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Seasons of Summer Big Give Day Toolkit

Thank you for your interest in CAT’s first annual day of giving — Big Give Day! Your support is critical to this special one-day fundraiser. Donate now or help get the word out by sharing with your friends, family and communities on social media using the following resources.

Be a social media influencer for CAT

  • Follow us on Instagram (@catadoptpdx)Summer Season of Giving Facebook Post sample
  • Follow Cat Adoption Team on Facebook and LinkedIn
  • Re-post CAT’s updates about the Big Give Day to your social media network; be sure to tag us and use #CATBigGiveDay
  • Share about your kitty and why CAT matters to you on your personal social media accounts. You can create your own posts or use these samples (add photos or videos for added fun!):
    • #CATBigGiveDay is coming soon! On July 10, join me to raise lifesaving funds for cats, kittens, and cat lovers. Summertime is tough for shelter pets, so let’s save lives together!
    • Let’s help raise $25,000 on #CATBigGiveDay for critical programs and services that save lives! Cat Adoption Team supports cats and people in having happier, healthier lives and loving friendships. Join me in supporting this one-day fundraiser by visiting:
    • I just donated to #CATBigGiveDay! Cats and kittens need our help right now, and I want to make sure they get the care they need and the chance to find loving homes. Every dollar counts, so make your gift today at

Send a Big Give Day email

  • Email your personal network and ask them to join you in making a gift. Simply copy and paste the sample email below:

Subject: Save lives by donating to #CATBigGiveDay!

Dear _______,

Join me in lifesaving on Wednesday, July 10 by making a special gift to help raise $25,000 for cats and people who count on Cat Adoption Team.

During Big Give Day, the focus is on funding for programs and services that provide care to cats and kittens and support people in caring for their pets. I hope you will join cat lovers like me by making a gift and helping us reach our goal. Here’s how you can help:

  1. Make a gift for Big Give Day at (To unlock your Give BIGGER Bonus, get your gift in early! Two cat-lovin’ friends are pooling their gifts to match the first $10,000 in Big Give donations.)
  2. Become a social media influencer for Big Give Day by sharing about the campaign using the hashtag #CATBigGiveDay.
  3. Follow Cat Adoption Team on Facebook and LinkedIn and find @catadoptpdx on Instagram to get Big Give Day updates.

Visit the CAT Big Give Day webpage to learn more about the campaign or make a donation today.

Thank mew in advance for supporting CAT’s Big Give Day!

[Your Name]


Email Heather Miller, development & communications director, at [email protected].

About Cat Adoption Team

Cat Adoption Team (CAT) is the largest cat shelter in the Pacific Northwest. We offer adoption, foster care, and veterinary services to homeless cats and kittens.

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