How Does A Shoe Drive Fundraiser Work?
One of the biggest reasons why Funds2Orgs has been so successful engaging nonprofits, schools, civic groups and others to fundraise with a shoe drive fundraiser is because there’s little or no upfront cost to our partners!
At Funds2Orgs, our shoe fundraising drives get your entire team involved in a fun, easy and engaging experience that will leave a powerful and lasting impression. Our fundraising coaches will work with you to a create campaign event that is branded around your organization in order to ensure maximum fundraising success and awareness. In addition, Funds2Orgs will provide marketing, public relations, campaign support and coaching to ensure that your fundraising drive is a memorable success.
It’s very simple to get started:
It's simple to get started...
- Work hand-in-hand with your fundraising coach to develop a strategic plan for your drive.
- Set realistic but ambitious goals to maximize results within your timeline.
- Recruit a core team of volunteers to help with promotion and execution of your drive.
- Develop your list of contacts that can help you achieve your campaign goals.
- Develop branded promotional materials focused on your organization.
- Email your supporters and promote your drive through the press, social media and your website to create a buzz and get everyone excited about the drive. You'd be surprised to learn how many people have extra shoes to give away!
- Have FUN and Start collecting gently worn shoes and sneakers.
- Remember, more shoes = more money!
- Rubber band pairs of shoes together and put 25 pairs of shoes in each bag, keeping pairs in the same bag, no other sorting is necessary.
- When the shoe drive is completed, contact the Funds2Orgs Logistic Team to arrange a pickup.
- Once your shoe drive is completed, Funds2Orgs picks up everything that was collected.
- Within 48 hours of Funds2Orgs processing the shoes, your check will be mailed to you based on the total weight of the articles gathered during your campaign event.
- Inform your supporters about the success of the shoe drive fundraiser.
- Schedule your next shoe drive soon!
We’re committed to giving our shoe drive partners everything they need for success. This includes a team of fundraising coaches, the collection, promotion and marketing material. To see what you receive with no out-of-pocket costs, please visit our “What You Get” page.