Former Ottawa Mayor and Breast Cancer Survivor Jackie Holzman and her Run for a Reason

By | May 20th, 2015|Member Contributed|

Jackie Holzman (left) with her daughter, Ellyn. This year Team Holzman marks 18 years of fundraising at Ottawa Race Weekend to support The Ottawa Hospital. The Ottawa Hospital Foundation is thrilled to have the opportunity through this blog to share stories with the Women’s Business Network of the incredible women in our city who do [...]

Let’s talk Fundraising Masterminds!

By | October 6th, 2014|Member Contributed|

WBN members are passionate women! Since joining over 2 years ago I have met members who sit on so many important community and charitable Boards all across the city. (Planned Parenthood, CISDEP, Healthy Women, Healthy Communities, Suits Her, Dress for Success Ottawa, Maplesoft Cancer Survivors session and so many more!) Inevitably, when people find out [...]

How to ask your friends for money ….for your favorite charity

By | September 6th, 2014|Member Contributed|

You may be able to run a half-marathon in just under 2 hours, but you might be having trouble with the fundraising steps, the steps that raise money for your favorite health charity. Here are a few good reminders that will help you get your fundraising game on. You're not asking for you, you're asking [...]

Making time for YOU!

By | August 28th, 2014|Member Contributed|

I believe in the power of the not-for-profit industry: every day, I feel like I am working towards a greater good, a good that feeds my soul, and works to create a better world for my kids to live in. But here's the rub: I see so many not-for-profit professionals that are SWAMPED by their [...]

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