New A Rocha book: Keeping Faith in Fundraising

Keeping-faith-in-fundraising-cover-663x1024The media quite rightly flags up the bad ways in which charities have sometimes raised funds. At A Rocha, from the very beginning, donors have often been family and friends – a powerful motivation for us to learn how to do it well! As the organization has grown, Peter Harris, Co-founder and often chief fundraiser, has felt the inevitable disappointments, frustrations and joys. In this book, he and Rod Wilson, past President of Regent College, Vancouver, share their forty years of experience. ‘As Christians,’ they assert, ‘we need to be honest, vulnerable, and deeply authentic as we present our needs.’ The book also explores the trials and responsibilities of being a donor, particularly the challenge of creating wealth without damaging human communities or the environment. Read more

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