Remember: You will need to practice and become proficient with any defensive tool to ensure that you can operate it effectively when a disaster strikes. While not as effective as a firearm, a good crossbow or compound bow will provide lethal accuracy out to 60 yards without the loud report of a gunshot.
A well-constructed entry level crossbow (firing at 300fps or greater) will typically cost around 0, though lower-powered variants can be purchased for much less.
Shooting an unsuppressed firearm can cause severe hearing damage, give away your location to an imminent threat, or scare away wild game that you are trying to hunt.
It’s intimidating to ask other people to part with their hard earned cash. And then, we get to connect their existing passions and desires to your NPO, using the same language they use.
At its heart, fundraising is helping others connect an existing passion directly to your cause. We have to address the fears and risks every donor feels, .
Don’t be scared of sounding weird or too forward by asking things like, “What do you think is the biggest challenge we face in this area?
” Provoke interesting reactions that are memorable, not boring, formulaic encounters.