National Recovery Month Fundraising Toolkit

Peer-to Peer Fundraising is a great way to support your favorite nonprofit organization. There are many ways to set up your own fundraiser, and below are a few tips and examples to help you get started.

Templates include:

Email
Facebook
Instagram
Twitter
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What a gift to Haymarket Center can mean for patients

  • $400 provides a week of transitional housing in a Recovery Home for a soon-to-be independently living patient
  • $265 covers a full day of inpatient treatment on one of our residential units
  • $70 provides a one-on-one counseling session for a patient in need
  • $15 supplies a patient with Art Therapy resources like pencils and coloring books
  • $10 provides the Alcoholics Anonymous Big Book to a patient
  • $5 covers a personal care package and toiletries for a patient

Email Template

Reaching out to your peers in your address book is a great way to fundraise! A personal touch can make all the difference in reaching your fundraising goals.

Subject: Help me celebrate National Recovery Month with a gift to Haymarket Center today

Body: Dear NAME,

I hope this email finds you well. I’m writing you today to invite you to join me in celebrating National Recovery Month. For 32 years, this national campaign has raised awareness of the substance use treatment and mental health services that help people struggling with substance use disorders live healthy and rewarding lives.

In honor of National Recovery Month, I hope that you will consider making a contribution to Haymarket Center, the largest not-for-profit community-based adult detoxification, residential, and outpatient substance use treatment facility in Chicago. Your donation will help the more than 12,000 men and women who come to change their lives, reunite with their families and make our communities stronger and safer.

If you have any questions, feel free to reach out to me directly, or visit haymarketcenter.org to learn more about Haymarket’s mission and services. I look forward to hearing from you.

All the best,
YOUR NAME

Social Media Templates

Social media is a powerful tool for fundraising and connecting with your friends and colleagues!
A few short posts can mean more donations to your cause with a very simple effort.

Facebook

Facebook allows you to set up a quick and easy fundraiser for the nonprofit organization of your choice. You can set your own goal and deadline, as well as customize your page to your liking.

CLICK HERE TO START YOUR FACEBOOK FUNDRAISER!

Sample title: NAME’s Sample title: NAME’s National Recovery Month fundraiser for Haymarket Center

Sample Text: Hi friends,

I’m raising money for Haymarket Center in celebration of National Recovery Month this month! For 32 years, National Recovery Month has raised awareness of the substance use treatment and mental health services that help people struggling with substance use disorders live healthy and rewarding lives. Join me in support of Haymarket Center by helping me reach my fundraising goal of $AMOUNT.

Haymarket Center is the largest not-for-profit community-based adult detoxification, residential, and outpatient substance use treatment facility in Chicago. Your donation will help the more than 12,000 men and women who come to change their lives, reunite with their families and make our communities stronger and safer. You can learn more at Haymarketcenter.org.

Facebook pays all the processing fees for you, so 100% of your donation goes directly to the nonprofit.

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Instagram

“This month, you can join me in celebrating National Recovery Month by making a gift to @HaymarketCenter! Your gift will help over 12,000 people battling substance user disorder in the greater Chicago area and beyond. You can learn more at haymarketcenter.org.

“There’s still time to donate to @HaymarketCenter for National Recovery Month! Every donation helps thousands of patients change their lives, reunite with their families and make our communities stronger and safer. Learn more at Haymarketcenter.org.”

Twitter

“This month, you can join me in celebrating National Recovery Month by making a gift to @Haymarket120! Your gift will help over 12,000 people battling substance user disorder in the greater Chicago area and beyond. You can learn more at haymarketcenter.org.

“There’s still time to donate to @Haymarket120 for National Recovery Month! Every donation helps thousands of patients change their lives, reunite with their families and make our communities stronger and safer. Learn more at Haymarketcenter.org.”

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