Accessible Estates Unique Fundraising


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Raise funds to help Accessible Estates build homes for persons with disabilities, giving residents the freedom to interact with their communities and live a productive, normal life.

This unique marathon golf tournament raises the funds to make a difference in the lives of mentally and physically challenged.

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Accessible Estates Unique Fundraising

  1. 1. A UNIQUE FUNDRAISING EVENT for ACCESSIBLE ESTATES Play golf. Win Prizes. Raise Save Thousands on Funds. Grocery, Dining, Travel, and More! 1
  2. 2. What are Two KEY Challenges of Persons with Disabilities? 1. Living Accessibility 2. Community Involvement Accessible Estates will improve the lives of persons with disabilities and their families by involving them in their communities and freeing them from the prisons that are their homes. This gives each resident freedom to access their home and their community. 2
  3. 3. TURNING “I CAN’T” INTO “I CAN”  Founded In 1990 by LPGA member Martha Sue Yeary to help people with disabilities play golf and overcome challenges in their everyday life.  Martha Sue has partnered with Sail Ho Golf Course to provide instruction to people with disabilities so they can enjoy an active lifestyle while overcoming their physical and mental challenges.  B.I.O.N.I.C. Golf is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping people with disabilities overcome life obstacles by turning "I can't" into "I can." Martha Sue Yeary and B.I.O.N.I.C. Golf will host two FREE golf clinics for persons with disabilities in Your Community! 3
  4. 4. ACCESSIBLE ESTATES PRO-AM EXTREME GOLF CHALLENGE Local golfers work together to raise funds, stimulate economy The Homestead Golf Resort Wednesday, September 30, 2009 6:00 AM to Dark Providing choices for persons with disabilities! 4
  5. 5. DOUBLE THE FUN! What a great way to change the paradigm of fundraising in a fun, creative and lucrative event that benefits everyone who is willing to collaborate and work in a cooperative spirit! • Enjoy Incentives for reaching your $2,500 Goal! • Enjoy Incentives for recruiting Golfers and Virtual Golfers who reach their $2,500 goal! • Enjoy grocery, dining, and other savings via an online shopping site. Share these with your friends, family, colleagues and/or college students. PLUS • Enjoy putting some family entertainment back into your budget! • Enjoy a 2-night/3-day Getaway to Paradise, including companion airfare, a 5-day Oahu vacation, and a 2-for-1 seven-day cruise on Norwegian Cruise Lines. • Visit this website for details. 5
  6. 6. Extreme Golf Challenge • 90 Amateur Golfers and 18 Golf Pros play 18 holes in the morning round, and 18 holes in the afternoon round. • Each Golfer plays three different colored balls per hole – total of 108 balls played, 36 holes. • Three contests per hole for each colored ball. Golfer wins certificates and prizes. • One Hole in One Contest - $50,000 total: $25,000 for Golfer who hits a hole-in-one, PLUS $25,000 for one of Golfer’s $100+ Pledgers. The Golf Pro who hits a Hole-in- One will split the $25,000 with Accessible Estates and will receive a tax write-off for doing so. • One Putting Contest - $10,000 to the Golfer who sinks a 10-foot, 30-foot and 50-foot putt. If the Golf Pro sinks the final 50-footer, they will split it with Accessible Estates and receive an additional tax write-off. 6
  7. 7. VISIBILITY: ONLINE CAMPAIGN FLYERS MEDIA EXPOSURE • Email materials in Press Releases to Radio, printed form for personal Television, Newspapers, B.I.O.N.I.C. Golf distribution and media websites VIDEO POSTING PARTICIPANT SUPPORT •Hosted Webinars and Conference • Interview on Accessible Estates calls for training and motivation Tournament website to Promote Participation and to Ask for Pledges. •Webinar to perfect your elevator speech and maximize networking for • Golfer and Virtual Golfer videos leads. promoting your business, your participation and your support on YouTube, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, and your website. EMAIL CAMPAIGN TO PROSPECTIVE PLEDGERS • Introductory and Follow-up Letters - Will YOU Support me? • Tournament announcements • Webinar and conference call invitations June 2009 7
  8. 8. FUNDRAISING FOR ACCESSIBLE ESTATES • One Club Pro and five amateurs play per hole, making this an Accessible Estates PRO-AM! • Golfers play for FREE as they become PR Agents for Accessible Estates’ quest to provide housing choices for persons with disabilities. An unlimited number of virtual golfers can support Accessible Estates’ fundraising efforts. • Each golfer and virtual golfer raises $2,500 for Accessible Estates as they are spreading the word about their cause through a viral marketing campaign to their own network of contacts. Each will be promoting their own business at the same time they are supporting this cause! 8
  9. 9. FUNDRAISING – Golfers, Pledging • Golfers and Virtual Golfers – Raise $2,500 in Pledges – Participate in Free Webinars and Conference Calls to Maximize Your Success. • Pledging: – Every dollar counts! – Each $100+ Pledge receives: $2,000 in grocery and other online shopping savings. – Each $200+ Pledge receives: $4,000 in grocery and other online shopping savings. – Each $300+ Pledge receives: $4,000 in grocery and other online shopping savings PLUS a 2-night/3-day Travel Saver Getaway to up to 13 destinations. • We are helping to feed families and subsidize family entertainment at a time when money is especially tight. Plus, each $100 or more pledged is 100% tax deductible as an advertising expense. 9
  10. 10. GOLFERS’ BENEFITS Enjoy about a month's worth of golf in 1 day! • Includes green fee, cart & golf balls, PLUS Enjoy all the food you can possibly eat! • Breakfast, lunch, soft drinks/snacks • Awards Dinner with door prizes - prizes galore Enjoy a day of fun and business building! • Promote yourself while STIMULATING the economy & supporting Accessible Estates – financially and with increased awareness! • Play the Cooperation Game and walk to the first tee with business in your pocket. Grocery INCENTIVES and more to reach goals 10
  11. 11. VIRTUAL GOLFERS’ BENEFITS • Play golf in "Spirit" ~ ADOPT-A-GOLFER to play in your place & YOU enjoy all the fun of "playing" in your 1st golf tournament! • Reach your Goal and join us in person during the Event! • If your "stand-in golfer" has a Hole-in-One on the CASH Contest hole, you have a chance to win $25,000 CASH! • Grocery INCENTIVES and more to reach goals • Promote yourself while STIMULATING the economy & supporting Accessibility Estates – financially and with increased awareness! 11
  12. 12. PLEDGERS’ BENEFITS Make a difference for ACCESSIBLE ESTATES: •Increased awareness and financial support •Support your golfer; many chances to win several prizes Make YOUR pledge WORK for you. Join the STIMULUS Program: • A Pledge of $100 or more receives: – 1,000% Return OR MORE on YOUR pledge in Grocery AND Shopping Incentive Certificates. – Business card size ad in the Event Program (100% Tax Deductible Advertising Expense) – One (1) chance to win $25,000 CASH (if your GOLFER has a hole-in-one on the CASH CONTEST HOLE) for each $100 Pledge that you make. 12
  13. 13. Can we have more than 90? YES! UNLIMITED FOR “Virtual Golfers”! “Virtual Golfers” are supporters who “PLAY IN SPIRIT” and BECOME PR AGENTS for Accessible Estates! Golfers & “Virtual Golfers” receive incentives to find other Golfers and “Virtual Golfers” 1 Golfer + 1Virtual Golfer 4 Golfers X 4 Virtual Golfers Each “Virtual Golfer” seeks Each “Virtual Golfer” seeks accumulated pledges accumulated pledges totaling $2,500+ totaling $2,500+ 72 “Virtual Golfers” X $2,500 288 “Virtual Golfers” X $2,500 = $180,000 Additional Funding = $720,000 Additional Funding Total Funding Potential: Total Funding Potential: $360,000 $900,000 13
  14. 14. WHO BENEFITS? • ACCESSIBLE ESTATES • Golfers • “Virtual Golfers” • Pledgers • Sponsors • Your Community ARE YOU ON BOARD? 14
  15. 15. HOW TO START • Be a Golfer • Be a Virtual Golfer • Be a Corporate Sponsor • Commit to build a Team of Virtual Golfers • Reach out via e-mail, letter, phone to raise $2,500 per Golfer and Virtual Golfer • Assist in getting Tournament Sponsors 15
  16. 16. TAKE ACTION NOW The game is set ... the next step is a decision! When does your game start to raise funds and awareness for Accessible Estates? Demo site: Contacts: Rod Hone 801-494-4479 Martha Sue Yeary 619-453-6337 Register for Accessible Estates EXTREME Jeri Denniston 858-603-3425 Golf Challenge 16