Facebook Giving

Posted on: Tuesday 3 July 2018

We are delighted to announce that RP Fighting Blindness is now set up for Facebook Charitable Giving Tools – This means that you can now support us by creating a fundraiser to raise money for yourself, a friend or a charity. Perhaps you would like to start a Birthday fundraiser to help celebrate the special occasion? Facebook will now prompt you to create a charity fundraiser for your birthday 2 weeks in advance, how brilliant is that! Just follow these simple steps and you’re well on your way…

How to create a Facebook Fundraiser for RP Fighting Blindness:

– Click Fundraisers in the left menu of your News Feed.
– Click Raise Money
– Select Nonprofit/Charity
– Select RP Fighting Blindness as your chosen Nonprofit (RP Fighting Blindness Official Facebook Page), choose a cover photo and fill in the fundraiser details
– Click Create

Here are a few tips to make your Fundraiser more successful:

– Choose an engaging photo. Choose one of the RP Fighting Blindness page photos that Facebook suggests.
– Make it personal. Let others know why RP Fighting Blindness is important to you and why you’d like people to donate. Sharing your own experience is great!
– Invite your Facebook network! Make sure to share your fundraiser on your Facebook page and invite your friends to participate.

Other ideas for Facebook fundraising could include Anniversary’s or other general celebrations.

For more information, contact leanne@rpfightingblindness.org.uk or call the office on 01280 815900.