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Announcing our Fundraising Giveaway WINNER!

Posted by: Kate White on 04/04/2014 12:49 PM EDT
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winning ballot envelopeThank you to everyone who entered the Fundraising Made Easy Giveaway sponsored by FlipGive!

Please allow us to introduce our winning Fundraising Group:  

Mountainville Academy in Alpine, UT

The school will receive a check for $2500 to help boost fundraising efforts.

School Principal Janese Vance was notified about the prize money on April 1st, and we assured her the news of winning was not an April Fool’s joke! Vance said, “We are beyond thrilled to win this money. We are a school and we never have enough money to do what we need to do to help the students at our school.” 

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Mountainville Academy parent KayLynn Sims nominated the school to win the Grand Prize, and will also receive a $100 Visa gift card. Says Sims, “I nominated our school because we are always looking for creative ways to raise money. I am currently serving on the FSO (Family Student Organization) as our vice chair and we have an anonymous donor that is matching our funds dollar to dollar until the end of the year. I thought it would be such a blessing to have a bigger chunk for that!” 

SignUpGenius staff members were pleased to hear that we’ve also been able to help Mountainville Academy in their planning endeavors! The school’s FSO uses SignUpGenius for volunteer sign ups and the school registrar uses the site for setting appointments. Sims noted, “Our carnival is a logistic nightmare without SignUpGenius.” 

Here at SignUpGenius, we know raising funds can seem burdensome. That is why we want to make it easier to achieve your money-making goals. Be sure to connect with our friends over at FlipGive - they are fundraising experts! In fact, their site can help you build an online campaign and earn up to 40% when friends shop at popular retailers and brands. Also, check out the SignUpGenius Fundraising Page to get the tools you need for success!


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