116 Market Street, Lewisburg PA 17837 570-245-8518

Pay It Forward

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You are prestigious. You are a leader. You are a conservationist.

You have the ability to help us continue the education efforts of the Wildlife Leadership Academy!

Your Challenge: To Raise $500

If each student from your field school (20) raised $500 – that adds up to $10,000!

 

FUNDRAISING RESOURCES

Just click on each document to download it.

DONATION FORM (To go with your letters to donors; let us know if you want us to print and send you some!)

OUTREACH REPORTING FORM 

Sample [Editable] letters

Donation Letter to Family/Friends (you can use this for an email too!)

Donation Letter to Businesses/Organizations

Support for Telling  Your Story

8 Key Facts about the Wildlife Leadership Academy

How to Reach Your Goal

DO THE MATH WORKSHEET 

Yes, I want an online fundraising page!

 

 

[Click here to see “Jane Bucks” sample page – so you will see what yours will look like.]


YOUR PAGE WILL INCLUDE:

  1. Your name and profile photo
  2. Your story / Why you want to Pay It Forward (written by you)
  3. A slide show of photos (you can upload your photos or ask us to put in some FLICKR photos – if you don’t know where the link is for your photos go to your camps resource page —> Bucktails, Bass, Brookies, Drummers, Ursids)
  4. Links to give securely at various levels (i.e. $25, $50, $100, any amount)

**We will also put your Profile on our “Give to a Student” page – click here to see what that looks like.

After you complete your Fundraising Profile form, we will create your website for you and send you your personal link to share with your supporters!

We will also update your how close you are to your goal as donations come in.

BENEFITS OF PARTICIPATING

  • You learn the fundamental skill of giving back and saying thank you when you love an experience you had.
  • You engage with people and demonstrate your leadership and communication skills when you ask for support from family, friends, and your community.
  • You learn how to set goals and follow through – another skill set that will serve you well. Even if you do not reach your goal – YOU TRIED!

Become a distinguished member of the Blue Polo Society!

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When you raise $500 or more, you become a member of the Blue Polo Society at the Distinguished Level.  As a Distinguished Member of the Blue Polo Society, you will recieve:

  • A certificate acknowledging your fundraising achievements;
  • A unique achievement to list on your college applications to distinguish you from other applicants; and,
  • A special acknowledgement in the Wildlife Leadership Academy’s Annual Report

OUTREACH DETAILS

YES  – Your fundraising efforts count as outreach!

50 Points —> Participating in the Fundraiser *you have asked at least 10 people for a donation

50 Points —> Completing the online form to create a personalized giving page and use it asking for donations

10 BONUS POINTS —-> For each additional person asked to donate (max 100 points)

CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD YOUR  PAY IT FORWARD OUTREACH REPORTING FORM

 

Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, concerned citizens can change the world. Indeed it is the only thing that ever has. – Margaret Mead