Dear friends and family,

This February, I’ll be participating in a charity swim on behalf of two great organizations you can read about below. I’d be honored and grateful if you donate! You and I will both be entered in a raffle for two round-trip tickets on JetBlue for every $50 you donate.

As part of the fundraiser, members of my LGBT masters swim club, Team New York Aquatics, will swim continuously for an hour, individually or as part of a relay. We’re striving to surpass the more than $15,000 we raised last year, and I’m hoping you’ll consider a tax-deductible donation of $____. We accept donations of any amount, and I’ll be grateful for whatever level of support feels right for you. To inspire more giving, JetBlue has donated two round-trip tickets between any two destinations it serves, available for use one to two months after my swim. For every $50 you donate, you and I both get a ticket in a raffle for the flights!

The easiest way to donate is by following this link:

[INSERT LINK TO YOUR PERSONALIZED MIGHTY CAUSE FUNDRAISING PAGE, WHICH YOU CAN CREATE WHEN YOU REGISTER BY CLICKING “JOIN THIS EVENT” HERE]

If you’d prefer to write a check, please make it out to Team New York Aquatics, and send it to me at __.

Thank you for your support! I know there are a lot of worthy causes, and I deeply appreciate your contributions to these deserving causes.

YOUR NAME HERE

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These are the charity beneficiaries I’ll be swimming for this year:

The Alliance for Positive Change, formerly the AIDS Service Center NYC, helps New Yorkers living with HIV and other chronic health conditions get the medical care, peer support, and housing assistance they need to achieve health, happiness, and stability.

The New York LGBT Bar Association provides free legal services to more than 1,000 low-income and vulnerable LGBTQ+ New Yorkers annually, with clients ranging from homeless youth to senior citizens on issues including housing, employment, discrimination, family law, and more.

Thank you!