During the 2019 Leadership Conferences and throughout Heart Health Month, Alpha Phi Foundation sold Heart Grams to Alpha Phi sisters and friends to raise funds and awareness for our cause.
In exchange for a $5 gift, donors received a Heart Gram card to give to a fellow officer, chapter advisor, or new friend at Conference. Each Heart Gram includes an area to write a personal message and a heart-shaped sticker for them to wear proudly. In addition to raising funds for our five vital programs, Alpha Phi Foundation modeled a fun and easy way for Alpha Phi chapters to set up a fundraising booth!
A Heart Gram Fundraiser is a great addition to a Heartbeat Week or it can stand alone as a “pop-up” philanthropy event. These are not simple Valentine’s cards. Branded as heart grams, this philanthropic effort can take place any time throughout the year.
Not only does this event raise funds and awareness for Alpha Phi Foundation, it creates positive opportunities to increase your chapter’s visibility on campus and talk with your peers and PNMs about your philanthropy.
Set up a booth on campus for students, faculty, and community members to donate in honor of someone special and receive a Heart Grams to share their kindness with another. At your table, loop philanthropy videos and images on a screen, share heart healthy facts, and let others know how their donations are making a difference with Alpha Phi Foundation.
If your budget allows, attach a piece of dark chocolate, lollipop, pin or sticker to the Heart Gram to make it extra special.