Does anyone have any good ideas on online fundraising? I can't post the link on tpf because I don't have enough posts yet but just wondering if anyone has done an online fundraiser and been successful. Thanks!
There are a lot of websites (e.g. Kintera) that allow participants of different events or fundraisers to send emails to friends for online donations - it actually works pretty well for a few reasons:
1 - You get people when they are in front of the computer so it is more likely that they will click on the link to donate
2 - People are more likely to donate more money when they use a credit card online (which I'm sure all online shoppers can attest to )
You could also consider using EBay for an online auction (like a worldwide garage sale)
I'm actually fundraising for surgery on my jaw. It's not developed properly and like shifted more to one side so it's really painful. I decided to try online fundraising since I don't have much family or a large network of friends so what has been given so far is no where close to covering the costs.
that must be real painful, my brother had jaw surgery done a few years ago and before it he was in pretty bad pain. i hear the surgery itself is kinda bad too but afterwards the pain goes away.
not sure if this is against tpf rules but y don't u ask a tpf'er who has higher post count to add the link in their signature? i think the post count might be 1000 but i am sure someone would be able to help.
u can also ask local places like grocery stores, etc that might know u or places u visit a lot if they can help.