With more than 33 million people affected by lung disease in the US, each and every dollar raised to support research, programs and advocacy efforts is needed and appreciated. Raising money can seem intimidating, but once you get started, you’ll be surprised by how easy it is. You never know who will surprise you with a donation which is why you want to let everyone you know you are participating in Reach the Beach - Oregon! The easiest way to raise funds is to customize your personal webpage and share it over email, Facebook and other social channels. Get started in your Participant Center now!
Want to know how to get the most out of your online fundraising efforts? Follow these five steps to success:
FIND GREAT RESOURCES BELOW TO MAKE YOUR FUNDRAISING A SNAP!
The easiest way to send fundraising emails to your contacts is through your personal account. If you would prefer to use Convio, the online system we use and their templates, below are some instructions to help you get started.
A guide to successful fundraising
Ask Letter Templates
Thank You Letter Templates
Fundraising Business Cards Template (Doc-Avery-8371) - Customize these cards and carry them with you and share them with people you meet at work, around town or while you’re training
Specific Fundraising Ideas (PDF) - Some creative and time-tested ways to raise funds
How to Submit Your Donations (PDF) - Instructions for sending us your offline donations to post in your fundraising account
501(c)(3) Tax Verification (PDF) - American Lung Association of the Mountain Pacific 501(c)(3) verification and tax ID#
Reach the Beach - Oregon Forms
Credit Card Donation Form (PDF) - Use this form to take offline credit card donations.
Donor Receipt Form (PDF) - Use this form if your donor would like a receipt for their donation right away. We will also be sending them a receipt by email or through the mail.
Donation Collection Form (PDF)– Use this form to record and track pledges and donations towards your fundraising.
Donor Mail-in Form (PDF) - Use this form to give to your donors so that they may mail in their donations towards your fundraising.