Presentation on theme: "All you need to know Rotary Club of Romsey Test. Rotary Club of Romsey Test. We are one of 2 Rotary Clubs in Romsey. Our Club founded in 1990 & we have."— Presentation transcript:
Rotary Club of Romsey Test. We are one of 2 Rotary Clubs in Romsey. Our Club founded in 1990 & we have 55 Members. Rotary International is a worldwide organisation of men and women in over 200 countries. Serve communities at home and overseas.
A fully organised and managed fund-raising opportunity for your chosen Charity. 650 walkers raised over £45,000 last year Your Charity receives 75% of funds raised, including the gift aid. Rotary Charities receive 25%. Registration fees cover expenses. We do all the walk management and administration including collecting sponsorship money, including Gift Aid as appropriate and, We send proceeds direct to your chosen Charity
Sunday October 6 th 2013. Along the beautiful Test Way using the section from St Mary Bourne in north of the county to Romsey. Choice of 6 starts all finishing in the Memorial park in Romsey. Distances available - Marathon of 25 ½ miles, 16 miles, 12 miles, 8 miles, 5 miles and a family stroll of 2 miles. All walkers are transported from the Crosfield Hall, Romsey, to their chosen start point.
Fully marshalled and patrolled throughout the Walk. St John Ambulance in attendance all day and 3 Ambulances able to respond along the way. Plenty of toilet stops. Water available along the walk. We facilitate the whole day. 9 years of experience and we are good at it. Well, that is what we are told by charities and walkers!
Over £45,000 raised 100 Charities benefited Major Beneficiaries Southampton Hospital Neo Natal£1340 Red and White£1265 Macmillan Cancer£2000 Naomi House£1165 Inner Wheel£1000 Everyman£985 Romsey Family Support Group£910 ROSCA£865 Nightingale Lodge£805 Asante£775
You contact all potential sponsors by email/newsletter/website. All sponsors donate to dedicated page on Just Giving web site. Gift Aid added as appropriate. Sponsorship money forwarded by Just Giving on a regular basis to our Charitable Trust and, We distribute to your chosen charity. You can also print off a sponsorship form from our Walk web site www.walkthetestway.org.uk www.walkthetestway.org.uk Just Giving benefit? Typical Just Giving user raised£480 Typical sponsorship form user raised £100
Promote the walk to your donor base. Web Site was improved and updated in 2012 - it is user friendly and open for information now and to accept registrations from 6 th June 2013. www.walkthetestway.org.uk Provide a link to your website. Registration on an individual basis or by groups/teams for your chosen Charity.
Provide leaflets and posters. Talk to your people. Introduce you to contacts at other charities who have benefited in the past. Answer your Questions.
Articles in your bulletin/newsletter. Email your donor lists/database. Public Relations activities via local press and radio. Posters/leaflets in planned mail-shots. Include a link to our site via your own website (if you have one).
Posters and leaflets. Large signage. Wave FM broadcasts and support. Local BBC radio. Local newspaper and Parish magazine articles and reports. Email reminders to all previous walkers. Follow up and informative emails to new registrations.
On line or by hard copy from our website www.walkthetestway.org.uk www.walkthetestway.org.uk A simple walk through process. £10 registration charge, £5 for under 16s, to help cover costs of transport, insurance, administration, emergency first aid cover and signage. All Walkers advised of departure times in advance.
Nominate Group Leader. Register all members of group under unique group name. Set up a common Just Giving web page. Group Leader to pay-in other sponsorship Aim for more than one group; Compete on distance walked, or Amount raised Group registration discount not available – the registration fees pay for the expenses of managing the walk.
Speak to your teams. Ask us Questions. Get Registered for a great and rewarding day!