Need some useful fundraising tools to help you get started? Find everything you need right here, and if you have questions along the way feel free to email Susan Cook for more information and resources!
Some quick ways to launch a Do-It-Yourself Fundraising, Bar Challenge Event:
- Restaurant Give Backs: Donate a percentage of your sales to the National MS Society.
- Sell Pittsburgh Sport Themed supplies to your patrons.
- Have a guest bartender, a local celebrity mix up the fun and drinks for one evening.
- Create an "orange" cocktail and have a portion of the sales donated back to the National MS Society, Western PA Chapter.
Fundraising Guide: This will help you get your fundraising started.
Sample Letters: Example for emails and letters to your friends, family and co-workers.
Instructions on how to use the online tools
Write a letter to the editor of your local paper to raise awareness about the Bar Challenge and your involvement! Click here for your Letter to the Editor
Social Media: *NEW*
Announce your efforts to your connections on Facebook, MySpace, Twitter, etc. Through social media you can reach an even larger base of potential donors. Start by adding the boundless Fundraising application on Facebook to raise pledges. This tools are geared towards Bike MS but will be a great help to your estabishments in creating a world free of MS.
> Social Media Tips: Manual (.pdf)
> Webinars: Facebook Twitter LinkedIn MeetUp Convio
> Digital Downloads - Spread the word about MS by downloading badges, IM icons, email signature images, wallpaper, banners and e-cards that can be used for email, Facebook, Myspace, Twitter!
> Profile Images - Use these images to show your support on Facebook and Twitter!