Fundraising Tips & Tools

We’re Here to Help You Fundraise

DOWNLOAD YOUR CERTIFICATE!

You did it! Thanks to your incredible support, along with the over 10,000 community members who participated in AIDS Walk New York 2023, we surpassed our fundraising goal!

Please accept our most sincere and heartfelt gratitude. We hope you enjoyed the gorgeous day in Central Park.

Please download the 2023 Certificate of Completion and display it proudly! You’ve earned it!

FUNDRAISING TIPS & TOOLS

New to fundraising? First time participating in AIDS Walk New York? Need a refresher course to boost your total? We’re here to help! Follow these easy steps to becoming a successful fundraiser—aim high and you could be one of our next Star Walkers™!

STEP ONE: MAKE IT PERSONAL

Personalize your fundraising page, where your friends, family, and co-workers go to sponsor you online, by logging in to your Fundraising HQ. There you can:
  • Share your reasons for walking by editing the text on your page.
  • Create or change your custom URL that links directly to your fundraising page.
  • Upload your own images or videos.
  • Set or change your fundraising goal.

STEP TWO: TALK THE TALK

Now that you have a spiffy new personal fundraising page, share the link with everyone you know and ask them to sponsor you for AIDS Walk New York. Don’t be afraid to follow up or send reminders, and remember to thank your donors! You can share the link by:
  • Copying and pasting your custom URL into your fundraising outreach emails directly.
  • Connecting your Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn accounts to your HQ to post outreach messages to all your social media contacts.

STEP THREE: HOST A FUNDRAISER

Bingo night, movie night, happy hour—the possibilities are endless for a successful AIDS Walk fundraiser. Gather friends and family together to have fun and raise funds!

FUNDRAISING TOOLS

Fundraising templates and tools to make your fundraising a breeze! Download our promotional materials, sponsor checklists, social media content, and more! These are great for raising awareness and raising funds!

If you have further questions about how to make your fundraising work for you, please contact us at awnyinfo@gmhc.org.

DONATION FORMS & SAMPLE LETTERS

  • Keep track of all your cash, checks, and matching gifts
  • Reach out to all potential sponsors by using this checklist!
  • Print and slide under your neighbors door!
  • Print or email this donation letter.
  • The official AIDS Walk New York 2023 Logo. Feel free to add it to any collateral materials.

SOCIAL MEDIA GRAPHICS & GUIDES

  • Download a graphic and share it with your network using the hashtags #AIDSWalkNY and #AIDSWalkNY2023.
  • A collection of fundraising tips for social media
  • Feel free to copy/paste, or adjust to make it more personal!

POSTERS

  • The official AIDS Walk 2023 Poster
  • The official AIDS Walk 2022 Subway Poster

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