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Dollar for Dollar Match Sept 1 thru 3

Dollar for Dollar Match Sept 1 thru 3

Team VeloSano
08/25/2020
Donation, Fundraising, Rider, Team, Virtual Rider

Announcing the Match Promotion of the Year - Get Ready!

Every dollar you raise will get matched, dollar for dollar!

The end of fundraising for Virtual VeloSano 2020 is on the horizon and we ask you to make a big push to help raise critical funds for cancer research.  Your efforts will go a long way to the October 1 deadline especially with this incredible match support! From Sept. 1 thru Sept. 3, and thanks to some very generous, anonymous supporters, we will match every dollar raised* until we reach our $70,000 threshold! So if someone donates $5 dollars to you, it’s matched. If someone donates $500, it's matched. Any donation, large or small, will make a difference.

In 2020, roughly 1.8 million people will be diagnosed with cancer in the United States.  This promotion doubles the impact you can make in the fight against cancer.

* Match eligibility details:

  • Online donations credited to your Personal Fundraising Page of any amount made between Tuesday,  September 1 at 12:00am EDT and Thursday, September 3 at 11:59pm EDT will  be matched 1-to-1 up to the first $70k raised.
  • Facebook donations are not eligible.
  • Offline (checks & cash) donations are not eligible.
  • Match donations will be automatically credited to your Personal Fundraising Page at the time the eligible donation is made. Instant gratification!

Start planning your fundraising strategy today!

Imitation is the Sincerest Form of Flattery... Use Eric's Fundraising Playbook!

VeloSano 4-Year Rider, Eric Logan, has the secret sauce of fundraising success. A text message, a link to his Personal Fundraising Page and an easy-to-implement outreach strategy.

Eric refers to his strategy as the "Bernie Sanders of VeloSano donations" - reaching out to a large donor base where a lot of multiple donations of amounts both large and small really add up! In his case, 90 donations raising $9,000...most received within a few days....as Eric says, "It takes a village to address this societal ill."

  • His network included people from his family, lifelong friends from high school/college, KPMG colleagues, and community members.

  • Eric sent three non-intrusive text messages to a group of 250 people in his network and incorporated a direct link to his VeloSano Personal Page to donate online.

  • He utilized a “burning platform” by doing it all within a week for the first two messages. Compassionate people with good intention may forget and never donate if you don't remind them. 

Key to his strategy: cast a wide net and remind people regularly.

 

Prepare for September 1-3!

Use the next week to develop your fundraising strategy for a meaningful and strong finish. 

Do the math. Together we can raise a minimum of $140,000 in just a few days which equates to funding one entire cancer research project!  Any donation, large or small, will make a difference.

Together, We Are VeloSano!


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