Get the word out!
People often ask how they can help Climate Ride. If you have some time, you can make a big difference by getting the word out in your community about this fundraising event.
Here are sample flyers and postcards for the rides and logos for your letterheads, etc. Download them and use them however you like. In advance, thanks for your help!
Download these logos for your webpage, Facebook profile, or fundraising letters. Don't be shy! If you need a different file type, just let us know.
Climate Hike logo (JPG)
Put up flyers in your office, at your gym, in your local bike shop, wherever you think interested participants may be lurking.
Print them, hand them out, put them in mailboxes or on your colleagues' desks, leave them at your local coffeeshop, etc.
It's easy to order postcards printed directly online - we like Overnight Prints. Here are step by step instructions:
• Go to www.overnightprints.com, click on Postcards, make sure 4x6 is selected.
• Click “Upload Your Design”, then click “Add Image Files”
• Select the files you downloaded from the links above
• After they load, look at the previews, and then click “Continue”
• Click “Full UV Coating” for both sides…oooo, shiny!
• Select the quantity desired, and your shipping time
• In Discount Code, they often will take “postcardsale” to give you a discount.
• Click “Checkout”.
• Enter your billing info, shipping address, credit card info, etc.
• You’re done!
Looking for social media tips specifically for your fundraising campaign? They're right here!
Share the Journey
Sharing your experience with folks who can't join us helps drive home why you’re participating in your event and why you're challenging yourself. It encourages donors, friends and family to stay engaged before and during the event. The Climate Ride blog is the easiest place to find up-to-the-minute content during each event. But we need your help too! Here are some other easy ways to get social during the journey.
The Climate Ride Blog
Help us tell your story on the Climate Ride website! Share why you are joining us, what Climate Ride means to you, and tell the world about the awesome organizations that you raise money for. Add photos, link to videos, then share across your social networks. Drop us a note in the contact form below and we will help you get started. It's easy!
Use hashtag #climateride on all your tweets for maximum sharing opportunities. Mention or tag @climateride on Twitter and we’ll be sure to share your updates.
Tag @Climate Ride and other participants in Facebook status updates, shared photos, videos, etc. We will share as many of your updates on our wall as possible. Now, you can use hashtag #climateride on Facebook as well!
Use the mobile app to tag any Pinterest content with #climateride and we'll add it to our boards.
Tag any content with #climateride on Google+ and add the Climate Ride Google+ page to your circles!
Instagram is the quickest way to share photos across multiple networks. With this app for iPhone or Android devices you can simultaneously share photos on Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Posterous and Tumblr, as well as via email, all from within one app. Plus, the app supports geolocation functions as well. Handy! Tag all your photos with #climateride and they’ll be included in our album on Ink361 as well.
We post photos throughout the entire trip to the Climate Ride Flickr feed and it's easy for you to do it too! This feed is embedded into our blog and a number of other locations as well to help us maximize exposure. Drop us a note in the contact form below and we'll tell you how (it's super easy, really!).
If you add videos to YouTube, use hashtag #climateride in the video’s comments field (which are searchable) and we will collect them into a playlist, embed them into the Climate Ride site, share them on Facebook, etc.
Our Foursquare lists include information on water and lunch stops as well as tips on various check-in spots throughout the rides. Check in to camp, lunch spots, ice cream breaks, and pitstops during the ride. Tag your check-ins with #climateride and we will collect them on the Foursquare Climate Ride page.