fund-raiser

[fuhnd-rey-zer]
noun
1.
a person who solicits contributions or pledges.
2.
a gathering held for such solicitation: a fund-raiser to aid the campaign of the Senate candidate.
Also, fundraiser.


Origin:
1955–60

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fundraiser (ˈfʌndˌreɪzə)
 
n
1.  a person who raises money for a cause
2.  an event held to raise money for a cause

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Example sentences
Hopefully there will be a good turnout as this event is a major fundraiser for
  the community.
If you know someone who needs to hold a fundraiser you should consider a flower
  bulb fundraiser.
Actually, that's a pretty awesome charity fundraiser idea.
Heck, it may be a good fundraiser for your local astronomy club or favorite
  charity.
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