Your commitment to help conquer a disease that affects us all is an admirable one, but we know that raising the funds to get there doesn’t always feel easy. Especially when potential donors don’t know about Road Hockey to Conquer Cancer, The Princess Margaret or the life-saving cancer research you are supporting when you raise funds.
Getting started early and letting people know why you’re playing will go a long way towards hitting your goal. Plus, we’ve created a few tips and tools to help.
Kickstart your fundraising efforts with a self-pledge of $100 or $200 and set the bar for how much others should donate.
Start with a Self-Pledge
Share photos, tap into wider conversations, and go global with your connection to the cause.
Captain’s PlaybookRoad Hockey’s Captains are individuals who recruit their teams, act as the main point of contact, and take responsibility for the $10k fundraising minimum. They are leaders in Canadian business, and in their communities. They recruit others to join, ask their peers to support their efforts, and overall, help us to succeed in our mission to Conquer Cancer In Our Lifetime.
From key dates to schedules to emails and goal lists, the Captain’s Playbook features everything Captain’s will need to find success.
To view our Captain’s Playbook, click below.
Share the StatsShare some eye-opening stats with your network so they know exactly what they are investing in: a Road Hockey fundraiser that will help save more lives across Canada and around the world. Use them in emails, on social, or to start conversations about fundraising. The more we remind people of just how important the cause is, the more they will want to contribute.
Use the Social ToolkitUse these custom social tools to get your message out there in a fun and engaging way. Don’t forget to use the hashtag #RoadHockey2Conquer when posting on social so that we can see, support and reshare your Road Hockey progress along the way!
Stick It to Your Social Stories
We all know a picture is worth 1000 words, add these one-of-a-kind Road Hockey stickers to create interest and add meaning to every shareable moment. Simply search ‘RoadHockey2Conquer’ on Instagram and Facebook to access our custom sticker pack.
Add this custom badge to your email signature and share fundraising progress with your supporters! It’s always attached as long as you have it linked and will continue to update your fundraising total in real time to show friends and family how close you are to your goal.
View the setup instructions* for Participant Centre emails, Gmail, Outlook and Facebook and LinkedIn.
*If you need help with your Participant Centre features, please contact us at email@example.com.
Facebook fundraising is another great way to get your network behind your contribution to Road Hockey. Plus, the tool is already built into the Facebook platform and easy to use. Click here to get started.
Note: Facebook can take up to six weeks to let us know the total amount fundraised. To ensure your efforts are reflected accurately on your personal fundraising page ASAP, please fill out this form.
*Funds will be listed as ‘Facebook Fundraiser’ on your honour roll.
If you have any questions at any time, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
You’ve Got ThisIf you don’t see a lot of traction after your first ask, don’t let it get you down! Timing is everything and you may find that potential donors are simply waiting to donate or need a gentle reminder to make their contribution.
If at first you don’t succeed, do not be afraid to try again. We are always here to help! Reach out anytime by using the email below or find more answers to fundraising questions here.
Do your friends or family prefer to donate without using the internet?
Download our Offline Donation Forms
Download our Offline Individual Donation Form here or Offline Team Donation Form here. For alternative ways to receive donations check out our FAQ page.