It’s hard to believe that our 5th ride as a team for MS Bike to the Bay is just around the corner! We had an absolute blast last year, while raising over $41,000 for a great cause. The minimum pledge to ride was increased from $250 to $300 for the Bike Ride’s 30th anniversary, and it seems like it’s discouraged a good many of MS supporters.
We usually ask that riders be registered with half their pledge raised by July 15th to qualify for a HAC Pack Jersey, but we are extending the deadline to July 28, 2013! To help with fundraising ideas, the MS Society released this 7 day plan as a suggestion:
How to exceed the Bike to the Bay pledge minimum in one week:
Does it seem like a daunting task to raise $300.00 in just a few months? Do you have a hard time recruiting new teammates because people seem intimidated by the pledge minimum?
Follow these simple steps to see how easy it is to raise above & beyond the Bike to the
Bay pledge minimum in JUST ONE WEEK. Don’t sweat the fundraising, save it for the ride!
Sponsor yourself: $25.00
Ask your immediate relatives including your spouse, parents, and children for their support in your endeavor: $50.00
Have your five closest friends sponsor you for $10.00 each: $50.00
Ask for donations from your coworkers & boss, consider having a dress down day or putting a change jar in your office: $20-50.00
Tell members of your church, temple or civic organization about BTTB & ask for contributions to meet your pledge goal: $20-50.00
Ask ten neighbors to sponsor you for $5.00 each: $50.00
Ask five local merchants that you frequent for $20.00 each or apply for matching gifts from your company: $100.00
HAC PACK 2012 TEAM PHOTOS & FUN: