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Set the bar high for your individual fundraising goals!
If you personally raise $500 dollars on or before our event day, Sunday, September 25, 2016, you will become a member of our 500 Club! What does that mean? All 500 Club members will be invited to attend our exclusive Thank You Reception held in January. During our event you will enjoy a Cocktail Reception with physicians, researchers and staff of the UMass Medicine Cancer Center. The evening will also include guided tours of rarely seen UMass Cancer Center facility space. All 500 Club members will walk away from the evening with a special 500 Club member gift.
Here's how to raise $500 in one week!
Sponsor yourself for $50
Ask four family members to sponsor you for $25 each
Ask five co-workers to contribute $15 each
Ask five friends to contribute $15 each
Ask your boss for a company contribution of $50
Ask three businesses you frequent for a donation of $25
Do matching gifts count toward 500 Club fundraising totals? Yes. Your employer and your donors' employers can make matching gifts that will count toward your donation total.
Are volunteers eligible to become members of the 500 Club? Absolutely! Many volunteers raise $500 or more to become 500 Club members. You can even be a "virtual" walker who raises $500 and become a part of the Club.
If a team collectively raises $500, do they all become 500 Club members? No, only walkers and runners who INDIVIDUALLY raise $500 or more can become part of the 500 Club. However, walkers/runners can be part of a team and encourage other team members to raise $500 too.
What if an individual cannot raise $500 by the day of the walk? In order to become a member of the 500 Club, you must raise $500 by event day, Sunday, September 25, 2016.