Easy FUNdraising

Day: Friday

Time: 5pm - 6:30pm EDT

Presenter(s): Haydee Garcia & Carmen Aguilar


Every non-profit organization can only succeed with good fundraising. But how do you raise money? What are the possible ways to bring in more money to your organization? There are many creative ideas, and the presenters have a lot of experience raising money for various organizations. Join this entertaining workshop with energetic presenters who can share their many stories of fundraising and provide you with unlimited possibilities to give you new ideas to help your organization succeed!

Presenter(s) Information

Haydee Garcia


Haydee Garcia was born in Cuba and emigrated as an adult to the US in 2000. While attending Gallaudet University, her achievements earned her the honor of being the student speaker at the 2007 commencement ceremony. She founded a tour company, Go Haydee Tours, which hosts deaf groups on tours through Cuba. She has been working for Sorenson since 2008 and is presently their Sales Representative.

Carmen Aguilar

Carmen Aguilar

Carmen Aguilar is Ecuadorian / US Citizen, Founder/President/Deaf Interpreter/Deaf Services Advocate/Deaf Mentor. Founder/President of IDLA (USA) & FENASEC (Ecuador). Advocacy: NCID, FITE CIL (USA) & Federal National for the Deaf (FENASEC of Ecuador). Born in Ecuador, immigrated to the USA in 1989 later became a US citizen. First job was interpreting services for the Deaf through American Sign Language (ASL) both in Spanish and English in Latino community. Also instructed parents whose children are Deaf to communicate in ASL. Assisted & instructed Deaf adults to become permanent residents (Green Cards) and US citizens. Currently working at Motorola and proud grandma of three boys.