Fundraising

8:53am

Thu June 25, 2015
Arts

LongviewWOW building ready for children's programming

Credit LongviewWOW Facebook

A children’s discovery center under construction in downtown Longview is closer to becoming a reality.

Volunteers of Longview World of Wonders or WOW have raised almost $1.7 million as part of a $2.4 million capital campaign launched a little more than two years ago. Much of that money to date has been used to renovate a building – a former furniture store. It’s now move-in ready and has an occupancy permit, according to LongviewWOW advisory board president Lisa Yarbrough.

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9:11am

Mon September 15, 2014
Business

Shreveport-based Pandabit collects e-waste for fundraising

Credit Pandabit - Facebook

A Shreveport-based electronics recycling business has created a fundraising model for organizations to make money from e-waste deposited in recycling receptacles.

Pandabit CEO John-Scott Thompson says his “feed the panda” campaigns are catching on. He has five employees who are running two campaigns a week. Thompson splits proceeds with an organization 50-50.

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12:47pm

Tue December 11, 2012
Commentary

History Matters: A look back at the Red Kettle campaign

Commentator Gary Joiner explores the history of the Salvation Army and its Red Kettle campaign.

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