Back to School

If your family needs help with school clothing, please click here

Start Your Own Back to School Fundraiser!

  1. Visit givebutter.com/2021MAMbacktoschool 

  2. Click “Fundraise” to create a profile, fundraising page and set a goal

  3. Share your page with your family, friends and social network

  4. Challenge your friends to support your fundraiser or create their own pages

Fundraising Challenge

Challenge a neighboring business, organization, or another department to see who can reach their goal first!


We are here to help if you need anything to make your FUNdraiser a success! Contact us at events@mamhouston.org if you have questions.

Please note:

Fundraising pages are for companies, groups, or individuals to help raise funds for MAM, not for personal fundraising purposes.

If your family needs help please contact your school's Communities in Schools (CIS) Student Support Manager or the School Office directly to find out if your school participates in MAM's Back to School program.

 
Tips for your fundraiser!

Be sure to include:

  • A monetary goal! $50 can purchase clothing for one child, so for example, if you choose a goal of $1,000, it equals new school clothes for 20 children!​

  • A short description of why you have chosen to support this cause. This will help you when you ask your family, friends and network to support you.​

  • Images and/or video - we have them available to here!

Here are a few ways to get donations coming in:

  • Send an email! Get your email list together and send a nice note asking for support with a link to your page. (view a sample email)

  • Be social! Built in to your fundraising page are social media icons to make it very easy to share your fundraiser to your social networks. (view sample social media posts)

  • Encourage healthy competition! Challenge a neighboring business, organization, classroom or another department to see who can reach their goal first

  • Don't forget to say "Thank You!" Consider publicly thanking your donors via social media, with a quick email, or even handwritten note. They will love it!

Images & Video Links:

Video LinksHow Back to School Works: (YouTube)
Logos & Images for use - to download, hover over the image you want to use, and click the download arrow icon
Logos
Square Images
Banners / Headers
 

Sample Messaging:

Copy and edit these sample posts. Include an image or video from above and make them as fun as you like!

Don’t forget to tag us!  MAM is on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter @mamhouston

#mamhouston #mambacktoschool #backtoschoolhouston

 
Social Media
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Help kids start the school year with new school uniforms through MAM’s Back to School Program. Just $50 can provide new school clothing for a child in need! 


Join [Business/Organization Name]’s team and donate online. Look for us at givebutter.com/2021MAMbacktoschool

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Children in our community need your help!

 

[Business/Organization Name] has teamed up with MAM (Memorial Assistance Ministries) to help children get new school clothing! 
 

For more information or to donate online, visit givebutter.com/2021MAMbacktoschool

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We can help 5,000 local children start the school year with new school uniforms! [Business/Organization Name] is collecting monetary donations for MAM’s Back to School program to provide low-income families with new school clothing. With your help, parents can shop for uniforms with their kids. 


Donations can be made at [Location] or online at givebutter.com/2021MAMbacktoschool

Email & Newsletters
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[Business/Organization Name] prides itself on giving back to our community. To continue this tradition, we have partnered with Memorial Assistance Ministries to help children get new school clothing through their Back to School program. Families living in poverty in our community often have a hard time paying the bills and feeding their children. Additional costs for Back to School, means they might fall behind on rent or bills. 


We encourage our [employees/patrons/customers/clients/etc.] to join us in supporting MAM’s Back to School Program. Each $50 donation means a child will start the school year with new uniforms, ready to learn. Please consider sponsoring a child today!


Join our team to donate online at givebutter.com/2021MAMbacktoschool