Fundraising

You are required to raise a minimum of $2,500 in donations for The 2019 Ride. It’s surprising how quickly the donations add up once you put your heart, creativity and commitment into securing them. The key is getting started now!

Donation Deadline

 

  • Mailed donations must be postmarked by June 21, 2019 in order to be credited to your total fundraising amount before the event.
  • You can fundraise online until July 6, 2019!
  • You can hand in last-minute donations on Day One before Opening Ceremonies.
  • Each offline donation must be accompanied by a completed donation form.
  • Visit the Resources section of our website for additional materials to get you started.

Secure Your First Donation Today

Ask for your first donation today! Think of the people you can ask who won’t say no like your family, friends and co-workers! Get that first donation to start momentum. You can do it! The sooner you get started, the easier it will be to reach beyond $2,500.

Create Your List of Potential Donors

Write down the names of all the people in your life: family, friends, neighbours, co-workers, family doctor, auto mechanic—don’t leave anyone out. You know a lot of people!

Email Everyone

Upon registering, you’ll gain access to your very own Participant Centre, where you’ll find the sharable URL for your Personal Page, as well as several email templates that can be sent to all of your contacts.

You can also personalize an email template with the story about why you are committed to The Ride. Inspire your donors to support you!

Follow up with a phone call to everyone you emailed after a week to secure a donation if they haven’t already donated online. The Participant Centre also contains emails to send as follow-ups and thank-yous.

Expanding Your Giving Circle

Have everyone you email, forward your donation request to their friends and family.

Use social media like Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to share your journey and encourage others to support you.

Have family and friends distribute donation forms for you and talk to their contacts about supporting your Ride.

Fundraising Resources and Toolkit

Participant Centre

Your Participant Centre has all of the resources you need to jumpstart your fundraising! Send emails, find email templates, keep track of your donors and easily follow up with those who have supported you. Add your contacts from your address book, track your progress, and if you have a team, track their progress. Access your Personal Page and customize it with a photo and story about why you ride.

Corporate Support

There are several ways you can ask your company to support you! Talk to management about a donation from the company or about donation matching. Corporate teams are also a great way to increase your fundraising all while encouraging camaraderie and adding to your company’s social responsibility.

Corporate Flyer

Hometown Press – Donation Release

Share your story with the media to bolster your fundraising campaign and raise awareness about the cause in your community. By riding, you’re making a bold statement that your community will want to know about. Contact Maricruz Vazquez at mvazquez@causeforce.com if your story makes the news!

Hometown Press – Registration Release

Share your story with the media to bolster your fundraising campaign and raise awareness about the cause in your community. By riding, you’re making a bold statement that your community will want to know about. Contact Maricruz Vazquez at mvazquez@causeforce.com if your story makes the news!

Donation Forms

Download an individual or team donation form using the links below.

Facebook Application

The Ride to Conquer Cancer Facebook application is an easy and quick way to start fundraising and sharing the exciting news with your network about your effort to conquer cancer.

DOWNLOAD OUR APP (IOS & ANDROID)

Download your Ride mobile app for iOS or Android. Send out fundraising messages to your email contacts and Facebook friends while keeping track of your donations all from the palm of your hand! You’ll also stay in the know with updates from our Facebook and Twitter feeds and push notifications of important reminders!

Email Badge

Extend your fundraising reach by including the Ride email badge every time you click send! Personalized just for you, the email badge will display your fundraising goal and progress and link directly to your Personal Page where donations can be made. Log in and download today!

Fundraising Advisory

Invite your community to attend your own fundraising event! Send it to your local newspaper’s community calendar section with your name and participant ID, so those who are unable to attend can still donate to you via your Personal Page. Contact Maricruz Vazquez at mvazquez@causeforce.com  if your story makes the news!

Download Our Logo

Download our Ride logo to use on your fundraising materials, flyers, posters and invitations. The logo is not for use on items you sell to fundraise.

Recruiting Flyer

Click on the button below to download our recruiting flyer. Distribute this to grow your team or to encourage friends and family to join you for The 2019 Ride to Conquer Cancer!

Fundraising Flyer

Click on the button below to check out our handy fundraising tips. You can also download and print our customizable flyer to help you reach your fundraising goal.

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