After three months of writing, editing, cross checking, and rewriting, The Walkathon Guide, Edition 1.0, is ready. It’s an e-book all about how to organize a walkathon.
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You have a cause you are passionate about
Whether it’s your school, church, or an important charity, this is something worth funding and it’s up to you to figure out how. How can you really do justice to your cause? Are there other goals on top of fundraising? How can you make the most money, create a great atmosphere of fun and community building, and keep it all organized and positive?
Would you like a walkathon planning mentor?
If you are organizing your walkathon on behalf of a school, church, or nonprofit group, this book is here to help. It offers what I learned by organizing and participating in twelve different walkathons. The goal is to help you avoid the risks and stress of trial and error by laying out all the planning details for you.
What’s in The Walkathon Guide
The Walkathon Guide is 102 pages long. It’s about 5% wisdom and 95% timelines, checklists, and materials that you can copy for walkathon publicity, registration, soliciting sponsors, and getting volunteers.
It has a chapter about early decisions and what to do right away, as soon as you decide to hold your event, followed by a list of committees needed, their start times, and how many volunteers per committee. Then there are chapters with goals, dependencies, timelines, and notes for each individual committee. There are seperate files you can hand to committee chairs to keep everyone in sync. There is a long appendix with copy-able files, in MS Word format where you can actually cut and paste, for publicity, registration, donor letters, and volunteer recruitment. There’s another appendix listing technology ideas and options for using the latest tools for your walkathon.
I set the price very low so you don’t have to think too hard about price, at $14.95 including all the extra files. You can download it and have it right away.
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I would really appreciate it if you would help spread the word about this book by telling anyone who might be interested. Thank you!
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