Fundraising Champion Email Guide

You can use these email templates to reach out to your personal network and spread the word about your fundraiser. Just copy and paste the text below into your email client and add some personal flair to make it your own!

Before the Lehigh University Giving Day

Subject: Join me in Supporting [UNIT NAME]

Hi [first_name],

I am excited to announce that I am supporting [UNIT NAME] during Lehigh University Giving Day by taking on the role of a fundraising champion. My fundraising will help [UNIT NAME ] to [OBJECTIVE - take from the unit's story]!

[Fundraiser Story: Why are you supporting this unit? What impact has this unit had on you/your family/your friends?]

Lehigh University Giving Day is a 24-hour giving challenge to celebrate the generosity of our great state, so join the movement by contributing to my fundraiser on Apr 27! Check out my fundraising page here: [LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE]

Thank you for supporting me and [UNIT NAME]!

Subject: I Need Your Help!

Hi [first name],

Lehigh University Giving Day, the 24- hour statewide giving movement, is only X days away. [UNIT NAME] is participating in this one day celebration and I want to support them on Apr 27. I need you help to make a difference!

Your contributions can make a big impact on [THOSE WHO ARE IMPACTED BY CAMPAIGN]:

[Example - pull from unit’s donation levels:
$25 - Purchases litter for a cat for 6 months
$50 - Feeds a cat for a year
$100 - Vaccinates a cat
$250 - Purchases a room of new cat enclosures]

Together we can [OBJECTIVE]. Visit [LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE] to support me and [UNIT NAME]!

Thank you!

During the Lehigh University Giving Day

Subject: Lehigh University Giving Day is here - Support [UNIT NAME]

Hi [first_name],

TODAY is the day! It’s Apr 27, so the time to give is now. My goal is to raise $X in support of [UNIT NAME], but I can’t reach my goal alone.

Please join me in helping [UNIT NAME] to [OBJECTIVE] by visiting my fundraising page at: [FUNDRAISING PAGE LINK].

If you’ve already donated, thank you so much for your support! I hope you’ll consider sharing my fundraising page with your friends and family on social media to get the word out about [UNIT NAME] and the difference they make to our community!

Thank you!

Subject: Only a few more hours left to give!

Hi [first_name],

Can you believe Lehigh University Giving Day is almost over? With [$ AMOUNT YOU’VE RAISED] already raised for [UNIT NAME], I am proud of my impact as a fundraising champion!

I am so thankful for the support of my community throughout this day - but the giving isn’t over yet! Visit my fundraising page at [FUNDRAISING PAGE LINK] and make a contribution to help me reach my goal.

You can also show your support by sharing my fundraising page with your friends and family on social media!

Thank you again!

After the Lehigh University Giving Day

Subject: Thank you

Hi [first_name],

Thank you so much for all of your support during Lehigh University Giving Day. Because of you, I was able to raise $X for [UNIT NAME]! Together, we made a difference in the lives of [THOSE SERVED BY UNIT].

You rock!