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Fundraising Tips

  1. Set your fundraising goal!

  2. If you have a personal story, share it.

  3. Upload any photos related to your fundraising.
    EXAMPLE: if it's for your wedding, use an image of you and your partner or use an image related to your connection with Children's Hospital Colorado. We have also provided you with a few patient photos you may use.

  4. Upload a related video or use one of the ones we have provided for you on your personal or team fundraising page.

  5. If you do not have a personal connection to Children's Colorado, think about fundraising in honor of any of these patients. Update your donation page with their image and a short version of their story.

  6. After you personalize your page(s), use your Email Center to ask friends and family to donate

  7. Use social media to promote your fundraising and always remember to link to your personal fundraising page.

Raise $1,000 in 10 steps

  1. Start by donating to your own effort for $50 or ask someone special to be your first donor

  2. Ask 2 family members to sponsor you for $50 each

  3. Ask 5 buddies and 5 Facebook friends to each contribute $20

  4. Ask 5 co-workers to each contribute $20

  5. Ask 5 neighbors each for $20

  6. Ask 10 people from your place of worship or other association to each donate $10

  7. Ask your manager for a donation of $50 from your company or, find out if they will match what you raise and ask for the paperwork

  8. Ask 5 businesses your company works with to sponsor you for $40

  9. Ask 4 businesses you frequent to donate $25

  10. Send your donors thank you messages from your Email Center!
    OR, you can simply ask 50 of your Facebook friends to donate $20 each!