Progressive Food Stop Fundraisers

Making Them Safe, Fun & Profitable

How to organize a successful progressive food stop fundraiser on your trail

Moderator: Cindy Heath, Special Projects Coordinator, Lebanon Recreation & Parks, Lebanon, NH

Speakers: Russell Hirschler, Executive Director, Upper Valley Trails Alliance, Norwich, VT; Cindy Heath, Special Projects Coordinator, Lebanon Recreation & Parks, Lebanon, NH

This session will cover how to organize a successful progressive food stop fundraiser on your trail system or in your community, including low cost marketing strategies, online registration, and volunteer management. Featuring the success stories of the “Tour de Taste,” a progressive lunch bicycle tour which raised over $5,000 in 2009 for the Upper Valley Trails Alliance (NH/VT), and the “Full Moon Fiesta,” a ski/snowshoe event. Learn how to deal with rising popularity, establish key partnerships with area race organizers for event supplies like signage and equipment, and create a safe and fun experience for all ages.

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