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Sample letter & donation form asking a company for a donation

Dear (Name),

In (Date) I will be participating in (give brief description of the event).
I am writing to you in the hope that you will be in a position to help me raise my sponsorship target of €xxxx. The funds raised from this event will go directly to the charity, the National Council for the Blind of Ireland.

NCBI is the agency in Ireland providing support and advice for people who are blind or vision impaired. NCBI provides valuable support, training and counselling and needs to raise substantial funds to maintain the services that help people who are blind or visually impaired to overcome the barriers that impede their independence and participation in society.

Your support will improve their lives, so please help if you can (please find enclosed a donation form). And remember, your company can claim a tax deduction on donations over €250 as if it were a company expense.
If you have any questions please do not hesitate to call me on Your Phone Number Thank you for your time, I hope to hear from you soon.

Yours sincerely,
(Your Name)