The Gold Challenge team would just like to say a huge thank you for signing up and pledging to raise money for one of our 150 charity partners. Your commitment will go towards helping the lives of millions worldwide and what better year to combine charity and sport than 2012.
Here are some exciting fundraising tips to help you honour your pledge and ensure you are eligible for any one of our Prizes and Rewards.
SETTING UP YOUR ONLINE FUNDRAISING PAGE
Whatever challenge you're taking on - a fundraising page is vital to maximising your fundraising. It will ensure you appear in our Fundraising Leagues and therefore qualify for our amazing fundraising effort rewards.
- If you asked us to set your page up when you registered, the Gold Challenge team will make it and link it to your Gold Challenge profile. When you see the SPONSOR ME button appear on your profile you are all set to go with your fundraising!
- Are you setting up your own page? Login to your profile - go to page settings and click the link that says 'Click here to set up your online fundraising page'. Then just follow the steps!
MAKING THE MOST OF YOUR ONLINE FUNDRAISING PAGE
Now you have your all-important online fundraising page these simple steps will get your fundraising off the ground by telling your friends and family what you're doing and get those donations rolling.
STARTING TO FUNDRAISE
More often than not it’s getting the first lots of donations onto your page that is the biggest hurdle but once that totaliser shows you hitting your target it will be a breeze.
Here are some simple tried and tested fundraising tips, especially for those of you who are going solo with your challenge.
Whether you are taking the challenge on as a corporate or a gym, we have put together some bespoke fundraising ideas to ensure that fundraising target is smashed.
TELLING EVERYONE ABOUT YOUR CHALLENGE
Everyone loves a good tweet and Facebook update - so utilise your social network to talk about your km’s and share your Fundraising page with your friends. You could even set up a blog to update your sponsors on your progress - have a look at our Gold Challenge Blog for some inspiration.
Need a little more inspiration? Go to Your Stories to see what Gold Challengers past and present have done to achieve their goals.
FINISHING YOUR CHALLENGE
Once you have collected your offline donations and utilised every available source use our step by step guides to log your sponsorship as an offline donation on your fundraising page.
Once you have logged all your money online CLICK HERE to claim your Limited Edition Gold Challenge medal