Together We Give Hope

Scotiabank Charity Challenge

We are participating as a charity partner in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge:

  • Date: Sunday, June 28, 2020
  • Time: various start times (but generally early to mid-morning)

Register with our team and help us to reach our fundraising goal.

Instructions on how to register can be found here. We suggest you review these steps before starting the application process.

If you have any questions about the registration process, please contact Race Roster support.

If you have any questions about the Crisis Centre of BC, please contact us directly.

 

Fundraising Tips

We know that fundraising might be new for you. We have four quick and easy steps you can use to raise $500.

Emailers raise more money!

Based on previous experience, sending multiple emails to folks in your network raises the most funds. Ensure you include a link to your fundraising page.

Facebook is Number One for Social Media

Facebook is the second most used way to raise funds and reach your goals. It’s the most popular of all the social media options to raise money for the event.

8 Weeks to your Best 5K

We want you to have the best time at the event, so here’s how to train for your best 5K and hit your fundraising goal ahead of schedule.

Running (and walking) is all about having fun, getting in shape and feeling good. Please consult with your doctor or other qualified health care professional before using any training outline in this document.

Draft Content

Here is some draft content we hope will make your efforts to engage and raise funds easier. Make them your own. Add your own voice.

Email your friends

Hey Friend,

I’m doing it. I’m participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge to raise money for the Crisis Centre of BC.

The Crisis Centre provides help and hope to individuals, organizations, and communities with immediate access to barrier-free, non-judgmental, confidential support and follow-up through our 24/7 phone lines and online services. And, they offer education and training programs that promote mental wellness and communities to assist people at risk of suicide.

Can I count on you to donate $25 today?

Here’s my secure fundraising page where you can make a donation online [link to your fundraising page]

Thanks… this means the world to me.

Engage on social media

I’m raising awareness and money for the Crisis Centre of BC. I want to help ensure their 24/7 phone lines remain open to support folks who are in distress and in need to chat with someone. Can I count on a $50donation from you? [link to your fundraising page]

I am raising money for the Crisis Centre of BC to ensure timely access to support, destigmatize suicide and mental health concerns, increase awareness and skills for mental wellness, and engage a community of passionate volunteers. Can I count on a $50donation from you? [link to your fundraising page]

If group fitness isn’t your thing, you can make a donation to support my efforts to raise money and awareness for the Crisis Centre of BC in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge [link to your fundraising page]

The Crisis Centre seeks to foster compassionate, connected suicide-safer communities. That’s why I am raising money to support their work by participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. Please consider making a donation of $50 [link to your fundraising page]

The Crisis Centre provides immediate access to barrier-free, non-judgmental, confidential support and follow-up is provided to youth, adults and seniors through our 24/7 phone lines and online services. That’s why I am raising money to support their work by participating in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. Please consider making a donation of $25 [link to your fundraising page]

Ask in person

I’m running (or walking) to raise awareness and money for the Crisis Centre of BC. I want to help ensure their 24/7 phone lines remain open to support folks who are in distress and in need to chat with someone. Can I count on a $50 donation from you?

Host an event

Here are 10 fun ideas to help your raise money through an event. We know you’ll think of more!