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27 Apr
Volunteers

Make Your Fundraising Stand Out!

Posted by Volunteers

Fundraising gives you the opportunity to be creative and unique! While asking your friends and family to donate to your March for Babies campaign, it’s great to keep things fresh and exciting. Here are a few fun ways to make your fundraising stand out!

Add incentives! Motivate your friends by promising creative goods or service in exchange for their donation. Trade exercise for funds. Offer to do 10 push-ups or sit-ups for every $1 donated. Carry a friend’s books for an entire day in exchange for a $10 donation.

Post baby photos! They can be March of Dimes related or your personal baby photos! Anything that can make your posts and e-mails more eye catching is great.

Promote your goal! People like to be able to help you get there. Don’t be afraid to increase your goal as you reach your first, second, or even third fundraising goal.

Add a personal touch to your letters!

Add a personal touch to your letters!

Write unique and personalized letters! Include fun items to make them eye catching. Include stickers or photos!!

Have friends help get the word out! Ask a friend who donated to post this donation on Facebook with a message encouraging their friends to do the same.

Grab their attention! Use the animated E-Cards, banners, and the Facebook application to help get attention! All of these and more can be found at marchforbabies.org.

Remember, going the extra mile can make all the difference in your fundraising!

Now lets hear from you!
How have you gone the extra mile with fundraising?

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Make Your Fundraising Stand Out!

Comment by kathleen mcavoy — April 27, 2012 @ 7:50 pm

who do you make the checks payable to?

Make Your Fundraising Stand Out!

Comment by Kellie Johnson — May 2, 2012 @ 3:38 pm

Our family team held a car wash this year. We also held raffle drawings and gave away free “goodie bags” to our customers. It was a huge success and we plan on doing it again in the future.

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