The Crusader is the first level of Voting Membership. As a Crusader, a Donor has their crusades well chosen and funded with the Palatines at their side.
Crusader comes from crusade, which meant "campaign against a public evil" in the 18th century, but which earlier referred mainly to the religious-based military Crusades of the Middle Ages. 1706, (respelling of croisade (1570s)), from Middle French croisade (16c.), Spanish cruzada, both from Medieval Latin cruciata, past participle of cruciare "to mark with a cross, "from Latin crux (genitive crucis) "cross. "Other Middle English forms were croiserie, creiserie. Figurative sense of "campaign against a public evil "is from 1786.
A crusader is a person who works hard or campaigns forcefully for a cause. Most crusaders advocate dramatic social or political change. You can call a fierce champion for a cancer cure a crusader, and another kind of crusader could be an activist who works for school reform. Crusaders tend to be passionate, embracing some kind of change.
Palatine Crusaders support their own vigorous and dedicated actions or movements in favor of, or for the defense or advancement of a cause with deep personal meaning and importance to the individual Donor.
Level Six - 2 Year Sustained Committee - ”Crusader” from $500,001 to $5 Million
Direct Single Pay Contribution with two year ongoing override participation for your chosen Charities of which you will belong to the specific committee(s). Is a donor who is empowered to campaign vigorously for their own appointed goal or project; a campaigner with some control over the use of their donation funds. All Crusaders are individually interviewed for their own personal directions for philanthropy.