Sample Communications

Use some of these sample communications below to start spreading the word about your business's involvement in the Fremont Area Big Give. When sharing on social media, make sure you're always using the official hashtag, #FremontAreaBigGive to be included in the conversation!


Social Media

You can use whatever social media platforms you engage with to share with employees, customers and the public how you're participating in the Fremont Area Big Give and amplifying our community's giving efforts. Be sure to include the hashtag #FremontAreaBigGive to inspire others in the community to take part. 

  • Announce your participation: We are excited to announce our participation in #FremontAreaBigGive on May 10th as a Business Fundraiser! Find out why we're participating on our page here: [YOUR BUSINESS LINK] and mark your calendars for May 10th to give to your favorite nonprofit!
  • Announcing your match: Today, our business is focused on improving our community by matching all our employees' gifts made to nonprofits through the #FremontAreaBigGive! There are over 70 nonprofits participating to improve the lives of our community members. Find your cause and give today, May 10th, at www.fremontareabiggive.org.
  • Share photos: Share pictures of your business and employees participating in the Fremont Area Big Give on social media. If you're having a dress down day in the office, or hosting an event, share all of these events on your social media platforms! Make sure you're using the hashtag so people can keep up: #FremontAreaBigGive 
  • Celebrate the success you achieved for the day: Wow. We are in awe of the amazing employees we have. Collectively, we were able to raise $X with X donors for the nonprofits participating in the #FremontAreaBigGive. These gifts, along with yours, will help make the greater Dodge County Area an even better place to live, work and play! Thank you! 


Email - for employees

Below is a customizable sample e-mail to send to employees who will participate in your business fundraiser.

Subject: Help us support the nonprofits who make this community great! Join [BUSINESS NAME] for the Fremont Area Big Give


Dear [employees],

On May 10th businesses and individuals across the Fremont area will come together to support our local nonprofits during the Fremont Area Big Give. We are so excited to be part of this exciting giving event as a business fundraiser to show everyone in the community how philanthropic our employees are.

Haven’t heard about the Fremont Area Big Give? It is a 24-hour online giving challenge led by the Fremont Area Community Foundation to raise unrestricted dollars for the nonprofits in our area. You can head to www.fremontareabiggive.org now to learn more about this amazing giving event.

Your donations to local nonprofits at www.fremontareabiggive.org will be amplified because we are offering bonus dollars as an incentive to give. [Describe program here i.e. dollar for dollar, up to a certain amount, lump sum to reach goal etc.]

There are so many ways to participate - spread the word about this amazing event, become a fundraiser for your favorite nonprofit, donate on May 10th. Make supporting your favorite cause unique to you!

To make sure your gift is matched, follow these steps:

  1. Find your favorite nonprofit! Visit www.fremontareabiggive.org to search over 70 participating nonprofits in the Fremont area.
  2. Select the nonprofit or nonprofits you'd like to donate to. You can start donating as soon as the site opens on May 10th. 
  3. Remember to select [Business Name] at checkout so your gift is eligible for matching funds!

For questions about Fremont Area Big Give and how you can get involved please visit www.fremontareabiggive.org or contact [Business Name].

Regards,
[Business Contact]


Email - for customers and personal network

Social media is a great tool for spreading the word to people that follow you on social media, however, there is no substitute for a direct, targeted email to your customers, vendors and personal network. Consider sending emails that correspond to your social media activity, as well as direct targeted asks. Here is a sample email to get you thinking on how you want to spread the word!

Subject: Help us support the nonprofits who make this community great! Join [BUSINESS NAME] for the Fremont Area Big Give


Dear [friends],

On May 10th businesses and individuals across the Fremont area will come together to support our local nonprofits during the Fremont Area Big Give. We are so excited to be part of this exciting giving event as a business fundraiser to show everyone in the community how philanthropic our employees are.

Haven’t heard about the Fremont Area Big Give? It is a 24-hour online giving challenge led by the Fremont Area Community Foundation to raise unrestricted dollars for the nonprofits in our area. You can head to www.fremontareabiggive.org now to learn more about this amazing giving event.

There are so many ways to participate - spread the word about this amazing event, become a fundraiser for your favorite nonprofit, donate on May 10th. Make supporting your favorite cause unique to you!

For questions about Fremont Area Big Give and how you can get involved please visit www.fremontareabiggive.org or contact [Business Name].

Regards,
[Business Contact]