Every dollar you raise goes toward the important work to prevent animal abuse and neglect in our community! We are encouraging participants to continue their fundraising outside of the pet costume contest and clothing fundraiser by collecting pledges from friends and family. Here are some tips to help you get started with your fundraising goals.
Starting early is the best way to reach your fundraising goals. Making a plan of who to ask, how to ask, and how to raise awareness for the event will help you get started on the right foot. HERE's a helpful form to keep you organized.
SET A GOAL
Setting a goal is a great motivator to raise funds for this important cause! Having a dollar amount in mind can help you along the way of your fundraising journey. If you meet your goal early you can always consider raising your goal!
MAKE A PERSONAL DONATION
Making a personal donation shows your friends and family just how passionate and invested you are in this fundraiser. This is a great way to kick off your fundraising campaign and encourage others to join!
ENCOURAGE YOUR FRIENDS AND FAMILY TO HELP
Make sure your friends and family know to make their donation on your behalf to help work toward your fundraising goal! You can collect money from friends or family and turn it all in at the same time, or have them individually donate through our website on your behalf. Be sure to share why you're so passionate about helping end animal abuse and neglect in our community!
USE THE POWER OF SOCIAL MEDIA
Get the word out that you're raising money to stop animal abuse and neglect through your social media accounts! Social media is a great way to reach a large audience and share why this fundraiser is so important to you and our community. Use these graphics on your profile to show your support for the cause and to encourage others to join our fight!
TALK TO YOUR EMPLOYER
Many companies match donations! Matches are a great way to get your work family involved in a cause your passionate about PLUS it helps raise TWICE as much money to stop animal abuse and neglect.