Sample Press Outreach Letter (click here for a printable version)
Dear Editor/Reporter Name,
Georgia Gives Day is Thursday, November 17, 2016, and organization name is excited to be participating! The purpose of Georgia Gives Day is to bring the state together as one community, to raise as much money and awareness as possible for Georgia nonprofits within a 24-hour, flash mob of giving on the website www.GAgivesday.org. In the last three years, Georgia Gives Days have raised over $9 million for nonprofits all across the state of Georgia.
I hope that you are planning to cover Georgia Gives Day and share with your audience. To quote Karen Beavor, President and CEO of the Georgia Center for Nonprofits – the organization presenting Georgia Gives Day - “Nonprofits touch nearly every part of our lives. We are very excited to give Georgians an opportunity to truly recognize the nonprofit organizations in their community and give where they live.”
I wanted to make our organization available to help bring to life an example of the impact that a nonprofit has in our community.
Our organization serves enter a brief statement about your organizations mission and who you serve. We can have your editorial team visit us to see enter what you can offer to show them and we are also available to come in for any interviews as well. My contact information is below and I will be following up with you as well.
I also wanted to provide a link to the press kit for Georgia Gives Day as well as a direct link to the official press release. Thank you for your consideration and have a wonderful day.
Your name, Title, Org Info