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Participant Handbook The handbook provides resources needed to register, create a team, or reach your fundraising goals.
Asset Kit The asset kit includes multiple versions of the Dash for Donation logo, as well as the current poster artwork, to be used when promoting the race within your community.
Social Media Library Social networking sites are perfect for fundraising, building teams, and raising awareness on organ, eye, and tissue donation. We’ve compiled a library of posts to make it easy.

Asset Kit

For your convenience, here are the Dash for Donation logo and poster artwork. Each logo download file contains full-color versions of the below logo examples, as well as black-and-white versions. Please contact dash@lifelineofohio.org if you have questions or need additional information.

Logos

JPG Logo
JPG files are bitmap and flat and can only be scaled down. Ideal for web graphics and can be used with print when placed on a white background. (JPG Wordmark Color Version)

PNG Logo
PNG files are bitmap but maintain a transparent background and should only be scaled down. Ideal for web and print use. (PNG Wordmark Color Version)

Posters

Download a poster to display at your organization or community center.

Social Media Library

Ready to Tweet, Facebook, Snapchat, and Instagram your Dash for Donation experience?

Social networking sites are perfect for fundraising, building your team, and raising awareness on organ, eye, and tissue donation. Post status updates on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn or blog about the event with a link to your personal fundraising page.

To make it easy, we’ve compiled some social media ideas, but feel free to make them your own. Also, please share the Lifeline of Ohio social media posts to help amplify our message!

Best Practices
  • Be sure to use #Dash2020 on all your posts!
  • Don’t forget to add your personal team URL to each post so it’s an easy click to join your team and/or make a donation!
  • To add impact to your social media posts, download and use the logos and graphics in the above Asset Kit.
  • Using eye-catching pictures and/or videos.
  • Ask family and friends to share your team URL on their social media platforms.
  • Use stats to get your point across. Share facts from Lifeline of Ohio FAQs or the United Network for Organ Sharing.
Handles and Hashtags

Facebook
Please like us on Facebook and link to us in your post! To link us: type the @ symbol before LifelineofOhio then select Lifeline of Ohio from the dropdown menu!

Handles
Follow @LifelineofOhio on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn.

Hashtags
The main hashtag for all social media channels for the Dash is #DashforDonation. Please also feel free to use #DonateLife in conjunction with #DashforDonation.

Facebook and Instagram

Pre-event posts

  1. It’s Dash for Donation time! Even though it is virtual this year, please help me [honor my donor/celebrate my gift of life/celebrate donation heroes] by joining my team or making a contribution. Visit www.dashfordonation.org to sign up or contribute! #Dash2020
  2. We are proud to take part in the first VIRTUAL Dash for Donation in July to celebrate organ, eye, and tissue donation heroes! You can still register for the virtual event: www.dashfordonation.org! #Dash2020
  3. I am proud to take part in the most meaningful 5K – the Dash for Donation! Even though it is virtual this year, please consider making a contribution to this wonderful cause – www.dashfordonation.org. #Dash2020
  4. Team ______ is ready for @LifelineofOhio’s VIRTUAL Dash for Donation July 11-18 to support organ, eye, and tissue donation! It’s not too late to register: www.dashfordonation.org. #Dash2020
  5. I am virtually “Dashing” for Donation to (honor my donor/celebrate my gift of life/celebrate donation heroes). Join me July 11-18 – www.dashfordonation.org. #Dash2020
  6. I’m raising money to support Lifeline of Ohio’s bereavement and aftercare programming. Go to [insert personal URL] to make a contribution and help me reach my fundraising goal. To learn more about the most meaningful 5K in town, visit www.dashfordonation.org. #Dash2020
Week-of-day Posts
  1. I/We am/are proud to virtually run/walk the Dash for Donation today to celebrate organ, eye, and tissue donation heroes! #Dash2020
  2. Team ______ is ready for @LifelineofOhio’s Dash for Donation! Save lives and register as a donor today: www.lifelineofohio.org. #Dash2020
  3. I am virtually dashing today with @LifelineofOhio to (honor my donor/celebrate my gift of life/celebrate donation heroes). Be a hero and register as an organ donor today – www.lifelineofohio.org. #Dash2020
  4. Today kicks off the virtual Dash for Donation race week! I’m proud to support organ, eye and tissue donation – won’t you register as an organ, eye, and tissue donor today? www.lifelineofohio.org. #Dash2020
  5. Please consider making a financial contribution in memory of our hero, [insert name]. Your contribution will support Lifeline of Ohio’s bereavement programming. To make a contribution, go to [insert URL code or www.dashfordonation.org/contribute/. #Dash2020
LinkedIn

Are you a LinkedIn user? You can export your LinkedIn connections and send a personal email asking them to join your team! Follow these simple steps to get started:

  • Go to your LinkedIn homepage and click on the My Network icon.
  • Click on Connections at the top left side of the page.
  • Click on the Manage synced and imported contacts on the top right side (there is a book icon in front of the link).
  • Under Advanced actions on the top right, click on Export Connections.
  • Under Download your data, select Pick and Choose. Then, select Connections.
  • Next, click on Request archive. 
  • An email with your contact list will be sent to you with a downloadable link to your contacts.
  • Send a personal email to your contacts to invite them to join your team and/or make a contribution.