How To Raise $1,000 in One Week
You’ve signed up to fundraise for Move For Hunger – awesome! Your support will help us mobilize the relocation industry to reduce food waste and fight hunger. By reaching out to your family, friends, and coworkers, you’re helping to spread the word about the 42 million Americans suffering from hunger, while 40% of all food produced in the United States is wasted.
But we get it, fundraising can be tough. It’s not easy asking people to donate. A good way to ensure success for your fundraising campaign is to break it down into manageable goals. By asking a lot of people to donate a little, your donations can add up quickly. Here’s a great breakdown of how to raise $1,000 in just one week.
Day 1: Donate $50 to your own campaign.
Running Total: $50
Day 2: Tell 5 close friends that you just donated $50 to your own campaign and ask them to match it.
Running Total: $300
Day 3: Ask 5 family friends for $30 each.
Running Total: $450
Day 4: Hit up 5 coworkers for $30 each.
Running Total: $600
Day 5: Ask both of your neighbors for $25 each.
Running Total: $650
Day 6: Ask your boss for $100.
Running Total: $750
Day 7: Ask 5 of your favorite mentors for $50 each. Think past teachers, coaches, or community figures.
Running Total: $1,000
Want another strategy for bringing in the donations? Check to see if your company has a charitable giving program. Many large organizations have a policy in place to match employee donations, check with your HR department for more information. Click here on how to get started.