Ways to Fundraise

Your fundraising efforts help sustain the programs and resources provided by Apraxia Kids to serve families across the nation and beyond. Here are some tips and tools to make fundraising creative and fun. Your support, no matter how big or small, matters!


Fundraising Incentives

**Please Note** Gifts are not cumulative. Registered individuals who reach the fundraising minimum for the participant T-shirt will receive their shirt plus one additional item at or below their highest level achieved. Prize selection and distribution beyond the t-shirt will occur once fundraising has closed at the end of the year. No refunds or exchanges with the exception of damaged items.


Fundraising Ideas

  • KIDS Challenge – Download and print this PDF. Ask supporters if they would help you cross off a block by making a donation in that amount. Once all blocks are crossed off, convert any cash to one check or money order and mail it to Apraxia Kids with your KIDS Challenge form.
  • Incentive Scorecard – Download and print this PDF. This scorecard lists ten different ways to quickly raise $50. Pick one and earn your shirt. Pick more to earn more incentives. Hang in a visible area and fill in the fundraising thermometer to keep track.
  • Champions Club Challenge – Download and print this PDF. Fill in a monthly goal and plan fundraisers to reach that goal. Once the month is over, mark the total amount raised and how the donations were accepted. Once all activities are complete, convert any cash to one check or money order and mail it to Apraxia Kids with the Champions Club Progress Form.
  • Adopt a Star – Download this graphic. Share on social media with a link to your personalized Walk webpage and ask supporters to pick a star and adopt it by making an online donation in the amount listed. Ask supporters to comment to your post with the color star they adopted.
  • 31 Ways to reach your Team Goal – Download and print this PDF. Select different fundraising activities to support your efforts AND get your community involved by spreading awareness about the Walk for Apraxia. Hang in a visible area and cross off as you complete items.
  • Fundraising 101 Guide – Download to view this PDF for more in-depth information – steps to fundraising, other tools, more creative ideas, printable donor worksheet, and a printable fundraising calendar.


Be the Voice

Spread awareness about childhood apraxia of speech or raise funds for Walk team. Host a lunch and learn, table at a public event, post information around your desk at work, have a bake sale, organize a jeans day for your co-workers, or make a star wall! Check out the Apraxia Kids Event Kit available with resources to enhance your awareness or Walk fundraising efforts. Click Here to register your event!


Social Media Tools

Telling your story to supporters and asking for donations is easier than ever due to the communities of connections on social media. Sharing your story with your network might motivate someone to join your Walk for Apraxia team or donate toward your personal fundraising goal.

View the Social Media Guide to learn more about how to effectively post online. This guide includes helpful tips, an example schedule for posting on social media, and language available for you to copy and paste as a part of your own inspirational message.

Registered Walk for Apraxia participants Log into your Participant Center for more fundraising and social media support found under the Toolkit tab. To learn more about your participant center and how to log in, visit Fundraising FAQs.


Fundraising Tools and FAQs

For more information about your participant center, personal or team fundraising pages, or to answer questions about your Facebook fundraiser, visit Fundraising Help.