Fundraising Tips & Resources

We want to put you at the top of the draft list!

Get off the bench, and join the 2019 Scotiabank Pro-Am for Alzheimer’s™ in support of Baycrest. You will make a meaningful impact on the Baycrest Foundation’s mission to support Baycrest Health Sciences, a leader in Alzheimer’s disease and related dementia care, research and education.

Your team is required to raise the team fundraising minimum for the 2019 Pro-Am. It’s surprising how quickly the donations add up once you put your heart, creativity and commitment into securing donations. The key is getting started now!

Follow the steps below to get started.

Secure Your First Donation Today

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Ask for your first donation today! Think of the people you can ask who won’t say no like your family, friends, co-workers! Get that first donation to start momentum. you can even donate to yourself! The sooner you get started, the easier it will be to reach beyond $250.

Email Everyone

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You’ll receive a sample email from us within 24 hours of registering that you can easily forward to all of your contacts. They can click on a link in the email to donate to you online.

Even better, personalize an email with the story about why you are committed to the Scotiabank Alzheimer’s Pro-Am in support of Baycrest. Inspire your donors to support you!

Follow up with a phone call to everyone you emailed after a week to secure a donation if they haven’t already donated online.

You can also login to your personal page online, where you will find emails already written for you to send as follow ups and thank-yous.

Spread The Word

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Use your social media channels such as Facebook, Instagram and Twitter to tell people about your incredible fundraising efforts with a link to your donation page.

Sample Social Images:

Speak to your employer

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Don’t be shy – ask your colleagues and business contacts to support you in your fundraising efforts.

Don’t forget to find out whether your company offers a corporate matching gift program, which can double your fundraising quickly!


For any team member who secures one of the team sponsorships below, 100% of the cash amount will be credited to your team totals, and your sponsor will receive the benefits that match their support level. Click here to see your benefits.

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