10 Easy ways to Make $100
The most effective way to raise money for Walk With Me is to ASK! Have fun with fundraising and get creative. To raise $100, you can simply ask 10 friends for $10 each or try any of these ways to hit your personal fundraising goal.
1. Email your friends and family:
Send emails to everyone you know using your Participant/Team Page. Use one of the pre-written email templates or create your own.
2. The Mighty Pen:
Try mailing a letter to friends, family, co-workers and neighbors asking for their support. Let them know why you are raising money. If you have a personal connection share your story. Don’t forget to send a thank you note to people who donate!
3. One –A- Day:
Each day ask a different person to make a contribution. If you get four $25 gifts, you will have raised $100 in less than a week! Did you know the main reason people don’t donate is because they were never asked?
4. Post It:
Use your Participant Page to Post on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn or other social media channels.
5. Think about the friends you have donated to:
It’s their turn to support you! Reach out to them.
6. Talk About it:
Ask for a few minutes on the agenda of any Zoom or Skype meetings you attend. Explain why you are participating in Walk With Me and ask for everyone’s support. Even small contributions will push you towards your fundraising goal.
Tell your friends and family that instead of a traditional gift for your birthday or anniversary, you would like them to make a donation to Walk with Me. You’ll feel good…and they will too!
8. Virtual Party Time:
Get creative and throw a virtual party for friends and family! Using Skype or Zoom, you can host a virtual bingo night, happy hour or game night. Netflix Party will let you watch a movie “together” with friends and family while using a real time chat feature. Ask for a $5 donation from attendees and enjoy a fun night together.
9. Online Teaching:
Are you skilled at cooking? Creative with a paint brush? Great at yoga? Ask for a $10 donation from participants and host a virtual class for them to follow along at home.
10. Don’t Miss an Opportunity:
Change the recording on your voicemail to mention Walk with Me and how callers can make a donation. Then, when they call back, ask them to support you with a contribution. Ask for support in your signature line on emails you send out. Be sure to include your fundraising page link so it will be easy for them to donate.