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The Psychology of Giving

Multnomah Athletic Club 1849 SW Salmon Street

About this event

This event is provided by Association of Fundraising Professionals Oregon and SW Washington Chapter

“The Psychology of Giving” will be presented on Friday, August 11 at the
monthly luncheon presented by the Association of Fundraising Professionals
(AFP) Oregon & Southwest Washington Chapter. Networking and luncheon will be
held from 11 a.m. to noon, followed by the program from noon to 1 p.m. The
event will be held at the Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon Street,
Portland, OR 97205. The event is sponsored by Collins Group, a Division of
Campbell & Company, and DonorSearch.

What role does psychology play in one’s decision to make a philanthropic
gift? National Healthcare Philanthropy Consultant Randall Hallet will discuss
why people give using clinical and psychological research studies and what
are some of the reasons/rationale that get in the way of the individual
making that final decision to say yes.

Hallet is currently the Executive Vice President and a Principal Consultant
for the Gobel Group, a Philadelphia-based leader in healthcare philanthropy
consulting. He currently works with hospitals and medical centers in 12
states. The Gobel Group works almost exclusively in grateful patient
fundraising and specifically with physician/clinicians on engaging with

At the University of Nebraska Medical Center as the Chief Development
Officer, MedCenter Sr. Executive, and Executive Director of Development, he
was responsible for all aspects of fundraising including introduction of a
major gift solicitations program through physician engagement, a concierge
program, and a planned giving effort with led to a 600% increase during his
tenure. He was also a leader of the $370 million dollar 11-month fundraising
effort for Fred and Pamela Buffett Cancer Center.

The cost for the event is $35 for AFP and NWPGRT members, $25 for AFP Young
Professional members and $50 for nonmembers and guests. Tables of 6 are
available for $250. Pre-registration is required. Online registration is
available at For additional information about this
event or the local AFP Chapter, please email: [email protected].