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The Joy of Fundraising: A Tiltify Podcast
In Episode 6, we had the opportunity to talk to the Director of Innovation at St. Jude and St. Jude PLAY LIVE - Zachary Whitten
Zach is the mastermind that created the St. Jude PLAY LIVE initiative that has, since 2014, engaged with tens of thousands of influencers around the world to raise over 23 million dollars - and an expected 25 million dollars by the end of prize season next month (May 31st, 2020). With the amount of knowledge that Zach possess in this digital fundraising space, both influencers and charities alike would be doing themselves a disservice by missing out on this special, 100 minute podcast episode!
Topics of Discussion:
4:05 - All About Zachary Whitten
13:42 - What is St. Jude Children's Research Hospital?
16:55 - What does St. Jude Mean to Creators?
35:05 - What is St. Jude PLAY LIVE?
40:07 - The Digital Charity Fundraising Pioneers
44:28 - The St. Jude PLAY LIVE Summit
55:01 - Question: Most Memorable and Motivating Things while creating St. Jude PLAY LIVE
01:13:49 - Question: One thing you would do diffferent about St. Jude PLAY LIVE
01:17:49 - Follow-up: The Importance of Delegation and Teamwork
01:21:07 - Question: Was it difficult to go from a physical summit to a digital one?
01:28:49 - Question: One piece of advice you would give other charities that see your success
01:34:10 - Question: One piece of advice for fundraisers
HUGE thank you to Zach for taking the time to speak with us on Episode 6 of the podcast! With how busy things are just before the start of Prize Season, we really appreciate him spending a late night to record with us for this episode
Special Guest: Zachary Whitten.