Fundraising Tips & Tools

Fundraising Tips & Tools

You’ve taken the first step and registered for the Virtual Believe Walk. Now it’s time to start fundraising! Your fundraising dollars are vital to advancing cancer care and support services for those impacted by cancer. Every dollar raised makes a life-saving difference!

We’re here to support you and guide you to fundraising success! View the tips and tools below to help you reach your fundraising goal and make an even greater impact.

FUNDRAISING TIPS

Getting Started

  • Set a fundraising goal
  • Personalize your fundraising page with a personal story and photos
  • Jump start your fundraising by making a personal donation
  • Form a list of potential donors i.e. friends, family, colleagues
  • Reach out to your contacts through social media, emails, texts, phone calls, etc.
  • Form a fundraising army! Join forces with a team to make a larger impact
  • Remember your inspiration! A personal connection always makes it more meaningful
  • Share how your fundraising dollars impact cancer patients in your community
  • Always follow up with a THANK YOU! Your donors are vital to your fundraising success

Social Media

  • Share your fundraising page on Facebook
  • Invite friends and family to support your efforts
  • Get creative with your posts! Share a personal story, video, photos
  • Thank donors for their support
  • Post frequently

Communication is Key!

Take the opportunity to share your story and why this cause is important to you. Reach out to your contacts through social media, email and text focusing on these key points:

  • WHY you are fundraising
  • WHO you are walking for
  • WHAT your fundraising goal is
  • WHEN your fundraising ends
  • HOW your fundraising impacts cancer patients in your community

FUNDRAISING TOOLS

Facebook Share

One of the most valuable tools for fundraising is social media. Sharing your fundraising page is just a click away!

  • Access your fundraising page
  • Click the Facebook icon on the top right corner
  • Your fundraising page will post to your Facebook page
  • Add a personal story using the key points listed above
  • Remember to hashtag #believewalk
  • Click share! It’s now linked to your fundraising page
  • Start watching your fundraising thermometer move up!

Text Keyword to 71777

All registered fundraisers are assigned their own unique keyword to 71777 as an additional fundraising tool. This is a quick and easy way to link donors to your fundraising page.

How do I find my unique keyword? Access your fundraising page and the keyword will be listed on the top of the page. Now you can invite your contacts to donate or join your team through social media, emails and text.

Message Example:

“Hello friends and family! I’m fundraising for the 2020 Virtual Believe Walk to support cancer patients in my community. Will you help me reach my goal? Text BELIEVE# to 71777. Thank you!”

Email

Create your own email or use the email icon on your fundraising page.

  • Access your fundraising page
  • Click the email icon on the top right corner
  • Personalize the email template
  • Share a story, add photos, and get creative!
  • Click send!

Artwork for Social Media

Download the artwork below, take a photo and share on social media #believewalk

  • 2020 Believe Walk
  • I'm A Survivor
  • I Registered
  • I Walk For...
  • Mile Marker 1
  • Mile Marker 2
  • Mile Marker 3

Thank you for your support and happy fundraising!