Some of those crucial, active people who keep Andover humming have been affected by a malaise: fundraiser fatigue.

Because of tight budgets, the last several years have been chock full of events created to raise money for worthwhile causes. For some, it could mean a dance, poker tournament, golf outing, auction, wine tasting or dinner nearly every weekend. Sure, most everyone supports the causes. But after a while, even those most happy to donate can become a little tired of organizing or attending the events. That’s fundraiser fatigue.

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