Fundraising Tips

How to Raise $500 in 6 Easy Steps

Fundraising can be easier than you may think. With email, social media and other electronic means of communicating, spreading awareness is only a click away!
Use the steps below as a guide to raising an easy $500 for brain tumor research.
  1. Donate to yourself - It all begins with you!
  2. Ask 4 family members to donate $25 each
  3. Ask 4 friends to donate $25 each
  4. Ask 4 co-workers to donate $25 each
  5. Ask your boss for a company contribution of $100
  6. Ask 2 local businesses you frequent to donate $25 each   
  Total:    $500!
Use social media like Facebook, Twitter, etc. Send an e-blast and share what you are doing. Include your personal fundraising page link as well, so they can donate immediately. Ask friends for $25! Try choosing a different group of friends to target each week. The key is volume, $25 per person adds up quickly.
Remember to log in to your personal fundraising page to share on social media.
Fundraising questions? Contact the MN Brain Tumor 5k Planning Team at
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