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Marquette Challenge Fundraising Tip of the Month

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On campuses and online there are countless free and easy ways you can advertise for your Pittsburgh-Marquette Challenge fundraisers. See below for some tips to help you maximize your event. Pick a specific date and time to have a “social media blast” to maximize your event’s visibility. Have anyone involved in the fundraiser “blast” promotions …

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IRA Charitable Rollover Legislation Signed

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President Obama just reinstated a law that allows you to make a tax-free gift to us from your IRA. Known as the IRA charitable rollover, this law has been reinstated for all of 2015 and will remain in effect for 2016 and beyond. If you have already made this type of gift in 2015, you’re …

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Marquette Challenge Fundraising Tip of the Month

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Don’t forget to take advantage of the “season of giving” to fund raise for the Pittsburgh-Marquette Challenge! The possibilities are endless when it comes to holiday events. Consider hosting an Ugly Sweater party at a local bar where a portion of drink proceeds benefit the Foundation. Or ask the jolliest member of your team to …

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Lifelong Learning: The Marquette Challenge Guest Blog Post

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By Bethany Trotter, University of Pittsburgh Doctor of Physical Therapy Student Learning. It is what DPT students are constantly doing. At the University of Pittsburgh, my fellow DPT students and I have embraced the fact that our profession will mold us into lifelong learners. We can witness how physical therapy has developed, and we know the …

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Growing a Legacy: The Marquette Challenge Lectures

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Guest blog post by Derya Anderson, University of Colorado Doctor of Physical Therapy Student When I first heard about the Marquette Challenge as a first year PT student, I was intrigued by the camaraderie of the team although admittedly I didn’t really know what the challenge even was, or even why it was called Marquette! …

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