KEY Fundraising IDEAS

 
 

WANT TO KICK A HABIT THAT NOT LONGER SERVES YOU? GIVE UP SOMETHING AND DONATE YOUR SAVINGS.  

Challenge yourself and a few friends to give up an unhealthy habit, then donate a month of your savings.

Examples: quit smoking, pack lunch instead of eating out, give up soda pop, give up netflix, etc 

Get started by creating and personalizing your own KEY message, then we'll help you set up your Fundraising Page linked to the KEY website. When it's ready, invite some of your friends to get involved. 

Use social media to keep each other accountable and motivated by sharing progress throughout the month (eg. create a facebook group or post photos on instagram).

 

HAVE A LOT OF CLOTHES IN YOUR WARDROBE THAT AREN'T BEING WORN? KNOW SOME FRIENDS WITH WARDROBES YOU'D LOVE TO RAID? 

Gather a group of stylish friends to host a second-hand clothing sale. Invite your friends, acquaintances, co-workers, family members, and friends of friends to join the party and shop, shop, shop. 

 

GATHER FRIENDS TO DONATE IN LIEU OF COFFEE FOR A MONTH

Gather a group of 10-15 peeps to give up coffee for a month and donate their coffee $. Get started by creating and personalizing your own KEY message, then we'll help you set up your Fundraising Page linked to the KEY website. When it's ready, invite some of your friends to get involved. Use social media to keep each other accountable and motivated by sharing progress throughout the month (eg. create a facebook group or post photos on instagram). 

 

Have knowledge or skills you want to share? Host an event that showcases your talents.

Do you have a skill or knowledge that people often ask you about? Why not host an event where you can share what it is that you know? 

Eg. Photography workshop, Yoga class or workshop, Fitness class or workshop, Dance class or workshop, Healthy Cooking class or Raw Food workshop, Language lessons, Music Lessons, etc

Invite your friends, acquaintances, co-workers, family members, and friends of friends to join the fun. 

 

DONATE IN LIEU OF BIRTHDAY GIFTS

Ask your friends and family to make a donation in lieu of your usual birthday gift. Get started by creating and personalizing your own KEY message, then we'll help you set up your Fundraising Page linked to the KEY website. When it's ready, share it with your friends and family through email and social media. 

 

GATHER FRIENDS TO SAVE GAS $ FOR A MONTH BY BIKING, COMMUTING OR RIDE SHARING TO WORK.

Gather a group of 8-12 mates to get creative on their transport for a month. 

Get started by creating and personalizing your own KEY message, then we'll help you set up your Fundraising Page linked to the KEY website. When it's ready, invite some of your friends to get involved. 

Use social media to keep each other accountable and motivated by sharing progress throughout the month (eg. create a facebook group or post photos on instagram). 

 

 

 

 

KEY Steps to Fundraising Success

 

STEP 1: BRAINSTORM AND SET GOALS

Decide whether you'd like to host an event (see event ideas below) or join an existing event (eg. get pledges for joining a running event). 

What type of event would you like to host or join? Brainstorm some ideas (Sweet Tip: choosing an event inline with what you love to do / what your passionate about + what your good at will keep you motivated and enjoying the process). 

Choose your fundraising goal ($1000+).

Decide on how you'd like to go about fundraising. Create a plan!

 

STEP 2: GATHER YOUR FRIENDS 

Share your ideas with some like-minded influencers and positive change makers. Some of them may want to get involved either by co-hosting with you, assisting with knowledge, volunteering their skills and / or helping to spread the word. 

 

STEP 3: SET A DATE AND CHOOSE A LOCATION

Set a date and time for your event. It’s best to use a location that is convenient for you and your attendees. If you choose a virtual event, choose the platforms you want to run your event through (eg. Instagram, Facebook, YouTube etc). 

 

STEP 3: TELL US ABOUT YOUR PLAN

Keep us posted on what you are planning and if you require an event page linked to the KEY Website. 

Create and personalize your own KEY message, then we'll help you set up your Fundraising Page. 

 

STEP 4: SET A BUDGET

What are your possible sources of income (donations, tickets, sponsorship prizes, etc.)?

Are there any expenses? Estimate of all potential expenses.

 

STEP 5: SPREAD THE WORD

Invite your friends, family, co-workers, acquaintances, and friends of friends to join the fun. Use social media and email to help spread the word. 

 

STEP 6: ENJOY HOSTING YOUR EVENT

Enjoy being the host of your event. Connect with new people, share what you've learned about KEY, and embrace the fruits of your hard work!