4 FUNDRAISING TIPS YOU DON’T WANT TO MISS
More than just the FUN mud run, MuckFest® MS is an obstacle course that raises crucial funds to rid the world of multiple sclerosis. The best part about it—100% of your fundraising goes directly to the National MS Society! Every dime, penny, nickel, and hundred-dollar bill; signed/sealed/delivered!
So how do you do it? How do you make the largest impact possible to benefit those living with MS? How do you make your case that this cause is important to you and worth fighting for?
We’re glad you asked. Let’s get creative.
1. Host an Event
From bowling events to bake sales, golf outings to events at restaurants, our Muckers are known to be creative. Scroll through the images below for Mucker-inspired ideas!
2. Connect With Your Coworkers on the MuckFest MS App
We have an app, and it’s a SUPER useful tool to set goals and track your fundraising progess. Why write emails, Tweets, Facebook posts, LinkedIn Messages, or text messages when we’ve already written them for you?! Make your fundraising journey easy. Download the app through iTunes or Google Play.
3. Get Friends & Family Involved via Facebook
Did you know that 68% of U.S. adults regularly use Facebook? You should absolutely-without-a-doubt tap into Facebook’s potential and fundraise on your Newsfeed! But how?
Once logged into the Participant Center, scroll to the bottom of the page and select “Fundraise With Facebook.” Follow the prompts and BOOM, our app will automatically do the work with you and schedule posts. But, if you want to customize your posts and share your story, keep reading to step #4.
4. Tell Your Story & Be Persistent
Whether it’s online or in-person, your story and your passion are the most important driving force when a donor considers giving to your campaign. Why are community resources and MS research important to you? If YOU care about it, so will your friends and family.
Click “Edit My Story” in the Participant Center to customize your landing page and to better connect with your donors.
Those are four ways that you can enhance your fundraising experience, but know that there are many more creative ways to raise funds and bring awareness to your cause! Tag us on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter with fun ways that YOU’VE fundraised, and we’ll be sure to share your ideas with other Muckers. We’re in this together. Let’s get mucky!