THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
SHOP EARLY, SHOP LOCAL, SHOP SAFE 

For The Community

Attention community champions: Fort Collins is counting on you! Check out the following marketing resources to guide you while you rally behind local business owners and organizations so they can safely stay open and stronger than ever!

How You Can Support Local Businesses

Local businesses in Fort Collins miss you as much as you miss them, so we encourage you to use this toolkit to show your support for them in any way that you can. Below are a few easy but impactful ways that you can show them you have their back!

Buy a Giftcard or Pre-Pay

This is one of the best ways that you can help your favorite businesses maintain cash flow when they are at a standstill. Call your favorite spot or go online to buy a gift card for a future date night, shopping spree, or lunch with friends! You can even call to pre-pay for your hair appointment. This not only helps them out but gives you something to look forward to. It’s a win-win!

Delivery or Curbside Pickup

Are you tired of cooking at home? No problem. Do you need to take part in some retail therapy? Options are endless in Fort Collins. Call directly or use online services such as NocoNosh to get dinner delivered for the family or do some shopping at a local boutique that is offering delivery or pick-up.

Leave a Kind Review

Now more than ever, your favorite businesses need your kind words. Leaving a review is quick, easy, and not to mention, free of cost. Yelp, Google, and Facebook are all great places to leave reviews.

Share a Picture of Yourself With Product, Merch or Signage

Are you missing your favorite Fort Collins brewery or golf course? Post a throwback picture on social media of yourself enjoying your time there! Make sure to tag them, so they can see your support.

Refer a Friend

Talk to your friends about the spots you can’t wait to get back to and encourage them to follow them on social media if they haven’t already!

Safely Support Local Restaurants

Help keep your favorite local dining establishments in business during COVID-19 with some of these ideas: 

Adopt a Restaurant

Business owners: Designate one local restaurant per week and send out messaging that encourages your employees and workforce to visit or order from those restaurants.

Go Potluck Style for the Holidays

The holidays are coming up and we want you to shop local! Buy your cheese board, meat, and sides from different vendors to support multiple businesses for your small feasts this holiday season. 

Order a Dinner Party

Make a fun night out of ordering dinner parties to go from local restaurants! Order one for your family and another for a friend’s family, then enjoy your meals together over a video call.

TELL THE COMMUNITY HOW YOU ARE #Forfortcollins

Use our Social Post Creator to generate customized #ForFortCollins and #ForFoCo social media posts! All you have to do is customize, download and post to share how you or your customers can be #ForFortCollins.

 

Follow The Movement

Keep up with the latest by following the hashtags #ForFortCollins and #ForFoCo

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