Fundraising tips

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Fundraising Tips

Organize Your Fundraising Campaign

  • After registering, please create your individual fundraising page.
  • If you selected “YES” in the section of registration that says Please Get Your Own Personalized Fundraising Page, you will receive an email with a link to create your fundraising page. If you have any problems, please email Ellen Swercewski at [email protected] for assistance.
  • Set your personal fundraising goals.
  • Make a list of everyone you know. This will become your donors’ list.
  • Become your first donor.
  • Draft fundraising letter. When you are comfortable, send it to your list.
  • Draft follow-up emails.
  • Come up with creative fundraising activities.
  • Be enthusiastic!
  • Tell everyone you know that you are participating.
  • Forward your check donations to the foundation on an ongoing basis.
  • Send thank you notes to your sponsors!

Other Suggestions

  • Check the Walker Guide for additional information on tracking your fundraising efforts and matching gift programs.
  • Share fundraising ideas with the TBBCF virtual walk community via social media or contact us at 860-437-1400 or [email protected]

Remember, the virtual component will allow walkers who can’t be together on Walk Day to fundraise and stay connected to a fantastic cause. Choose your activity, your distance, your where and when. Share your pictures at #tbbcfwalk17

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