fundraising

March 4, 2021 | Andrea Sarralde

Adventure Theatre Raises More Than $100,000 During 30-Hour Stream-A-Thon

Adventure Theatre hosted its first-ever 30-hour Stream-A-Thon called Bring Home the Adventure, featuring more than 20 stars of stage and screen, chefs, local artists, community supporters, and the theatre’s talented Academy students. The event raised more than $114,000 and engaged more than 10,000 viewers across the theatre’s social media channels, according to the press release. […]

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February 12, 2021 | Jasmine Boykin

Cupid’s Undie Run Forced to Change… But Just Barely

A Valentine’s Day tradition, where thousands of people shed their pants and run for a good cause, will now be virtual due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Cupid’s Undie Run, which usually hosts large crowds in major cities around the country, is opting for a socially distanced version of the event in 2021. View this post […]

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October 1, 2020 | Suzanne Pollak

Councilmember Glass Designs, Sells ‘MoCo Strong’ T-Shirts

Wanting to help those who have been hardest hit by the global pandemic, Councilmember Evan Glass designed two T-shirts displaying a MoCo Strong logo. “We are all in this together, and for me that means we are MoCo Strong. We are one strong community,” Glass said. All proceeds from the sales of these two t-shirts […]

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April 23, 2020 | Alexandra Macia

Dominic’s Bar and Grill Community Raise Money in Hopes of Saving the Restaurant

Fans of Dominic’s Bar and Grill have come together by creating a GoFundMe to help support the restaurant and its owner Justin Grow. With the help of the community, the GoFundMe page has already raised almost $4,000 of their $10,000 goal in the past five days. Cristi Franklin, a member of Poverty Ridge Band, has […]

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August 1, 2019 | Abigail Brooke

Fundraising Effort Ends on High Note: the National Philharmonic is Back

The National Philharmonic will stay at Strathmore for the 2019-20 season after far exceeding their fundraising goal. The orchestra took to an online fundraising campaign, stating “We need $150,000 by July 31, 2019.” On July 30, the organization announced that they have raised over $200,000 since first opening the fundraiser last week. Leanne Ferfolia, president […]

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June 12, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Meet an Extraordinary Teen at B-CC High School (VIDEO)

Meet Maya Sterling: an extraordinary teen at Bethesda-Chevy Chase High School. CCM’s Susan Kenedy reports. Visit our PEG partner County Cable Montgomery to view more of its local programming.

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March 15, 2016 | Maureen Chowdhury

GoFundMe Campaign for Washington Spirit Players Raises More Than $36,000 in Three Days (PHOTO)

A GoFundMe page to raise money for two Washington Spirit players, who escaped a house fire in Boyds, has raised more than $36,000 since it was created on Sunday. The page was started by Anthony DiCicco, whose father, Tony DiCicco is a former U.S. women’s national team coach. On the night of March 10, just […]

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July 16, 2015 | Sonya Burke

MCM Board Focuses on Fundraising (PHOTOS)

The Montgomery Community Television (MCT) Board of Directors held a board retreat about development on June 27th. At the retreat, the board discussed the fundraising, development and philanthropic goals and strategies for this fiscal year. Board members Shiree Skinner and Beth Suarez, both members of the Association for Fundraising Professionals, conducted the fundraising training for […]

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May 15, 2015 | Tonia Bui

Meet Bel Leong-Hong: National Political Operative and Voice for the Asian American Community

May is Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. To commemorate this time, we honor the Asians Americans who made strides for many communities across the nation. Among them is Belkis Leong-Hong, the Democratic National Committee’s AAPI Caucus Chair. While serving in this leadership role since 2005, she has successfully created 11 Asian American state level […]

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March 28, 2015 | Robert Snip

When a Small Team Becomes a BIG DEAL

TWO weeks ago, the Montgomery County Special Olympics Cheer leading Team SOMO JOY had just a little over 200 likes, even though this is a THREE time Gold Medal winning team. Word is spreading fast that the girls from JOY and their coaches are about to write Special Olympics history, as they were invited to […]

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