Sleep Out - fundraising toolkit If you've registered, congratulations on securing your spot at Duke of York Square on 6 October! Whether you're fundraising individually or as part of a company, church, or school group, follow these simple fundraising ideas and together, we can make sure vulnerable men and women find shelter, help and hope this winter. SET UP AN ONLINE FUNDRAISING PAGE We have found JustGiving to be a safe and easy online fundraising option. All donations come directly into our bank account and Gift Aid is added automatically. 1) Get started by creating a page associated with the Sleep Out, 2) and select the Glass Door Sleep Out 2017 as your event. JustGiving includes online help to walk you through the process. 3) Then personalise your page. We want to make it easy for you, so do call or email to let us know if we can set-up a page for you. Alternatively, point your friends and family to our group fundraising page, which can be found at https://www.justgiving.com/campaigns/charity/glassdoor/sleepout2017. SPREAD THE WORD Tell friends and family what you're doing and why. If you are at a loss for words, use our E-Mail templates to share your online fundraising page, and then spread the word on facebook or twitter. USE SOCIAL MEDIA Like Glass Door on Facebook and mention us in your posts. Find us on Twitter @GlassDoorLondon and tweet about the event with #GlassDoorSleepOut Change your email signature to include the link to your fundraising page. Use photographs and videos to tell your fundraising story. Show people how much effort you are putting into your fundraising and remind them to sponsor you. Use links to http://www.glassdoor.org.uk/getinvolved.htm to show how your sponsorship helps homeless people in London. DOWNLOAD A SPONSORSHIP FORM If some of your supporters prefer to give cash donations, do it the old-school way and download our Sponsorship Form (2017 version coming soon). When you have collected all donations get in touch and we can arrange to receive the money. Cheques can be made out to "Glass Door". PUT UP A POSTER Spread the word the traditional way: put up a poster anywhere you can! 2017 Poster template coming soon. NEED MORE HELP? We're here! call the offices at 0207 351 4948 email [email protected] What you're doing is amazing! The money you raise will make a difference in the lives of men and women who would otherwise sleep on the streets. THANK YOU.