When:  Oct 10, 2023 from 11:30 AM to 01:00 PM (CT)
Greater Baton Rouge Chapter, Association of Fundraising Professionals
Monthly Training Session

Tuesday, October 10, 2023

 11:30 am - 1:00 pm

 Juban's Restaurant


 Mentoring Session
10:45am - 11:30am


Grassroot strategies to recruit volunteers and move them from “Me to We!”

Presented by Allison Traxler


Volunteers don’t just appear out of thin-air especially since volunteerism is down nation-wide since the pandemic. Let’s explore a solid plan for finding and holding onto dedicated volunteers.



 Training Session


From Gratitude to Impact: Maximizing the Value of Donor Relations and Stewardship

 Presented by 

Danielle Mack, CFRE



Join us for an informative presentation on the crucial role that donor relations play in building strong, enduring connections with supporters. Through an interactive discussion on the fundamentals of stewardship, attendees will gain a deeper understanding of how to engage donors meaningfully and foster a culture of accountability and transparency. We'll also explore the important role that ethics, impactful reporting, and trust play in building and strengthening donor relationships, providing practical strategies for putting them into action. Don't miss this opportunity to reimagine your approach to donor relations and take your program to the next level.


Allison Traxler's Bio 

Allison Traxler named the Executive Director for Capital Area Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) in 2022.  The mission of CASA is to recruit, train and supervise volunteers to advocate for the timely placement of foster children in safe, permanent homes.  She was previously employed as the Vice President of Development for Volunteers of America for 15 years.  She has over 25 years of non-profit, marketing, public relations, grant writing, communications, and fundraising experience and is a graduate of Leadership Baton Rouge.  Allison currently serves on several local boards and was awarded the Outstanding Fundraising Professional Award for the Association of Fundraising professionals in 2003.  Ms. Traxler is active in her children’s schools and is a member of Quota Club, Kappa Sigma Mothers club, a sustainer of the Junior League of Baton Rouge and the past president of Elan Cotillion and the Association of Fundraising Professionals. She enjoys volunteering and spending time with her husband, Jon and children; Emma, Wesley and Grey plus her four dogs – YES, that is a number four!


The entrees will be Cauliflower Crab and Brie Soup and Choice of:

Chicken Caesar Salad

Warm Crawfish Salad

Grilled Shrimp Sensation Salad


CFRE Approved Credit Hours:
Mentoring 1 PT
Training Session 1 PT


Juban's Restaurant
3739 Perkins Road
Baton Rouge, LA 70808


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