TOP TEN REMARKS OVERHEARD AT FUNDRAISING DAY IN NEW YORK

10. Between Clinton, Giuliani and Obama, there’s no money left to raise in New York.

9.  Is it just me, or is everyone but us heading up a billion dollar campaign?

8.  My gala Chairman said we can’t serve meat, nobody wants fish and she’s a vegan.  We’re having free-range vegetables.

7.  My executive director wants to know why we can’t raise over $70 million in two nights just like American Idol.

6.  My annual dinner should get lots of media coverage.  Our honoree is Don Imus and the Master of Ceremonies is Al Sharpton.

5. There are 2,000 people here and I’m the only one without a Blackberry!

4. I already have state-of–the-art fundraising software thank you…..I just don’t have any donors.

3.  The session was about raising money from hedge funds. It was really useful because everyone hedges about funding my organization.

2.  Let me know if you see my boss.  I’m going up to Career Services.

1. So, in fundraising size really does matter.
 

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