Protecting children, families, and communities against influenza.

What You Can Do

Promote Awareness

  1. Provide FFF materials (e.g., posters) to your children’s schools
  2. Provide FFF materials (e.g., posters, brochures, postcards, pens) to your pediatrician’s and doctors’ offices
  3. Provide FFF materials to your local children’s hospital
  4. Provide FFF materials to your children's sports teams and coaches; send an email blast to teammates; set up an exhibit booth at key events; hang a banner at the ball park/stadium/track
  5. Share FFF stories on social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn); add the FFF frame to your profile picture
  6. Hang FFF posters around your office building (with permission from Human Resources)
  7. Contact your local TV and radio station(s) and ask them to run FFF’s public service announcements
  8. Contact your local news station(s) during flu season and offer to do an interview
  9. Establish a working relationship with your local health offices/clinics

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Raise Money

  1. Solicit your company for a charitable donation or ask if they will match your donation funds
  2. Coordinate with your company's human resources department to raise money by paying to wear jeans on Friday or sports jerseys during football season
  3. Solicit friends and family for donations on social media (e.g., Facebook, Twitter) on your child’s birthday and/or angel date
  4. Sell a service (e.g., gift tags)
  5. Set up a Super Bowl board
  6. Set up a March Madness basketball tournament
  7. Solicit a local restaurant and ask if they will donate a portion of their funds to FFF on a special date (e.g., during National Influenza Vaccination Week)
  8. Shop and promote AmazonSmile to help raise money for FFF
  9. Have a bake sale at a local farmer’s market or craft fair
  10. Hold a 50/50 raffle at one of your child’s sporting events
  11. Call your local running club and ask if FFF can participate in a local 5K run/walk event
  12. Hold a benefit (e.g., Rock Out the Flu, Brew Out the Flu) at a local venue
  13. Conduct a letter campaign (e.g., send letters to friends, family, and local businesses asking them for donations)
  14. Hold a gala event with a silent auction

Get Your Kids Involved

  1. Have a lemonade stand to raise money for FFF
  2. Ask your children’s schools to have a funny hat day where the students pay $1 to wear a funny hat to school and all proceeds go to FFF
  3. Have a car wash at a local business
  4. Have your child ask for donations in lieu of birthday presents
  5. Have your child tell their story at a school assembly or PTA/PTO meeting
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