Peer-to-peer fundraising is always the most effective way to reach your support base and spread the news of your latest fundraiser. Peer-to-peer fundraising, or asking your fundraising team to reach out to their friends and community directly, can significantly impact your success and help you establish relationships that can continue to help you in the future. If you’re ready to host your next Florida Indian River Groves fundraiser, be sure to consider the impact of peer-to-peer fundraising when planning your outreach strategies.
Peer-to-Peer Fundraising is Social
The primary reason peer-to-peer fundraising is so great at engaging support is that it’s social! In particular, it can benefit from “social proof,” or the idea that people are more likely to get involved with something their peers are already interested in.
If you are fundraising for a school club, sports team, or church group, your group members can start by reaching out to their friends, family, and local community. By making a personal appeal, you can also better explain how someone’s fruit purchases can support your group’s cause.
You Can Get Creative!
There are many ways you can use peer-to-peer fundraising to reach out to your community. Two of the most effective are:
- Using your social media reach: This can be especially useful for young adults or teens who often reach out to their friends and family through social networks. This can be a quick way to tell many friends at once about your fruit fundraiser, what items are for sale, and how long the fundraiser will last.
- Fundraise at community events: If your club, team, or group is hosting a regular event, meeting, or playing a game, you can set up a table where supporters can learn about your fundraiser and potentially make their purchases right there. This can be a great way to reach out to the people most invested in your activities and success!
When you host your fundraiser with Florida Indian River Groves, you can use our free mobile fundraising app to schedule regular fundraising posts on your social media pages and instantly send messages to your contacts.
Attract a Range of Supporters
When you encourage peer-to-peer fundraising from everyone in your group, you can reach out to a range of supporters. You can reach younger generations through your social media outreach, meet older donors at live events, and encourage members to reach out to their friends and family members of all ages.
Increasing the diversity of your supporters means you can sell a range of fruit products and ultimately do more to reach your fundraising goal faster. Every contribution counts, and reaching out to everyone you know is always the best way to find success.
What Do Fundraiser Supporters Say?
When peer-to-peer fundraising with Florida Indian River Groves, you can establish relationships with your community that benefit your group year after year.
One of our customers, Barbara, says: Our band program has used Indian River Groves for our fruit sales for many years and have always had a good experience! The fruit is always beautiful and delicious and our community looks forward to “band fruit” every year.
If you’re ready to host a successful fruit fundraiser, contact the team at Florida Indian River Groves today!
PLAN YOUR NEXT FUNDRAISER WITH FLORIDA INDIAN RIVER GROVES
Located in Vero Beach, Florida, Florida Indian River Groves is a proven leader in fruit sale fundraising. We’ve successfully raised over $87 million for schools, churches, and community groups throughout the United States. Florida Indian River Groves is especially popular among schools in the Southeast, with large numbers of clients in Tennessee, Georgia, North Carolina, South Carolina, and Virginia. Our fresh fruit, easy-to-use programs, and customer service cannot be beat. You can visit our website today to request more information, browse our varieties, or schedule a fundraiser. You may also speak to a representative at 1-800-468-3168 for more details. Follow our Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Pinterest, and Instagram pages for updates on our fundraising programs and fresh fruit harvests.