Sign up to go canning for an easy way to hit your fundraising goal!

Can't go canning? Check out our fundraising guide for some tips on other ways to hit that hundred!

Still not sure how to fundraise? Check out some of these ideas!

  • Put donation letters in your neighbors mailboxes. Download HootaThon's official letter campaign letter here!

  • Ask a local business to sponsor you. Follow this basic pitch:

Hello, my name is ____ and I'm a student participating in HootaThon's Dance Marathon on February 3rd. We raise funds and awareness for the Child Life Department at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia culminating in a 12-hour Dance Marathon.  I'm trying to raise $____ so that I can attend the Dance Marathon. Would you consider making a donation?

Or give them this letter asking for donations!

  • Create a personal campaign to get donations! Some ideas include:

    • Ask for donations for your birthday or holidays
    • Offer to do housework for your family and neighbors for small donations
    • Make up an incentive to get people to donate (ex. "I'll cut my hair at Dance Marathon if I raise $x!)

Check out these photos some some more ideas!

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