3rd Party Fundraisers

Are you part of a club,  community or civic organization?
Are you an educator looking for ways to get your students involved in community service initiatives?
Are you a member of a sports team?
Does your business or corporation enjoy collaborating for a good cause?

Take action by creating your own fundraising event or activity to benefit the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund. Need help thinking of creative, fun and easy projects, check out the list of possible fundraisers that have been organized by our friends and partners in the past!

Representatives from the Fund are available to meet with volunteers and address your members on the work and needs of the Fund.

Contact Linda Bean linda@dolanfund.org for more information.

Companies with a Compassion

The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund salutes the many large and small companies, foundations and organizations that have embraced our mission.  Through the generosity of these organizations and the people who serve them, we will continue to touch thousands of families caring for children with serious illnesses, disabilities and injuries.

Corporate support can take a number of forms, for example:

  • Cause marketing campaigns
  • Event sponsorship
  • Workplace or employee giving
  • Exclusive sponsorship of specific hospital partners in our network:
    • Special recognition and acknowledgement at each hospital
    • Joint education and promotional materials distributed to hospitals
    • Ongoing events and programs for local families
    • Presentations and connections with hospital staff and patients
  • Employee engagement with events, programs and volunteer opportunities.

Volunteer Your Services

The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund is always looking for people with various backgrounds, talents and skill levels. It is through the time and care of ordinary people that we can do extraordinary things. Please be aware that our needs may vary throughout the year, however, below is a list of typical volunteer opportunities:

  • Volunteer at the Fund office and help us prepare mailings, answering telephones, or with special projects.
  • Sponsor a family or volunteer to assist in the Holiday Adopt-a-Family Program.
  • Sign up to work at one of our fundraising events or Family Fun Days. Includes help with registration, greeting guests, distributing literature, decoration, and so forth.
  • Join the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund Young Friends.
  • Provide professional services such as: Marketing and Public Relations, Legal, Graphic Design, Public Speaking, Computer Assistance, and Photography

Giving

Creative Ways to Contribute

Did you know that you can benefit the Fund by searching the web using GoodSearch? Or by shopping at Amazon?

United Way

The Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund is not a United Way agency, but participates in the United Way’s donor option program (for United Way of Southeastern Pennsylvania, use donor option number 03972). We also participate in the Combined Federal Campaign for Southeastern Pennsylvania and Lehigh Valley Areas, South Jersey, and Delaware (use campaign number 66587). This means that you can make a donation directly to us through your local United Way by designating us on your donor form. We would be happy to speak on behalf of the United Way at your workplace during your United Way campaign. We will speak to a group of any size, anywhere in the greater Philadelphia area, including New Jersey and Delaware. To make arrangements, please contact your local United Way and request that someone from the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund speak at your campaign.

Amazon Smile

Next time you are shopping at Amazon, please consider using the link below for Amazon Smile. At no cost to you, Amazon will donate 0.5% of the price of your eligible purchases to the KADMF! And AmazonSmile is the same Amazon you know–same products, same prices, same service. Check it out at: http://smile.amazon.com/ch/23-2108560

GoodSearch

Donate to the Fund every time you search the internet! GoodSearch is a search engine that donates 50 percent of its revenue to the charities and schools designated by its users. You use GoodSearch exactly as you would any other search engine. Because it’s powered by Yahoo!, you get proven search results. Just go to http://www.goodsearch.com and type “Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund” in the box under “Who do you GoodSearch for?”

Non-Cash Giving

Donations of goods and services help us serve our constituency beyond financial needs. The following list indicates the types of things we are looking for:  Gift cards to Target, WalMart, CVS, or Walgreens, new air conditioners or air purifiers, home furnishings,  handicap-accessible vehicles, prepaid credit cards to purchase gas, computers and related equipment for patients, prepaid phone cards, new appliances, refrigerators, dishwashers, microwaves, washers, and dryers, prizes for events and disposable diapers.

In addition, donations of the following items will help us to defray operating costs. If you would like to assist us with one or more of these items, or if you have something you think might be useful to us, please contact us.

For the Office: Postage stamps, copy paper and miscellaneous office supplies

If you have a non-cash gift to contribute please call us.   215-643-0763

THE KELLY ANNE DOLAN MEMORIAL FUND IS A 501(C) (3) CHARITABLE ORGANIZATION, CONTRIBUTIONS TO WHICH ARE TAX-DEDUCTIBLE AS PERMITTED BY LAW.THE OFFICIAL REGISTRATION AND FINANCIAL INFORMATION OF KELLY ANNE DOLAN MEMORIAL FUND MAY BE OBTAINED FROM THE PENNSYLVANIA DEPARTMENT OF STATE BY CALLING 1-800-732-0999 (TOLL FREE IN PENNSYLVANIA). OR THE NEW JERSEY DEPARTMENT OF STATE BY CALLING 973-504-6215. REGISTRATION DOES NOT IMPLY ENDORSEMENT.THE FUND IS A PROUD MEMBER OF THE PENNSYLVANIA ASSOCIATION OF NONPROFIT ORGANIZATIONS (PANO), THE MONTGOMERY COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, CENTER CITY PROPRIETORS ASSOCIATION, MAIN LINE CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, FORT WASHINGTON BUSINESS ASSOCIATION, AND IS REGISTERED WITH THE PENNSYLVANIA BUREAU OF CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS.

Possible Fundraisers

  • Coin Challenge
  • Bingo Night
  • Volleyball Tournament
  • 5K Run
  • Basketball Shootout
  • Hat Day/Hair Ribbon Day
  • Baked Goods, Pretzels, or Candy Sale
  • Dress-down Day
  • Flea Market
  • Car Wash
  • Walk-a-thon
  • Talent Competition
  • Funny Feet
  • Dance-a-thon
  • Bowl-a-thon
  • Create and Sell Cookbook, Calendar
  • Paintball Tournament
  • Rock-a-thon
  • Wii Sports Tournament
  • Fashion Show
  • DDR Tournament
  • Trivia Challenge
  • Wristband Sale
  • Silent Auction
  • Guitar Hero Tournament
  • Crossword/Sudoku Tournament
  • Battle of the Bands
  • Mini Golf Tournament
  • Karaoke Tournament
  • Used Book Sale

Athletic Events

Train and compete in various athletic and endurance events to generate support for the Kelly Anne Dolan Memorial Fund.  Seek to challenge your own stamina and determination in order to help families overcome the obstacles they face each and every day caring for a seriously ill, disabled or injured child.

Raise funds and awareness for the Dolan Fund by participating in or planning an event.  Then ask friends, family and communities to donate toward your efforts.  In every athletic endeavor, you should be proud to share your inspiration and the Dolan Fund mission.


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