This has involved children collecting manual pledges and physically chasing down friends, relatives, acquaintances, and neighbours.
Swim-A-Thon will continue on, that's a given. RaiseAThon is proud to offer an online pledge fundraising tool for Swim Canada and its Swim club affiliates for 2013.
It's quite simple for 2013. Swim Canada has built the website framework, and the club adds a picture, a goal statement, and their event date/time details. Then within that site swimmers set up their profile page with a goal statement, monetary goal, and a profile image and away they go. Swimmers send out emails or post to Twitter or Facebook to pull in donations and the pledges are tallied on their profile page as a thermometer. The use of social media accelerates and expands the fundraising efforts to exponential proportions.
For the Swim-A-Thon club coordinators, it becomes a huge time-saver and simple. For the provincial Swim-A-Thon coordinator, a simple validation occurs, and receipts to donors are deployed.
RaiseAThon is excited to release the demo site www.ontarioswimathon.ca/
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