How can your students, parents, faculty, staff and administration participate in Kids for WyoBraska Gives? WyoBraska Gives is a 24-hour fundraising event on Tuesday November 13th 2018. You can specify which participating local nonprofits to help and how much to give. You can give online from your desk, smartphone, tablet, or by dropping off a check at a Giving Day Donation Station. By donating on Giving Day, you can help your favorite nonprofit or Booster Club! Thank you to Sami and Jason Webb and The Webb Family of Companies for making Kids for WyoBraska Gives possible!
Involve your Teachers, Faculty, Staff and Administration
-Make sure to educate students and parents early! Parent Letter: PDF
-Leadership involvement encourages student participation and engagement – Be enthusiastic! Word of mouth is your best advertisement.
Educate your students and staff:
Educate parents/students through Connect Ed phone calls, Sporting/Extracurricular Events, Handouts, Announcements, Remind message app, Text messaging, emails, posters, table tents in classrooms, teachers lounge and cafeteria.
Set up student leadership teams within each classroom to determine a fundraising goal and plan. You can choose from our sample fundraising ideas are located at the bottom of ToolKit or decorate your own Donation Station!
In addition to your online fundraising proﬁle, each classroom will have their own “Donation Box” to keep track of each classroom’s individual goal!
Communicate. Connect. Encourage.
If your school has a marquee, signboard, or digital display, post the message “Proud Supporter of WyoBraska Gives: Tuesday November 13th”
Use your school website and/or social media accounts to announce your support for WyoBraska Gives. Downloadable files and images are available on our Nonprofit ToolKit located on our fundraising site. Don’t forget to hashtag and thank your donors using #WyoBraskaGIVES .
Create a classroom Giving Day Celebration! Allow students to bring snacks, cellphones and tablets to monitor and tune into live Giving updates throughout the day.
Encourage Students/Staff to dress in a fun and creative theme to ignite the spirit of giving school wide.
Encourage your students, staff and parents to spread cheer and volunteer See Volunteer Opportunities on the WyoBraskaGIVES.org fundraising site.
Be Creative! Create your own fun opportunities to engage students to become involved. Consider using photos or graphics along with your textbased social media posts.
The Kids for WyoBraska Gives logo, as well as a number of branded graphics are available for download on the Nonproﬁt Toolkits tab at www.WyoBraskaGIVES.org. Anyone and everyone has access to these graphics—including your employees. Encourage them to use them, too! #WyoBraskaGIVES!
Encourage a school wide THANK YOU Campaign to thank all of the sponsors and donors that made this event possible!
E‐Blast Template to Parents/Staff: Two weeks out Subject line: WyoBraska Gives is almost here!
It’s almost here! On November 13th, our communities will come together for WyoBraska Gives and we encourage YOU to join us in supporting our school Booster Club! — it’s our chance to make a real difference, in a really BIG way! When is a dollar worth more than a dollar? When donations grow with match pool funds and incentive prizes to deliver even more community impact. With your involvement, we can do more than ever to support our school. Log onto www.WyoBraskaGIVES/#url to learn more.
E‐Blast Template to Parents/Staff– one week out Subject Line: WyoBraska Gives is one week away!
On Tuesday November 13th, our communities will come together for WyoBraska Gives and we need YOU to join us. It’s 24 hours of giving—and it’s our chance to make a real difference in our school! Join
E-Blast Template to Employees on Day of Giving Subject Line: It’s Go Time! #WyoBraskaGIVES is here!
Today is the day! Help us make a real difference, right here in our own school. Today only, Oregon Trail Community Foundation will be providing match pool Challenge Funds, hourly drawings and incentive prizes when you donate to your favorite nonproﬁt! Minimum donation is $10. With your involvement, we can create a new record of fundraising for our Booster Club organization as well as our community!
Oregon Trail Community Foundation will Provide 8 Cash Incentive Prizes Awarded to the Nonprofit who wins each category during the Live WyoBraska Gives Event! (Limit 2 Prizes per NPO)
#1) Incentive Prize $1000.00: Awarded to the Nonprofit who has the most Cheer Pages
#2) Incentive Prize $1000.00. Power Hour. Awarded to the Nonprofit with the most unique, unduplicated online donations from 9:00am-10:00am
#3) Incentive Prize $1000.00. Happy Hour: Awarded to the Nonprofit with the most unique, unduplicated online donations from 5:00pm-6:00pm
#4) Incentive Prize $1000.00. Awarded to the Kids for WyoBraska Gives School or Booster Club with the most Cheer Pages
#5) Incentive Prize $1000.00 Awarded to the Nonprofit organization with the most Facebook Posts
#6) Incentive Prize $1000.00: Awarded to the Nonprofit who raises the most in Live Auction Proceeds
#7) Incentive Prize $1000.00 Awarded to the Nonprofit who had the most unduplicated donors
#8) Incentive Prize $1000.00. Awarded to the Nonprofit with donations coming from the most states
If your Booster Club has any questions about how you can participate, please email Becky Horne beckyhorne.LMT@gmail.com or contact Cathy McDaniel at 308.635.3393.
Access a list of Sample Fundraising Ideas through this link! https://donorbox.org/nonproﬁt-blog/schoolfundraising-ideas/
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