Re: Ask not, what your dojo can do for you..
I think the biggest difference between a dojo & a gym is that the gym is just a place. The dojo after a while becomes like your family.
If people have a skill that can benefit the dojo, then they tend to help out.
If we need extra money for a demo or something, we hold a raffle. Someone usually has an item or a service they can offer as a prize & people are usually more keen to buy tickets because it's for the dojo.