SAMPLE FUNDRAISING LETTER
[Month Date, Year]
I am writing to ask for your help. I will be [NAME ACTIVITY HERE – e.g. running, walking, hosting a party] for an organization in which I really believe, SPCA International. I am taking on this fundraising challenge because of my steadfast commitment to end animal suffering.
Thousands of dogs and cats are lost or surrendered every year and end up in shelters facing imminent death. In order to help these animals, SPCA International supports shelters across the U.S. and around the world in its efforts to improve animal adoption rates, provide more spay and neuter services and lower the animal euthanasia rates.
I need your help. I need you to support me in my effort to help SPCA International continue their vital work. Will you help me improve the lives of countless homeless animals? My personal goal is to raise [FUNDRAISING GOAL]. Will you consider making a donation of $15, $25 or $50? Your donation will give me the support I need to really make a difference.
If you can help, please make your check payable to “SPCA International” and return it to me in the envelope provided. Your support means a lot to me and could be the difference between life and death for a helpless animal in need.
All donations are tax deductable because SPCA International is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization.
Thank you in advance for your support!
[Your name and signature]
P.S. I am inviting you to join my fight to end animal suffering. With your support we can give dogs and cats a second chance at life.