The sky is the limit on ways to raise donations for Cancer-A-Gogo. As long as your event is safe and fun and in the spirit of charity, we’re with you. And remember every dollar counts! So if you’ve got an idea to raise money for charity, and you’re over 18, run with it. Part of the reason we seek only a dollar from every American is to foster the spirit of inclusion that participation engenders. If someone wishes to donate more than a dollar, that’s wonderful too. Meanwhile, here are some of our ideas for charity events. To help your cause, we’re happy to provide you with official Cancer-A-Gogo buttons to hand out at your events. We can also send our line of books as prizes for raffles, etc.
- Plan and execute a bake sale at your home, office or school.
- Hold an actual honest to goodness ‘Go Go’ dance. Invite friends and neighbors to dance the night -or day- away in the name of cancer charity. Get as fancy and as big as you like. Make sure you’ve a line up of extremely danceable songs, some snacks and a place to cut the rug, and you’re in business.
- Host a 5K race for Cancer-A-Gogo, getting friends to sponsor you by the kilometer!
- Give your next cocktail or dinner party a charity theme. You might be surprised how enthusiastic people can be; everyone has been touched by cancer, and working together to raise funds towards a cure can be invigorating and a bonding experience like no other.
- Ask if there’s a matching donations program at work; many companies have community programs where they match dollar for dollar, donations towards non profits like Cancer-A-Gogo.
- Have a neighborhood giant garage sale for charity. Maybe auction off your most prized junk (excuse the vernacular!). Everyone can spare a dollar, remember that!
Publicity Tip: The more we -and you- spread the word about Cancer-A-Gogo, the more dollars we bring in, and the fatser we get to that cancer cure. A simple phone call to your local newspaper in advance of your event, could result in a nice write up, either before your event, or after it. Ask for the ‘News Desk’ or ‘City Desk’ or ‘features editor’ and be prepared to e-mail them the details of your event; the time, place, occasion. And be sure to direct them to the Canceragogo.com website.