Everything You Need To Stage A Successful Poker Fundraiser
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Poker Cares is made up of Poker Players, Professionals, Fans, Industry Insiders, and Fundraising Experts who care to make a difference in their Community. They are committed to helping facilitate the growth of Charity Poker Tournaments that are being held all over the world and raising funds for worthy causes. Successful poker fundraisers require expert planning. You can find help on the Fundraisers.com... Poker Fundraising Experts Page.
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We've designed a home at MySpace for Poker Cares to showcase your Charity Poker Event and tell our Poker Friends all about it. Post your event now at our Charity Poker My Space Page.
Charity Poker Is The Latest Fundraising Phenomena!
Did you know that there are more than 60 million poker players in the United States, and more than 100 million worldwide? Poker tournaments have gone mainstream- they're on television, and have a huge following. Charity poker is even bigger than traditional charity golf, billiards or tennis events. Fundraisers.com is the place to find out about the latest news and resources for Charity Poker Tournaments.
Read how Pulver Enterprises staged a successful Texas Hold'Em Tournament to benefit Diabetes research.
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Resources For Planning Your Event
Everything You Need To Insure A Successful Fundraising Event
We've done the legwork for you to find some fun ideas for your next charity fundraising event. Take a look...
Evite: Manage Your Fundraiser's Invitations Online
Evite allows you to email invitations, budget, manage RSVPs and create mailing lists. The best part is that it is FREE! Browse through hundreds of free invitation designs, each one keyed to a particular theme. Themes include everything from pool parties, cocktail functions, graduations and reunions, dinners, bowling leagues... just about anything you can dream up to raise money for your cause. See Evite's Party Planning and Casino Party pages.
PlumParty: Make Your Party Extraordinary!
The goal of PlumParty is to elevate the ordinary party to the extraordinary. Their website is packed with great decorations and gifts, themed to specific types of parties, so you don't have to spend hours and hours pulling it all together. You can get ideas for fundraising events and find everything you need... from plates and silverware to decorations, party favors and centerpieces. See PlumParty.com and their Casino Page for more info.
Paper Direct: Stationary Supplies For Every Occasion
Paper Direct makes it easy for you to design and print eye-catching, professional communications right at your desktop. You can find commendation or prize certificates, stationary, invitations and postcards, all themed to match your fundraising event. Print on your home computer and save hundreds of dollars in printing fees! See Paper Direct and their Casino Night Page for more info.
Jason Alexander and Andrew Hill Newman of Bravo Celebrity Poker Showdown present Stanley Baratta and David Green of WeSpark with a check for $500,000.
Celebrity Poker Players Raise Money For Charity
Meet The Stars Of Bravo's Celebrity Poker Tournament
Recently, Bravo hosted a televised celebrity poker tournament at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Filmed before a live audience, celebrities played No Limit Texas Hold'Em to win money for their favorite charity. Here are a few of the celebrities that took part and the causes they support...
United Way of Greater New Orleans
Jason Alexander is best known for his appearances in the hit TV series, "Seinfeld" as well as the features "Pretty Woman" and "Shallow Hal". He played for the United Way of Greater New Orleans, a community based charity that focuses on coordinating volunteers and community resources so that they can have the greatest results.
America's Second Harvest
Jennifer Tilly is best known for her work in "Out of Practice", "Family Guy" and "Bound". She played for America's Second Harvest, an organization that distributes food and grocery products through a nationwide network and advocates public policies to feed America's poor and hungry.
US Fund For UNICEF
Bryan Cranston has starred in "Malcolm in the Middle", "Saving Private Ryan" and "From the Earth to the Moon". He played for the US Fund For UNICEF, dedicated to helping children in the developing world through food, vaccinations and the fundamental necessities of life that we all take for granted.
For more on the celebrities that participated, see the Bravo Celebrity Poker Page.
In The News
Charity Poker Fundraising Enters The Blogosphere!
For the latest information on Charity Poker Tournaments, and ideas for how your cause can host a Charity Poker Event, see our new... Charity Poker MySpace Page.
Fundraisers.com has been featured in several recent news stories on Charity Poker Fundraisers. Click on the newspaper's name to read the story.
Seeking New Sources of Money, Charities Get in on Poker Craze
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Gaming: Everyone Wins Playing For Charity
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