Cyclones Fundraising

Cyclones Fundraising

2019 Cyclones Tips & Tools

All riders are required to raise a minimum of $1,250 to ride. The good news is your team is here to help. If you have registered before September 1st, any funds a team member raises beyond their obligation or funds CDTC raises can be put toward your goal. However, you still need to make an effort. 

Below are resources to help get you started. Feel free to check out our fundraising tips sheet or ideas from The SMART Ride.

 

Reminders

  1. Your fundraising is personal. There is a reason you are riding, share that story to inspire others.
  2. Ask often and remind friends who haven’t made their gifts
  3. Always say “Thank You” in person, by email and/or on social media

 

Sample Text for Email 

Dear (Insert Your Friend’s Name),
This November, I’m participating in the The SMART Ride – a 2 day, 165 Mile Bike Ride from Miami
to Key West. I’m committed to raising $1,250.00 to help change the lives of those living with HIV
/ AIDS in our community. 100% of the funds is 100% guaranteed to provide direct services to
those most in need.
Please help me reach this goal and support this amazing cause by making a donation to
my fundraising campaign. Every little bit counts. Whether it’s $10 or $50, you are making a
difference. Your help is truly appreciated.
(Insert Your Fundraising Link Here)
Thank you,
(Your Name)

 

Sample Social Media Posts

Sample Post #1

I’m participating in SMART Ride 16 and have committed to raising $1,250.00 to make a difference in
the lives of those infected, affected and at risk for HIV/AIDS. Help me reach my goal and by making a
donation today. Thanks for your help. (Insert fundraising link) #theSMARTride #pedaltoparadise

Sample Post #2

Did you know Miami & Fort Lauderdale lead the country with the highest rates of new HIV diagnoses
per capita? I’m helping by riding in the SMART Ride this November. Help stop the epidemic and
support those affected by HIV, make a donation to my ride. (Insert fundraising link)  #theSMARTride #pedaltoparadise

Sample Post #3

I’m riding 100 Miles in one day in the SMART Ride this November! I’ve got another 65 on day two!
Inspire me to ride. Make a donation. 100% of your gift will help someone living with HIV. Click here!
(Insert fundraising link) #theSMARTride #pedaltoparadise

Sample Post #4

I’m riding 100 Miles in one day in the SMART Ride this November! I’ve got another 65 on day two!
Inspire me to ride. Make a donation. 100% of your gift will help someone living with HIV. Click here!
(Insert fundraising link) #theSMARTride #pedaltoparadise

Sample Post #5

The SMART Ride funds allow CDTC to help needy families like pregnant mom Karla who is still learning to accept her HIV diagnosis. When finances got tight, her CDTC Care Team provided a new pack n play so baby can sleep safe and sound. Support my Ride this November. Make a donation today

 

Sample Social Media Images

Click on the image you want, then right click and save the image to use it for your own posts.