FINAL PITCH CHALLENGE

Deliver a well-crafted speech to inspire others to support your cause. 

June 13, 2019
6:00 - 9:00 PM

Old South Church
645 Boylston Street
Boston, MA


 

THE CHALLENGE

Five Charity Warriors Challenge finalists will pitch their causes to a panel of judges and live audience. One organization will be awarded $10,000.

 
 

CHALLENGE REQUIREMENTS

  1. The five organizations that raise the most during the challenge will win an invitation to pitch at the final challenge.

  2. The pitch will be delivered by the organization’s “warrior”.

  3. The speaking order of warriors during the Final Pitch event will be determined at random.

  4. Each pitch must be no more than two-minutes in length. The judges will ask 2-3 follow-up questions.

  5. The audience and judges will vote to determine the overall winner, who will be awarded $10,000.

  6. Each pitch must include the following:

  • Mission

  • Program model

  • Compelling need

  • Demonstrated impact

  • Call to action

  • Personal passion (inner warrior)


CHALLENGE TIPS

  • Get to the point fast. Try to capture our attention in the first few seconds.

  • Speak confidently, loudly, slowly, and clearly.

  • Ditch the notecards.

 
 


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