Bill Dusch via Crowdrise
September 16, 2015
BENEFITING: UNITED WAY OF CENTRAL CAROLINAS INC
EVENT DATE: Nov 07, 2015
I am Bill Dusch, Campaign Chair of the Cabarrus County United Way. Last year Steve Bradley and I did the first "Give your 2¢ to United Way" Challenge and with your help, we were able to raise over $11,000 for the Cabarrus County United Way. This year, we are fortunate to have added 2 more Cabarrus County marathoners to our team, Eric Reichard, from Rodgers Builders, and Tim Daiss, for Alevo.
As with last year, our Challenge will be at the Savannah Rock and Roll Marathon on November 7. We will start the marathon from the back, the dead last position, behind everyone. This is where the 2¢ comes in. We are asking you to pledge a gift of 2¢ (or more) for each marathoner our team passes. Since there is also be thousands of half-marathoners starting at the same time, along with dogs and baby strollers, we will have to pass them also, but they will not count. Only full marathon runners that finished the race will be counted. If our team passes 500 fellow marathoners and you pledged 2¢ per marathoner passed, your United Way gift would be $10.00. If 1,000 are passed, your gift will be $20.00. The more we pass, the bigger your gift. To give you an idea of what to expect, last year we passed just over 1,300. From my personal level, I will be donating $1.00 for each fellow marathoner we pass. I hope you will join us in this fun way to support United Way and help me through my 77th marathon.
To be a part of this challenge, just send one of our team members an email saying “Yes, I want to give my 2¢ to United Way”.
Bill Dusch - firstname.lastname@example.org
Steve Bradley- email@example.com
Eric Reichard- firstname.lastname@example.org
Tim Daiss- tim,email@example.com
After the marathon, we will send you the final number of runners we passed. Then you can go to our Crowdrise fundraising site to make your gift. Your gift will go straight to United Way and the credit charge fee is optional. Just use the site below which I will send to you again after the marathon. Last year many donors pledged more than 2¢, so feel free to pledge more than 2¢ so just put in the pledge amount in your note of support back to me.
If you prefer, your gift can be a check made out to the United Way of Central Carolinas, Inc. and sent it to the United Way Cabarrus office located at 363 Church St N #130, Concord, NC 28025.