Sample Email Templates

Introduction Email: 

Dear <recipient’s name>,
 
On September 25th I will be riding <miles> to support The Food Project in the Ride for Food charity bike ride! I am excited to be riding for The Food Project team because <insert personal story here i.e.  why you care about The Food Project or why you joined the team>. I rode last year and <highlight what was special about last year>.
 
I plan to raise $1,000 to support The Food Project, and I need your help to make it happen! By donating to my ride, you will be supporting The Food Project’s farms, the youth from the city and suburbs they host, and the vision of a world in which everyone has access to fresh, healthy food. Learn more about The Food Project!
 
The Ride for Food is a bicycle event organized by Three Squares New England to raise money for hunger relief throughout the Greater Boston area.
 
In honor of The Food Project’s 25th anniversary we plan to raise $25,000. This is our largest goal yet and we need your help more than ever!

Donate now!<this should link to your personal fundraising page>
 
There is strength in numbers so please, join me, and take action. Thank you in advance for your support!

 

Reminder email:

Dear <recipient’s name>,
 
The Ride for Food is fast approaching and I need your help to reach my $1,000 fundraising goal to support The Food Project! I am riding for The Food Project because <insert your personal connection with The Food Project here>.
 
In honor of The Food Project’s 25th anniversary we plan to raise $25,000. This is our largest goal yet and we need your help more than ever! By donating to my ride, you will be supporting The Food Project’s farms, the youth from the city and suburbs they host, and the vision of a world in which everyone has access to fresh, healthy food.
 
Please help me reach the finish line and donate today! <this should link to your personal fundraising page>
 
Thank you for your support!