TEAM CAPTAIN PORTAL
Thank you for being a champion for the AIDS Foundation and heading up your team’s efforts for 2016. In 2015, team fundraising accounted for almost 70% of total event revenue – proving that we are stronger together than apart. We are here to support you – please reach out at any time.
Get prepared for the AIDS Run & Walk with
the Team Captain Portal. Learn how to become a top fundraising team by
strengthening your connection to the cause. Key tips and information are
highlighted in this section of the website to make your experience flawless
from the registration to the finish line.
Surpass your goal by using our Fundraising Tips & Tools. By organizing unique fundraisers your team can bond while gaining fundraising incentive awards. Another way to exceed your fundraising goal is to contact your employer and inquire if there is a matching gift program.
FUNDRAISING TIPS & TOOLS
FUNDRAISING INCENTIVE AWARD PROGRAM
MATCHING GIFT INFO
Online donations will be processed 1-3 days from when they are placed. Offline donations will be processed 3-5 days from when they are received. Any multiples of cash donations (paper money) less than $100 submitted collectively will be noted on the participant’s fundraising page as one total cash sum. No coins accepted.
TEAM CAPTAIN NEWSLETTERS
Check your email every other Tuesday for the Team Captain Newsletter. This newsletter is a great reference for quickly approaching deadlines and helpful fundraising tips. It also highlights top teams and their fundraising totals.
DATES TO REMEMBER
Mark your calendars with important deadlines. As Team Captain it’s your responsibility to make sure your team members register before the deadline, are prepared for the race, and receive their race packets.
DATES TO REMEMBER
RACE DAY INFORMATION
Race Packets can be posted to team members or collected at the Team Packet Pickup (dates stated on the DATES TO REMEMBER link). If you choose to attend the Team Packet Pickup an RSVP is required to firstname.lastname@example.org by September 3rd.
Let everyone know you’re participating in the AIDS Run & Walk! Make sure to download Facebook cover photos and print off posters from the tools tab on aidsrunwalk.org.
FORMS, DOWNLOADS & MATERIALS
Make every team member a fundraiser. Try to recruit members that have been top fundraisers in past years. Use last year’s team roster to engage past team members and challenge your returning members to recruit their friends. Create team spirit by designing shirts or planning to wear matching outfits!
SPONSORSHIP AND CORPORATE TEAMS
In 2015, AIDS Run & Walk Chicago had over 50 corporate teams that fundraised over $120,000. By creating your own corporate team or donating in kind donations you help us to create an AIDS-free generation.
CORPORATE TEAMS OVERVIEW
AIDS FOUNDATION OF CHICAGO
Our mission is to lead the fight against HIV/AIDS and improve the lives of people affected by the epidemic.
In 2015, AIDS Run & Walk Chicago granted over $230,000 to our CommunityDirect partners. These funds both AFC and our partners to continue our work and pursuit of an AIDS-free generation.