PSU news by
Penn State's student blog

Topics

About

THONvelope Tips and Tricks

THONvelopes are a great way to fundraise for THON, but a lot of people don’t understand THONvelopes and how they can be beneficial to their organization.  Here are a few tips on how to use THONvelopes, and exactly how they help raise THON’s total!

THONvelopes are the most successful, efficient, and simple way to get donations from friends and family while raising awareness for THON.  It’s important to remember that they aren’t sent to companies (you’ll see exactly why later). If you don’t know how to make and send THONvelopes, you can learn here:

There are some key things to remember when making and sending your THONvelopes:

  • Snag your parents’ address book to find more addresses than just your friends. The more THONvelopes you can send, the better!
  • Personalize your letter and envelope to ensure it won’t be thrown away with the junk mail. This can include decorating the envelope with stickers, or adding a message in your letter. “Thanks for your help Uncle Buck, see you at Christmas!”
  • Send your THONvelopes before winter break. The holidays are the time for giving in a lot of people’s minds and a large amount of giving is done during the month of December.
  • Be sure to thank all of the people that donated. When someone is thanked, not only do we show our deep appreciation, but donors are more likely to remember THON in future years!

Still need more guidance? Email Donor and Alumni Relations Overall Anuj Upadhyay at [email protected]

Happy THONveloping!

About the Author

Kristin Piazza

Senior majoring in journalism, THON Donor and Alumni Relations Captain

Comments

More by Kristin

Don’t Go Broke Over Break

It’s hard enough to save money while at school, but have you ever noticed how you seem to fly through money when you leave for break? It’s not an unusual phenomenon, especially when all of your buddies from home want to get together every single night. Don’t even get me started on the holidays; how could you possibly save money with all of those presents you have to buy? And your Aunt Cindy never seems to just give you cash on the big day…instead you’re stuck with a pair of pajamas with little penguins on them. With my help, you can see your friends, pretend to be happy with your less-than-mediocre presents, and manage to save a few bucks for your bar tab on syllabus week.

Don’t Forget Your Underwear

Secret Santa 101

Athletics

Incoming Penn State Track & Field Athlete Kristian Marche Shot To Death In Philadelphia

The incident surrounding Marche’s death is “under investigation,” according to the Philadelphia police department.

Former Women’s Gymnastics Coach Files Lawsuit Against Penn State Over Handling Of Abuse Allegations

Men’s Soccer Trio, Reading United Win PDL Eastern Conference Title, Fall Short Of National Championship

Penn State Hockey’s Evan Barratt, Aarne Talvitie Participate In World Junior Summer Showcase

Ally McHugh Wins 400 Medley National Championship

Student Life

Penn State Parking Office Runs Into Student Permit Purchase Issues

Students were delayed hours on Tuesday afternoon while trying to purchase on-campus parking permits.

Girirajan Lab Seeks To Bridge The Gap Between Fly And Human Genomes

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Plans Submitted For New KFC In State College

Developers have submitted preliminary land development plans to build a new KFC restaurant at 1780 S. Atherton St. in State College.

Join Onward State: Fall 2018 Application

Onward State is hiring for the fall semester and we’d love to have you join us.

Incoming Penn State Track & Field Athlete Kristian Marche Shot To Death In Philadelphia

The incident surrounding Marche’s death is “under investigation,” according to the Philadelphia police department.

Be the first to know

  • Top posts and the best Penn State stories

Thank you for subscribing.

Something went wrong.

Madden NFL 19 Ratings For Nittany Lions

For the second consecutive year, Sean Lee is the highest-rated Nittany Lion in the Madden video game.

Send this to a friend