Sample #iGiveCatholic Newsletter Template


As an ambassador, sending emails to your personal network can be a fast, easy, and customizable way to get the word out about about #iGiveCatholic! Here you’ll find several email templates they can use to help spread the word on a variety of topics! Pick or choose a few, or give your ambassadors a suggested timeline to follow leading up to and on #iGiveCatholic!


Promoting Your Organization’s Social Media Presence

Subject: Follow [@ORGANIZATION HANDLE] raise [GOAL] now!

Hi [first_name],

[ORGANIZATION NAME] is participating in #iGiveCatholic, a 24-hour online giving day on Nov. 27. You can follow all of their amazing progress online via [FACEBOOK/TWITTER/INSTAGRAM]. Following [ORGANIZATION NAME] is the best way to stay up-to-date on all the great work being done in our [ARCH/DIOCESE]!

As the first-ever online giving day created to celebrate our unique Catholic heritage, #iGiveCatholic inspires faithful stewards to "Give Catholic" on #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving. [ORGANIZATION NAME] will be updating all of their followers before, during, and after THE EVENT! You can also stay-up to-date directly on our fundraising page here: [LINK TO GIVING DAY PROFILE]

Your likes, comments, and shares make a direct impact on our community today, and everyday.

Thank you for supporting me and [ORGANIZATION NAME]!


Making A Personal Ask for #iGiveCatholic

Subject: [ORGANIZATION NAME] is important to me. Will you help [THOSE BEING SERVED]?

As you may know, I am a member of the [DESCRIBE AFFILIATION TO ORGANIZATION] for [ORGANIZATION NAME]. This year we will be raising much needed funds and awareness for [CAUSE] during #iGiveCatholic. #iGiveCatholic is a 24-hour online giving day on Nov 27th. As the first-ever online giving day created to celebrate our unique Catholic heritage, #iGiveCatholic inspires faithful stewards to "Give Catholic" on #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving.

[ORGANIZATION NAME] is important to me because [Your Story: Why do you support this organization? What impact has this organization had on you/your family/your friends?]!

[ORGANIZATION MISSION AND OBJECTIVE]

#iGiveCatholic celebrates our Catholic heritage and the generosity of our great community, so please join me by contributing on Nov 27th! Check out our page here: [LINK TO GIVING DAY PROFILE]

Thank you for supporting me and [ORGANIZATION NAME]!


Soliciting A Match or Challenge Opportunity

Subject: Help [ORGANIZATION NAME] double our donations!

Hi [first_name],

As you may know, I am a member of the [DESCRIBE AFFILIATION TO ORGANIZATION] for [ORGANIZATION NAME]. This year we will be raising much needed funds and awareness for [CAUSE] during #iGiveCatholic which is a 24-hour online giving day which celebrates our Catholic heritage and the generosity of our great community on Nov 27th!

We are working hard to find new and exciting ways to incentivize our supporters to give back during #iGiveCatholic. We have found that donors are 3 times more likely to give when motivated by a matching donation or incentive challenge.

This is where you can help [ORGANIZATION NAME] in a big way! Through your matching gift, we can motivate more people to support [ORGANIZATION NAME]’s mission. I am happy to discuss this opportunity with you further and find the best possible fit for you and [ORGANIZATION NAME].

Thank you for your consideration and I hope I can count on your support in any capacity.


Announcing #iGiveCatholic

Subject: [ORGANIZATION NAME] has an exciting announcement!

I am excited to announce that on Nov 27th, [ORGANIZATION NAME] will be participating in #iGiveCatholic! This 24-hour online giving event is a great way get our Catholic community excited about giving, and it is an amazing opportunity to raise funds for [ORGANIZATION MISSION AND OBJECTIVE].

[Your Personal Story: Why are you supporting this organization? What impact has this organization had on you/your family/your friends?]

Check out our fundraising page here: [LINK TO GIVING DAY PROFILE]

Thank you for supporting [ORGANIZATION NAME] and [ORGANIZATION CAUSE]!


Leading Up to #iGiveCatholic

Subject: I Need Your Help!

Hi [first name],

#iGiveCatholic, the 24-hour online giving day in our [ARCHDIOCESE OR DIOCESE], is only [X] days away. [ORGANIZATION NAME] is participating in this one-day celebration of our Catholic heritage, and I want to support them on Nov 27th. I need your help to make a difference!

Your contributions can transform lives by supporting [ORGANIZATION NAME AND THOSE BEING SERVED].

Together we can [OBJECTIVE]. Visit [LINK TO GIVING DAY PROFILE] to support me and [ORGANIZATION NAME]!

Thank you!


When #iGiveCatholic Has Officially Arrived

Subject: #iGiveCatholic is here - Support [ORGANIZATION NAME]

Hi [first_name],

TODAY is the day! It’s #iGiveCatholic on #GivingTuesday, so the time to give is now. Our goal is to raise $[X] for [ORGANIZATION NAME] but we need your support.

Please join me in helping [ORGANIZATION NAME] to [ORGANIZATION MISSION OR OBJECTIVE] by visiting our fundraising page at: [GIVING DAY PROFILE LINK].

If you’ve already donated, thank you so much for your support! I hope you’ll consider sharing our fundraising page with your friends and family on social media to get the word out about [ORGANIZATION NAME] and the difference they make in our [ARCHDIOCESE OR DIOCESE]!

Thank you!


When #iGiveCatholic is almost over

Subject: Only a few more hours left to give!

Hi [first_name],

Can you believe #iGiveCatholic is almost over? We have already raised [$ AMOUNT RAISED] for [ORGANIZATION NAME]!

I am so thankful for the support of my friends, family, and Catholic community throughout this day - but the giving isn’t over yet! There are still [HOURS LEFT] left to help in our [ARCHDIOCESE OR DIOCESE]. Visit our fundraising page at [GIVING DAY PROFILE LINK] and make a contribution to help us reach our goal.

You can also show your support by sharing our fundraising page with your friends and family on social media!

May God bless you abundantly for your generosity and support of [ORGANIZATION NAME]!


Saying Thank You to #iGiveCatholic Supporters

Subject: Thank you

Hi [first_name],

Thank you so much for all of your generosity and support during #iGiveCatholic. Because of you, [ORGANIZATION NAME] raised [DOLLARS RAISED] to transform lives and build the body of Christ.

May God bless you abundantly for your generosity and support of [ORGANIZATION NAME]! Thank you!