,  more  than  9   minutes  on  our  interactive  maps,  and  more  than  26  minutes  on  our  Livestream.com  channels.   For  the  third  year  in  a  row,  NOWCastSA  webcast  Mayor  Julián  Castro’s  College  Signing  Day,  a   citywide  event  that  celebrates  high  school  seniors  who  have  pledged  to  further  their  education.   Videos  from  the  celebration  ranked  among  NOWCastSA’s  most  popular  YouTube  videos  of  2013.  
  4. 4. 1 Mission     NOWCastSA's  mission  is  to  promote  and  facilitate  an  inclusive  civic  conversation.     Through  education  and  training,  community  news,  events  and  multimedia,  we  empower  neighbors  to   identify  common  issues  and  share  information.   Our  activities  reach  and  engage  thousands,  and  our  programs  cultivate  better-­‐informed  and  more   civically  engaged  communities.     Together,  we  are  enriching  the  information  ecosystem  of  San  Antonio,  increasing  collaboration  among   community  organizations  and  garnering  greater  media  attention  to  the  local  issues  that  matter  most.         For  the  second  year  in  a  row,  NOWCastSA  participated  in  the  Bark  in  the  Park/Perrito  Grito.  The   event  supports  the  City  of  San  Antonio’s  Animal  No  Kill  Initiative.  NOWCastSA  was  on  hand  to   answer  participants’  communication  technology  and  journalism  questions,  as  well  as  to  distribute   some  NOWCastSA  pet  bandanas.  
  5. 5. 2 Financial  Information   Revenue   NOWCastSA  began  2013  with  $26,000  in  cash,   and  received  an  additional  $73,500  in  grants  from   the  80/20  Foundation,  United  Way  of  San   Antonio  and  Bexar  County,  Methodist  Healthcare   Ministries  of  South  Texas,  Inc.,  Annie  E.  Casey   Foundation,  the  U.S.  Department  of  Education,   the  Best  Buy  Children’s  Foundation  and  the  Alice   Kleberg  Reynolds  Foundation,  and  a  total  of   $15,000  in-­‐kind  donations  from  the  San  Antonio   Public  Library,  Rackspace  Hosting  and  others.   In  2013,  NOWCastSA  received  47  gifts  from   individual  donors  totaling  $2,267.00,  one   corporate  donation  of  $5,000  and  $137,990  in   sponsorship  and  underwriting.           Expenses   Expenses  for  2013  total  $243,912  and  represent  a   28  percent  decrease  in  spending  compared  with   2012.     The  most  significant  expenses  are  staff  salaries   and  benefits,  contract  labor,  professional  fees   and  insurance,  website  and  hosting.      
  6. 6. 3 Sustainability  and  growth   Since  its  founding  in  late  2009,  NOWCastSA  has  focused  on  sustainability  by:   • Cultivating  a  team  of  professionals  dedicated  to  the  nonprofit  mission  of  promoting  and   facilitating  an  inclusive  civic  conversation;   • Publishing  independent,  interesting,  relevant  and  accurate  stories,  events,  maps  and  unfiltered   videos;  and,   • Diversifying  its  funding  sources  and  reducing  its  expenses.         Originally  founded  as  a  supporting  organization  under  the  group  exemption  of  the  San  Antonio  Area   Foundation,  NOWCastSA  made  a  leap  towards  independence  by  filing  for  its  own  501(c)3  nonprofit   status  with  the  Internal  Revenue  Service  in  December  2012.  NOWCastSA  maintains  its  nonprofit  status   during  its  transition  period  thanks  to  the  support  of  its  new  fiscal  sponsor,  the  Bexar  County   Community  Health  Collaborative.   In  its  first  two  years,  NOWCastSA  was  funded  by  start-­‐up  grants  from  the  John  S.  and  James  L.  Knight   Foundation,  CI:NOW  and  the  San  Antonio  Area  Foundation  and  in-­‐kind  support  from  San  Antonio   Public  Library  and  Rackspace  Hosting.    In  2011,  it  expanded  its  funding  base  to  include  underwriting   and  sponsorship,  and  has  seen  significant  growth  in  this  area.    NOWCastSA  hired  a  Development   Director  in  2011,  which  has  resulted  in  an  increase  in  the  number  of  smaller  grants  received  from   private  foundations  and  corporations  and  new  growth  in  this  area.   To  compensate  for  slower  growth  in  grant  funding  and  a  decline  in  individual  donations,  NOWCastSA   reduced  its  expenses  by  nearly  30  percent  in  FY2013.  It  also  launched  a  membership  campaign  as  a   strategy  to  increase  private  giving,  and  increased  its  sponsorship  rates.  
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  8. 8. 5 Total Total ASSETS Other Current Liabilities Current Assets Accrued Expenses 0.00 Bank Accounts Accrued Salaries 0.00 Compass Bank 2,541.67 CO State Income Tax Payable 544.00 Jefferson Bank 0.00 Dependent life Insurance 0.00 PayPal Account 258.25 Flex Savings Withholding 0.00 Total Bank Accounts $ 2,799.92 Garnishment Payable 0.00 Accounts Receivable Payroll Liabilties 661.74 Accounts Receivable 1,000.00 Futa 0.00 Total Accounts Receivable $ 1,000.00 Total Payroll Liabilties $ 661.74 Other current assets Suta Payable 0.00 Due from ADP 1,208.00 Voluntary Life Withholding 0.00 Due from Employees 25.00 Total Other Current Liabilities 117.74 Due from IRS 0.00 Total Current Liabilities 18,274.46 IPN Holding Account 0.00 Total Liabilities $ 18,274.46 Prepaid Expenses 174.87 Equity Suspense 586.50 Retained Earnings 41,978.29 Total Other current assets $ 771.37 Net Income 53,707.92 Total Current Assets $ 2,571.29 Total Equity $ 11,729.63 Fixed Assets TOTAL LIABILITIES AND EQUITY $ 6,544.83 Accumulated Depreciation 18,153.59 Equipment 4,995.00 Original Cost 4,287.46 Total Equipment $ 9,282.46 Furniture & Fixtures 17,865.95 Total Fixed Assets $ 8,994.82 Other Assets Organizational Costs 121.30 Total Other Assets $ 121.30 TOTAL ASSETS $ 6,544.83 LIABILITIES AND EQUITY Liabilities Current Liabilities Accounts Payable Accounts Payable 5,750.00 Admin Expense Payable 0.00 Interfund Payable 0.00 Interfund Salaries Payable 0.00 Total Accounts Payable $ 5,750.00 Credit Cards Compass Bank CC 12,642.20 Jefferson Bank CC 0.00 Total Credit Cards $ 12,642.20 NOWCastSA Balance Sheet As of December 31, 2013   Statement  of  Financial  Position  
  9. 9. 6 Total Total Income Office Supplies 195.30 Donations 9,146.44 Other General and Admin Expenses 53.01 Grants 10,000.00 Printing & Reproduction 41.48 Restricted Grants 108,325.00 Professional Development 23.82 Sales of Product Income 90.00 Professional Fees 15,256.57 Underwriting/Sponsorship 59,665.00 Repair & Maintenance 310.00 Total Income $ 187,226.44 Equipment 59.97 Gross Profit $ 187,226.44 Total Repair & Maintenance $ 369.97 Expenses Telephone and Internet 400.00 Bank Charges 93.34 Cellular 187.12 Contractors 15,441.54 Internet 1,779.74 Web Development 14,000.00 Total Telephone and Internet $ 2,366.86 Total Contractors $ 29,441.54 Website and Hosting 5,692.15 Cost of Labor IT Expense 19.95 Employee Benefits Cost Total Website and Hosting $ 5,712.10 Dental 1,074.16 Total Expenses $ 243,797.71 Health 9,812.15 Net Operating Income $ 56,571.27 Life 333.02 Other Income LTD Expense 1,388.86 Interest Earned 1.35 STD Expense 389.46 Other Income 2,977.00 Vision 129.30 Total Other Income $ 2,978.35 Total Employee Benefits Cost $ 12,460.91 Other Expenses Payroll Tax Expense 13,247.64 Penalties & Settlements 115.00 Salaries 145,604.27 Total Other Expenses $ 115.00 Workers Comp 24.00 Net Other Income $ 2,863.35 Total Cost of Labor $ 171,336.82 Net Income $ 53,707.92 Depreciation Expense 5,904.84 Dues & Subscriptions 1,854.13 Equipment Rental & Maintenance 1,274.60 Equipment Supplies 1,396.85 Freight & Delivery 16.80 Insurance 5,257.04 Interest Expense 757.42 Job Materials 47.73 Marketing 1,356.78 Meals and Entertainment 297.58 Office Expenses 593.13 Software 150.00 Total Office Expenses $ 743.13 NOWCastSA Profit and Loss January - December 2013   Statement  of  Activities  
  10. 10. 7 Community  Impact   Project-­Level  Outcomes   How  many  times  is  our  content  accessed  online?  Total:  658,668  times  across  platforms       How  often  are  people  engaging  with  our  content  online?  Total:  9,280  times  across  platforms        
  11. 11. 8 How  many  times  are  people  engaging  with  us  on  a  more  personal  level?    Total:  927  individuals         Community-­Level  Outcomes   More  informed  communities.  How  long  are  people  engaged  with  our  content?  Total:  Ave.  7.24  min    
  12. 12. 9   More  civically-­‐engaged  communities.  How  many  people  are  actively  engaging  with  us  through  training   and  contributing  content?  Total:  432  people       Information  Ecosystem  Changes   How  much  unique  live  content  have  we  created?  Total:  214.06  hours    
  13. 13. 1 0 People   Board  of  Directors   Charles  C.  Andrews,  Chair   Chair,  Inner  City  Technological  Ventures;  President,  4naffairs   William  G.  Moll,  Chair  Emeritus   Retired  -­‐  President,  KLRN-­‐TV     Anthony  Alcoser,  Treasurer   Assistant  Director  of  Development,  Texas  A&M   University-­‐  San  Antonio  Office  of  Institutional   Advancement   Steve  Blanchard,  PhD     Professor  of  Sociology,  Our  Lady  of  the  Lake   University   Rosie  Castro   Director,  Center  for  Academic  Transitions,  Palo   Alto  Community  College   Anthony  Edwards   Retired  -­‐  Vice  President  of  Community   Programs,  CPS  Energy   Charlotte-­‐Anne  Lucas   Managing  Director,  NOWCastSA   Pilar  Oates   Executive  Director,  Methodist  Healthcare   Ministries  of  South  Texas   Clarence  “Reggie”  Williams   Advisory  Member Staff   Charlotte-­‐Anne  Lucas,  Managing  Director  and  Online  Instigator   Amanda  Evrard,  Development  Director   Andrew  Delgado,  Video  Journalist  (through  March)   Kris  Serold,  Video-­‐ologist,  Tyrannosaurus  Tech,  Deep  Space  Editor,  and  Renaissance  Man  in  Training   Clayton  Price,  Video  Journalist  and  Tech-­‐Ninja   William  Gilbert,  Videographer  (through  March)   Ethan  Jones,  Internet  Developer   Patrick  Deuley,  Internet  Developer   George  Howard,  Internet  Developer Interns Tawseef  Ali   Jerome  Walden   Michael  Guia   Chariah  Mallard   Isaiah  Warner
  14. 14. 1 1   Volunteers Andrew  Chateaux   Beth  Graham   Bill  Waldrop   Catarina  Parafina   Christian  Reed-­‐Ogba   Ingrid  Wilgen   Katie  Kinder   Laura  Nikas   Natalie  Garza   Rhett  Smith   Uchennaya  K.  Ogba     Freelancers     Anthony  Rodriguez   Antonio  Rodriguez     Hamaed  Houshmand   Jack  Morgan   Steven  Flores   Founding  Members   Community  Engagement   Circle   Ardyth  Sohn   Rep.  Joaquin  Castro   Rob  La  Gesse   Geek  4  Good  /   Benefactor   Anthony  Edwards   Advocate   Charles  Andrews   Rudy  Arispe   Lissa  Martinez   Patti  Radle   Rep.  Mike  Villarreal   Rosie  Castro Good  Neighbor   Diane  Duesterhoeft   Laura  McKieran   Pilar  Oates   Sasha  Zeilig  -­‐  Come  Play!   Sharon  P.  Bartling   Shawn  and  Elizabeth  Lutz   Newshound   Adelita  Cantu   Anais  Biera  Miracle   Charlotte-­‐Anne  Lucas   Judy  McCarter   Leslie  Provence   Leticia  Ozuna   Nicole  Castro   Rhonda  Williamson   Thomas  Belden   Periodista   Amanda  Evrard   Elizabeth  Graham   Irma  Mireles   Mary  Carter  Irons     Lauraine  Miller  Rose     Scott  Ericksen   Susan  Konschak-­‐Ives   Donors Annalisa  Peace   Erlinda  Leal  Cortez   Ethan  Jones   James  Hannan   Linda  Cuellar   Mary  Laura  Carter   Richard  Garcia   Toni  Araiza
  15. 15. 1 2 Contributors A  Su  Salud   ACLU  of  Texas   Anissa  Lopez     Annalisa  Peace   Arthur  Seago   Ashley  Lopez   Becky  Dinnin   Ben  Amor   Brandon  Anioł   Cancer  Therapy  and   Research  Center   Carlton  Soules   City  of  San  Antonio   Colleen  Pence   CPS  Energy   Daniel  Machado   Deborah  Charnes   Don  Arispe   Donald  Hood     Elizabeth  Allen   Eric  Whittington     Erika  Jarrell   Esperanza  Center   Girls  Inc.   James  Hughes   John  Moreno     Johnny  Holguin     Jose  Contrerars   KC  Scharnberg   Kim  Krieg     Laura  Carter   Laura  Muraida   Leslie  Provence   Lisa  Marie  Gomez   Lisa  Marie  Gomez   Maribel  Hermosillo   mmLearn.org   Morgans  Wonderland   Nina  Rios   Ordinary  Miracles  Canine   Rescue   PRIME  Concepts   Providence  Catholic  School   Randy  Bear   Regina  Villalobos     Rhett  Smith   Rob  La  Gesse   Ron  Nirenberg   Rudy  Arispe   SA2020   Saludtoday   San  Antonio  AIDS  Foundation   San  Antonio  Public  Library   San  Antonio  River  Authority   Sandi  Carlyon   Sen.  Leticia  Van  de  Putte   Stephen  Baird   Susan  Robinson   The  Hangar   The  Whittington  Group   The  Workers  Defense  Project   Tracy’s  Dogs   University  of  Texas  Health   Science  Center  San  Antonio   School  of  Medicine   University  of  the  Incarnate   Word   UrologySA   UT  Medicine   VIA  Transit
  16. 16. 1 3 Sponsors   Guardians   Defenders   Conversation  Starters  
  17. 17. 1 4   Underwriters  and  Funders   80/20  Foundation   AARP  Texas   Best  Buy   Bexar  County  Department  of  Community   Resources   Center  for  Public  Policy  Priorities   CI:NOW   City  of  San  Antonio  Metropolitan  Health  District   Councilman  Cris  Medina   Councilman  David  Medina,  Jr.   Councilman  Diego  Bernal   Councilwoman  Ivy  Taylor   Councilwoman  Leticia  Ozuna   Councilwoman  Rebecca  Viagran   Fredericksburg  Music  Club,  Inc.   HIV210.org   Methodist  Hospital   SA2020   San  Antonio  Education  Partnership   San  Antonio  Housing  Authority   San  Antonio  International  Piano  Competition   Texas  A&M  University-­‐San  Antonio   The  San  Antonio  Chamber  of  Commerce   U.S.  Department  of  Education   Voices  for  Children  of  San  Antonio   Xerox     B e c o m e a N O W C a s t S A s p o n s o r t o d a y L e a r n m o r e a t h t t p : / / n o w c a s t s a . c o m / s p o n s o r s h i p A  daylong  Career  Day  event  on  May  10,  2013  was  designed  to  encourage  Wheatley  Middle   School  students  to  explore  a  variety  of  careers  and  college  possibilities.  NOWCastSA  brought   the  equipment  we  use  to  webcast  civic  events,  and  115  students  learned  how  it  worked  and   practiced  their  newfound  production  skills.  
  18. 18. 1 5 How  you  can  help   Participate   Our  mission  is  to  promote  and  facilitate  an   inclusive  civic  conversation.  Every  time  you  log   on  to  NOWCastSA.com  to  read  about  local   happenings  or  tune  in  to  a  live  webcast,  you   are  equipped  to  join  the  conversation.  Take  the   next  step  and  post  your  comments  and   feedback,  share  news  with  your  friends  and  tell   people  about  that  last  video  you  watched.   Do  you  like  to  write?  Take  photos?  Make   videos?  Use  those  skills  to  document  what  is   going  on  in  your  neighborhood  and  share  your   news  with  the  community  on  NOWCastSA.com.   Are  you  intrigued  by  community  journalism,   but  don’t  have  the  faintest  idea  of  where  to   start?  Let  us  help!  Make  sure  you  are   subscribed  to  the  NOWCastSA  newsletter  so  we   can  let  you  know  about  our  next  free  training,   or  send  us  an  email  at  news@nowcastsa.org  to  let  us  know  what  you  need  help  with.  We  want  to  help   you  share  your  news.     Juany  Torres  with  managing  director  Charlotte-­‐ Anne  Lucas  at  NOWCastSA’s  Open  House.    Juany   has  tuned  in  to  NOWCastSA  webcasts  from  college   at  Stanford  and  while  studying  abroad  at  Oxford.     Clayton  Price,  Andrew  Delgado  and  Charlotte-­‐Anne  Lucas  pose  for  Dan  Colon’s  camera   at  San  Antonio’s  One  Billion  Rising  Flash  Mob  event  in  February.  Donors  later   contributed  $300  to  help  NOWCastSA  produce  a  short  video  about  the  event  that   highlighted  local  nonprofits  working  to  end  violence  against  women.  
  19. 19. 1 6 Become  a  Member   It  takes  a  lot  of  work  to  bring  you  news  you  can  really  use,  such  as  maps  showing  free  summer  lunches,   farmers  markets  and  community  gardens.  And  it  takes  a  lot  of  muscle  to  bring  our  multi-­‐camera   livestreaming  studio  out  into  the  community  so  you  can  watch  and  participate  in  important  public   events  from  anywhere.     You  can  support  NOWCastSA’s  drive  to  strengthen  health,  well-­‐being  and  democracy  by  becoming  a   member.  Membership  fees  are  tax-­‐deductible,  and  proceeds  directly  fund  NOWCastSA  community   news  and  education  programs.   Find  membership  information  at  http://nowcastsa.com/membership  or  contact  us  at   news@nowcastsa.org  for  more  information.   Volunteer   NOWCastSA  has  a  tiny  staff,  so  we  rely  on  volunteers  to  help  us  out  at  community  events  as  well  as   webcasts  and  workshops.  If  you  are  a  seasoned  videographer  who  would  like  to  spend  time  behind  a   camera  during  a  live  webcast,  or  you  are  interested  in  teaching  teens  about  media  technology  and   journalism  principles,  we  can  use  your  help.   Don’t  think  you  have  the  skills?    We  have  plenty  of  “no  experience  needed”  volunteer  work  available,   too,  from  handing  out  flyers  at  events  and  helping  attendees  sign  up  for  our  newsletter  to  carrying   equipment  and  securing  cables,  if  you  have  time  to  give  and  passion  for  community  engagement,  we’d   love  to  have  you  join  the  NOWCastSA  volunteer  crew!     Head  to  http://nowcastsa.com/newsletter  to  sign  up  for  our  newsletter  and  check  the  box  to  receive   additional  information  on  volunteer  opportunities,  or  email  us  at  news@nowcastsa.org  for  more   information  on  how  to  get  involved.   Volunteers  at  the  2nd  Annual  Bark  in  the  Park/Perrito  Grito  helped   NOWCastSA  get  set  up  and  took  time  to  learn  a  bit  about  community   journalism.  
  20. 20. 1 7   Donate   Your  donation  can  help  us  open  the  room  with  a  webcast,   so  a  single  mother  can  participate  in  a  SA2020  planning   meeting  from  home  while  she  makes  dinner  for  her  family.     Your  donation  of  just  $25  can  help  NOWCastSA  train  more   community  journalists  to  investigate  what's  really  behind   the  childhood  obesity  epidemic  or  help  them  chronicle  the   celebrations  that  are  puro  San  Antonio.     Your  donation  will  fund  interactive,  bumper-­‐to-­‐bumper   webcasts  of  community  workshops,  hearings  and   meetings.  It  will  let  more  people  join  in  the  conversation   to  tackle  issues  from  stray  dogs  to  food,  parks,  streets  and   sidewalks,  education,  housing  and  the  environment.     Your  support  will  help  build  a  better  informed  and  more   connected  community.     Keep  democracy  healthy  by  donating  to  NOWCastSA  today   at  http://nowcastsa.com/donate  or  send  your  check  made   out  to  NOWCastSA  to:   NOWCastSA   600  Soledad,  6th  Floor   San  Antonio,  TX  78205         What  can  your  donations  do?   $5  sends  the  NOWCastSA  van  9  miles   to  cover  your  news   $10  prints  50  flyers  to  share  with  the   community   $25  puts  a  freelancer  behind  a   camera  for  one  hour   $32  buys  enough  Gaffer's  Tape  for  a   three-­‐camera  webcast   $49  buys  a  FlipCam  for  community   volunteers  to  use  at  a  local  events   $300  buys  one  month  of  live   webcasting  streaming  service     $500  produces  a  one-­‐hour  video   $750  publishes  a  map  and  story   $1,000  covers  all  operation  costs  for   an  average  NOWCastSA  day   $5,000  buys  a  NewTec  Tricaster   Studio     At  the  urging  of  the  school’s  alumni,  NOWCastSA  webcast  Wheatley   Middle  School's  Black  History  Month  Presentation.  The  two-­‐hour  webcast   featured  performances  by  25  middle  school  students.
  21. 21. 1 8   Fundraise   Want  to  help  NOWCastSA  keep  the  lights  on  and  the  news  flowing?    NOWCastSA  has  partnered  with   CrowdRise  to  make  peer-­‐to-­‐peer  fundraising  fun  and  easy.  You  can  use  your  birthday,  athletic   endeavors,  wedding,  or  other  milestones  to  ask  your  friends  and  family  to  support  NOWCastSA  –  or   join  existing  fundraising  teams  for  special  events  like  The  Big  Give  S.A.  (details  TBA)  or  #GivingTuesday   on  Dec.  3.     Not  sure  how  to  begin?    Check  out  http://www.crowdrise.com/online-­‐fundraising  for  suggestions  or   contact  Amanda  Evrard  at  amanda@nowcastsa.org  or  970-­‐222-­‐1847  for  help.       An  example  of  a  CrowdRise  online  fundraising  page.    Anyone  can  make  his  or  her  own  fundraising   page  to  benefit  NOWCastSA,  or  help  us  out  by  sharing  and  promoting  our  existing  fundraisers.

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