Development

Our Party at PhlatPhile in LA: Top Five Things You Missed

Recently, I helped plan a big party for Wellstone at an awesome gallery in LA. We packed the space with over 50 friends, old and new. Since not everyone could make it to LA, or battle the traffic, here’s a recap of the top five things you missed. 
 
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Three Times, All a Charm

Leah Olm sat on the L, riding back to her dorm at the University of Chicago after the last day of Campus Camp Wellstone in Chicago.

She remembered the stories old customers told her years earlier during a high-school job at a bakery in Duluth, of a Senator who lifted people up, of a leader who inspired a movement.

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So, what’s the Charities Review Council?

For over a decade at Wellstone, we’ve dedicated ourselves to use every penny, of every donation, as effectively as possible. Our budget is smart, ambitious, and lean. Put another way? We’re small on overhead, big on results.

And now we have a shiny new seal to prove it.

Meeting the Charities Review Council’s Accountability Standards means that we’re a top-tier nonprofit that adheres to industry leading best practices. We invest your donations wisely, ever focused on results, always going above and beyond to be open and transparent about how your dollar is being spent.

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Hey, Thanks CREDO Members!

How do you win an election the Wellstone Way? Person by person, vote by vote. So, how does Wellstone Action raise money? Person by person, vote by vote.

CREDO recently announced it will donate over $50,000 dollars to Wellstone Action. CREDO’s decision to support us wasn’t made in the backroom by a handful of organizational leaders. No, the decision was made the Wellstone Way.

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