“The best thing to give to your enemy is forgiveness; to an opponent, tolerance; to a friend, your heart; to your child, a good example; to a father, deference; to your mother, conduct that will make her proud of you; to yourself, respect; to all men, charity.”

Benjamin Franklin

Education programs, conferences, networking, volunteer involvement and professional advancement are among the many benefits you will receive from involvement with AFP – Greater Philadelphia Chapter

 *cancellations less than 3 business days prior will not receive a refund*  
*Please note members will not be able to swap their registration for events with a non-member.*

Storytelling: Moving from Objectification to Empowerment

September 17, 2020
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
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Great storytelling motivatesIt should make audiences feel something powerful and want to take actionAs fundraiserswe are often the storyteller as we shape narratives to demonstrate impactneed, and heart to our donors and volunteersOften, this shaping process maximizes fundraising impact without intentionally considering the sources of the story the people or community servedAs fundraisersthere is an opportunity to create narrativeswhich engage donors and prevents objectification of people and communitiesCommunities and people served by our organizations can invite audiences to share a moment with them and inspire the audience to action rather than becoming token of your organization'brand. This process easetensions between program officerswho want to convey impact without dehumanizing anyoneand fundraisers who want to inspire donors. 

Through this workshopyou will gain the tools and insights needed to create opportunities to empower and equip the people at the center of your organization's story to owncraft, and develop their narrativeIn this processthey find their voice and discover how their own narrative intersects with your organizationAdditionallyyou will develop strategies of how to deploy these stories through your annual fundmajor donor work, and community engagement activities to achieve successful fundraising results

Speaker: Elizabeth Hefner, Director of Advancement
               Sunday Breakfast Rescue Mission

Please note: once you have registered, you will receive an emailed link to register via Zoom 1 day prior to the program.


$15.00 Member Ticket

$40.00 Non-Member Ticket