Fundraising

2015-2016 Sources of Funds Pie Chart

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The AAUW Healdsburg Branch has established the Healdsburg AAUW Fund, a 501(c) (3) corporation, to increase its fundraising ability and to allow tax deductible donations. The primary sources of fundraising are:

Healdsburg Homes Tour – AAUW Healdsburg’s annual fundraiser. Taking place yearly on the first Sunday of May, participants have the opportunity to visit five to six unique homes in Healdsburg and relax with refreshments in the garden of one of the homes. In addition to the tour itself, AAUW raises funds through raffle ticket sales, tour sponsorships and advertising.

For more information contact Kim Alexander.

AAUW Forum – an educational lecture series, unveiled in winter 2014. The Forum focuses on “Building Knowledge and Enriching Thought” offering two six week courses each in the fall, winter and spring at the Raven Theater.

For more information, contact Liz Loebel.

eScrip program – a fundraising program that allows participating merchants to contribute a percentage of our members’ or our supporters’ grocery loyalty cards, credit card, and debit card purchases to Healdsburg AAUW Fund. eScrip contributing businesses include Oliver’s Market and several Healdsburg restaurant as well as online purchases from Macy’s, Bed Bath and Beyond, and many more national chains. and For more information about the eScrip program, go to eScrip.com

For more information contact Claire O’Neill.

AmazonSmile – when you shop at smile.amazon.com, you’ll find the exact same prices, selection and convenient shopping experience as Amazon.com, with the added bonus that Amazon will donate a portion of the purchase price to Healdsburg AAUW Fund.To sign-up go to smile.amazon.com. On your first visit, select Healdsburg AAUW Fund as your organization from the drop-down menu to receive donations from eligible purchases before you begin shopping. You will use the same account on Amazon.com and AmazonSmile and have all your settings.

For more information contact Claire O’Neill.

Direct donations – donations made directly to Healdsburg AAUW Fund support scholarships for women and girls and local education programs. Direct donations are also obtained to send 7 to 9 girls entering 8th grade to Tech Trek, a week-long residential camp, at Stanford University that focuses on math, science, engineering and technology.

For more information contact Janet Hoehn.

Funded in 2014-15