Give Where You Live Collier

Give Where You Live Collier is a movement to celebrate and increase philanthropy for nonprofit agencies in our community, including Harry Chapin Food Bank, through online giving.

We’re looking for fundraising champions to help drive people to give to our Give Where You Live Collier profile on Feb. 19 – 20.

We encourage you to share with your friends and family members about the important work we do and ask them to join us in our mission: to lead our community in the fight to end hunger.

Even if you don’t live in Collier County, this is your opportunity to support our mission in a meaningful way!

On Feb. 19 – 20, starting at 12 p.m. on Feb. 19, visit https://www.givewhereyoulivecollier.org/organizations/harry-chapin-food-bank-of-southwest-florida and make a gift to Harry Chapin Food Bank. You will have 24 hours to make a gift, and all giving will end at 12 p.m. on Feb. 20.

During this special event, your gift will be multiplied through a $500,000 matching fund generously provided through the partnership of the Community Foundation of Collier County and the Richard M. Schulze Family Foundation.

We hope you’ll join our campaign and help us reach our goal of $50,000!

Give Where You Live Collier is designed to make it simple for you to build support for Harry Chapin Food Bank. So, let’s get everyone in your network ready to give!

Share and share alike. Online days of giving are successful because of our own networks. Help us grow our network by sending this email to your network and ask your friends to do the same.

Be socially (media) active. Use your social media networks: post on Facebook, tweet about Give Where You Live Collier, and share your love for your particular passion for our mission: to lead our community in the fight to end hunger. Ask others to do the same.

Become a fundraising champion. Everyone loves a champion, including us! We really need fundraising champions to help drive people to our Give Where You Live Collier profile on Feb. 19 – 20. Scroll down to learn how.


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Fundraising Champion Basics

How do I become a Fundraising Champion?

If you weren’t invited to fundraise for an organization, you can still sign up! Just visit the profile for Harry Chapin Food Bank and click the “Fundraise” button.

What Link Do I Share?

You’ll want to share the link created for your fundraising page found in your Fundraising Toolkit.

You can also share the main campaign link, and your supporters will still be able to give to your specific page!

How do I get the Word Out?

To get the word our about Give Where You Live Collier, you’ll want to communicate with your contacts through email messages, social media posts, and word of mouth.Check out some of the sample content below for ideas of what to post and when!

What am I Responsible for?

  • As a Fundraising Champion you’re responsible for getting the word out about Give Where You Live Collier, and encouraging support for Harry Chapin Food Bank!
  • You should set an individual goal for your fundraiser to let your friends and family know what portion of your organization’s goal you are hoping to help achieve. This year, Harry Chapin Food Bank is hoping to raise $50,000.
  • Most importantly, you are responsible for having fun with your fundraising efforts and working to share enthusiasm and support for Harry Chapin Food Bank and the causes and objectives you are helping to support. Create a fun video and colorful, passionate thank you message. These small gestures can go a long way for your organization’s fundraising efforts!


What’s your reason for giving?

For more information about Give Where You Live Collier, call Barbara Evans, chief development officer, 239.334.6881 or email baevans@harrychapinfoodbank.org.