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Client Success Story: SAVE, Inc. Designated as 2021 recipient of Pride Night at the K!

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Congratulations to our client, SAVE, Inc. and their PRIDE Haven program for being the 2021 recipient of Pride Night at the K! Five dollars from every Pride ticket sold for the June 18th Royals game went to the Pride Haven program. SAVE, Inc.’s CEO, Blaine Proctor, accepted a $10,000 check on the baseball field from Slugger himself. SAVE, Inc. provides…

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Client Success Story: KC Kosher Meals on Wheels Secures Sunderland Foundation Grant

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Congratulations to the Gan Chabad Torah Learning Center (TLC) on its recently awarded $250,000 grant from the Sunderland Foundation, which will help them reach their $1.2 million capital campaign goal. With the help of Byrne Pelofsky’s consulting team, TLC is raising funds to support the expansion of their KC Kosher Meals on Wheels facility to support their rapidly growing meal…

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Client Partner Spotlight: After the Harvest Celebrates Earth Day

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After the Harvest’s (ATH) mission is to fight hunger, improve nutrition, and reduce food waste by rescuing fresh produce and distributing it to organizations that feed hungry people. Each week, ATH delivers fresh produce to more than 360 agencies that serve over 35,000 hungry people in the Kansas City metropolitan area. The organization has saved nearly 25 million pounds of…

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Byrne Pelofsky Helps Vaccinate the Masses

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Throughout April, Byrne Pelofsky has been working with Swope Health to support mass vaccination (mass-vax) event efforts. In partnership with Community Builders of Kansas City, Swope Health has facilitated three events and administered an estimated 4,000 doses of the COVID-19 vaccine. The mass-vax drive-through events took place at the Kansas City Zoo, Friendship Baptist Church, and Concord Fortress of Hope…

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Partner Spotlight: The Willow Domestic Violence Shelter

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Byrne Pelofsky is excited to announce that our client, The Willow, opened its doors to a second domestic violence shelter location last week after successfully completing a $750,000 capital campaign. The Willow is a shelter, support, and referral organization for survivors of domestic violence and human trafficking serving Douglas, Jefferson, and Franklin counties in Kansas. Byrne Pelofsky and The Willow…

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Partner Spotlight: Kansas City Autism Training Center

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Known to its families as Astra Day School, Kansas City Autism Training Center (KcATC) is committed to helping children on the Autism Spectrum fulfill their potential through ethical, evidence-based treatment, education, and training. Byrne Pelofsky has been working with KcATC over the past twelve months to grow their resource development efforts through grant research and writing and through major gifts…

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How to Attract Mega-Philanthropy – No Matter Your Organization’s Size

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By Jeffrey D. Byrne Co-Founder + CEO I recently solicited a prospective donor – over Zoom – for an eight-figure gift on behalf of one of our capital campaign clients. I have more than 30 years of fundraising experience under my belt, but I have NEVER asked a donor for such a substantial gift through a computer screen. But such…

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Client Success Story: Santa Fe Area Council Receives Funding to Revitalize Historic KC Neighborhood

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Byrne Pelofsky is excited to announce that our client, Santa Fe Area Council, received $610,000 in grant funding from the Center City Economic Development Commission of Kansas City, Missouri (CCED) to rehabilitate existing homes in the Santa Fe neighborhood of Kansas City, Missouri – a part of the National Register of Historic Places since 1986. As a Kansas City-based company,…

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Client Success Story: Swope Health Services Secures CARES Act Funding

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Byrne Pelofsky is pleased to announce that our client, Swope Health, received $3,400,000 from Jackson County and $52,000 from Platte County in CARES Act funding to support their COVID-19 relief services. Byrne Pelofsky prepared and submitted proposals to both Jackson and Platte County for CARES Act support. The Jackson County funding will be used to update Swope Health’s COVID-19 related…

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Fundraising on the Front Lines: Virtual Fundraising Success Stories in the Age of Social Distancing – with Susan Tideman + Laura Berger

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Byrne Pelofsky recently shared our Six Steps to a Successful (Virtual) Solicitation. But what happens when you put these tips and strategies into practice? We asked two seasoned fundraisers working in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area – Susan Tideman, Associate Vice President of Advancement at William Jewell College, and Laura Berger, Director of Development at Saint Luke’s Foundation, about what…

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