Memorial Medical Center Foundation

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Because of the support we received from [GiveSmart], and the amazing fundraising tools it offers, we were able to have tremendous success in exceeding our campaign fundraising goal!

Candice Wood, Development Events Manager



Every year, Memorial Medical Center Foundation hosts its annual gala with a ‘Dancing for Our Stars’ competition. In previous years, they garnered support through peer-to-peer fundraising strategies where the dancers would have their own pages and reach out to their networks to ask for donations. In 2018, they were looking for an easier way to collect donations and expand their donor base. 


To help Memorial Medical Center Foundation achieve its goals, the [GiveSmart] experts recommended setting up a keyword and using text-do-donate before, during, and after the event to make it easier to reach their constituents, expand their donor base, and encourage in the moment giving. During the event, attendees texted their donations using a keyword. With the live thermometer displayed on the main screen, they could see their donations in real-time, which created more excitement than they’d seen at the event prior. 


  • 133 total gifts received from donors 
  • $463,408 total raised through this event 
  • $290 average gift size for event 

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Memorial Medical Center Foundation, a nonprofit health system, aims to improve the well-being of individuals, families and communities to make high-quality care easier to access and more affordable. 

GiveSmart is a fundraising and donor management system that enables organizations to accelerate fundraising through configurable, mobile-friendly campaigns, peer-to-peer giving, auction and event management, simple tracking, and secure payment processing. 

Our mission is to help nonprofits and organizations reach their fundraising goals while creating an engaging, exciting, and easy giving experience for their donors. All. Year. Round. Click here to get started with GiveSmart. 

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Disclaimer: This case study originally featured a nonprofit that used MobileCause. MobileCause is now fully integrated into the GiveSmart platform. All mentions have been edited to reflect the new naming conventions.  

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