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Now it’s our turn…

Since Mary just posted an article about the fun WITF pledge drive, we thought we would try our hand at our own pledge drive.

Fearless Future started a team for the Susan G. Komen Global Race for the Cure in DC on June 6th. We are asking for people to donate money to our team.

If you donate, you will be entered into a drawing to win 20 hours of design work/consultation from Fearless Future. We could redesign your logo, create a brochure, redo your business cards, walk you though a re-branding strategy all for FREE.

Any amount would qualify you to be entered, but remember this is for a good cause.

You can donate on our team page any time between now and June 6th. Follow the link below and click on the “Donate to this Team!” button.

If you can be in DC on the 6th, join our team, we would love to have you!

Thank you!!
Fearless Future

** UPDATE **
Team Fearless Future raised almost $1,000 for the Race for the Cure! Thank you to everyone who donated!!

We also picked a winner for the free 20 hrs of work from FF. Congratulations Amanda Werhane from University of Wisconsin-Madison Library!

Pledge drives can be fun!

Fund Raiser
Okay, no one LOVES the pledge times for public radio and television, but some are less painful than others. The last two from Central Pennsylvania WITF have been down right awesome.

Ever since I was a young adult in DC I have tried to support public radio because I listen to it every day!

In February, right before Valentine’s day, WITF created a campaign called “show the love.” The pledge drive matched up donations with a delivery of a dozen roses. The drive encouraged listeners to pledge money and to show their love to both WITF and to someone they love or admire. It was easy way to remember to send someone some affection and also support the radio! I sent flowers to my mom and she was soooooo happy!

Now WITF is in the middle of their “plant a tree” initiative and they are partnering with the PA Department of Natural Resources and Conservation to create the WITF Woodland that will plant a tree for each person who pledges to the station.

Both of these pledge drives work because they have ADDED VALUE. The added value comes from getting something very specific out of pledging, In Feb it was flowers for me to send to my mom and now it is a tree in my name.

When you ask people to give money to your organization make sure you are adding value by appealing to the your audience’s values!