Thank You for Participating in the NAMI Walk and Color Me Happy 5K
We appreciate your commitment to helping the members of our community living with a mental health condition. You are an integral part of our walk/run success and our mission. NAMI relies on the generous donations and participation from people like you. Each dollar from you and your family and friends goes directly toward providing FREE resources, support and programs to people in need in Hancock County.
How do I fundraise?
First Prepare! You will find that fundraising is easy and efficient when you have a defined
goal and plan. Think about a strategy before you begin. Set you fundraising goal. Aim high and motivate yourself and your donors.
With a little ingenuity and motivation, reaching your fundraising goal will be quick and fun. Consider starting or joining a team to have a support system while you train and fundraise.
How to raise $500 in seven days!
Sponsor yourself first $25.00
Ask four family members to sponsor you for $25 each $100.00
Ask five co-workers to contribute $15 each $75.00
Ask five friends to contribute $20 each $100.00
Ask five neighbors to sponsor you for $15 each $75.00
Ask your boss for a company contribution of $50 $50.00
Ask three businesses you frequent to donate $25 each $75.00
OTHER WAYS TO FUNDRAISE:
Under the NAMI Walk and Color Me Happy 5K event page register as a team or individual at Crowdrise, then share on your social media or e-mail and ask for online donations!.
Fundraising in Your Community
People are most likely to contribute to a cause that matters to them. Just as the NAMI Walk and Color Me Happy 5K means something to you, each individual supports causes that are important in their lives. As a member of a family, a group of friends and a community, you are already surrounded by people that support something in common: you! The more you share your participation in NAMI Walk and Color Me Happy 5K with those around you, the more they will be aware of their ability to contribute to your efforts and to an important cause to help people in Hancock County who are affected by mental health conditions. How can you best reach out to your family, friends and community beyond online resources? Follow these tips:
Send a personalized letter
Ask your company for support
Approach Local Businesses
Host a “dress down” party at work
Host a Karaoke event
Have a business challenge
Flock your neighbors
Make an announcement
Host a wine and cheese party
Host a garage sale
Have a car wash or offer other services
Create a game tournament
Host an auction
What Are You Waiting For? Get Started and Have FUN!