New to fundraising and need some ideas? We’ll get you started with some
creative ways to raise money and help the animals you love!
order to maximize your walk efforts, be sure to take full advantage of your
social media networks:
- During the
months leading up to the Walk, make our Walk logo your profile picture on
your favorite social media sites.
- Post regular
updates to show the world your hustle! Just click one of the share buttons
on your personal page and it’s instantaneous.
- Always thank
your donors publically on social media - it's a great way to show them you
appreciate their support while inspiring others to follow their
your community involved:
others by throwing a garage sale, bake sale, movie night, or dance party
to raise awareness and garner donations.
door to door, if your neighborhood allows. Bring your pet along to break
- Bring in
snacks to the office. Your coworkers can have some if they donate to your
Walk efforts. Pets aren’t the only ones motivated by food!
strategic with your emails:
- Tailor your
writing to your audience. Try out several different templates if you have
a wide range of groups.
- Be direct
and concise. We all tend to ramble when talking about issues close to our
the optimal time of day to send your email.
- Don’t be
afraid to follow up with those who haven’t read your email. You can tell
who reads your email by checking the contacts in your participant center.
- If you are a
previous donor, always update your contact list before embarking on your
new Walk fundraising efforts.
Progress: 10% of goal