Fundraising Ideas/Community Events2018-09-28T09:39:26+00:00

Elite Chaser Tips

It takes less than a minute to join a team

  • Ask you parents and in-laws to join
  • Ask your siblings to join
  • Ask your best friend to join
  • Make a post on your Facebook, Twitter or Instagram pages to ask your friends to join your team. Include a link to your personal PieceWalk page
  • Send personal messages telling why this is a day Just For You!
  • Use the invite a friend e-message at the bottom of the piecewalk team page
  • Ask your hairstylist or barber
  • Ask your doctor and your child’s doctor
  • Ask your PT, OT, ST
  • Ask your small group at church or your synagogue to join your team
  • Ask your workgroup to join in the fun
  • Ask your child’s club to get involved
  • Ask your favorite restaurant to donate a percentage of proceeds for a night or a week
  • Office Ideas – See if employees can make a donation in exchange for wearing jeans on a certain day, getting an extra hour off for lunch or leaving an hour early. Ask if you can host a baby photo contest and charge people for their ballots to match the picture with your co-worker. Hold a drawing to have your boss wash your car, shave their mustache or kiss a pig (we’ll even help you find a pig!)
  • Neighborhood ideas – Lemonade, hot chocolate or hot dog stand. Garage sale, bake sale or progressive dinner. Host a used book, DVD sale. Handmade Valentine’s, Easter, Mother’s Day cards.
  • Game night, Bunco night, Bingo night or Poker night
  • Chili Cook-Off
  • Birthday idea – In lieu of gifts, ask everyone to donate to your team
  • Cake or cupcake decorating party

You Can Raise $500 in a Week

Day 1:

Sponsor yourself for $25 then ask two family members to sponsor you for $25 and now you’ve got $75

Day 2:

Ask five friends to contribute $20 and you’ve raised $175

Day 3:

Ask 5 co-workers to contribute $10 and now you’re at $225

Day 4:

Ask 5 people from your church or temple to contribute $10 to get to $275

Day 5:

Ask your boss for a company contribution of $100 and now you’ve hit $375

Day 6:

Ask five local merchants to sponsor you for $20 and you’re so close at $475

Day 7:

Ask 2 local businesses you frequent to contribute $25 and you’ve topped $500!!

 

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  • 3M Company
    AEP Corporate Giving Program
    AT&T
    Aegis Foundation
    Aetna Foundation
    Alliance Data
    Allied Corporation
    Allstate Foundation
    American Fidelity Corporation
    Ameriprise Financial Services
    Apache Corporation
    Astellas Pharmacy Technologies
    Atlantic Richfield Corporation (ARCO)
    BP America Foundation
    BP Fabric of America Fund
    Baker Hughes Bank of America/Merrill/Lynch
    Bank of Oklahoma
    Beatrice Company
    Bemis Company
    Boeing Company
    Burlington Northern Santa Fe
    CA Matching Gift Program
    CNG (Consolidated Natural Gas)
    CarMax
    Celanese Corporation
    Chevron Corporation
    Cimarex Energy
    Citibank
    Coca-Cola Company
    Conoco-Phillips
    Continental Bank Foundation
    Cooper Industries
    Dell
    Deluxe Check Printers
    Devon Energy
    Direct TV
    Discover Financial Services
    Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group
    EOG Resources
    Eaton Corporation
    Enterprise Products
    Express Employment Professionals
    ExxonMobil Foundation
    Gable & Gotwals
    Gap, Inc.
    Gemini Industries
    Genentech
    General Electric
    Goodyear
    HCR Manor Care Foundation
    Halliburton
    HireRight, Inc.
    Home Depot
    Hewlett-Packard (HP)
    IBM
    Johnson & Johnson
    JPMorgan Chase & Company
    Kimberly-Clark
    K-Mart
    Kroll, Inc.
    Laredo Petroleum
    Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores
    Microsoft
    Monsanto Corporation
    Morgan-Stanley
    Motorola, Inc.
    National Car Rental
    Noble Drilling Company
    OG&E
    ONEOK
    Oklahoma Publishing Co.
    PPO Industries, Inc.
    Pfizer Foundation
    PepsiCo, Inc.
    Phillips 66
    Piper Jaffray Companies
    Prudential
    Quad Graphics
    QuikTrip Corporation
    Ralston Purina Company
    Reader’s Digest Foundation
    SM Energy, Inc.
    Sammons Corporation
    Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation
    Santa Fe Industries
    Santa Fe Southern Pacific
    Schwan Food Company
    Shaklee Corporation
    Shelter Insurance
    Southland Corporation
    Sprint Foundation
    State Farm Insurance
    State Street Company
    Stanley Black & Decker
    TRW, Inc.
    Tandy Corp. (Radio Shack)
    US Cellular Corporation Contributions Program
    US Fidelity & Guaranty Company
    US Foods
    US Gypsum Foundation
    Union Pacific
    United Parcel Service
    Union Pacific
    Verizon
    Weamco
    Webco Industries
    The Williams Companies
    Workforce, Inc.

Frequently Asked Questions

    • No. AutismOklahoma is a local nonprofit organization founded in 2002.
    • With 1 in 68 children diagnosed on the autism spectrum, it is likely that everyone knows, or will know, a family impacted by autism. More children are diagnosed with autism than Cancer, AIDS and Diabetes combined. The PieceWalk is the perfect way to show your support.
    • Your money goes to support the 11,000+ individuals and families touched by AutismOklahoma each year. Our programs are free or very low cost, and 95 cents of each dollar raised goes directly back into programs. All donations provide support for Oklahoma families.
    • YES! AutismOklahoma’s Tax ID number is 26-0807671. All donors receive a thank you receipt for your records.