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Fundraising with the Stars – Four Challenge Weeks. Become a Star in Action! VIEW THE WINNERS!!
As we enter the home stretch before the Unity Walk, we are excited to announce “Fundraising with the Stars – Four Challenge Weeks.” Become a Star in Action!
Starting on March 31st, we will challenge our registered walkers to reach a different fundraising goal each week. Winners will be recipients of a variety of prizes, in addition to being announced and profiled on our website, where winners can share why you walk, who you walk for, and how you rise to the challenge.
Email Challenge Week #1 - Click on the Fundraise with Facebook icon on “My HQ” so you can spread the word and raise funds in support of the Walk directly through Facebook.
Congratulations to Judith Kinnard, Team Captain of Team Janeth, the raffle winner of this email challenge. As their prize, Judith and her team will have their photo taken with May May Ali at the Walk! Read more about Team Janeth.
Email Challenge Week #2 - Build a new team or grow an existing team. The team with the most new team members, who both register AND donate online, by Friday, April 13th wins an interview at the Walk with Michelle Charlesworth, WABC-TV Weekend News Anchor!
EMAIL CHALLENGE WEEK #2 WINNERS!
Six teams tied for the greatest number of new team members who registered AND made a donation last week. These teams will be interviewed by Michelle Charlesworth, WABC-TV Weekend News Anchor at the Walk. Congratulations to:
DominACHIN over PD
Team Heartland Brewery
Team Rhode Island
Walkers for Lulu
The money raised by new participants during that week represents almost 20% of all donations received during the same period.
Email Challenge Week #3 - The Walker with the greatest number of emails sent from "MyHQ" between 4/14/12 and 4/20/12 will wiin a $50 Visa gift card.
Check your email in the weeks to come for details on the upcoming challenges. Best of luck with your fundraising efforts!
Congratulations to Michael DeGeorge of Team Light of Day Foundation! He won the PUW email challenge week #3 by sending 199 emails from his PUW headquarters during that week. Those emails have paid off - he has raised $1149 as a result of those emails. We hope all of our walkers keep the momentum going through May 28th. That is the cutoff date for accepting donations to the 2012 Unity Walk. Read more about Michael's experience with the Walk.
Email Challenge Week #4 -The walker who receives the greatest number of online donations the week prior to the Unity Walk will wiin a $50 Visa gift card.
Best of luck with your fundraising efforts!
Congratulations to Serra Hirsch, the walker who received the greatest number of online donations the week prior to the Unity Walk – a total of 48 online donations! Click here to read more about Sarah.
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