Planning your Dinner Party
A great dinner party should be filled with laughs, stories and precious moments. During these times of international travel restrictions, your Challenge Kit can help you bring a touch of France into the safety of your own home. We’ve included some great tips and ideas to help you add some joie de vivre to your 3 Course Challenge dinner party.
From French phrases, to trivia, table stylings and outfit inspiration, these handy resources will complement your French cuisine with a sprinkling of French culture.
When you register you get access to all of these amazing downloads:
- French Language Guide
- French Trivia Quiz
- French Table Styling Tips
- French Themed Dress-Up Ideas
- Place Cards
- Spotify French Music Playlist
And when you raise your first $150 your dinner party pack is ready:
- Ingredients List
Top fundraising tips for challengers
TAKE THE LEAD
When you make a personal donation to your fundraising page, you show your supporters that you’re committed to the event. Share your donation and inspire friends and family through your leadership.
PUT IT OUT THERE
You’ve got more than a cooking challenge, you’ve got a fundraising challenge on your hands too. Once you’ve created your challenge page by registering for the event, start getting your message out there. Not only will you raise money to help support breast cancer research, you could also inspire your friends to join the challenge themselves. We've made it easy for you - go to your Dashboard to find the Social Share Tile...and get social!
ASK YOUR GUESTS TO DONATE
Once you’ve finalised your guestlist, ask your lucky group to make a donation to the cause. A strong start will help get the ball rolling.
STAY IN TOUCH VIA EMAIL
We’ve drafted an email for you in order to help you inspire friends to donate and support you. Visit the ‘get support’ page in your dashboard and fill in the details to email your friends. It’s that easy. The more emails you send, the more you raise!
KEEP YOUR PAGE UPDATED AND PERSONAL
When you set up your page, add photos and extra information about you it will keep your 3 Course Challenge fundraising page personal. Share with all your friends and family to keep them up-to-date with your fundraising progress!
START WITH A BANG
When you begin your challenge, text five friends and ask for a donation of $30. You’ll be amazed at how quickly you can start helping raise money for breast cancer research. When you’ve reached your first milestone of $150, post your achievement on Facebook, and let people know how much you’re planning to raise. People respond to a goal!
MAKE SURE YOU SAY ‘MERCI’
When you receive a donation, don’t forget to send a personal note of thanks. Your gratitude is going to mean a lot to those supporting you. Simply go to your donations page and select ‘thank you’ and a message will be sent to your supporters.
POST A VIDEO OR PHOTO FROM YOUR PARTY
Let your friends and family see the fun you’re having. Take a photo or make a video during the night, and let your guests share their experiences with their friends and family on social media. Your dinner party is a great night to raise money – share your progress, keep your community involved and let them see how important your challenge really is.
The subject may be serious, but we’re all in it for the precious moments of life, and your dinner party can be one more to add to the list. Enjoy yourself and share the love.But don’t forget to follow social distancing guidelines and social gathering rules in your area.
SHARE YOUR TIPS!
When you join the private Facebook group for the 3 Course Challenge, you’ll start meeting your fellow challenge participants. You can share tips and success stories about your fundraising efforts and get inspiration for fundraising ideas that will make the 3 Course Challenge an event with an énorme impact!