10 SMS templates to help you collect donations

10 SMS templates to help you collect donations

There’s a fine line between sounding genuine and sounding cliché, that’s what makes writing for charities and gathering donations so difficult. Every charity supports an important cause, so the key is to engage your recipient on an emotional level. Emotional responses are best triggered through past contributions or relevant regional statistics. Let us help you get your message across in a meaningful way. Here are 10 examples of how to ask for donations.

Note: Peak donations occur during the holiday season. Learn the 4 steps to help you increase digital donations.

Statistical

Template #1

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*Character count: 251 (2x SMS)

Template #2

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*Character count: 154 (1x SMS)

Template #3

Template #3 Sample Fill

*Character count: 142 (1x SMS)

Seasonal

Sample Fill *Character count: 143 (1x SMS)

Milestones & Success Stories

Template #1

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*Character count: 295 (2x SMS)

Template #2

Template #2 Sample Fill

*Character count: 160 (1x SMS)

*Character count: 159 (1x SMS)

Template #3

Template #3 Sample Fill

*Character count: 156 (1x SMS)

Emotional

Template #1

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*Character count: 159 (1x SMS)

Template #2

Template #2 Sample Fill

*Character count: 154 (1x SMS)

Template #3

Template #3 Sample Fill

*Character count: 153 (1x SMS)

*The characters in the templates above have been counted with the SMS Character Counter. Our online SMS service also has a built-in SMS Character Counter, so you know how long your messages are before sending them.

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