Host Your Own Fundraiser for Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation
Thank you for considering hosting a fundraising event to support the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation. Your efforts will help people affected by breast cancer in the Hudson Valley while providing an opportunity for friends and family to come together and have fun. Follow these steps to successfully host a fundraising event:
Step 1: Choose the Type of Event
Choose a type of event that aligns with your interests and creativity to raise funds. Some popular ideas include:
- Sporting events: Golf, Triathlon, Lacrosse, Boat Races, Martial Arts
- Salons and Spas: “October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month”
- Concerts and Musical Events
- Fashion Show
- Craft Show
- Retail Point-of-Sale “Pinup Program”
- Cupcake or Baking Competition
Step 2: Inform Miles of Hope
Let us know about your fundraising event! Fill in our contact form or give us a call at 845-264-2005 to provide details about your event. We would love to hear from you. If your fundraiser is public, we will announce it on our website and share it on Facebook and Instagram. Larger, public fundraising events may also be featured in our email newsletter.
Step 3: Get Ready
Familiarize yourself with Miles of Hope by browsing our website. Learn about our organization so you can effectively communicate to your friends and supporters why you choose to support us. Understand where the donations will be directed to make a compelling case for support.
Step 4: Share the Outcome
After your fundraising event concludes, let us know how it went! Share event highlights and photos that we can feature on our website and social media pages, showcasing the impact of your efforts.
Hosting a Pink Out Game Fundraiser
Would your sports team like to host a Pink Out Game fundraiser? Please follow the steps in the infographic below.
Hosting a Peer-to-Peer Fundraiser
If you’re interested in hosting a peer-to-peer fundraiser, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the following information to get started:
- Contact Person (including name, email, cell phone number)
- Fundraiser Name
- Fundraising Goal ($$ amount)
- Fundraising page content (Short summary about the event including dates and times if applicable)
Hosting a Party Fundraiser
If you have a special occasion like a wedding or birthday and prefer donations to Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation instead of gifts, consider hosting a party fundraiser. Download and use the provided template to offer your guests the option to donate to Miles of Hope instead of bringing gifts.
Using the Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation Name
If you wish to make Miles of Hope your beneficiary charity and use our name, you may specify that the proceeds will be donated to Miles of Hope Breast Cancer Foundation. Please ensure that checks are payable to “Miles of Hope” or “Miles of Hope BCF” and mail them to:
Miles of Hope BCF
P.O. Box 405
Lagrangeville, NY 12540
For small businesses looking to contribute a portion of their sales, please contact us for instructions and guidance. Thank you for your support!