Fundraising Champion Email Guide

You can use these email templates to reach out to your personal network and spread the word about the #iGiveCatholic Giving Day. Just copy and paste the text below into your email client and add some personal flair to make it your own!

Before #iGiveCatholic

Subject: Join me in Supporting [ORGANIZATION NAME]

Hi [first_name],

I am excited to announce that I am supporting [ORGANIZATION NAME] during the #iGiveCatholic Giving Day by taking on the role of a fundraising champion. My fundraising will help [ORGANIZATION NAME ] to [OBJECTIVE - take from the organization's story]!

We know that, for Catholics, generosity and giving have a profound meaning. As children of God, giving is the ultimate expression of mercy as we feed the hungry, clothe the naked, give shelter to the homeless, and preserve our Catholic heritage for future generations. [Fundraiser Story: Why are you supporting this organization? What impact has this organization had on you/your family/your friends?]

#iGiveCatholic is a 24-hour giving challenge that kicks off the charitable season and brings the Catholic community together to give thanks and give back. Join the movement by contributing to my fundraiser on Nov 27th! Check out my fundraising page here: [LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE]

Thank you for supporting [ORGANIZATION NAME]!

Subject: I Need Your Help!

Hi [first name],

#iGiveCatholic, the first-ever online giving day created to celebrate our unique Catholic heritage, is only X days away. [ORGANIZATION NAME] is participating in this one day celebration and I want to support them on Nov 27th. Please help transform lives in our [ARCHDIOCESE OR DIOCESE]!

Your contributions can make a big impact on [THOSE WHO ARE IMPACTED BY CAMPAIGN]:

[Example - pull from organization’s donation levels:
$25 - Purchases ______ for ______
$50 - Helps ______
$100 - Helps ______
$250 - Purchases ______ for ______]

Participating in #iGiveCatholic is an opportunity for Catholics to affirm our faith as disciples of Jesus Christ by sharing our gifts out of love for God and one another. Please visit [LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE] to support [ORGANIZATION NAME]!

Thank you!

During #iGiveCatholic

Subject: #iGiveCatholic is Here - Support [ORGANIZATION NAME]

Hi [first_name],

TODAY is the day! It’s #iGiveCatholic on #GivingTuesday, so the time to give is now. My goal is to raise $X in support of [ORGANIZATION NAME], but I can’t reach my goal alone.

Please join me in helping [ORGANIZATION NAME] to [OBJECTIVE] by visiting my fundraising page at: [FUNDRAISING PAGE LINK].

If you’ve already donated, thank you so much for your support! I hope you’ll consider sharing my fundraising page with your friends and family on social media to get the word out about [ORGANIZATION NAME] and the difference they make to our Catholic community!

May God bless you abundantly for your generosity and support of [ORGANIZATION NAME]!

Subject: Only a Few More Hours Left to Give!

Hi [first_name],

Can you believe the #iGiveCatholic Giving Day is almost over? With [$ AMOUNT YOU’VE RAISED] already raised for [ORGANIZATION NAME], I am proud of my impact as a fundraising champion!

I am so thankful for the support of my Catholic community throughout this day, but the giving isn’t over yet! Please visit my fundraising page at [FUNDRAISING PAGE LINK] and make a contribution to help me reach my goal.

You can also show your support by sharing my fundraising page with your friends and family on social media!

May God bless you abundantly for your generosity and support of [ORGANIZATION NAME]!

After #iGiveCatholic

Subject: Thank You

Hi [first_name],

Thank you so much for all of your support during the #iGiveCatholic Giving Day. Because of you, I was able to raise $X for [ORGANIZATION NAME]! Together, we made a difference in the lives of [THOSE SERVED BY ORGANIZATION].

Thank you for celebrating generosity and giving.