Rotary Dragon Boat Challenge

Sponsorship

Well done on volunteering to be a paddler in a team in the 9th Annual Rotary Dragon Boat Challenge. Your responsibility as a paddler is to have fun, have a great day out, but also to contribute to the funds raised to support the many local and National charities.Obviously each team tries to raise as much as they can for their nominated charity and the Rotary Charities this event supports. Your target is to generate at least £50 towards that aim. Your team captain will let you know whether it will be via Virgin Money Giving or by the traditional cash collection method. Whichever it is please remember there is no upper limit to what you can raise and for the team that raises the most money, an extra donation will be made to the teams nominated charity by the organising Rotary Clubs.

 

Obtaining Sponsorship

There are 2 ways of raising sponsorship monies:-


1.  Online Sponsorship  Please use our site @ Virgin Money Giving

Our preferred method is online giving, operated for us very successfully in previous years by Virgin Money Giving

Used properly you benefit by being able to keep an eye on the amount your team members are raising and if it is not up to your expectation, increase your fundraising to benefit your charity. It also removes from you the responsibility of collecting the money after the event and allows your friends, who were not able to contribute before the event, to contribute afterwards.

Detailed instructions on how to access and use the Virgin Money Giving website are below

 

2.  Cash Sponsorship

Team members can use this pdf-sponsorship-form-button.png along with its own set of instructions.

We strongly recommend that money is collected at the time of asking to ensure it is paid.



Instructions for setting up ‘Virgin Money Giving’

    

Instructions for setting up a Virgin Money Giving page for your team:-

  1. Click this link (or copy it to your address bar): http://uk.virginmoneygiving.com/fundraiser-web/fundraiser/fundraiserEventsDeepLink.action?eventId=24297&charityId=1006804
  2. Answer the questions:-
    • “how much are you planning to raise” – leave blank
    • “have you contributed to the event cost” – select no
    • “how long after the event …..” – select 6 months
    • “fundraising with …..” – select with others
    • select NEXT, then REGISTER
  3. Complete the requested details including all tick boxes then select NEXT
  4. Complete your date of birth and a password then select NEXT
  5. Check the web site address for your name then select NEXT
  6. Select your teams name and use that name for the web site address then select NEXT
  7. Enter your own email address as the fundraiser and then select NEXT
  8. The next page gives details of the organiser of the event so select NEXT
  9. The next page allows you to create your page. So select create my page.
  10. Have a look at the page preview and if you are happy select SAVE then NEXT
  11. You may now personalise your page if you so wish.

 

 

Now contact your team members and advise them that the team page is set up, also the TEAM NAME that you are racing under ie. ‘Drowning Ducks’ and your password if there is one. Your Team Name must be displayed on the page or we will not be able to allocate the money to you.


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