MOVE WITH PURPOSE …AND SUPPORT ACHILLES CT IN 2021!
HOW TO FUN-DRAISE FOR ACHILLES CT
- Help us raise the minimum amounts depending on the distance you are running. When you hit your minimum, we will reimburse your registration fee which you paid.
- 5K – $500
- Half marathon – $750
- Marathon – $1000
- If you haven’t already, register for the Eversource Hartford Marathon race distance you intend to run by joining Team Achilles CT (join our team when prompted during registration): https://haku.ly/5bb24023
- You can build your fundraising page from the link above as well. NOTE: Athletes and guides matched for the race can fundraise together using a page created by the athlete.
- Give your page a short title.
- You can add a photo of yourself
- Customize the message.
- Share, share! This platform allows you to share on social media
with a single click – but emails sent to friends, family, colleagues often produces the best results.
- Fundraising incentives for those who hit their targets include the following to be drawn at random: coaching package from Run-U, tickets to the Hartford Yard Goats baseball game, running hats and coupons from Fleet Feet Sports, tickets to the Connecticut Islanders Hockey game, 3 Nuun bundles, 2 gift certificates to the Thomas Hooker Brewery, wine from Lost Acres Vineyard, a gift certificate to The Flying Monkey Grill & Bar, and a park and fly overnight package from the Hartford/Windsor Marriott!
FUNDRAISING BEST PRACTICES:
- Donors can also make a donation by check on your behalf, and those offline donations will be recorded and applied to your fundraising efforts. Make checks payable to Achilles Connecticut. Our mailing address for check donations is: PO Box 2302 Branford, CT 06405
- Share, share, share!! This fundraising platform allows you to share on social media with a single click – but sharing via emails sent to friends, family, colleagues often produces the best results.
- Check with your employer about matching gifts…last year we received a few thousand dollars through matching corporate gifts alone!
- For volunteers, some companies will also reward you as the employee for giving back to the community as a volunteer for a charity, by making a donation in your name to that charity.
- Ask family, friends, neighbors who own their own businesses. Ask in your local community at places you frequent!
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