march for babies blog

7 Mar

Tips for Family Team Walkers

Posted by Linda

Is this your first March for Babies, or are you a seasoned veteran? When it comes to fundraising, I think most of us can use some new ideas.

  • Tell your story – Nothing inspires people to give like your personal story. Tell your potential donors who you’re walking for, how they can help and how much that would mean to you.

  • Ease into it – Ask your family first, and your closest friends. Once you feel confident, reach out to your coworkers, doctor, your kids’ teachers, etc.

  • Set your giving options – Did you know you can customize the gift amounts people see on your fundraising page? A higher suggested gift may encourage people to increase their donation.

  • Go offine – Raising money online is the most effective and easiest way to increase your goal. But there are probably people you know who are not on your Facebook, or who you have no e-mail for. Do ask in person, and use our printable badges.


Tips for Family Team Walkers

Comment by Lisa Koss — March 8, 2011 @ 10:18 pm

This is a great blog. Thank you.

Tips for Family Team Walkers

Comment by Justin Evans — March 10, 2011 @ 11:07 am

How do I change my personal profile to a team name? Also, I am having trouble looking at my current donation totals.

Tips for Family Team Walkers

Comment by admin — March 28, 2011 @ 10:09 am

Justin, please contact the Help Desk at


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