HOST A FUNDRAISER
Would you like to host a fundraiser or event? Gathering people together for a fun afternoon or evening to benefit City Mission, or donating the proceeds from an existing event, are great ways to give your time and talent for a wonderful cause. Your generosity will help to insure that City Mission continues to provide comprehensive care to our region’s homeless men, women and children, giving them hope for a brighter future.
Your friends, clients, customers, church or organization members
Your home, business or church, a restaurant, a park, or a recreational venue
5K Run/Walk, 50/50 Raffle, Auction, Golf Tournament, Concert, Motorcycle Ride, Bake Sale, Basketball Game, Battle of the Bands, Bingo Game, Christmas Caroling, Chores for Charity, Photo Booth, Fashion Show, Games Night, Gift-Wrapping, Sports Skill Clinic, Yard Sale, Craft Show or Antique Car Show
Eleven Rules for a Successful Fundraiser
Set your fundraising goal
Determine your target audience
Choose a fun, engaging, time-limited event
Organize a committee of at least 5 dedicated helpers to organize, promote, and run the event
Set a budget
Schedule the date, time and venue far in advance
Consult City Mission’s Development Department for assistance creating fliers or invitations
Spread the word far and wide.
Consult City Mission’s Development Department for including promotion for the event in their Monday Morning Memo
Plan out what you need to host the fundraiser from conception to completion, giving everyone specific tasks and action items
Schedule someone from City Mission to attend the event to give a short talk about the Mission and to thank everyone.