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Social Media Resources

Social Media Resources

Take your fundraising to the next level by promoting your participation in My Own Fundraiser with your online communities of friends and family! Click on the social media icon below to find content to help get you started!

Note: You will need to copy your personal fundraising page link into your social media share or email to ensure donations contribute to your fundraising goals! Need help finding your personal fundraising page link? Click Here

Email Fundraising Tools

 

Email Templates

Simply copy and paste the sample email below into your email client, make edits and send to your contacts. Remember to manually add the link to your personal fundraising page so people can donate to you. Need help finding your personal fundraising page link? Click Here

Sample Email - Please support my fundraising
Hi [insert name]

I’m supporting Heart & Stroke by creating my own fundraiser called: [Event Name]. I’m going to work hard to raise funds to support breakthrough research.

Heart & Stroke needs our help now more than ever because heart disease and stroke takes one Canadian life every seven minutes and is the #1 killer of women globally. The funds we raise will ensure life-saving research continues.

I am fundraising to help push this research forward and hope you’ll support my event with a donation.

[insert personal fundraising page link]

Thank you,

[insert your name]
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Email Signature

Tell all of your email contacts that you support Heart & Stroke. Add the message below to your email signature to boost your fundraising. Remember to add your personal fundraising link so people can go directly to your page. Need Help?

Email Signature

I'm fundraising for Heart & Stroke. Help me fund medical breakthroughs by making a secure donation at [insert personal fundraising page link]

Like Facebook?

 

Make the most of Facebook

Facebook is your virtual bulletin board! Keep your Facebook community updated with your progress by sharing your event highlights, photos and fundraising goals. Don’t forget to tag us in your posts (@heartandstroke) along with our hashtag, #MoreMoments. Use your Facebook account to post key event information and promote your event.

We’ve put together a few basic posts to get you started. Update your cover or profile image to promote your fundraising efforts, then post a message on Facebook with a link to your personal fundraising page. Need help finding your personal fundraising page link? Click Here

Sample Post #1
(for individuals)

I am fundraising for @HeartandStroke to help invest in the next medical breakthrough. My goal is [$XXXX] because I want to help create #MoreMoments for all Canadians. Please help me reach my goal by donating on my personal fundraising page [insert your personal fundraising page link here].
Sample Post #2
(for individuals)

I am half way to my @HeartandStroke fundraising goal of [$XXXX]. Help fund life-saving research and contribute to the 2020 goal of reducing Canadians’ rate of death from heart disease and stroke by 25%. Please donate. [Insert your personal fundraising page link here]
Sample Post #3
(for event promotion)

[Insert the name of your event], is a fundraising event for @heartandstroke! Help me fund the next medical breakthrough that can create #MoreMoments for all Canadians. Please contribute to my goal of [$XXXX] on my personal fundraising page [insert your event fundraising page link here]

A ‘Thank You’ post to your family and friends is always a nice touch to provide a recap of your fundraising journey. You can either send individuals a unique thank-you note or create a generic post or tag all those who helped you reach your goal in the post.

 

Images

Show your pride by replacing your Cover photo or create a post with one of these.

Note: The image will open in a new tab. To download it, simply right click on the image and save to your desired location.

Tweet With Heart

 

Tweet with heart

Twitter is the place to find out what's happening right now. It is a quick and easy tool for promoting your fundraiser to your social community as well as Heart & Stroke (@TheHSF). In 140 characters or less, you can share your fundraising journey. Tweet directly from your event or simply send quick updates on your goals.

Below are a few tweets to get you started. Copy and paste to Twitter with an image and your personal fundraising page link. Don’t forget to tag @TheHSF in your tweets along with the hashtag, #MoreMoments. We want to see your progress and promote your goals!

Sample Tweet #1
(for individuals)

Help me reach my fundraising goal and create #MoreMoments for Canadians with @TheHSF by donating [insert your personal fundraising page link here]
Sample Tweet #2
(for teams)

[Insert fundraising team name] are fundraising for @TheHSF. Our goal is $XXXX! Help us raise funds for @TheHSF medical breakthroughs [insert your fundraising page link here] #MoreMoments
Sample Tweet #3
(for event promotion)

[Insert your event name] is halfway to our @TheHSF fundraising goal! Help fund medical breakthroughs and create #MoreMoments. Donate now [insert your fundraising page link here]

 

Images

Show your pride by replacing your Twitter photo with one of these.

Note: The image will open in a new tab. To download it, simply right click on the image and save to your desired location.

Stay LinkedIn

 

Fundraising Posts

LinkedIn will allow you to promote your fundraising goals with your professional network! We suggest an introductory post and then one later in the month highlighting your progress with a last call for donations. If you really want to highlight your participation to your network, you can change your Header Image to one of the options provided below.

To get you started, find post suggestions below. You can simply copy and paste along with your personal fundraising link to ensure donations go towards your goal! Need help finding your personal fundraising page link? Click Here

Introductory LinkedIn Post #1

I am fundraising for @Heart and Stroke to help fund the next medical breakthrough. My goal is [$XXXX] because I want to help create #MoreMoments for all Canadians. Please help me reach my goal [insert your link]
Last call LinkedIn Post

I am halfway to my fundraising goal of [$XXXX]. I hope you’ll help me fund life-saving research and contribute to the 2020 goal of reducing Canadians’ rate of death from heart disease and stroke by 25%.

 

Images

Show your pride by replacing your LinkedIn photos with one of these.

Note: The image will open in a new tab. To download it, simply right click on the image and save to your desired location.

Instagram

 

Instagram is a visual platform, catching attention from your followers with strong images and videos. Use it to build interest amongst your friends and family by sharing visuals of your event preparation. You can also share the #MoreMoments message of Heart & Stroke (@thehsf) by highlighting everyday moments that drive you to raise funds for life-saving research.

In your Instagram profile, add the link to your personal fundraising page! Need help finding your personal fundraising page link? Click Here

 

Images

Show your pride by replacing your Instagram photos with one of these.

Note: The image will open in a new tab. To download it, simply right click on the image and save to your desired location.

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