I hope you are having a wonderful summer filled with treasured memories for years to come. That certainly is my goal. To that end, I write you today to simultaneously boost the registration of __(team name here)__ in the 2015 World Beach Lacrosse Festival as well as solicit your support in my fundraising efforts for the benefiting nonprofit foundation of the tournament, Casey Powell’s World Lacrosse Foundation, inc.
While lacrosse has a few traditional strongholds in North America, it is a passion of mine to see my favorite game spread across the globe. I feel so strongly about this mission because of what it would mean to me to see new people enrich their their lives and strengthen their character through the struggles, successes and lessons taught in a game requiring such a unique combination of physical and cognitive cooperation both in myself and within the context of a team. There is no sport like lacrosse and I just know if we can bring it to new places it will be embraced with the same love I am wearing on my sleeve for you in this letter. We call it The Medicine Game because it feeds and heals our souls. I need to share that experience. And I’m asking for your help in doing so.
Our team has set high goals for itself in our fundraising efforts to reach the team fee of $1,000 and I am committed to raise at least $200 towards our mark. I fully understand that the expenses of summer are great for everyone and no time is ever particularly good to ask for a pledge. So, I ask only for you to contribute if and what you can. Every bit adds up and I promise we will make you proud of every penny. As I have mentioned a couple times, this is a team effort and hopefully we can add up a lot of pennies.
If you are able to help with my request, I would ask that you mail me a check for any amount made out to Casey Powell’s World Lacrosse Foundation (CPWLF if you’re in a hurry). Please be sure to put my name, the Player and my Team name on the check as well. My address is below.
Thank you for hearing me out. And thank you in advance so very, very much for your gift. It will be received with heartfelt appreciation and used to spread the joy of my Medicine Game around the world.
Thanks for your support!
Sincerely, ______________________________________ (name and address) ___________________________
Team Name _____________________________________
The Casey Powell World Lacrosse Foundation, Inc Fed ID #: 47-2521362
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