Giving Day Champion Email Guide

You can use these email templates to reach out to your personal network and spread the word about your fundraiser. Just copy and paste the text below into your email client, fill in the placeholders and add some personal flair to make it your own!

Before Unite for USD

Subject: Join me in supporting Unite for USD!

Hi [name],

I am excited to announce that I am supporting [INITIATIVE NAME] during Unite for USD by taking on the role of a fundraising champion. My fundraising will help [INITIATIVE NAME] to [OBJECTIVE - take from the initiative's story]!

[Fundraiser Story: Why are you supporting this initiative/Unite for USD? What impact has it had on you/your family/your friends?]

Unite for USD is the University of South Dakota's 24-hour giving day challenge to unite Coyotes across the world to celebrate our university, so join the movement by contributing to my fundraiser on February 28 & 29! Check out my fundraising page here: [LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE]

Thank you for supporting me and [INITIATIVE NAME]!

Subject: I need your help!

Hi [name],

Unite for USD is only X days away. [INITIATIVE NAME] is participating in this celebration and I want to support them on February 28 & 29. I need your help to make a difference!

Together we can [OBJECTIVE]. Visit [LINK TO FUNDRAISING PAGE] to support me and [INITIATIVE NAME]!

Thank you!

During Unite for USD

Subject: Unite for USD is here - support [INITIATIVE NAME]

Hi [name],

TODAY is the day! It’s February 28, so the time to give is now. My goal is to raise $[YOUR FUNDRIASER GOAL] in support of [INITIATIVE NAME], but I can’t reach my goal alone.

Please join me in helping [INITIATIVE NAME] to [OBJECTIVE] by visiting: [FUNDRAISING PAGE LINK].

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

Thank you!

Subject: Only a few more hours left to give!

Hi [name],

Can you believe Unite for USD is almost over? With [$ AMOUNT YOU’VE RAISED] already raised for [INITIATIVE NAME], I am proud of my impact as a fundraising champion!

I am so thankful for the support of my community throughout this giving celebration - but the giving isn’t over yet! Visit [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!

Thank you again!

After Unite for USD

Subject: Thank you!

Hi [name],

Thank you so much for all of your support during Unite for USD. Because of you, I was able to raise $[AMOUNT THAT YOU RAISED] for [INITIATIVE NAME]! Together, we made a difference in the lives of USD students!

You rock!