How to Write a Letter Requesting a Donation for a Ball May 17, 2019Writing a letter asking for donations from businesses is a good way to raise funds for a ball team or any sports team. It must be carefully crafted so it tells who you are, what you're asking, what you'll do with the funds and what the business gets in return, while not being too long. Softball Fundraising Letter - everysport This is a great chance for relatives, friends, and sponsors to contribute to the advancement of a child’s softball career as well as their personal development. Your donation will help with the costs associated with this program. Checks can be made payable to Stars and Stripes and should reference the players name on the check.