Your Fundraising Success Kit

A data-backed recap of the most popular logos, graphics and forms requested over the years.

Introduction

At Barbells for Boobs, we have the benefit of gathering a lot of data about fundraising, and as the calendar flips to a new year, it serves as a great time to take a look at that data and pull out trends from the previous year.

Let’s jump into it.

A Look At Our Colors

This is the main color palette for Barbells for Boobs. We like to keep things bright and fun!
Muted Pink

PMS 211 C / #f6a7d7

Rhodamine Red

PMS Rhodamine Red C / #e50695

Pale Teal

PMS 7465 C / #3bbfad

Strong Teal

PMS 7467 C / #00a0af

Nuetral Black

PMS Black C / #212121

Pure White

#ffffff

Roboto Bold

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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Raleway

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

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Most Popular Fundraising Forms

All of the good tips and tricks we can offer you to have a ton of success fundraising for Barbells for Boobs.

Donations Explained

It’s important to have Donation Forms on hand for your event for anyone that donates items or donates via check. This is our way of tracking their donation for tax purposes. This form should better help you plan on how to handle any variety of donations you may receive.

How to Run an Event

We know running an event can be a monumental task! We appreciate your efforts and want to help as much as we can to make your event as successful as possible. Luckly for you, we have put together this handy How to Run an Event guide for you use as an outline. By all means, go off the rails if you have too!

Donation Receipts

Donation receipts are one of the most commonly asked items at events. People like to make donations on the spot and having the ability to give them proof of their donation is really important. Grab our quick one-sheeter of donation receipts with all important details you will need to provide once your donor given that precious gift.

Post Event Wrap-Up

Finished up your event and want to know what the heck you do next? Well this guide will help you get on track with exactly you should be doing.

Brand Standards

Our Brand Standards are a set of guidelines to help our advocates, fundraising and donors better understand how to use our brand. If you have any questions regarding our brand standards or guidelines, please contact us.

Fundraising Toolkit

We have compiled the ultimate fundraising toolkit specially designed for you.

• Tips for supporters to create successful and engaging fundraising pages
• Best practices for supporters to maximize their campaign
• The 5 must-have P2P campaign communication types
• A downloadable fundraising calendar
• Copy and paste-able communication templates (email, social, text).

Mailing In A Donation

There’s no problem with accepting cash or checks in person at an event or from friends! Be sure to follow a couple of rules after.

Please mail all checks and donation forms to our headquarters.

Before mailing any check, make sure that all checks are made out to Barbells for Boobs.

Barbells for Boobs
Attn: Accounting Department
25060 Hancock Ave, Suite 103-472
Murrieta, CA 92562

The Barbells for Boobs Headquarters is located in Santa Ana, CA.

Frequently Asked Questions

We know. Fundraising can sometimes seem like an insurmountable task and fun all at the same time. Here are some of the most asked questions that we get from fundraisers like you.

What is Barbells for Boobs?

Barbells for Boobs is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. We are providing support and education to incorporate physical activity as the foundation for breast cancer risk reduction, treatment, and survivorship. We strive to improve the quality of life and outcomes in individuals impacted by breast cancer.

Is this donation tax-deductible?

Barbells for Boobs is a 501(c)3 tax-exempt organization and your donation is tax-deductible within the guidelines of U.S. law. To claim a donation as a deduction on your U.S. taxes, please keep your email donation receipt as your official record. We’ll send it to you upon the successful completion of your donation. Our Tax ID is 27-2027629.

Why should I participate in fundraising for Barbells for Boobs?

By fundraising, you are supporting a non-profit organization that provides resources after diagnosis to women impacted by breast cancer. Imagine just being diagnosed and having your whole life turned upside down. You would want a community, an organization there to help guide you physically and mentally. At Barbells for Boobs, that is what we do. We provide physical and mental coaching, as well as a community full of amazing women who can all connect through their breast cancer diagnoses. Research has proven that engaging in physical activity, mental wellness, and having a strong support system throughout treatment increases positive outcomes related to overall health during and after treatment. We provide those programs and much more at no cost to our community of nearly 400 women through our signature Resources After Diagnosis (RAD) program.

What do the funds raised go toward?

100% of funds raised by our wonderful donors and fundraising participants go towards supporting our Resources After Diagnosis (RAD) program. We have nearly 400 athletes in the program. Our pillars of the program include a focus on physical activity, mental wellness, support and education. We not only provide the coaching for those elements, but also the tools to use them outside of the program.

What is the RAD (Resources After Diagnosis) Program?

Our signature Resources After Diagnosis (RAD) program is designed to provide a comprehensive support system that includes information, education, and focuses on the physical, mental, and spiritual well-being of women impacted by breast cancer.

When is the last day to register to participate in Grace?

You can fundraise with the Barbells for Boobs + Grace campaign through Dec. 31 to earn rewards.

Do I have to do Grace on Oct. 2, 2021?

No. As long as you register for BFB + GRACE, we are excited to have you participate and earn rewards!

How long does the Grace Fundraising campaign last?

Registration ends Dec. 31, 2021 at 11:59 pm. All donations must be submitted before then to be eligible for the rewards.

I want to host, how can I learn more about that?

Thank you for wanting to host! It is a wonderful way to bring your community together and to make an impact in breast cancer. To learn more about hosting, please email engagement@barbellsforboobs.org.

How do I sign-up for Grace?

Create a fundraising page – Fundraise for Grace

Choose how you would like to fundraise: As an individual, join a team, or create a team.

  • Individual: Register for FREE or upgrade to the GRACE MONSTER Package with Grace Monster shirt and BFB water bottle! Your purchase then becomes your first donation for your BFB + GRACE fundraising page! Complete the registration form and proceed to check out.
  • Join a team: Search for the team name, then register for FREE or upgrade to the GRACE MONSTER Package! Your purchase then becomes your first donation for your BFB + GRACE fundraising page! Complete the registration form and proceed to check out.
  • Create a team: First, create a team name, fundraising goal, and team page headline. Then, register for FREE or upgrade to the GRACE MONSTER Package! Your purchase then becomes your first donation for your BFB + GRACE fundraising page! Complete the registration form and proceed to check out.

After I signed up, how do I manage my fundraising page within Grace?

  1. Check your email for a link to set up an account password.
  2. To customize your fundraising page, select “Manage”.
  3. Share your “Why” you want to raise funds for Barbells for Boobs + Grace.
  4. Communicate your goals with friends, family, social media followers via email, phone calls, texts, posts, tweets- all of it on blast!

Tips: Create interest by setting small fundraising goals at first. Once you meet that goal, raise the amount, and repeat. Make it fun! Offer to auction off a reward that you might earn and allow your donors to receive it!

What does the Grace Monster shirt look like?

Visit our Barbells for Boobs shop to view the shirt. There are three color options: 1. Black shirt with white lettering 2. Light pink shirt with pink lettering 3. Royal blue shirt with white lettering

What does the Barbells for Boobs Water Bottle look like?

Visit our Barbells for Boobs shop to view.  The bottle is a 21 oz. bottle with customized Barbells for Boobs logo.

What are the rewards and how do I earn them?

To earn rewards you must set up a fundraising page and register for Grace. Only those who do both will be eligible to earn rewards.

When will I receive my reward(s)?

We do our best to send out all rewards as you reach the reward levels. Some items are being provided by outside entities and we are at the mercy of their production and shipping processes.

What’s the Difference Between the Grace Monster Shirt and the Rewards Shirt?

The Grace Monster shirt is available in 3 colors and is purchased by you (essentially a donation as well to BFB) showing you did GRACE with Barbells for Boobs. The rewards shirt, earned after raising $100, is a badge of honor. It shows that you raised $100 for Barbells for Boobs and helps to spark conversation about why you support the 1 in 8 women who will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime.

I can’t find my team or my fundraising page?

There is a search tool located on the Grace campaign page that will allow you to locate your team or an individual fundraising page.

What if I want to send a check?

Thank you! Please, NO CASH, but checks are just fine!

If you have cash donations from events, please deposit the money into your own account and make an online donation to your “Fundraising Page” for the amount that you deposited, or write a check and mail it in.

Please make checks out to “Barbells for Boobs” and you can mail them in along with a filled-out multiple or single check donation form that is available here.

Barbells for Boobs
25060 Hancock Ave, Suite 103-472
Murrieta, CA 92562