- Start by sponsoring yourself = $25.
- Send out at least 25 letters and emails to friends and family (ask for a minimum donation of $26) = $650.
- Follow up on your fundraising letters and emails.
- Ask three additional family members (minimum donation of $26 each) = $78.
- Ask five friends to sponsor you (minimum donation of $26 each) = $130.
- Ask two co-workers to sponsor you (minimum of $26 each) = $52.
- Check with your company’s human resource department to see if they offer matching gifts.
- Ask three additional co-workers to sponsor you (minimum donation of $26 each) = $78.
- Plan a fundraising party with at least 25 people (e.g. 50% of split cover charge of $20 for a happy hour) = $250.
- Ask five neighbors to sponsor you (minimum donation of $15 each) = $75
- Ask your boss for a company contribution = $50
- Ask three businesses you frequent for a donation (i.e. doctor, dentist, dry cleaners, etc., $37 each) = $111
Grand Total $1,500!