Heroes for Hope Fundraiser Guide

New! Jumpstart your fundraising by sending this customizable email to your supporters. Click here to download. 

Remember: To receive matching dollars for your program, you must sign up before July 1.


Operation Warm’s Honor Your Heroes Fundraiser WILL help you:

  • Kick start your fundraising
  • Attract new donors to support your program

Through July 7th, online donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar from a $15,000 match fund! For example, inspire someone in your community to donate $100 to your Operation Warm coat program, and $200 will be added to your account. If they give $500, your program will receive $1,000.

why participate?

Our 4th of July campaign has turned into one of our most successful fundraisers, with tens of thousands of dollars raised each year for Operation Warm’s Community Heroes programs.

How will donations be matched?

Donations will be matched dollar-for-dollar through July 7th or until until the $15,000 matching fund runs out. To qualify for match:

  • You must complete the 2020 Community Heroes participation form (LEFT)
  • A donation must come from an individual donor to be matched. There is a $500 match limit per individual donor.
  • Individuals can donate on the Honor Your Heroes donation page or the custom donation page we create for your program.
  • Matching funds are available from June 25th through July 7th for eligible programs. You must sign up by July 1st to be eligible for the match.
Will our fundraising check be matched?

Only individual donations made to a fundraising page will be matched. This is a great opportunity to get even more donations for your program. Tell everyone one you know that if they make a new donation to your program online during the timeframe, it will be doubled!

Is there a limit on the amount of matching money for my program?

The maximum match for each program is $1,000.

When will I receive my matching Money?

Matching funds will be added to your account when you submit an order for coats.

how do i get my community to participate?

Spread the word! Send email, post on social media and tell everyone you know that you they have the opportunity to double their donations to give brand new coats to children in your community. Include your custom donation page or the Honor Your Heroes donation page.

How Do I Get the Most Money for My Program? 

Take advantage of our free fundraising resources.

Have Questions?

Contact Operation Warm for more information by email.

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