Breaking Bread & Raising Dough (At Home) Virtual Edition May 15, 2020 - picture of a blueberry bagel

Date: Friday, May 15
Time: 8:00-9:00am
Location: Virtually from home (those who RSVP will be sent an e-mail with instructions for how to connect closer to the date).

Join us next Friday, May 15 for a virtual at-home edition of our Breaking Bread & Raising Dough series.

Chapter President, Caroline Riseboro (President & CEO, Trillium Health Partners Foundation) and Chapter President-Elect, Amy Pawluk (Executive Vice President, Marketing and New Business Development, Blakely Inc.) will be online to talk about how our Chapter can support you and your fundraising efforts. They'll also shed some light & insights from their own experiences on fundraising during a pandemic:

  • What's changed?
  • What are some lessons learned?
  • What's still to come?
  • What do donors want?

Don't miss this opportunity to discuss your fundraising wins, challenges and opportunities with your fellow members.

Amy Pawluk, CFRE

Executive Vice President, Marketing & New Business Development

Blakely Inc.

Amy is a passionate and highly motivated leader with over 20 years of excellence in fundraising and marketing. She is a Certified Fundraising Executive (CFRE) who is driven to challenge the status quo and find a better way. As Executive Vice President, Marketing & New Business Development at Blakely, Amy focuses on inspiring charities to connect to their donors and creating long term lasting connections, driven out of donor engagement with their causes. Amy spent the previous 15 years focusing on Direct Acquisition campaigns with non-profit partners across North America, specializing in acquisition through F2F and experiential fundraising and strategies to engage donors throughout the donor journey for retention. Amy has been actively involved in the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter since 2011. She has chaired AFP Greater Toronto Congress and currently sits on AFP Greater Toronto Chapter Board of Directors. Amy is passionate about advancing Fundraising as a profession and loves the work she gets to do with the AFP Greater Toronto Chapter. Outside of fundraising Amy is passionate about raising her little girl to be a strong and caring woman, she is a lover of exploring new foods, cultures and believes that a nice compliment to a stranger could be the change the world needs.

Caroline Riseboro

President & CEO

Trillium Health Partners Foundation

Caroline Riseboro is President & CEO of Trillium Health Partners Foundation. Prior to her role at Trillium, Caroline was the President & CEO of Plan International Canada, one of Canada’s largest charities working in over 70 countries to help children, especially girls, realize their rights. Caroline is well respected for being a champion of innovation and is credited with launching ground-breaking and award-winning campaigns that have engaged Canadians on some of the world’s toughest issues. In 2017, Caroline was named Canada’s Top 100 Most Powerful Women in the trailblazer category. Before joining Plan International Canada, Caroline was Senior Vice-President, Marketing & Development at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) Foundation, where she played a key role in expanding CAMH’s reach among Canadians. Caroline has held several senior executive positions over the years, more recently as Senior Vice-President, Marketing & Engagement at World Vision Canada where she was responsible for raising $270 million annually. In addition to serving as President of the GTA chapter of AFP, Caroline is serves on the Boards of the Humanitarian Coalition and the Canadian Partnership for Children and Women’s Health (CANWACH). Caroline holds a Bachelor (honours) degree from McGill University and has been pursuing a Master of Philanthropy and Nonprofit Leadership at Carleton University.