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fundraiser

Syllabification: fund·rais·er
Pronunciation: /ˈfəndˌrāzər
 
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Definition of fundraiser in English:

noun

1A person whose job or task is to seek financial support for a charity, institution, or other enterprise.
Example sentences
  • The site says that the party is seeking voluntary fund-raisers, policy workers and strategy tsars, all of which will become ‘senior leadership roles’ in the party.
  • Commercial fund-raisers used by any charity must be registered with the attorney general.
  • Charities and fund-raisers have reported a huge outpouring of support as members of the public rally to help those caught up in the devastating Asian earthquake.
1.1An event held to generate financial support for a charity or other enterprise.
Example sentences
  • Patricia will be at the Town House Gallery, Market Street, Lancaster on Saturday from 1pm to 4pm to launch the charity fund-raiser.
  • Now, using money from a charity fund-raiser, they plan to buy a special crash mat for her to play on, along with steps to help her get into bed.
  • A young Stow couple have found a novel way to turn a Christmas clear-out into a charity fund-raiser.

Derivatives

fundraising

1
noun & adjective
Example sentences
  • Fans of York City are to stage a fund-raising six-a-side tournament later this month and are appealing for teams to take part.
  • We should also do a bit more local fund-raising in the way of quizzes and music nights in the local bars so as to keep our name in front of the public.
  • The fund-raising is on-going for the new dressing rooms for the Coolaney United Soccer Club.

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