Have questions about fundraising? We are here to help!

It was wonderful seeing so many smiling faces at our second team meeting last night! If you were unable to attend the meeting, please click here to review important team updates. With just over two months until the 126th Boston Marathon, now is a great time to put your final plans into place to cross your fundraising finish line!

Marathon Team Inbox

As we get closer to race day, a reminder to email marathonteam@bwh.harvard.edu for all questions, matching gift confirmations, etc. vs. Ali, Alexa, or Caroline’s personal email. This will ensure your email gets responded to within 12 hours since our whole team has access to this inbox.

Fundraising Check-In Calls

Our team is hosting fundraising check-in calls throughout the marathon season to support YOU! While not mandatory, these are a great chance to check-in with us and make sure you feel prepared for your marathon fundraising. Click here to sign up. Calls will continue bi-weekly through Friday, April 8.

Check out the runner portal

Don’t forget to check out the runner portal fundraising tab (http://marathon.bwhevents.org/fundraising/) for tons of fundraising tips and tricks and resources, including information about Facebook Fundraising, Matching Gifts, Donor Tracking, and much more.

Make the most of matching gifts

Don’t forget to ask your employer if your company has a matching gift program AND ask your donors if their company has a matching gift program. This is a really easy way to double your fundraising! Click here to learn more about matching gifts.

Host a virtual game night

Consider hosting a virtual game night with your family and friends. Click here to read about six different games you can host from the comfort of your home and gather everyone from near and far for some fun!

Second Fundraising Milestone

All runners who raise $4,000+ by February 28 will get to pick their own Stepping Strong swag!

If you have any questions, please contact marathonteam@bwh.harvard.edu.

From start to finish,

Ali and Alexa

P.S. Congrats to Dan G., Vanessa W., Alex C., and Caitlin M. who were our chance drawing winners for a pair of Celtics tickets! We can’t wait to see photos!