Fundraising 101

Race for the Cure® fundraisers help support national research programs as well as provide screenings, education and treatments to thousands of women and men who cannot afford breast health care.

Join the movement! Turn your support into action by committing to a personal fundraising goal today.

How to Fundraise

Fundraising is easy with online fundraising tools and social media! When you registered for the Race, you automatically received your own fundraising website, which can be personalized. Your website is your starting point for spreading the word and maximizing your fundraising impact.

Get started now:

  • Visit your Fundraising Center.
  • Customize your page and share your link.
  • Encourage everyone you know to visit your site, learn more about your commitment to the fight against breast cancer and make a donation on your behalf.
  • Use the email templates provided in the Fundraising Center to easily send emails to your friends and families.
  • Through the Fundraising Center, use Facebook to connect with friends and spread the word about your fundraising efforts.
  • Download the FREE Susan G. Komen® mobile app to help amplify your fundraising efforts. Log in with your Race username and password to easily send emails, text messages, Tweets and Facebook updates! Click here for more information or search SGK Fundraise in your app store. 

Fundraise on your personal Facebook page to raise money from friends more easily! Create your own fundraising page in Facebook where you can post updates, invite friends, build momentum and reach your goal faster!

Connect Your Race Fundraiser to Facebook

Fundraising Tips

To make the most of your efforts, consider these tips from other successful Race for the Cure® fundraisers:

  • Set a personal goal today. (We suggest $100.)
  • Everyone who raises $100 will receive a I'M MORE THAN PINK SUPER HERO More Than Pink capeCAPE to proudly wear on Race morning!
  • Make the first gift yourself to show your commitment!
  • Utilize your Fundraising Center. Take advantage of our online tools to ask friends and family to make a donation to support you.
  • Tell your story. Share your passion for the breast cancer movement with family, friends, coworkers and everyone in between.
  • Spread the word on social media. Don’t underestimate the power of Facebook and Twitter.
  • Find out whether your company has a matching gift program. If so, partner with your workplace with a matching gift.
  • Send a personalized letter reusing your holiday card mailing list.
  • Download a list of 101 Fundraising Ideas.
  • Practice the POWER OF 10!  Simply ask to people for $10 and you will quickly raise $100 to get your cape!


Helpful Documents

Collecting Cash or Check Donations?
If you plan on collecting donations by cash or check, please download a mail-in fundraising form.

Click Here for a Fundraising for the Cure Donation Form.

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Fundraising for 2017 will end on November 17, 2017.  Mail-in fundraising forms must be received by November 17, 2017, for donations to be credited toward your fundraising goal. Any forms received after that date will be counted as general Race donations.

Forms should be mailed to:

Susan G. Komen - Arkansas Affiliate
904 Autumn Road, Suite 500
Little Rock, AR  72211

Note: Be sure to include your full name and complete contact information on the form so we may inform you of additional donations received on your behalf. On the form, please be sure to list the full names and addresses of people who make donations on your behalf so that we may send them their tax-deductible receipt.

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Race Day Information

2017 Komen Little Rock Arkansas Race for the CureŽ

Saturday, October 14, 2017

Downtown Little Rock

Broadway Street between Capitol & 4th

Little Rock, AR 72201

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