Case Study: Community-Based Fundraising


million members in Pennsylvania and West Virginia through the company's health care benefits business and is one of the largest Blue plans in the nation. The event provides small to medium sized charities that may not have the means to host their own fundraising walks with a chance to raise funds in support of their individual causes. provides complete funding and logistical support for all five walks, and all Highmark employees are encouraged to participate.

Women Rise Up Against War: Rae Abileah of CODEPINK

Have Fun - Do Good

I looked on Craigslist to find a ride back home to California, where I grew up, and found a post for a woman with a CODEPINK truck who was offering her truck as a moving service to help fund her trip from California, and her activist work. Unfortunately, our representatives easily speak out against Bush and his troop escalation, but get tripped up about the funding because they fear that they will not be supporting our troops.

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