The best gathering in peer-to-peer fundraising gets even better

| March 7, 2019

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The DonorDrive team is back from the Peer-to-Peer Professional Forum Conference in festive New Orleans. This year, the event broke attendance records with more than 500 attendees from over 80 nonprofits. As the largest conference for peer-to-peer fundraising, we’re proud to sponsor this event year after year. From small beginnings, it’s become the go-to conference for learning and especially for networking.

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