ASK, ask, ask!

ASK, ask, ask!

If you don’t ask, they won’t donate.  Number 1 reason people donate is because they are asked.  Don’t be shy, ask for a donation in support of Wounded Warriors Canada, NOW.

Don’t hesitate to contact BBR17 Operations Manager, Todd McGowan, if you need more information or a speaker for a group of people.

Write

Write

Use the fundraising program on your homepage, it works.

Write a short letter/email, sharing something about yourself or the person you are riding in support of.

Tell them donations are tax deductible.

Send “THANK YOU” notes.

Add a tagline to your email signature that includes an ‘ASK’ such as; ‘Join me in supporting The Highway of Heroes Bike Ride’.

Matching gift

Matching gift

Ask your employer if they have a Matching Gift Program and double your fundraising efforts!  Programs vary from business to business, but the most common programs match the employees donation dollar for dollar.

Other programs double or even triple the donation, ask your Human Resource Department for details.

How to raise $1,000 in 10 days

How to raise $1,000 in 10 days

Sponsor yourself $50 (you’re worth it)
$50
Ask 2 family members to sponsor you $50
$150
Ask 10 friends to contribute $20 (use online program)
$350
Ask 5 co-workers to contribute $10
$400
Ask 10 neighbours to contribute $10
$500
Ask 10 people from social, hobby or sports group to contribute $10
$600
Ask your boss for company contribution of $50
$650
Ask 5 local merchants to sponsor you $20, local Business supporting their community
$750
Ask 2 businesses you frequent for $25 (doctor, dentist)
$800
Ask 10 email friends to sponsor you $20
$1000