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Fill the Bus Challenge

 

Join 100's of volunteers and fill a Cabin of Dreams without leaving your computer.

Incentives Fundraising Info

From April 1 – June 17 you can provide special people with a special experience.

Dreams can come true when people care and come together to make it happen. Fill the Bus and send almost 300 special needs children and adults to Camp Virginia Jaycee for one week. By filling these buses, you can provide a life-changing experience that will change the lives of campers, families, and the community. Will you be part of making dreams come true?

How Do I fill a Bus?
Sign up online as a “bus driver” or individual fundraiser, create your personalized fundraising page, start fundraising, and celebrate!

Be a “bus driver” or join a team as an individual fundraiser.
The easiest way to raise money these days is online. Even your grandmother knows that. If you know how to send an e-mail, you have the ability to fill a Bus. Can you raise money by yourself? Sure. But will you and some friends raise even more money as a team? Absolutely.

  • Teams create a friendly, competitive spirit.
  • Teams provide support and encouragement.
  • Teams communicate with each other frequently and regularly.
  • Teams use a variety of fundraising techniques, including online and events.
  • Teams celebrate each other.
Get Started.
  • Download the Fundraiser kit with details, tips, and incentive items!
  • Go to www.firstgiving.com/campvajc and build fundraising page.
  • Start a team, join a team or be an individual fundraiser.
  • Set a goal, add images or personal reasons you are participating.
  • Invite folks to join you or make a donation.
  • Feel the motivation of helping someone else!
Resources Available
  • Bus Drivers assigned to each bus for added encouragement!
  • www.campvajc.org and camp information and details
  • Fundraiser Kit available online
  • Facebook
  • Templates for emails and thank you notes

Need additional motivation? (Return to top)
In addition to your own personal fulfillment, we want you to feel the appreciation for all those impacted and thank you for your efforts! As you raise funds, you can earn limited edition items to continue to spread the message about Camp Virginia Jaycee year-round. Each item will have the Fill the Bus logo and we hope you will wear/use it to share your message and the mission of Camp Virginia Jaycee.

Check out the Cabin of Dreams stuff you can earn:
  • • Donate or Raise $50 earn bottle carrier
    • Raise $150 earn cooler bag
    • Raise $250 earn long sleeve t-shirt
    • Raise $500 earn a Fleece Jacket
    • Raise $1000 earn a Fleece Jacket & Cooler Bag
    • Raise $2500 earn all incentive items

Build your fundraising page. (Return to top)
An online fundraising page allows for customizable Web pages for teams and individuals, email communication tools that send personalized messages to potential donors, all donations processed online, easy set up, fast and simple thank-you messages to those who donate.

To register as a Bus Driver and set up a team page:
  1. Go to www.firstgiving.com/campvajc
  2. Click the Get Started button
  3. Select "Fill the Bus"
  4. Register and create your team fundraising page
  5. Personalize your page to express your passions and your purpose.
  6. Send the link out to your friends, family, colleagues - anyone you think will help you reach your goal - and ask them to join your team or make a donation
To register as an individual fundraiser:
  1. Go to www.firstgiving.com/campvajc
  2. Click the Get Started button
  3. Select "Fill the Bus"
  4. Register and create your own fundraising page and name your bus.
  5. Personalize your page to express your passions and your purpose.
  6. Send the link out to your friends, family, colleagues - anyone you think will help you reach your goal - and ask them to make a donation
 
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