How and Why to Create a Team

Teams are the heart of this event. Teams are made up of family members, friends, coworkers and others who have been touched by the death of a child as a way to celebrate, remember and honor a precious life. Invite your family and friends to participate in the IRIS Turkey Trot, have them indicate that they are participating in memory of your child during registration and/or make a donation to your team.

Creating a Team is easy !

Click on Create a Team and complete the form.

Once your team is created a screen will come up that lets you provide additional information on the actual team page:

As people register and select to be a part of your team and/or make a donation directly to your team you will see your donation totals raise.

Spread the Word and Raise Funds for Your Team:

Share the Turkey Trot details and your team fundraising page with everyone you know! Include the info on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and/or by mailing requests to family, friends, and co-workers. Ask them to join you Thanksgiving morning at the IRIS Turkey Trot and to join your team (be sure to tell them your team name), and/or to make a donation to your team.

Sample:

On Thursday November 24, 2022 - Thanksgiving morning - I/we will be participating in the IRIS Turkey Trot in Faribault MN in memory of my/our (child, grandchild, your child's name) This event benefits Infants Remembered In Silence, Inc. a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization that assists parents, family, and friends who have experienced or been touched by the death of a child at any point during pregnancy, infancy, and early childhood death.

IRIS is very important to us, because of that I/we would like to invite you to join our team. You can do this by registering to participate in the IRIS Turkey Trot and selecting to join my/our team, and/or by making a donation to our team. Please visit: www.irisRemembers.com to register and visit my/our team page (Team name and link) and help us reach our goal of $(team goal amount) for IRIS.

Top Fundraising Team:

A Prize Basket will be awarded to the Top Fundraising Team Captain. To be included in this contest All funds must be turned in by 6:30 pm on November 23, 2022.