Fundraising Page – This will be your number one fundraising resource! When you register online for our event you are given the opportunity to create your very own fundraising page. You can customize your message, add some pictures, join (or start) a team, state a personal fundraising goal then…………share the page with your network! You will be amazed how this tool makes fundraising fun AND easy!
You can also edit your fundraising page at any time after you create it; just click the Login tab on the left side of this page – this will take you to your fundraising page – edit away!
Minimums - Your participation in the Krempels King of the Road Challenge comes with a commitment to raise minimum amounts ($150 adult, $50 Youth) for the Krempels Center. These minimums are each individual rider’s responsibility. If you are also a member of a team, fundraising goals for the team are met by combining individual’s results.
Contributions – We have made it easy for contributors to make online rider sponsorships and direct donations to Krempels Center. The online approach is the easiest way for most but we have provided paper materials (see below) for exceptions.
Either way the story should be compelling – all fundraising or donation dollars go directly to Krempels Center and will be utilized to continue the phenomenal existing programs and the creation of exciting new ones.
Brain Injury and its devastating effects are becoming more widely recognized. Your efforts, through participating in the Krempels King of the Road Challenge, and contributors’ will go a long way toward Krempels Center’s continued success.
Quick and Easy – You’ll be surprised at how easy it is to raise your $150 fundraising minimum! Here is a simple plan to get there:
Day 1 - Put in your own contribution of $15
Day 2 - Ask your spouse/partner to contribute $15
Day 3 - Ask 3 relatives to contribute $10 each
Day 4 - Ask 3 friends to contribute $10 each
Day 5 - Ask 3 co-workers to contribute $5 each
Day 6 - Ask 3 neighbors to contribute $5 each
Day 7 - Ask 3 people from your church/temple to contribute $5 each
Day 8 - Ask 3 local merchants you frequent to contribute $5 each
Day 9 - CELEBRATE! You did it! You raised the minimum $150
Day 11 – Now think, should you raise more? It’s for a great cause and check out these incentives!
More Fundraising Tips:
Make sure your online fundraising page is compelling – set a fundraising goal that is aggressive but attainable!
Be personal – it’s powerful. Reach out to your network of friends with a heartfelt plea (email is easiest) and direct them to your fundraising page.
Form a team at work or with friends and family – encourage each other!
Start early – momentum will ensure your success.
Don’t be shy – you are raising money to support a great cause!
Remember to tell your supporters - all contributions are tax-deductible!
Your employer (or those of your supporters) may offer matching funds.
If you have a special connection to the Center or a large goal, contact the local paper to see if they will profile your efforts.
Write a personal note of thanks to each of your sponsors. This will go a long way, especially when you approach them next year.
We have provided online registration and fundraising capabilities for participants as this approach is acknowledged as the easiest and most efficient way to conduct an event on the scale of the Krempels King of the Road Challenge. For those who so choose, we also offer a paper-based approach that can be conducted by utilizing the resources below.