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CHELMSFORD DOG ASSOCIATION JOINS NEWMAN’S OWN FOUNDATION $500K HOLIDAY CHALLENGE

THE CHELMSFORD DOG ASSOCIATION JOINS NEWMAN’S OWN FOUNDATION $500K HOLIDAY CHALLENGE ON CROWDRISE

Help the Chelmsford Dog Association win $150,000 by donating to its CrowdRise campaign

North Chelmsford, MA – November 9, 2017 – The Chelmsford Dog Association has joined the Newman’s Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge, a fundraising competition on CrowdRise, the largest crowdfunding platform for good. Newman’s Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge is a friendly fundraising campaign for eligible US-based 501(c)3 charities. Participating organizations will compete for half of one million dollars in prize money. the Chelmsford Dog Association has joined the challenge on CrowdRise in hopes of raising money to support the maintenance and enhancement of the Chelmsford Dog Park.

The Chelmsford Dog Association worked for 7 years to get an off-leash dog park built in North Chelmsford Massachusetts. Now, we are responsible for funding all support, maintenance, upkeep and enhancements of the park for the benefit of our furry children. We rely solely on volunteers and donations to accomplish this and do not take any tax monies to support the Chelmsford Dog Park. We need everyone’s help to continue to keep the Chelmsford Dog Park a great place for all Dogs and their owners!

“We depend on volunteers and donations,” said the organization spokesperson. “We appreciate all the help that everyone at the park gives, but we need to keep the drive going!”

The Newman’s Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge launched on CrowdRise on November 21, 2017 at 12pm ET and runs through January 3, 2018 at 1:59:59pm ET. There are 10 grand prizes up for grabs with the team that raises the most online winning $150,000 and 10th place winning $2,500. On #GivingTuesday an additional $85,000 will be awarded to the top 3 charities. Plus, weekly Bonus Challenges enable charities to win up to another $115,000.

CrowdRise Challenges are innovative fundraising competitions for charitable organizations designed to build capacity, create massive engagement and leverage, and use the power of the crowd to provide new meaningful funding streams for organizations in every sector. 

To help the Chelmsford Dog Association win the Newman’s Own Foundation $500k Holiday Challenge head to https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/chelmsford-dog-association

ABOUT THE CHELMSFORD DOG ASSOCIATION
The Chelmsford Dog Association is a non-profit organization made up of residents from Chelmsford and surrounding towns whose goal is to help promote and support the maintenance of the off-leash dog park in town as well as to promote responsible pet ownership.

ABOUT NEWMAN’S OWN FOUNDATION
Newman’s Own Foundation is celebrating 35 years of giving and $500 million to thousands of charities, helping millions of people. As Paul Newman would say, “giving back is just the right thing to do.”

Newman’s Own foundation was founded by the late actor Paul Newman to continue his philanthropic legacy and help make the world a better place. The Foundation turns all net profits and royalties from the sale of Newman’s Own food and beverage products into charitable donations. For more information, visit www.newmansownfoundation.org.

ABOUT CROWDRISE
CrowdRise is the world’s largest crowdfunding platform dedicated exclusively to charitable fundraising. Used by millions of individuals, tens of thousands of charities, hundreds of companies and many of the most famous artists and athletes in the world, CrowdRise enables people to creatively leverage their resources and networks to unlock the power of the crowd to support positive social missions and create massive impact.

Founded by actor Edward Norton, film producer Shauna Robertson and Robert and Jeffrey Wolfe, CrowdRise has conceived, implemented and powered campaigns that have raised hundreds of millions of dollars to date. For more information visit www.CrowdRise.com. In January 2017, CrowdRise merged with GoFundMe to offer both people and organizations the best fundraising tools for any cause they care passionately about. 

Media Contact:
Will Wagner
cda@chelmsforddogassociation.org

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