How To Be A team Captain
How to Be A Team Captain
Team Captain is easy as 1 - 2 - 3
Form Your Team:
It's easier than you
think to form a team. Here are some suggestions to try
your personal story connecting you to the
your team to
someone living with epilepsy or in memory of someone. Tell that person's
story or your own. You want to feel committed and connected to the reason
behind your involvement with the Annual Stroll & Fun Run. When asking
for donations (or for people to join your team) you will always want to
relate back to your story.
yourself with facts about Epilepsy and the
Epilepsy Foundation. People will be much more willing to listen if
you believe in what you're asking them to help with. Let donors know that
their donations will help further the mission to prevent, control and cure
your workplace involved. Invite management and other
departments to form their own teams or to sponsor your team.
consist of 5 or more walkers. So ask your classmates, friends,
family members, co-workers, church members or neighbors to join you.
Attention to the details
will get you through the Annual Stroll & Fun Run with ease
Set individual and team fundraising goals. Create a fundraising plan
and timeline to reach your goals. Consider planning through to next
year's Stroll and plan year round activities to keep the excitement going!
sure everyone on your team has registered online. This includes
and babies and children.
your walkers to
raise over $2,500 and your team could be a contender for the top prize.
a Team Name -
Banking on a Cure?, Team Brain Wave?, or Smitty's Strollers?.
including collecting donations to tally and post on your team's Website.
Have fun while making a
difference in the lives of others, by keeping your team informed and motivated!
regular team meetings/parties to build spirit and keep
everyone informed. Invite someone living with epilepsy to share their
story or invite a Foundation Staff member to attend your meeting/party.
your team's progress and your participation. Whether asking for a donation
or for someone to join your team, your enthusiasm will be contagious.
your excitement with
your team by writing personal notes or emails.
a team banner or
team tee-shirts to bring to the Stroll.
the Earth and a parking spot by car pooling to the Stroll.
The Number 1 reason that people donate is because they were asked!
People give to people they know. So, don't be afraid to ask. Ask anyone and
everyone you have ever met. The Epilepsy Foundation is a great cause. We
are raising money to improve the lives of the 10,000 Delawareans whose
lives are affected by epilepsy every day.
Importantly: Remember to HAVE FUN and THANK your team members!