How to Engage Your Community with a Good Story

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How do you craft a compelling story that conveys a definitive emotion and captures your audience? Join us on February 9th to learn and discuss the key elements of storytelling and how a good story can engage your nonprofit's community and raise awareness around your cause.

At this session, you will learn how to...

• Recognize the differences between traditional storytelling and 'corporate storytelling'

• Take advantage of the fact that people WANT to support your nonprofit’s brand!

• Discover the most dramatic aspects of your work

• Identify stories that matter to you

• Write through anxiety and elaborate on the most important parts of your story

Who should attend?

Fundraisers, marketing and communication staff at nonprofits, charities and social enterprises. This event is for anyone who is interested in using storytelling to further their mission!

Live streaming

This event will be live-streamed, so you can attend no matter where you are! Joining is simple - there’s no need to RSVP! Just go to: at 5:30pm ET


Stefan Hostetter, Executive Director of The Green Society Campaign, Community Animator at CSI Spadina

Stefan is a committed environmentalist and storyteller who specializes in project management, videography and community outreach.

As ED of The Green Society Campaign, Stefan pushes environmentalism into mainstream culture and helps other green organizations build their capacity in a variety of contexts. Although his work focuses on developing professional-quality videos that fit the budget of grassroots environmental organizations, he also manages fundraising events and routinely attends both local schools and educational events to run workshops and provide educational support.

Stefan currently works side-by-side with Green Majority Media in an ongoing effort to support Toronto’s environmental community.

Donation price

$5.00 (Pay in cash at the door. Receipts available.)

If you RSVP and find out later that you can’t attend, please change your RSVP to “Not Attending” to accommodate others who may be interested.

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