Have you registered your coat drive?
Promote & Celebrate on Social Media
- Share, post & re-post your personal coat drive page
- Use the sample social media messages provided to tell people why you are holding a coat drive, and how they can get involved
- Like/Follow OWC on Facebook/Twitter/Instagram/Pinterest — @onewarmcoat
- Change your Facebook/Twitter/Instagram profile pictures to the OWC logo
- Change your Facebook Cover photo to include details about your drive
- Fundraise for your coat drive through Facebook.
- Whatever platform you use, take pictures and videos and share them with us! Tag us @onewarmcoat, #no1cold, #igavewarmth
*Please note, we can only see photos if your profile is public
Share Your Personal Coat Drive Page Link
You will receive the link to your personal coat drive page when you register your coat drive.
Use this page to promote your coat drive details (date, location, contact info.) and track how many coats and dollars you’ve collected.
Simply copy and paste the URL link into a Facebook and/or Twitter post and you can easily share it with your social network. This is a great tool for promoting your drive and keeping everyone up to date on your goals!
Sample Social Media Posts
You can personalize and share the sample social media posts below (or create your own!). Be sure to visit graphics and posters page to choose images to accompany the posts below.
- Millions of Americans can’t afford coats for their family. I’m holding a @onewarmcoat drive on (date). Stop by with your gently worn coats. #no1cold. (Be sure to include a link your personalize coat drive page)
- A 2-degree drop in body temperature results in reduced heart rate, loss of coordination, and confusion. Help me spread warmth by donating coats to my @onewarmcoat drive on (date) at (location). #no1cold #igavewarmth (Be sure to include a link your personalize coat drive page)
- For the nearly 39 million Americans living in poverty, a warm winter coat is a budget “extra.” You can help by donating gently worn coats to my @onewarmcoat drive. #no1cold (Be sure to include a link your personalize coat drive page)
- 1 in 5 American children is living in poverty. Please donate gently worn children’s coats to my @onewarmcoat drive on (date) at (location). #no1cold #igavewarmth (Be sure to include a link your personalize coat drive page)
- Do you have coats in your closet that you no longer wear – donate them! Stop by my @onewarmcoat drive at (location) on (date) and donate your gently worn coats to a great cause! #no1cold (Be sure to include a link your personalize coat drive page)
- I’m spreading warmth in my local neighborhood by holding a @onewarmcoat drive. Ask me how you can get involved! #igavewarmth #no1cold (Be sure to include a link your personalize coat drive page)
- Today I gave the gift of warmth by donating gently worn coats from my closet. #no1cold#igavewarmth
Fundraise on Facebook
Create a fundraiser to raise money for One Warm Coat through Facebook. Remember, every $1 donated warms 1 person!
People can donate to your fundraiser in just a few clicks without leaving Facebook. An added bonus is that Facebook does not charge fees on fundraisers for nonprofits!
Start a Facebook Fundraiser
Visit the One Warm Coat Facebook page to get started with your own Fundraiser.
Please Note: Facebook Fundraisers do not integrate directly with your Coat Drive page, and donations will not display on the Coat Drive page in real time. One Warm Coat receives disbursements of Facebook donations on a monthly basis. Once One Warm Coat receives the funds from Facebook, they will be deposited and credited to your Coat Drive page.