WE ARE ONE: THE 2019 FUNDRAISING CAMPAIGN FOR BEYOND TYPE 1

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Visit the WE ARE ONE fundraising homepage and get started HERE!


 

The Beyond Type 1 community is millions strong and represented all over the world. The power of this community fuels everything we do – and right now, we need your help. From October 21 to November 4, join the WE ARE ONE Campaign to raise funds for Beyond Type 1.

This is your once-a-year opportunity to help your friends and family understand diabetes, to tell them how the Beyond Type 1 community + programs have impacted your life, and to ask them to support you by giving back to Beyond Type 1. 

Donations to the WE ARE ONE Campaign power platforms, programs, resources, and grants to unite the global diabetes community and improve lives right now. At Beyond Type 1, 100% of every dollar you raise goes directly to mission-based programs. Want to know more? Learn more about our funding model + portfolio of programs here.

Funds raised by the community power our programs, platforms, and resources. Beyond Type 1 wouldn’t exist without your support! We need your help. 

Will you join us?

GET STARTED

  • Set up your page HERE.
  • Having trouble making your fundraising page? Download our Classy FAQs HERE.
  • Post WE ARE ONE downloadables on your social media profiles (cover photos, profile filter, social cards + more!) – all below in the WE ARE ONE fundraising toolkit.  
  • Tell your people!
    • Send an e-mail to family, friends, community groups, coaches, coworkers, teammates….everyone! Let them know what you’re up to and why you need their help to make this amazing. Share why you’re fundraising for Beyond Type 1 – what is Type 1 diabetes anyway? Why do you love Beyond Type 1? You can find a sample email to customize in the Toolkit below.
    • Check out sample social media posts below in the Toolkit – use these to share with all of your followers!
    • Follow along with + share Beyond Type 1 posts on social media!

CAMPAIGN TOOLKIT

WE ARE ONE GRAPHIC ASSET DOWNLOADABLES

  • Social Media Cover Photo – update your Facebook or Twitter so everyone knows you are fundraising! Remember to link to your fundraising page, too. Download Facebook here and Twitter here.


  • Facebook Frames – customize your profile photo with the WE ARE ONE frame. You can access the frames directly in Facebook when you edit your profile photo click “Add Frame” then search Beyond Type 1 and pick your favorite! We highly reccomend using a black & white photograph for these. You can also click each below to go to the Frame Creator Studio with that frame, and can download here.
  • Social Media Share Cardsdownload here (all the below + more full-size files!)

HOW TO TALK ABOUT BEYOND TYPE 1

Beyond Type 1 is a nonprofit organization changing what it means to live with diabetes. Through platforms, programs, resources, and grants, Beyond Type 1 is uniting the global diabetes community and providing solutions to improve lives today. Founded in 2015 with a focus on education, advocacy and the path to a cure for Type 1 diabetes, Beyond Type 1 has grown to also include programs for those with Type 2 diabetes. A new model of philanthropy, Beyond Type 1 aims to change what it means to live with chronic illness.

Founders + Leadership support operational expenses so that 100% of every dollar raised directly supports the most promising global efforts and programs working to educate, advocate and cure Type 1 diabetes. Beyond Type 1 is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt nonprofit organization, under charitable ID #47-3336640.

Sample Social Media Posts

The WE ARE ONE campaign is your once-a-year opportunity to educate your network about Type 1 diabetes, to share with them how the Beyond Type 1 community + programs have impacted your life, and to ask them to join you in supporting Beyond Type 1. Find links to all Beyond Type 1 social media here.

  • Twitter
    • @beyondtype1 is changing what it means to live with #Type1diabetes – join me in making this work possible! [link to your fundraising page here!] #WeAreOne
    • Type 1 diabetes can be tough, but the @beyondtype1 community makes living with #T1D brighter. Help me give back [link to your fundraising page here!] #WeAreOne
    • Type 1 diabetes can be a lonely, isolating, and invisible illness. That’s why I’m raising money for @beyondtype1[link to your fundraising page here] #WeAreOne
    • @beyondtype1 has had an amazing impact on my life, and I hope you’ll join me in giving back through my fundraising page [link to your fundraising page here]  #WeAreOne
    • I love @beyondtype1 because  [insert your brief reason here]. Help me give back  [link to your fundraising page here!] #WeAreOne
  • Facebook / Instagram
    • Type 1 diabetes can be lonely, isolating, and difficult to talk about. Because of Beyond Type 1, I don’t feel alone anymore. That’s why I’m raising money for the WE ARE ONE campaign. Beyond Type 1 is changing what it means to live with Type 1 diabetes by connecting a global community, educating the world, advocating for our rights, and pushing towards a cure. Join me in making their work possible! [link to your fundraising page] #WeAreOne
    • Everything I love about Beyond Type 1 – the programs championing advocacy, education, and a cure for Type 1 diabetes – are only possible because of donations from the community! I’m raising money for Beyond Type 1 and I need your help to get there. Join me in supporting to give back to a community that’s made a difference in my life.  [link to your fundraising page] #WeAreOne
    • When you donate to Beyond Type 1, 100% of all donations go directly to programs for people living with diabetes. One of my favorite programs Beyond Type 1 offers is [add your favorite program + how it has impacted you] That’s why I’m raising money for the WE ARE ONE campaign. Beyond Type 1 is changing what it means to live with diabetes, visit my fundraising page and help me in making their work possible! [link to your fundraising page] #WeAreOne
    • I’m rallying my friends and family in support of a cause very close to my heart – Type 1 diabetes. WE ARE ONE is about celebrating the ways @BeyondType1 is making life a little easier for everyone impacted by diabetes. Because of Beyond Type 1, I don’t feel alone anymore and I hope you’ll join me in giving back through my fundraising page. [link to your fundraising page] #WeAreOne

Awareness + Advocacy Shareables

The WE ARE ONE campaign is an awesome opportunity to use your platforms to raise awareness for Type 1 diabetes. Help people outside the Diabetes community understand why education, advocacy, and a cure are so important. Share these:

SAMPLE EMAIL

Sending an email out to your contact list is a great way to ask for donations. Download a sample email to customize –  .DOCx here and PDF here.

FUNDRAISING IDEAS

Need a little inspiration to get your fundraising going? Look no further!

    • Check out some awesome past community fundraisers here.
    • Host a lemonade stand – find downloadable graphics here.
    • Set up a change jar in your home, work, school or community center! Download a wrap-around for jars here.
    • Love sports? Throw a tournament – basketball, soccer, kickball, dodgeball, hula-hooping… any activity you want! 
    • Are you a musician? Organize a recital and ask for donations at the door. 
    • Give incentives to donors like a shout-out post on social media, a hand-written thank-you card or token you can make –  people always appreciate being recognized!
    • Garage sale! Sell your gently used items and put the proceeds towards your fundraising page.

 Need anything else? Drop us a line at hello@beyondtype1.org