The important thing to remember is that you are not asking for yourself - You are asking for people to help Beyond Blue change other people's lives.
We know that asking friends, family or colleagues for donations can be a daunting task. When you ask for a donation, we recommend making it personal. Think of some answers to these questions and use them in your emails or social media posts
- Why are you passionate about mental health and wellbeing?
- What does beyondblue mean to you?
- Why did you choose to take on the Coastrek adventure?
- What is your vision for mental health in Australia?
A simple Facebook post can bring in some donations – trust us! If at any time you need any help, please don't hesitate to get in touch at firstname.lastname@example.org or 03.9810.6100.
The ‘My Emails’ section also has a template ‘Thank sponsors’ email.
All donations received, will appear on your fundraising page. They will also appear on the ‘Dashboard’ of your account – and a ‘Send Thanks’ button will appear next to each donation, clicking through to the template thank-you.
This is an easy way to keep track of who you have thanked and your supporters will appreciate the gesture.