OK, so you’re up for the challenge, here’s the basics of what you need to do, step by step.
Step 1: Register your team
Email your Team Name, Business Name (if appropriate), a telephone number and entrants names to email@example.com. Please put Odd Ball Entrant in the subject line.
Step 2: Pay your entrants fee of £200 per car
You can have as many team members as you like, please use your team name as your reference.
This needs to be paid directly into free@last's bank account (all details are below), we will send you a receipt once received.
Account Name: free@last
Sort code: 40-47-11
Account number: 62739739
Step 3: Setting up a just giving page(s)
Setting up a Just Giving page is a great way to get sponsorship from people far and wide.
Don't have a Just giving account, go to www.justgiving.com, and follow the step by step instructions.
When you have set this up or if you already have an account , log in to your account
Search for free@last
Click on ‘fundraise for us’
Click on ‘organised event’
Select The Oddball Run to connect your sponsorship to this event
Choose your page name – options are given or you can create your own
Answer the 2 questions on donations and fundraising with ‘No’ and then create your page.
Now you can start your fundraising – you can edit your page to make it specific to you and your fundraising for the Oddball Challenge.
If you have any problems or questions, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Step 4: Raise sponsorship (TARGET £500+ per vehicle)
Send a link to your just giving page to all your friends and business contacts, clients, suppliers and encourage them to sponsor you for a small amount of money, say £10, or £20. The money goes direct to the charity. Once your team has £500 or more on your just giving page then you are eligible to take part.
Yes, we know this seems quite a lot but it is a special event which only happens once a year, so you are in a small group of people who can take part. You will be amazed how quickly you can reach and pass the £500 target for sponsorship if you simply ask people. That’s 50 people for a tenner each, then you’re away. Try your suppliers, ask of they want their logo on your car, charge another tenner for this, or more for a prominent place… Please remember it is all to help underprivileged children so go on, ask people for sponsorship and you’ll be amazed at the positive results that will follow.