The Cycle for the Cause Team is always ready to provide you with the tools you need to successfully fundraise and participate in this year's ride! We encourage you to download and use the following how-to documents & social media graphics to help guide your social media fundraising efforts throughout your Cycle for the Cause journey.
Cycle for the Cause Participant Guides
DonorDrive User Guide
Learn how to get the most out of your fundraising by using our DonorDrive User Guide!
Check out our Beginners Guide to Training and Preparation for C4C 2022!
Team Captains Guide
Interested in becoming a team captain? Check out our C4C 2022 Team Captains Guide to learn more.
Social Media Toolkit
Be sure to check out our Social Media Toolkit for suggested social media copy and helpful tips & tricks!
Social Media Shareable Graphics
Social Media Shareable GraphicsThese shareable graphics and sample copy are great tools to help announce your participation and get your network excited about supporting your fundraising efforts. Update your social media photos, banner, and bio with your personal fundraising page link to make it easy for your network to donate and cheer you on. The more you share your personal story on social media and your reason for participating in Cycle for the Cause, the more support you will see!(Right-click to save the below images to your device to use on social media.)
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Suggested Sample Copy: I’m supporting LGBTQ New Yorkers by participating in @CyclefortheCause on September 16-18. We are coming together in-person once again to make an impact in the fight against HIV, and I hope you will support me by donating to my fundraising efforts. Together we can help @LGBTCenterNYC serve thousands of LGBTQ New Yorkers. #C4C2022 #EndAIDS #SupportTheCenter [Insert Fundraising Page Link]
Suggested Sample Copy: #CyclefortheCause exists to ensure @LGBTCenterNYC can continue providing critical HIV and AIDS programs and services to the New York LGBTQ community. But they can’t do it without our help. This September 16-18 I will be on the road as a [Insert Participant Type] in support of The Center. I hope you’ll follow my journey as I join the fight to #EndAIDS. Please support my efforts and donate via my personal fundraising page: [Insert Fundraising Page link]
Post this the morning of the Ride
Suggested Sample Copy: I am excited to announce the start of this year's Cycle for the Cause ride in support of @LGBTCenterNYC! Be sure to show your support for me and @LGBTCenterNYC by making a donation. No gift is too small, and every dollar helps! [Insert Fundraising Page Link]
Fundraising Impact Levels
The Center's Impact
C4C 2022 Motion Graphics
Check out our new C4C 2022 Motion Graphics videos for you to share with your network as you continue your fundraising efforts.
Fundraising Tips & Tricks
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Want to exceed your fundraising goals? Follow these seven easy steps and you will be on your way to helping The Center continue to provide life-saving and life-affirming services to our community.
Looking to get those training miles in? Look no further! The C4C team has pulled together several training route recommendations to help our Riders train for the Ride!
You can also visit our team captain-created and community-led training calendar for upcoming training opportunities, available for Google Calendar and iCal. Be sure to check it out often as training opportunities are always being added!
Check out our cycling training route recommendations with detailed information: each route is linked to RideWithGPS, which provides turn-by-turn directions, route elevations, suggested pace, mileage, and much more!
C4C 2022 12-Week Training Plan
Whether you're new to Cycle for the Cause or just getting back into the saddle after some time off, be sure to get a head start on your training! Check out our 12-Week Training Plan to get yourself prepared for Ride weekend!
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COVID-19 Preparedness & Guidelines
We are committed to providing a safe experience for our Riders, Crew, spectators, staff, vendors, and communities that welcome us. To provide a safe and comfortable experience for all, proof of full COVID-19 vaccination with most up-to-date booster information, or negative test within 72 hours of check-in, will be required to participate in Cycle for the Cause. We understand that COVID-19 safety protocols are ever-changing and we are continuously monitoring and following the guidance of our event’s Medical Director, Local and State Departments of Health, and latest CDC guidance for masks, social distancing, and other safety protocols. Learn More by reviewing our COVID-19 Preparedness & Guidelines
C4C 2022 Safety Video
Check out the C4C Safety Video as you prepare for this year's ride from Boston to New York.
C4C: The 275 Challenge Participants
C4C: The 275 Challenge Fundraising Sample Copy