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Bread & Roses - Fundraising Committee Members Wanted

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Bread & Roses
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Lawrence, MA
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Published 1 month ago

Are you a helper who’s solution oriented? Do you have experience in fundraising? Do you lead with compassion, above all? If so, this is the opportunity for you. 

Join the Fundraising Committee at Bread & Roses

Channel your passion into action - Incite meaningful change 

About Bread and Roses:

Bread & Roses is a soup kitchen located in the center of Lawrence, MA - known as "The Immigrant City." Founded in 1980, our primary purpose is to ease the hunger in our community by providing a warm, nutritious meal. Our emergency pantry and community outreach programs deliver over 100,000 pounds of food every year to those in need.

 Completely supported by private donations, we are guided by a spirit of hospitality, nonviolence, and respect for the dignity of each person who comes through our door. At Bread & Roses, all are welcome! From the beginning, people of all different creeds, backgrounds, and experiences have joined us as dinner guests, volunteers, and donors. We welcome diversity and believe that coming together is the first step in breaking down barriers. We strive to create a community based on sharing, love, peace and justice.

About the Committee:

In the coming fiscal year, the Fundraising Committee aims to expand the Bread & Roses donor network, facilitate major donor cultivation, as well as identify and cultivate new partnerships. They will work to increase their support of the organization's fundraisers, special campaigns, as well as the annual appeal. 

Member Responsibilities: 

Committee members will engage in a variety of tasks and activities including but not limited to: 

Events - Sample Tasks 

  • Invite potential supporters
  • Procure auction items
  • Recruit business sponsors
  • Participate in the planning and execution of event

New Partner Outreach - Sample Tasks

  • Contribute to the list of potential business/community group partners for monetary/in kind donations.
  • Present a PowerPoint presentation about B&R to a team/group to inspire new supporters.
  • Facilitate informal meetings between Community Engagement staff with B&R staff.

Major Donor Cultivation - Sample Tasks

  • Contribute to the list of potential major supporters drawing from personal/professional circles.
  • Invite potential supporters to events and/or to visit Bread & Roses to see the work.
  • Personal share the Annual Appeal with a request for support with potential supporters.

Annual Appeal - Sample Tasks

  • Create a personal online fundraising page.
  • Contribute contacts to the mailing list/email list.
  • Regularly promote throughout the campaign.
  • Assist with signing letters.

FOR MORE INFORMATION take a look at our FAQs landing page.

To apply for the post of Volunteer for the Fundraising Committee at Bread & Roses - reach out to breadandroses.Jessie@gmail.com.

Are you a helper who’s solution oriented? Do you have experience in fundraising? Do you lead with compassion, above all? If so, this is the opportunity for you. 

Join the Fundraising Committee at Bread & Roses

Channel your passion into action…

Details at a Glance

  • Schedule
    Weekdays
  • Time Commitment
    A few hours per week
  • Recurrence
    Recurring
  • Wheelchair Accessible

Location

Remote
Work may be performed anywhere in United States
Associated Location
58 Newbury Street, Lawrence, MA 01840, United States

How to Apply

To apply, please send a CV, as well as a brief letter of interest.

To apply, please send a CV, as well as a brief letter of interest.

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