In MARCH can you survive on memories of CHOCOLATE to help someone living with dementia? #iamchocolateblocked
Once registered, you’ll be given you’re very own MyCause fundraising Page. It’s here that you can set up your fundraising goal, upload photos and explain your reason behind accepting The Chocolate Block Challenge.
Once your page is setup, you can share the URL link on social media or email it to your contact list. If you have problems with logging in, visit our FAQ page to find out how.
Nominate a family member or friend to register for this challenge. You can start a team or register individually and see who can last the longest without their chocolate fix.
Or you could turn this challenge into a fun workplace fundraiser by involving your colleagues. It will add a bit of competition to the challenge, giving you even more motivation to resist your chocolatey treat.
Think about how many emails you send a day? Use our email signature template to reach a new audience of potential donors.
If you find that you’re saving some money on all the chocolate you’re resisting, use the funds to make the first donation to your cause. By donating to your own fundraising page you are showing your commitment to your fundraising and setting the benchmark for other donations.
Always take the time to thank all of your supporters, no matter the size of their donation. People like to be acknowledged and its great idea to keep them updated on how much was raised and how well your campaign went. Don’t be afraid to ask the same people more than once. You might find a potential donor that didn’t see your original post or message.
Celebrate making it through March sans chocolate by hosting a chocolate-themed morning tea for your friends or at your workplace on in April for a small donation.
Get your Workplace Involved
Don’t go through The Chocolate Block Challenge alone. Get your workplace involved by asking colleagues to register alongside you and take on the challenge together.
We won’t lie, those weekly meetings are going to last a little longer without the bowl of M&M’s to reach for. You might also struggle to resist that chocolate bar sitting in your desk draw.
You will however have something so much better than chocolate and that’s the knowledge that your abstinence is supporting more than 41,100 Western Australians living with dementia, their families and their carers.
Celebrate making it through March sans chocolate by hosting a chocolate-themed morning tea at your workplace on in April for a small donation.
Let us help you convince your colleagues to accept The Chocolate Block Challenge by providing you with donation tins, posters and information about Alzheimer’s WA. To find out more, email us or call 1300 66 77 88 for more information.
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