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Power of Peer-to-Peer Fundraising: Tom Spreacker

Tom Spreacker, JMF board member, has utilized the peer-to-peer fundraising model in the past for JMF. Keep reading to find out what Tom’s plan is to meet his fundraising goal this year, and how you can meet yours too!

What has your experience been with peer-to-peer fundraising for JMF’s Run, Walk, Roll?

The registration site that JMF uses for the Run, Walk, Roll is a perfect platform for leveraging peer-to-peer networking. When I register I create my team and then share my team page with my peer communities. I used it last year for the first time and I plan to extend my efforts this year.

What awesome tips and tricks you can share with others who may be interested in fundraising for JMF’s Run, Walk, Roll?

Make a list of your personal circles and treat each one as a separate peer group. Think about friends, co-workers, and your faith communities as peer groups. I even reached out to my new community at the YMCA as a target group this year. Target each peer group with a custom message to make it personal for them. Don’t be afraid to ask directly and share your passion. Finally, don’t forget to challenge your peers to invite others to join in order to extend your network.

Can you speak to the power of peer-to-peer fundraising?

I have found that peer-to-peer fundraising gives me a great opportunity to share the work that JMF is doing to support children of ALL  abilities.

There are many events and race to fundraise for, why JMF?

JMF’s mission is something that is very much in alignment with my personal beliefs. I also feel strongly that the funding I am able to provide is used well to support the mission.

Interested in creating a fundraising team for JMF? Register for our Run, Walk, Roll today!