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Offline bikeforhearthealth

Bike For Heart Health
« on: February 18, 2013, 07:25:47 pm »
Does anyone have any advice on how to raise moeny to make our event possible? Since we are biking the Transamerica trail for a cause how would we go about raising the moeny? Advice Please!!

Offline John Nelson

Re: Bike For Heart Health
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2013, 07:48:35 pm »
There are good tips available in the how-to section of this site.

http://www.adventurecycling.org/features/cyclingforcharity.cfm

Make sure your donors know what percentage of the funds raised will be used by you and what percentage will go to the charity. Be aware that unless the answers are 0% and 100% respectively, most people other than your friends and family would rather give their money directly to the charity. If the answers are 0% and 100%, then it is best to arrange that the money goes directly to the charity without passing through your hands.

It doesn't take that much money to tour. Between now and June, you could earn all the money you need.

Offline tonythomson

Re: Bike For Heart Health
« Reply #2 on: February 21, 2013, 03:04:08 am »
+1 for what John has said , I will never donate to anyone using the donations to fund their trip.  In UK there are endless charities offering adventurous cycle rides all you have to do is raise £2000 ($3000 approx) to pay for the trip first and after that any further money goes to the charity.

However, I hope I'm not doing you a mis-service but you haven't made it clear if you intend to fund the trip yourself.  What ever you decide I wish you good luck and you'll have a great time.
Just starting to record my trips  www.tonystravels.com