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THE AMAZING
RACE

BECOME A FUNDRAISER: TOOLKIT

Share your story and help our programs.  Please join our clients, volunteers, staff and community supporters to raise funds for our current programs as well as help build for the future.  Strides Therapeutic Horsemanship Center is a non-profit local to Pasco, WA dedicated to improving the lives of people with disabilities through therapeutic horse-related programs and activities.

Help us reach our goal of $30,000

1. Tell your Strides Story
2. Share a Strides Story
3. Support a Strides Story

1. TELL YOUR STRIDES STORY
- email brand@StridesTC.org your story and upload photos or videos (optional)
- share your story to your personal page and link this website at the bottom or your story.
- we will also share your story to our social media accounts for sharing.

2. SHARE A STRIDES STORY
- stories will be shared on our social media accounts; go to these pages and click "share" to your page.  Remember to write why you are sharing.

3. SUPPORT A STRIDES STORY
- click on "donate" to make a donation to the team of your choice.

Questions?
- email brand@StridesTC.org or text 509-492-2250

THE RACE ENDS JULY 31
Who will be the next Champion?

Achievement awards will be provided to each Strides Story that achieves the levels of giving listed below as a THANK YOU for supporting Strides's mission of "unlocking human potential by harnessing the power of a horse."

ACHIEVEMENT AWARDS

All Strides Stories that raise:
$350 will receive (2) Strides vinyl stickers
$750 will receive (1) Strides vintage-logo Low-Profile Snapback Trucker Cap
$1,500 will receive (1) Strides stainless steel water bottle
$2,500 will receive (1) Strides hoodie

START CREATING YOUR STRIDES STORY BY CLICKING A TOOLKIT

TEMPLATE:
HOW TO TELL YOUR STORY

These templates are suggestions to guide you.  Creativity is encouraged.

CLIENT TOOLKIT

Template: Client / Family

Intro Example:
My child has been a client at Strides for ___ months / years.  My child (name) rides ____ (horse name) and receives physical therapy or participates in (adaptive riding / hippotherapy) programs.

Time to get creative.  These questions may help your write about your child & Strides:
1 - What led you to Strides?
2 - What does Strides mean to you?
3 - What is a favorite story or experience?
4 - How has Strides helped your child grow since becoming a client?
5 - Share a proud moment.
6 - What is your favorite part of Strides?
7 - How have the horses impacted you?
8 - Who is your favorite Strides horse and why?
9 - What does your relationship with your Strides instructor or therapist mean to you?
10 - What (3) words describe Strides?

End your story with a closing statement.  Example:
Please support my Strides story by donating to the Strides Amazing Race.  The Amazing Race raises funds for our current programs as well as help build for the future.  Your donation will make a positive impact on the lives of people with disabilities within the Tri-Cities community.

My TEAM NAME is: ________
Donate Here: https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/mU5Nmn3yU6-xhn1hRPhtfg
Read more about the Strides Amazing Race by going to stridestc.org/amazingrace

VOLUNTEER TOOLKIT

Template: Volunteer

Intro Example:
I have been a Strides Volunteer for _____ months / years.  I started volunteering because _____ and heard about Strides Therapeutic Horsemanship Center through _______.

Time to get creative.  These questions may help your write about your child & Strides:
1 - What do you look forward to each time you volunteer?
2 - What does Strides mean to you?
3 - What is a favorite story or experience?
4 - What have you gained from volunteering at Strides?
5 - Share a proud moment.
6 - What is your favorite part of volunteering at Strides?
7 - How have the horses impacted you?
8 - Who is your favorite Strides horse and why?
9 - How has your relationship with a client affected you?
10 - What (3) words describe Strides?

End your story with a closing statement.  Example:
Please support my Strides story by donating to the Strides Amazing Race.  The Amazing Race raises funds for our current programs as well as help build for the future.  Your donation will make a positive impact on the lives of people with disabilities within the Tri-Cities community.

My TEAM NAME is: ________
Donate Here: 
https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/mU5Nmn3yU6-xhn1hRPhtfg
Read more about the Strides Amazing Race by going to stridestc.org/amazingrace

COMMUNITY TOOLKIT

Template: Community Supporter / Strides Staff

Intro Example:
I have been involved with Strides for _____ months / years.  My involvement consists of _____.  The reason I got involved with Strides Therapeutic Horsemanship Center is because _______.

Time to get creative.  These questions may help your write about your child & Strides:
1 - What does Strides mean to you?
3 - What is a favorite story or experience?
4 - What have you gained from being involved with Strides?
5 - Share a proud moment.
6 - What is your favorite part of being involved with Strides?
7 - Who is your favorite Strides horse and why?
8 - What (3) words describe Strides?

End your story with a closing statement.  Example:
Please support my Strides story by donating to the Strides Amazing Race.  The Amazing Race raises funds for our current programs as well as help build for the future.  Your donation will make a positive impact on the lives of people with disabilities within the Tri-Cities community.

My TEAM NAME is: ________
Donate Here: 
https://secure.lglforms.com/form_engine/s/mU5Nmn3yU6-xhn1hRPhtfg
Read more about the Strides Amazing Race by going to stridestc.org/amazingrace

WHAT NEXT?

Now that you have written your Strides Story, email it to brand@StridesTC.org.  Make sure to attach a photo(s) and / or video.  Seeing photos will allow readers and donors to resonate with your story even more.  Need help with a photo or video?  Email Keely at brand@StridesTC.org or text her at 509-492-2250.

In the email subject line write your TEAM name.  Also make sure to include your team name in your Story caption on social media.

If you would like to keep it anonymous, you can provide Strides with your story and Strides will post it anonymously for you.

 

Donations will be allocated to Strides general funding to use where the need is greatest.

 

 

Questions about donations? Please contact our Event & Partnership Coordinator TORI at:

Gift@StridesTC.org or  509-492-8000

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