Participant Social Toolkit
Thank you so much for participating in the 2021 O’Hare Plane Pull to benefit Special Olympics Illinois. Please use the buttons below to find materials that will help guide you in your communication for fundraising this year.
We encourage you to personalize your messaging and share your WHY. Tell others the reason you are participating in this event and what Special Olympics Illinois means to you by sharing your stories, pictures, and experiences.
If you have not yet signed up or joined a team for the 2021 O’Hare Plane Pull and would like to, please click here.
Please note the following when posting:
Please tag Illinois LETR and Special Olympics Illinois in each of your posts.
Please always use the event hashtag of #IllinoisPlanePull.
Anything [bracketed] is noted as a place where a handle, hashtag, or other specific information should be added in when posting.
Again, we thank you for your commitment to supporting the O’Hare Plane Pull, the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run, Special Olympics Illinois. For questions regarding the social toolkit specifically, please contact Michelle Mayer at firstname.lastname@example.org. For additional questions about the O’Hare Plane Pull, please email Jim at email@example.com.
Sample Social Posts
The hashtag for this event is #IllinoisPlanePull. We ask you to please use this in your posts as well as tag the applicable social channels. You can also include your personal fundraising page’s link if you have one.
One, two, three, PULL! I have signed up on [TEAM NAME] as a part of the 2021 O’Hare Plane Pull to show my support for Special Olympics Illinois and the life-changing programming it provides to children and adults with intellectual disabilities across the state. Help me make a difference. You can donate at [INSERT PERSONAL FUNDRAISING LINK] or learn more at illinoisplanepull.com. #IllinoisPlanePull
Building a more inclusive world. That’s a reason to pull together. That’s why my team has signed up for the 2021 O’Hare Plane Pull. Join me in supporting this organization and its mission to create a world where people with and without intellectual disabilities are fully integrated together in the community. [INSERT PERSONAL FUNDRAISING LINK] #IllinoisPlanePull
I have joined team [TEAM NAME] and we will be PULLING A PLANE on October 2 in support of Special Olympics Illinois. Yes – I said PULLING A PLANE! Special Olympics Illinois provides year-round opportunities not only in competitive sports, but in health education, leadership and personal development as well? This organization makes such a difference to the athletes it reaches. Make your donation here: [INSERT PERSONAL FUNDRAISING LINK] and learn more about this event at illinoisplanepull.com. #IllinoisPlanePull
Below, please find social graphics sized for posts on your newsfeed/timeline or stories on your social channels, as well a profile cover photo. To save these images on your desktop, simply right click and select “save image as.” On mobile, press and hold until a prompt pops up and save the image on your camera roll.
Facebook and Instagram Posts:
Twitter and LinkedIn Posts:
Facebook Cover Photo:
Add some color to your emails. Include this image in your email signature to remind everyone of the O’Hare Plane Pull and how to support your team by hyperlinking the image to your personal fundraising page. To save these images on your desktop, simply right click and select “save image as.” On mobile, press and hold until a prompt pops up and save the image on your camera roll.
Please connect with the Illinois Law Enforcement Torch Run through our social media channels. Don’t forget to tag us in your posts throughout Plane Pull season so we can stay up-to-date with your activities leading up to the big event.
Please connect with Special Olympics Illinois through our social media channels. Don’t forget to tag us in your posts throughout Plane Pull season so we can stay up-to-date with your activities leading up to the big event.