moving donors to give

For a non-profit company that relies on its donors, there is no more effective way to demonstrate the good that's being done than an emotional story told on film. It connects the donor directly to the story of the people they help, clarifying the need. Here are a few samples of my work in this area...

 

WakeMed Foundation

WakeMed Foundation was holding a big fundraising dinner, with a live performance by Martina McBride, and asked me to make this video featuring their pregnancy expertise to close the evening. It's one of my favorite things to do, to make a person comfortable enough to tell their story and not hold back. The event was beautiful in addition to being a huge fundraising success. Here's the video...

 

art center college of design

The Art Center College of Design in Pasadena, California is an amazing place. They rely on donations to fund students who couldn't otherwise attend. The college held an 18-month fundraising drive, culminating in a beautiful nighttime event, and asked me to make a video to close the evening. The goal for the entire campaign was $2 million. But when the dust settled, they had raised $3.1 million, 56% over their goal. Here's the video...

 

 

ymca of the triangle

Each year the YMCA of the Triangle holds a fundraising drive. And for 5 years they asked me to create a video to help potential donors get to know a beneficiary of their work up close and personal. Every one of those videos won the national award that "The Y" gives for the best video, competing against all the videos nationwide. Here's one of them...

 

blue cross blue shield of NC

This one isn't a fundraising video, but I thought you'd enjoy it. At Blue Cross Blue Shield of NC, the executives wanted to thank their employees for participating in community service volunteering efforts. They wanted it to be about the employees, not the executives. Seemed like the best approach was to hear from the people who are helped by these efforts, so I made this...

 

...and there's plenty more where these came from. If you think we could work together and do something great, click the contact button below and let's talk about it!