It’s easy to be successful at fundraising! Follow these simple guidelines to raise even more money for farm animals!
Before asking for money, decide what your fundraising goal will be. Select deadlines
for yourself. Keep track of who you ask and when
so you are able to send individual reminders.
Remember that nobody likes cruelty to animals
— no matter their dietary choices — and most people are shocked to hear what happens on factory farms. Choose an animal
story and photo from Farm Sanctuary's rescue pages
to help make your case. Don't be afraid
to show your passion — your friends and family will care if you care.
Each email should include a brief explanation of what Farm Sanctuary does, what the Walks
accomplish, and why you are choosing to participate. Highlight your fundraising goal and how much you would like individuals to give. Here's a good way to start: "Hi! I'm asking my friends to give $10 to help care for Eric at Farm Sanctuary!" Provide more information about Eric's story
, and include a link to your personal giving page hosted by walkforfarmanimals.org.
Using Facebook and Twitter, post your goal and why you're walking
. Ask your friends to donate $10 through your personal giving page. Share your favorite animal rescue stories from Farm Sanctuary to teach your friends about the animals their donations are helping. Be sure to include a link to your personal giving page
in all of your posts!
After donations have been collected, remember to thank your donors
via email, in person, or with a hand-written "thank you" note. Emphasize how their support contributed to your effort to reach your fundraising goal and communicate how much money was raised
overall to help animals
and prevent animal abuse
Don't forget to thank all of your donors for their support.
||Sponsor yourself for $25
||Ask three family members for $25
||Ask five friends to donate $15
||Ask five co-workers to sponsor you for $10
||Email 15 contacts and ask for a $10 donation
||Ask your company for a $75 contribution
||Ask two businesses you frequent for $25