Step 1: Identify your Team Captain
Identify a key team member who is highly motivated.
Choose a team name that represents your motivation for participating.
Register the Team Captain first at
here. Invite walkers to join your team through the website. Online fundraising keeps Walk for Memories cost low allowing more money to be directed towards services.
Step 2: Set Goals
Set your team goal. A good benchmark to use is setting a suggested minimum fundraising amount of $100 per walker on your team.
Work with the Walk for Memories
to help set and develop your team goals. staff Attend the
event. Family Team Kick-Off
Step 3: Recruit Walkers
Who will you ask to join your team? The more walkers that participate, the more money your team will raise. Consider the following:
Family, friends and neighbours
Your PSW/Long Term Care Facility
Step 4: Motivate your Team
A motivated team will help you reach your team goal.
Communicate regularly with your team. Ask how their fundraising is progressing, and encourage them to fundraise early to avoid last minute work.
Design a fun team t-shirt.
. Click to order your Team shirts
Be creative. Invite your team over to strategize on fun ways to raise more money.
Step 5: Raise Money
Call your Walk for Memories
, or see our staff contact for great fundraising ideas. Fundraising Guide Monitor your team’s fundraising results online to see if your team is on track to achieving the team goal.
You can personalize your fundraising through social media such as Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+, etc. (Be sure to use our hashtag #WalkForMemories), or by creating a video and posting it on YouTube. With these tools you can reach a broad audience with minimal effort.
Step 6: Attend the Sleep Over
Join us for our slumber party.
Step 7: Attend the Walk
Attend the Walk with your family and friends. Celebrate and have fun!
You’ve met your goal. Congratulations! Bring your
and money on event day, and enjoy. pledge forms The last but NOT least part of the Walk for Memories is expressing your appreciation. Consider ways to recognize your team and donors. Send thank you letters or emails.
We want your family team to be successful! Use this
to help target your efforts efficiently. Fundraising Guide