Fundraising Ideas/Community Events

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!!

DOUBLE Your Donation

    • 3M Company
      AEP Corporate Giving Program
      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)
      Celanese Corporation
      Chevron Corporation
      Cimarex Energy
      Coca-Cola Company
      Continental Bank Foundation
      Cooper Industries
      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
      General Electric
      HCR Manor Care Foundation
      HireRight, Inc.
      Home Depot
      Hewlett-Packard (HP)
      Johnson & Johnson
      JPMorgan Chase & Company
      Kroll, Inc.
      Laredo Petroleum
      Love’s Travel Stops & Country Stores
      Monsanto Corporation
      Motorola, Inc.
      National Car Rental
      Noble Drilling Company
      Oklahoma Publishing Co.
      PPO Industries, Inc.
      Pfizer Foundation
      PepsiCo, Inc.
      Phillips 66
      Piper Jaffray Companies
      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
      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.