Fundraisers: Online Calendar Service Provides Schools, Churches and Clubs a New Way to Raise Money and Help Their Members

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With students heading back to school, families everywhere are arranging their lives to support the schedules of their kids. has designed a new fundraising opportunity for community groups to publish their activities, help their members save money and manage their time, all while raising funds for the groupÂ?s projects.

With back-to-school time and all of the associated clubs, practices, athletics, etc. starting again, the fall is a busy season for families and students. As school activities gear up for the new academic year, is pleased to announce a Community Giving program to help families organize their lives while supporting the organizations in their community.

The Community Giving program will contribute a significant portion of the proceeds from new calendar subscriptions that sign up using a Promotion Code from a sponsoring Community Group. The same proportion will apply to subsequent renewals, generating a recurring income source for the Community Group. As more families sign up for the program using the Community Group’s code, the contribution per calendar will increase as well. Finally, to encourage its use, the Promotion Code will provide instant savings on the initial subscription for the customer.

Community Groups should visit to join the program. provides online calendars to families, schools, churches and clubs of all kinds. Family Calendars allow families to have unlimited users within their calendar and to assign a highlight color to each family member. The calendar then uses the color to highlight each family member’s events. Family Calendars can also connect to Club Calendars and have the club’s events appear on the Family Calendar, but without any highlight colors. Club calendars are an ideal foundation for some Community Groups as they are free once three subscribers have ‘joined’ the club.

“This is truly a win-win opportunity,” says Kim Morin, Directory of Marketing for BLIE Enterprises, Inc., the company that operates “Our schools and churches get to advertise their activities and help their patrons save on a valuable, personal service. The families get to organize their lives while supporting organizations in their community. And as the online community grows, it expands the reach of the Community Groups into their neighborhoods.”

“This is a great way for schools, churches, booster clubs, etc. to generate funds for their projects and activities,” Morin continues. “Our online calendar provides a means for those groups to communicate and promote their activities while at the same time support their own funding needs. The best part is that the contributions will continue with renewals, so the Community Group can build a recurring income source for funding year after year.”

About is an online calendar service designed to support today’s busy families. It was the first service to allow for unlimited users or ‘family members’ and assign a highlight color to each. Whenever a family member has an activity on the calendar, the activity appears in the associated color. calendars show no advertising and only charge a small annual subscription fee. has been in operation since 2004. Visit to learn more.


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