Fundraising Resources

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We know that asking for donations can feel uncomfortable for some, but you don't need to be a fundraising expert to raise money! Check out the Fundraising Resources below to get started. If you need support with your fundraising, you can always reach the Doggie Dash Support Team at doggiedash@oregonhumane.org.

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Sample Email Template

Hey [NAME]!

It’s no secret that I’m [INSERT ADJECTIVE] about animals. That’s why I’m taking part in the Oregon Humane Society’s Doggie Dash and fundraising for shelter animals who need our help.

This cause is near-and-dear to me because [INSERT SENTENCE ABOUT WHY YOU’RE FUNDRAISING]. OHS is special because they never put time limits on how long animals stay at their shelter. Pets stay as long as it takes to find a forever home.

My goal is to raise $[INSERT YOUR GOAL] for OHS by [INSERT DATE]. Will you please help me reach my goal?

You can donate here: [INSERT YOUR FUNDRAISING LINK]

Thank you for your support!

 
Sample Social Media Posts

Share your custom fundraising link on your social media profiles, and feel free to use the text below in your post. Be sure to follow Oregon Humane Society on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok for the latest updates on our lifesaving work and heartwarming stories you can share!

Facebook
Tip: Facebook Fundraisers don't count toward your Doggie Dash fundraising page. Make sure you're sharing the link to your fundraising page!

I'm fundraising to help animals at @oregonhumane! Together, we can help fight animal cruelty, heal injured pets and unite homeless pets with loving families. Please donate today! Any amount can save a life. [INSERT YOUR FUNDRAISING LINK] #doggiedash

Instagram
Tip: Add your fundraising link to your profile's bio then post a photo of your pet or the Doggie Dash photo above.

I'm fundraising to help animals at @oregonhumane! Together, we can help fight animal cruelty, heal injured pets and unite homeless pets with loving families. Please donate today at the link in my bio! Any amount can save a life. #doggiedash

Twitter
I'm fundraising to help animals at @oregonhumane! Together, we can help fight animal cruelty, heal injured pets and unite homeless pets with loving families. Please donate today! Any amount can save a life. [INSERT YOUR FUNDRAISING LINK] #doggiedash

 
Shareable Graphics

Save one of the images below or share a photo of your pet in your fundraising outreach! On desktop, right click “save image as." On mobile, press and hold until a prompt pops up and add it to your photo library.
 
                 
 
Shareable Stories

Oregon Humane Society relies on fundraisers like you to fund its adoption, education and animal rescue programs. Meet a few of the shelter animals whose lives have been changed because of fundraisers like you! Share their stories in your fundraising outreach to show just how critical donations are to saving pets in need.