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TV Bingo

First Name Denise
Last Name Hirtle
E-mail denisehirtle@hotmail.com
Club Name Kin Club of Halifax
District # 7
Number of Members 11-25
Community Size Medium-sized community (20,000-100,000)
Community Type Urban
Project Name TV Bingo
Type of Project (check all that apply) Other
If other, please describe Bingo
Was this project a fundraiser? Yes
Description of project this is our major fundraiser & we do it with the two other Metro Kinsmen Clubs and divide the profits proportionally.
Service Hours 100+
Did you leverage this project as a way to recruit new members? No
If you answered yes to the question above, please explain:
How was this project promoted in your community? media outlets & word of mouth
What were some challenges you faced with this project, and how could your project be improved? We would like to take this project to 'on-line' but because it takes place at our local TV station, only those that have this cable provider can play. We continue to make inquiries.
What was the approximate budget for this project? $15,000+
If the project was a fundraiser, what were the sources of revenue for this project?
If this was a fundraiser, how much money was raised (minus expenses)? Not Applicable
What were the expenses for this project? we pay our delivery people who distribute cards to the stores, we pay for our cable/internet, for the cards to be printed (by a local company that hires adults with intellectual disabilities). we also pay a couple other not for profits to answer the telephones when winners call in.
Is there anything else you would like to share that would assist another club in duplicating this project in their community?