Brilliant use of video

In this section, you will find some excellent examples of videos that have not only helped to raise funds but also awareness. Watch and feel inspired.

Ken Burnett’s two great stories.

by Ken Burnett

Here are two grainy, shaky but very inspiring stories; Gabriella’s new feet and The worst tourist in the world.

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The Dogs Trust: sponsor a dog scheme, television commercials

by SOFII

These television commercials are really part of the Dogs Trust sponsor a dog exhibit but they show such good use of DRTV they are worth an additional airing here. Unusually for nonprofit DRTV in the United Kingdom these ads made a profit from their first showing. Quite exceptionally, the early ads achieved a return on investment of five to one.

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Prostate Cancer Research Fund: fundraising from beyond the grave

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by SOFII

How often does a fundraising campaign bring a star back from the dead to front a campaign for the disease that killed him? This is innovative fundraising, no doubt.

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Multiple Sclerosis Society, Holland: television commercial

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by SOFII

This remarkable television commercial is so powerful it stops the viewer in his/her tracks. Yet not a word is spoken, the message is entirely conveyed in movements, gestures and looks. This a brilliant use of television, a courageous creative presentation of the personal impact of a devastating disease. It will be instructive for anyone working in a similar field and many others too.

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