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Team Maryland Fundraising Toolkit

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Letterhead

Letterhead

Use this official Team Maryland letterhead to pass out to friends, family, local businesses… anyone who might be interested in supporting your efforts!

ElevatorPitch

Elevator Pitch

An elevator pitch is a brief, persuasive speech that you use to spark interest. Specifically, you can use them to help with your USA Games fundraising strategy. A good elevator…

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Logo & Brand Usage

2022 Special Olympics USA Games Brand & LogoThe primary logo created for the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games is called the “United O.” It incorporates design elements from each of our…

LanguageGuidelines

Language Guidelines

There are a couple of language guidelines that you should know before you start your fundraising for USA Games. Make sure your fundraising strategies are following our brand guidelines by…

LetterWriting

Letter Writing

One way to help you reach your fundraising goal is to write personal letters asking for donations from your friends, family, and constituents. It is a great way to spread…

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Zoom Backgrounds

If you are like us, you are still spending hours on Zoom, Teams, Google, Skype, etc. every day. The new setting is a perfect place to plug Team Maryland. Download…

Twitter

Tweets

Make your Tweets about everything from training camp and practices to how you are preparing for Orlando! Add photos and videos to make your posts stand out. Copy and Paste…

VideoResources

Video Resources

Here are some video resources that you are free to use, whether you want to put one on your fundraising page, send one in an email, or share them on…

Classy

Classy Fundraising Page Setup

Your Team Maryland Classy fundraising page is your ticket to Orlando next June. Each Team Maryland nominee is challenged to raise $2,250 in order to go to the 2022 Special…

Instagram

Instagram Posts

Make your Instagram posts about everything from training camp and practices to how you are preparing for Orlando! Add photos and videos to make your posts stand out. Copy and…

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Classy + Facebook Fundraiser

When you sign up to fundraise for a nonprofit using Classy, you’ll gain access to a personal fundraising page. Once you have a Classy fundraising page, you can duplicate it…

DosDonts

Do’s and Don’ts

There are some things that you should keep in mind while you are fundraising for the USA Games. On this page, you will find the Do’s and Don’ts of fundraising.…

LinkedIn

LinkedIn Posts

Make your LinkedIn posts about everything from training camp and practices to how you are preparing for Orlando! Add photos and videos to make your posts stand out. Copy and…

SocialGraphics

Social Graphics

Use these sample social graphics and graphic templates in your fundraising campaign. Check back in over the next few months for new and additional social media graphics! Directions Save the…

ShineAsOne

#ShineAsOne

The 2022 Special Olympics USA Games hastags are: #TeamMaryland #TeamMD #2022USAGames #ShineAsOne SHINE AS ONE embraces the values of inclusivity and achievement in Special Olympics. SHINE speaks to victory and…

PhotoLibrary

Photo Library

We are sure. that you have plenty of pictures of yourself competing and participating in Special Olympics Maryland, but in case you don’t have any to use for your fundraising…

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Donor Receipts

The most important practice of fundraising is to thank your donors! These cards are a quick and easy way to say “Thank You” and provide a receipt for their charitable…

LinkInBio

Link in Bio

There are a few social media platforms that allow you to put a live link in your account profile because the posts do not allow for live links. Here are…

EmailTemplates

Email Templates

Let’s start spreading the word! Email is a great tool to ask others to pledge their support and we have a message for you to work from. A few tips…

PersonalizePage

Personalize Your Fundraising Page

We want to ensure that everyone who comes across your page knows who you are and what you are about. Classy Allows you to customize your page to add your…

Facebook

Facebook Posts

Make your Facebook posts about everything from training camp and practices to how you are preparing for Orlando! Add photos and videos to make your posts stand out. Copy and…

EmailSignature

Email Signature

When you are sending off emails to your potential donors, a great way to add branding t your email is by adding in our 2022 Team Maryland Email Signature. Include…