Top tips for getting sponsors

Take a look through these brilliant tried and tested fundraising ideas.

Make the most of your sacrifice - ask away

$560 can give a regional family a free place to stay close to treatment in the city for one week.

Here's who to ask to make shaving or colouring your hair really worthwhile 

 

  • Ask yourself! Start by making your own donation for $50

  • Ask four family members to sponsor you for $25 each.

  • Ask 5 people at school club or church to donate $10 each

  • Ask 5 co-workers to sponsor you for $20 each.

  • Ask two businesses you frequent to donate $50 each.

  • Ask your boss for a company contribution of $100.

  • Ask 3 friends to donate $20 each.
     

That's $560 - go for it!

The hardest part about raising money can be asking people to sponsor you!

Here's our who, what, where and how!

When

Start asking for sponsorship straight away: don’t wait until after you’ve done the deed to kickstart your fundraising. Login now

Fundraise on the day you shave by holding an auction.  The highest bidder earns the right to shave your hair.

Keep fundraising after you shave. You have until June 30.

You can shave any day that suits you or wait until our next official dates March 14-18 2018.

Who

Ask everyone you know: Family, friends, club members, workmates, clients, customers, other stores or departments and suppliers at work. Click here to check out the memory jogger.

What

Always ask for a specific amount. For example $36 can give emotional support to help someone overcome the initial shock of being diagnosed.

Set an example and start by sponsoring yourself on your page. 

Why

Always tell your sponsors that their donation will go towards blood cancer research which is needed urgently to find better treatments and cures, as well as supporting families with practical and emotional support during their long and gruelling treatment, free of charge. How the money helps

Where

Send emails, SMS and Facebook posts asking for sponsorship including a link to your Shave Page so people can sponsor you with their credit card and get a receipt by email straight away. Login now

How

Click here to see how you could hit a goal of $560 in just one week!

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