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Join the SCCM Summer Games Challange!

  • 1.  Join the SCCM Summer Games Challange!

    Posted 08-30-2021 17:51

    Dear Northeast Chapter Members,


    SCCM is asking section and chapter members to become fundraising ambassadors to help raise much-needed funds for SCCM's disaster relief efforts for COVID-19 and other national disasters.


    The campaign is called the Summer Games Challenge and runs from August 23 through September 6, 2021, at 11:59 P.M. Central Timeoverlapping with the end of the Summer Olympics. The concept is similar to a Facebook birthday fundraising event where fundraisers email a donation page link to friends, family, and colleagues requesting a donation to SCCM. Many of you participated in a similar campaign a few years ago, so I hope we can count on you again this time.


    Just like the Olympic games, competition always brings out the best in participants. To create a little friendly competition and to add some motivation to help each section and chapter go for the gold, all participants will be eligible to earn prizes for themselves and their team. Top fundraisers will receive valuable SCCM store coupons, and all sections and chapters will receive 20% of the total money they raise.


    Attached is a Quick Start Guide to Fundraising that explains the challenge, prizes available, and how to get started. You will also find step-by-step instructions on setting up a personal fundraising page, links to helpful training videos, fundraising tips, and FAQs.



    How to get started as a fundraiser


    1. Visit Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="1"> and select your chapter or section.
    2. On your chapter or section page, select "Join This Team" to become a fundraiser or "Make a Donation" to donate to your chapter or section.
    3. To become a fundraiser, complete the information and click submit.
    4. Personalize your page with a picture, set your goal, add a personal message or story to pre-populated text on the page, and click "Save."
    5. Watch this tutorial on how to set up your personal fundraising page: Click or tap if you trust this link." data-linkindex="2">
    6. Once your page is set up, send out seven to 10 emails to friends, family, and colleagues asking for a donation. Feel free to send out emails before the official start of the campaign.


    Should you have any questions about the challenge or need help with the donor website, please contact Mark Lenhart, SCCM's Chief Philanthropy Officer, at or +1 847 827-7633 for assistance.


    On behalf of SCCM, thank you for your participation in this campaign as we continue to provide support for both healthcare professionals and patients worldwide during these uncertain times.

    Good luck!


    Scott T May, PharmD, BCPS, BCCCP

    Scott May
    Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
    Connecticut Children's Medical Center
    Springfield MA