There are so many ways you can help make a difference in the lives of patients and families today.
A plan gives structure to your event, allows you to create a strategy, and helps you identify the specific tasks that need to be completed to make the event a success. These steps can help you plan a successful event.
Ask yourself the following questions:
Since the purpose of fundraising is to generate profit, it is important to consider how much money needs to be invested in order for your event to run, and if the amount is achievable. To do this, you should:
Take into consideration how much time you need to plan your event and remember your target audience when deciding the event time and date.
One of the decisions you need to make is, “do I want to this alone?” If your event involves a bit more planning and requires volunteer support, you should consider recruiting other volunteers to form an organization committee.
Each event can present their own challenges on the big day, so planning is key to success. A few tips to staying organized are:
Your support for the 27 Canadians diagnosed with a brain tumour every day, with your community event is so important. You are making an impact on brain tumour survivors and families while also raising awareness about the disease.
To help you with your event, we are pleased to offer a number of supports to you and your event. Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada may provide your event with the following supports, as applicable. Please note that a formal request is required through your event registration, and we cannot guarantee appearance at events by Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada representatives.
Whether your event is large or small, reaching people who are interested in the cause or the type of event you are hosting will help boost your attendance and participation.
A few tips to help promote your event are:
Please submit your funds to Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada no later than 60 days after your event.
Use the gift remittance form provided by Brain Tumour Foundation of Canada. Include all contact information including the donor’s full address (together with the postal code) and name.
After your event is over, one of the most important steps to complete it is to make sure you thank all who were involved for their support.
Evaluate your event with your committee by considering the following questions (this step will be especially helpful if the event will be repeated):
Please send us pictures and a brief description of your recent event and we will share your success with the brain tumour community.
By telling us about your success and how much fun you had, you will inspire others to help the brain tumour community.
Please submit details to Eileen at email@example.com.