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Online Fundraising Tools

Social Media Tips

  • Ask! Post an update asking your friends to donate. The #1 reason people donate is simply because they were asked.

  • Don’t forget to add a link to your team or personal fundraising page.

  • Thank and tag each of your friends after they donate.

  • Have fun and make it personal.

  • If you have teammates on Facebook or Twitter, post updates challenging your teammates to a fundraising competition.

  • Make your language specific to yield better results.

Suggested Facebook and Twitter Messages

“JOIN MY TEAM AND FUNDRAISE”

  • I’m walking to cure arthritis! Join my team today at [insert link to team page]

  • Fundraise with me for the Walk to Cure Arthritis! Join my team today at [insert link to team page]

  • I’m all about a cure for arthritis! Help be a part of the cure and join my team! [insert link to team page]

  • I’m so excited for the Walk to Cure Arthritis on [insert event date]! Join my team and be a part of the cure! [insert link to team page]

  • I still need team members to fundraise with me at the Walk to Cure Arthritis! [insert link to team page]

  • Help! I need five people to join my Walk to Cure Arthritis team today! [insert link to team page]

    Follow up: [insert friend’s name/@Twitter name]just joined my team! I’m still looking for 4 more cool people to register and fundraise. [insert link to team page]

Fundraising Messages

  • Support me as I walk to cure arthritis! Please donate to my Walk to Cure Arthritis fundraising efforts [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • Your donation can help millions of families affected by arthritis. Support me as I walk to cure arthritis. [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • Your donation makes a big difference! Please support me as I Walk to Cure Arthritis. [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • 50 million Americans are living with arthritis. Please make a donation and help find a cure for this devastating disease. [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • Arthritis is the #1 cause of disability in the U.S. Please make a donation to help find a cure and provide resources for those living with arthritis. [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • One in five adults has been diagnosed with arthritis by their doctor. You can help support the efforts to find a cure. Please donate to my Walk to Cure Arthritis page: [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • Did you know that kids get arthritis too? Make a donation to help find a cure and make a difference. [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • Do you want to make a difference in the lives of millions of Americans? Support me as I Walk to Cure Arthritis! [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • Even small donations make a big difference in the fight against arthritis! Please donate to help cure this disease. [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • Do you want to help people with arthritis live more healthy and productive lives? Please donate! [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • Please support me as I participate in the Walk to Cure Arthritis. Your support makes a big difference. [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • I need to raise [insert personal fundraising goal]to reach my Walk to Cure Arthritis fundraising goal. Donate today to help me reach my goal! [insert link to personal WTCA page]

    Follow up: Thank you [insert friend’s name/@Twitter name]for helping those affected by arthritis. I still need [insert amount needed to reach goal], please donate today! [insert link to personal WTCA page]

Thank You Messages

Tip: Post an update thanking your friends after they donate. Don’t forget to tag them in your post.

  • Thank you [insert friend’s name/@Twitter name]for supporting me in the Walk to Cure Arthritis! Your gift makes a big difference! [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • Thank you [insert friend’s name/@Twitter name]for supporting me in the Walk to Cure Arthritis! Together, we can help the millions of families affected arthritis. [insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • Thank you [insert friend’s name/@Twitter name]for your donation to the Walk to Cure Arthritis! Because of your donation, I’m closer to reaching my goal of [insert personal fundraising goal]![insert link to personal WTCA page]

  • I reached my Walk to Cure Arthritis fundraising goal! Thank you [insert friend’s name(s)/@Twitter name(s)]for your support! You can still donate and help cure arthritis [insert link to personal WTCA page]

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