friends and family telling them about colon cancer, Dress in Blue
Day and why this cause is important to you. Use
our sample email text.
Hold a yard
sale and donate all the profits to Dress in Blue Day.
Mail in the donations with a completed Dress in Blue Dayfundraising
babysitting or weeding a garden to your friends and neighbors in exchange
for a donation to Dress in Blue Day.
Organize a coffee
fast. For every day someone goes without coffee, ask them to
donate the money they would have spent on the purchase ($3-5). Create a
chart showing everyone’s progress to spark a bit of competition. Encourage
everyone to go one to two weeks.
Plan a Dress
in Blue Day event for your place of worship.
You can put a notice in the bulletin, hold an educational session
and distribute Dress in Blue Day stickers and fact
sheets. Make sure to ask for a donation to help patients in need! Also, be
sure to add your event to the CCA’s Blue Star Calendar.
Organize a Dress
in Blue Day team to participate in a local walk, run or
sports tournament. Of course, have your team wear blue and send us a picture! You can find colon cancer awareness apparel on the Colon Cancer Alliance's online store.
occasion to raise funds for Dress in Blue Day
to help patients in need. Events can include: birthdays, bake sales,
talent shows, etc.
Create an online fundraising page to raise awareness and funds for Dress in Blue Day. Through a personal or team page, people easily get involved by giving a donation, sending emails to friends and family and/or spreading the team's message on social media.