Fundraise Your Way

Fundraise whatever way is right for you!

Organize your own event, personalize a tribute page or celebrate a special occasion. There’s no limit when it comes to fundraising ideas, and we’re here to help you make it happen.

$4.5 Million

Raised To-Date Through Fundraise Your Way Events

Honor a loved one by raising funds in their name

From bake sales to golf tournaments, the possibilities are endless

Take a pass on the wrapped gifts this year and ask for donations instead

Not sure yet? Let’s chat!

For more information, contact Kitty Snow, Community Manager, at or (773) 577-8766.

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Mindee Plugues


Mindee J. Plugues, of Los Angeles, CA, is vice president, marketing for the Applebee’s brand and brings skills including brand strategy, executive leadership, and marketing to the board. Plugues has been an ABTA donor since April 2001, following her father’s passing from GBM. She is also a former member of the ABTA endurance program, Team Breakthrough.

Bob Kruchten


Bob Kruchten, of Mount Prospect, IL, is a sales manager at Extreme Reach, a leading advertising technology company. He has strong skills in communications and fundraising, and has been advocating for the ABTA for 19 years in tribute to his best friend, Paul Fabbri, who lost his 10-year battle with GBM in 1998. Kruchten accepted the ABTA’s Joel A. Gingras Jr. Award in 2015 on behalf of the Paul Fabbri Memorial Fund.