How to Fundraise to Reach Home Base


Fundraising can be fun!

Once you are signed up as a fundraiser, log in to your fundraising account to invite your friends and family to join the cause. Fundraising is the essential component of the Run to Home Base. It helps us in our mission to provide care for Veterans, Service Members and their Families. 

  • Click Here to download our helpful Fundraising Kit to get you started with your efforts. The information contained in our fundraising kit is a basic and brief summary of some of the activities needed to have a successful fundraising campaign.
  • Click Here to download a Fundraising Flyer you can use to solicit donations. This flyer helps inform your donor of the event and how their donations help to make a difference in the lives of veterans and their families.
  • Click Here to download the sample runner Press Release. Help raise awareness by promoting your efforts and involvement to local press. Reach out to your community newspapers to highlight your involvement and why you run. We have enclosed a sample press release that you can customize and use to send to your local media outlets. 
In recognition of those participants who go above and beyond their fundraising requirements, we are offering the following incentives:?
  • Each participant who raises $10,000 by 11:59pm EST on Wednesday, July 18th will receive:
    • 4 tickets to the Red Sox game on Saturday, July 28th
    • An invitation to participate in the on-field flag drop prior to the game on 7/28
    • An autographed baseball by a current Red Sox player
    • A customized Red Sox jersey
    • 2 tickets to the pre-Run and Post-Run Parties with a private meet and greet with Red Sox alumni
    • A chance to win a pair of performance sneakers.
  • Each participant who raises $20,000 by 11:59pm EST on Wednesday, July 18th will receive:
    • The opportunity to throw out the first pitch prior to a Red Sox game on a mutually agreed upon date
    • Access to a meet and greet with a current Red Sox player
    • An autographed jersey by a current Red Sox player
    • 4 tickets to the Red Sox game on Saturday, July 28th
    • An invitation to participate in the on-field flag drop prior to the game on 7/28
    • 4 tickets to the pre-Run and Post-Run Parties with a private meet and greet with Red Sox alumni
    • A chance to win a pair of performance sneakers.

 

Register today as a Home Base ALL-STAR to ensure even more Veterans get the help they need--and they have earned.

  • Participants who register as a Home Base All-Star and commit to raising at least $2,000 will receive following as a thank you for their exemplary fundraising efforts:
    • 2 tickets to the Red Sox game on Juy 28th
    • An invitation to participate in the on-field flag drop prior to the game on 7/28
    • A customized Red Sox jersey
    • Limited edition Run to Home Base coin 
    • 2 tickets to the Pre-Run Welcome Party and Post-Run Appreciation Party
    • Special recognition in the Program Guide

 

Fundraising Requirements

Minimum Fundraising Requirements must be met before July 18, 2018 at 11:59pm EST


Run to Home Base (9k) - Adults
  • Age Range 14 and over
  • Early Bird Fundraising Requirement (Registered by 11.59pm EST on January 15, 2018) - $550
  • General Fundraising Requirement (Registered between January 16 and July 28, 2018) - $800
Run/Walk to Home Base (5K) - Adults
  • Age Range 14 and over
  • Early Bird Fundraising Requirement (Registered by 11:59pm EST on January 15, 2018) - $550
  • General Fundraising Requirement (Registered between January 16 and July 28, 2018) - $800
Walk to Home Base (5K) - Child
  • Age Range 6 - 13
  • General Fundraising Requirement - $150
  • Be accompanied by an adult who commits to the minimum fundraising requirements.
  • Have parent or guardians written permission on the required waiver

 

Due to safety reasons, we regret that under no circumstances will children under 14 be allowed to enter the 9K Run portion of the event. Those 14 years old and over may participate in either the 9K Run or the 5K Run/Walk with the requirement that each participant 14 years and older meet the minimum fundraising/payment before 11:59pm EST on July 18, 2018.

 

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