Fundraising as a Children's Champion

We know that fundraising can sometimes be intimidating and that you often don't know where to start. We have prepared a FUNdraising Guide to get you started! This includes information about how your fundraising efforts impact the hospital, fundraising ideas and sample letters.

Here are some tips that are sure to help you succeed:

  • Be sure to personalize your page.

  • Aim to have 20 different people donate to your page, regardles of amount.

  • Make a personal donation to your own page.

  • Join our private Facebook Groupfor inside information about the marathon and fundraising at:  Facebook.com/groups/ChildrensChampions

  • Send personal emails to your friends, family and coworkers including why you chose to fundraise.

  • Don't be afraid to send a follow-up email a few weeks later!

  • Post about your training progress and fundraising page on social media.

  • Collect donations in lieu of gifts for special occasions.

  • Get your workplace involved with a jeans day or bake sale. Be sure to check if your workplace matches charitable gifts.

  • Host an event, such as a cookout or picnic, and ask for donations for a plate or tickets.

Download our FUNdraising Guide!