Fundraising Toolkit

Check out our guide to fundraising for the Walk & Run!

Download the PDF in full, or choose from a range of topics by clicking the links below. This toolkit combines many years of fundraising know-how, but there's always room for growth. If you have a great fundraising idea or feedback on this toolkit, send us an email: for Columbus, for Dayton, and for Toledo.


Want to tweet and Facebook your participation in the Walk, but you’re not sure what tosay? No problem. Use the following messages, vetted for accuracy by AIDS Walk CentralOhio staff, to spread the word.

@EQUITASHEALTH serves over 5K people with an #HIV diagnosis. Support their work at #AWCO15

@EQUITASHEALTH provides medical care for those w/ #HIV. Support their work at #AWCO15

@EQUITASHEALTH makes sure there are roofs over the heads of people w/ #HIV. Support their work at

@EQUITASHEALTH offers a residential summer camp for children impacted by HIV/AIDS. Support their work at #AWCO15

@EQUITASHEALTH provides free HIV testing to help stop the spread of #HIV. Support their work at

Why @AIDSWALKCO? Almost 1 in 7 people living w/ #HIV don’t know they have it. #AWCO15

Why @AIDSWALKCO? #HIV is still the greatest health threat for #gay #bisexual men #AWCO15

Why @AIDSWALKCO? Every 22 hours in central #ohio someone is newly infected with #HIV.

Why @AIDSWALKCO? About 1 in 4 new #HIV infections is among youth ages 13-24. #AWCO15

Why @AIDSWALKCO? Nearly 50,000 become infected with #HIV in USE each year #AWCO15

Why @AIDSWALKCO? There are approx. 1,100 new #HIV infections in #ohio every year #AWCO15

Why @AIDSWALKCO? 1 in 16 black men will be diagnosed with #HIV in their lifetime. #AWCO15

Why @AIDSWALKCO? There are approximately 18,000 people living with #HIV in #ohio. #AWCO15

Why @AIDSWALKCO? Nearly 648,459 people with AIDS have died in the US. #AWCO15

Why @AIDSWALKCO? Approximately 14,000 people with an AIDS diagnosis died in 2011. #AWCO15

Why @AIDSWALKCO? Reaching more than 25,000 individuals with evidence-based testing and prevention. #AWCO15

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