Faces in the crowd: WNC crowdfunding initiatives

(Mountain XPress) Crowdfunding platforms make it possible for individuals and organizations of any size to harness social networks and raise start-up capital for projects that might otherwise fail due to lack of funding. Each week,Xpress highlights notable WNC crowdsourcing initiatives that may inspire readers to become new faces in the crowd.


Brother Wolf Animal Rescue is a local no-kill animal shelter and adoption center. The well-known nonprofit operates 365 days per year under the motto “uncompromised compassion,” pairing rescued animals with forever homes. One of Brother Wolf’s largest fundraisers is its annual calendar, a high-quality, 11-by 17-inch calendar featuring organizational success stories alongside animal pictures. This year’s calendar, themed “who saved whom?” will “melt your heart and uplift your soul,” according to organizers. Brother Wolf aims to raise $5,000 by Sept. 24, in support of its shelter and adoption operations. Warning: adorable animal slideshow below.

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Posted on September 15, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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