Meeting Archive:
How Real Nonprofits Fundraise with Microsoft

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Presenters’ Organizations
Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center
Northwest Hope & Healing
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Meeting Description:
Curious about how Microsoft can assist your nonprofit or library in fundraising efforts? Join the third webinar in our Microsoft Tips and Tricks series, How Real Nonprofits Fundraise using Microsoft, on Thursday, June 21 at 11 a.m. Pacific time to learn more.
During this webinar, we will be looking at how organizations have used tools and resources from Microsoft to assist in their fundraising efforts. We will be hearing from Paula Lucas at the American Overseas Domestic Violence Center (AODVCC), who will discuss how her organization has used various Microsoft products, such as Microsoft Visual Studio, Publisher, Excel and PowerPoint in their fundraising efforts. We will then hear from Shari Sewell, executive director of Northwest Hope & Healing, on their experiences using Microsoft tools in creating letterheads, presentations, and more.
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Date: Thu, Jun 21, 2012
Time: 11:00 AM PDT
Duration: 1 hour
Host(s): Kyla Hunt
 Presenter Information
Paula Lucas
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Paula Lucas is the Founder & Executive Director at Americans Overseas Domestic Violence Crisis Center.

Shari Sewell
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After a number of years in the corporate world, in 2004 Shari switched her focus to the not-for-profit sector and holds the position of Executive Director of the Seattle-based Northwest Hope & Healing Foundation.

As executive director of Northwest Hope & Healing, Shari is responsible for the overall leadership and development of the organization.  She is directly involved with their Healing Programs, board and staff development, fundraising and public outreach.  Shari has been a long time advocate for women and children, both professionally and personally, and is excited to be part of Northwest Hope & Healing, to help broaden its reach and increase its impact on women in the Puget Sound area.

Shari is a native of Seattle, and currently lives in West Seattle with her husband, Jeff, and their three dogs. 

Kyla Hunt
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Kyla Hunt is the Webinar Program Manager at TechSoup Global.  After receiving her MSIS from the University of Texas at Austin, she worked in public, academic, and state libraries throughout California and Texas.  While at the Texas State Library and Archives Commission, Kyla had the opportunity to create numerous webinars and other online courses for Texas librarians, and she is thrilled to be continuing her foray into the world of webinars at TechSoup Global.