Fundraising Tools


Are you a new fundraiser to Festival For Life & 5K Walk/Run: AIDS Walk Colorado?   

Get started by taking on the Red Ribbon Challenge and set an easy fundraising goal of $100!

Beginning a fundraising campaign can sometimes seem like an overwhelming experience. By starting with an easily-attainable goal and break that goal down into even simpler steps, you’ll find that fundraising is not only easy but is also a fun way of connecting with people you know and getting them involved in a cause that you care about.

Here’s an easy way to raise $100 in one day:

  • Kick things off with a $20 donation to your own campaign
  • Ask 2 people you know to donate $20 each to your challenge
  • Ask 4 people you know to donate $10 each to your challenge

And that’s $100!

As a special bonus, when you raise $100 or more, you receive the official commemorative AIDS Walk Colorado T-Shirt to wear with pride at the event and after, letting everyone you see know that you made a difference in the lives of people living with, impacted by, and at risk of HIV/AIDS in our community.

Here are just some of the ways the money you raise makes an impact:

  • $25 provides 10 high-quality, nutritious meals in the Food Bank.
  • $50 covers a client for 1 month of transportation costs to access medical and counseling appointments.
  • $100 makes it possible to provide 1,000 new, sterile syringes through the Access Point program.
  • $250 covers the cost of 20 HIV tests through HeyDenver or the CHN offices.
  • $500 provides 24 counseling sessions to someone struggling with a new HIV diagnosis.
  • $750 makes it possible to connect 20 individuals with medical insurance.
  • $1,000 provides 5 clients with an emergency dental visit with limited treatment.
  • $5,000 provides 1 month of supplies, equipping our new HIV testing vans to bring mobile testing and prevention services directly to clients in rural Colorado and the Denver Metro area.

This is all possible and easily done by taking on the Red Ribbon Challenge. Take the opportunity to get the people you know and care about to support what you believe in. It’s making a commitment to fighting HIV/AIDS in our community. It’s easy to do. It’s fun!

Gift Matching

Matching gifts are an easy and significant way to expand your impact by doubling or sometimes even tripling your donations. Many companies offer a matching gift program for funds raised by their employees for events such as FFL.

To start the process of multiplying your impact, make a personal donation toward your fundraising efforts, and then contact your human resources department to see if your company matches gifts. If they match gifts, your HR representative will get you the appropriate paperwork that you'll need. If your company doesn't have a matching gifts program, encourage them to start one! Colorado Health Network is a 501(c)(3) organization (FEIN 84-0961159) and most donations qualify as fully tax-deductible charitable contributions.

For more information, feel free to contact us here.

Utilize these links to maximize your fundraising potential. Click the links below to download a PDF.

Quick Reference Guide - This guide will give you a breakdown of information about this event.

Pledge Form - Print this and carry it with you to collect off-line pledges wherever you go!

Fundraising Tips - Use these ideas to help boost your fundraising efforts.

Fundraising Goal Poster - Print this and hang it up in your office or at home to keep track of your fundraising progress and show everyone how close you are to reaching your goal!

"Join My AIDS Walk Team" Sign Up Form - Post this at work or school to have people sign up to join your FFL team.

Team Member Registration Form - Use this to sign up friends and family for your FFL team, and then fax it to the FFL office.

Visit my Website!  - Print out this PDF and cut out the business cards to increase visibility of your donation page.