SOCIAL MEDIA TOOLKIT

Get the most from your post: How to raise more life-saving funds through social media

When it comes to fundraising, social media can be your most powerful tool – and we’ve made it super easy. Check out our tips and sample posts to help you spread the word about your efforts!

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Start with these details in every post

  1. Describe your activity or goal
     

  2. Ask for support by contributing financially to your page (include the link)
     

  3. Tag #TeamBeTheMatch and #ChampionChallenge

5 tips for success

  1. Be yourself. Heartfelt, authentic posts are always a good way to go. Share a few words about why Be The Match matters to you.
     

  2. Celebrate the good stuff. Let everyone know when you reach a fundraising milestone.
     

  3.  Say “thank you.” Tag and thank those who contribute in the comments.
     

  4. Spread the love. Encourage friends to help raise awareness by sharing your post. Give the option to donate a “like” or “share” to those who can’t swing a financial contribution. 
     

  5. Hash(tag) it out. Tag all your posts with #TeamBeTheMatch and #ChampionChallenge for maximum visibility.

A few examples that you can simply copy and paste

  1. Help me cure blood cancer by supporting my effort to __________ each day! The funds I raise will directly support patients in need of a life-saving transplant. Every dollar counts! #TeamBeTheMatch #ChampionChallenge (link)
     

  2. Did you know that by contributing to my #ChampionChallenge to____________, you’re helping me fight blood cancer? My Champion Challenge helps patients with blood cancer and other blood diseases find their life-saving match. Thanks for your support! #TeamBeTheMatch (link)
     

  3. I'm taking on the #ChampionChallenge with @BeTheMatch! To support blood cancer patients in need, I'm going to __________ and would love your support! The funds I raise will directly support patients in need of a life-saving transplant, every dollar counts! (link)

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