Social Media

Social Media Tips & Ideas

Posting on social media is a great way to tell your friends and family about Be The Match® Walk+Run as well as ask them to join your team or contribute!

www.BeTheMatchWalkRun.org is your main resource for team and event information. You can customize your team and/or individual page. Link your friends and family to this site for general information about the event. Utilize the various fundraising resources available on the site and through the Fundraising Center

Facebook

  • ‘Like’ the Be The Match Facebook page
  • Join your city’s event page located on our Be The Match Facebook page
  • Use our “grab n’ go” social media posts (located below!) on your personal profile
  • Share posts from Be The Match and tie them to your fundraising efforts
  • Post about your participation and be sure to include the event website (www.BeTheMatchWalkRun.org) so your friends know where to get involved, too!
  •  Share our patient, donor and Be The Match Walk+Run videos with friends and family. Visit www.facebook.com/bethematch/videos to access all videos.
  • Use #BTMWalkRun in your posts!

*If you choose to use Facebook’s new “Donate Now” button on your posts, any gifts you receive will go to Be The Match and will not appear or count towards your personal fundraising goal.

Twitter

  • Follow the Be The Match on Twitter
  • Use #BTMWalkRun in all tweets
  • Tweet using “grab n’ go” social media posts (located below!) about the Be The Match Walk+Run to encourage followers to join your team
  • Ask your friends and family to contribute financially to your team and page
  • Encourage your followers to retweet your tweet to help spread the word
  • Use #BTMWalkRun in your tweets!

Instagram

  • Follow the Be The Match on Instagram
  • Use #BTMWalkRun in all posts
  • Add the link to your personal Be The Match Walk+Run page to your Instagram bio
  • Post using “grab n’ go” social media posts (located below!) to encourage your friends to join your team and contribute financially
  • Post photos of your fundraising progress – simply screenshot your Be The Match Walk+Run personal page
  • Tag @BeTheMatch so your followers can learn more about Be The Match and our Walk+Run events
  • Post photos or videos on your Instagram story with notes to tell your friends how they can help in real-time!

Suggested post content

Grab n’ Go Facebook Posts

  • I’m kicking off my fundraising efforts for the Be The Match® Walk+Run. Dollars raised will add new potential marrow donors to the registry, help patients with uninsured costs and fund research. Please support my efforts! #BTMWalkRun <Add a link to your page>
  • I’m raising funds for Be The Match in honor of {insert personal story}. Support me today! #BTMWalkRun <Add a link to your page>
  • Did you know that every three minutes someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer like leukemia or lymphoma? Often their only hope for a cure is a marrow transplant. I’m doing my part to help by raising funds for the Be The Match Walk+Run. Donate today and help me reach my goal! #BTMWalkRun <Add a link to your page>

Grab n’ Go Twitter Posts

  • Help me raise $XXX to help provide someone’s CURE through #BTMWalkRun at <insert link to page>
  • I’m so excited to be participating in the #BTMWalkRun. Please help my fundraising efforts! <Insert link to page>
  • I’m halfway there! Thanks to generous supporters, I’ve raised $XXX towards my goal of $XXX. Donate now at <insert link to page> #BTMWalkRun
  • I am <walking or running> in the #BTMWalkRun. Help me raise funds to provide cures at <insert link to page>

Grab n’ Go Instagram Posts:

Photo ideas:

  • Take a selfie holding a sign saying “I’m raising funds for Be The Match”
  • Screenshot your personal Be The Match Walk+Run page to show your fundraising progress
  • Lay out your outfit on race day with a last call for support

Post Suggestions:

  • I’m kicking off my fundraising efforts for the Be The Match Walk+Run. Dollars raised will add new potential marrow donors to the registry, help patients with uninsured costs and fund research. Please support my efforts! Link in bio! #BTMWalkRun
  • Did you know that every three minutes someone is diagnosed with a blood cancer like leukemia or lymphoma? Often their only hope for a cure is a marrow transplant. I’m doing my part to help by raising funds for the Be The Match Walk+Run. Donate today and help me reach my goal – link in bio!! #BTMWalkRun
  • I’m halfway there! Thanks to generous supporters, I’ve raised $XXX towards my goal of $XXX. Head to the link in my bio to donate now! I’m kicking off my fundraising efforts for the Be The Match Walk+Run. Dollars raised will add new potential marrow donors to the registry, help patients with uninsured costs and fund research. Please support my efforts! Link in bio! #BTMWalkRun

 

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