Here are the TOP 5 WAYS  to rev up your Unit's aircraft donations.

12planesofChristmas FacebookBannerWe are 8 days in to our 12 Planes of Christmas Campaign; a month-long online donation event located at www.supportcaf.org. Each CAF aircraft is eligible to have an online donation page and be a part of this event.

HERE ARE 5 REALLY TERRIFIC TIPS TO HELP REV UP YOUR CAMPAIGN!

 

1. Have a page- Oh wait, what? My unit hasn’t set up a page yet. Not to worry, we’ve still got 2 more weeks to go. Please visit http://commemorativeairforce.org/root/airplanes/12-planes-of-christmas for instructions to set up your page.


2. Tell someone- Send an email to your contact list. Do you have the contact email information for riders, old members, hangar dances? They gave you an email expecting to hear from you. What a great time to say “Hi!” Here is an example email-

 

SUBJECT: Please Help | Holiday Challenge

[NAME],

We're really excited to let you know that we're a part of the Commemorative Air Force's 12 Planes of Christmas holiday fundraising campaign. It's a fundraising campaign launched by the CAF where CAF Units like ours compete to raise the most money during the month of December.


So far, we're in week [ENTER WEEK #] of the campaign and have raised [$X,XXX]. Our goal is to raise the most money possible for our aircraft.

We really need your help. We know that you love our [name of aircraft] and this is a great time to show that support.  With the funds raised from this campaign we are hoping to [add goals here]. Every donation makes

a difference no matter the size. It is always encouraging to know that keeping our [aircraft name] flying means a lot to you. So please visit our page [link to your fundraiser page] and follow our progress.

Thank you so, so much.

(Your Name, Unit Name)

One more thing. If you have already donated, you can still help even further by spreading the word about our fundraiser. Please forward this email to anyone you think might be interested in showing support for [aircraft name]. You could also share our fundraiser page [link to your fundraiser page] on Facebook!

Happy holidays!


3. Tell more someones- Share on Facebook, Twitter, SnapChat, regular chat.

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4. Add more team members- This website will let you add individual team members to your aircraft team. Each person can help spread the word to their friends and help get more attention and donations to your unit aircraft. See how the B-25 Miss Mitchell's is set up. Here is a link: https://www.crowdrise.com/b-25-miss-mitchell

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Here is a sample email to invite people to become team members.

SUBJECT: Please Help | Holiday Challenge

[NAME],

We're really excited to let you know that we're a part of the Commemorative Air Force's 12 Planes of Christmas holiday fundraising campaign. It's a fundraising campaign launched by the CAF where CAF Units like ours compete to raise the most money during the month of December.
 

How You Can Help

Please consider joining our team as a fundraiser. By setting up a fundraiser for our cause and reaching out to your network of supporters, you can help us make an even bigger impact.

It takes less than five minutes to set up a fundraiser. All you have to do is Go Here {LINK TO YOUR FUNDRAISER PAGE} and click 'Fundraise for This Campaign.'

Every donation makes a difference, no matter how big or small. The key is for us to get the word out to as many people as possible. If you could share this with people you know, it will really help!

Thank you in advance for your support.

{YOUR ORGANIZATION NAME}

 


5. Be Creative. How about adding it to your email signature. Like this.

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If you have any questions at all about any of this, please email Leah Block at lblock@cafhq.org and she'll get back to you.

 

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