As many of you know, Giving Tuesday (November 27th) is an important day of the year for Warriors at Ease. It’s when we ask others, during the giving season, to support advancing the mission of WAE by donating to our cause. Thanks to the generosity of PayPal and Facebook, all donations made through Facebook fundraisers on Giving Tuesday 2018 will be matched up to $7,000,000! This is a great day to make your donations and those of your network go twice as far in supporting the Warriors at Ease mission.
Below are details for how you can host a Facebook Fundraiser on Giving Tuesday. Thank you in advance for your help with raising money for Warriors at Ease. We couldn’t do it without fantastic ambassadors and advocates like you!
Setting it up
Step 1: Download our custom Facebook cover photo here and save it to your desktop. (Right click and select “Save Image As”)
Step 2: Login to your Facebook account and click “Fundraisers” in the left menu of your newsfeed.
Step 3: Click the green “Raise Money” button on the left-hand side.
Step 4: Select “Non-profit” for who you’re raising money for.
Step 5: Search for and select “Warriors at Ease”.
Step 6: Select how much money you want to raise and make the end date “November 27, 2018.”
Step 7: Fill in the fundraiser details using the following information (tweak and add your own story if you’d like!):
Fundraiser title: [Your Name’s] Giving Tuesday Fundraiser for Warriors at Ease
I’m passionate about the Warriors at Ease mission because they empower the health and healing of service members, veterans and their families through yoga and meditation! Through their network of trained teachers and professionals, Warriors at Ease supports the health and wellness of military communities around the world! Through WAE, I’ve [enter your story here about how WAE has impacted your life].
I share my story so others can see the direct impact WAE has on individuals like myself. Every dollar I raise for WAE will be used to support WAE programs that increase the awareness and availability of yoga and meditation in military communities around the world!
Make a donation on Giving Tuesday, November 27th, to Warriors at Ease and PayPal and Facebook will match your donation! That’s right! Your donation will go TWICE as far when you donate to my fundraiser on November 27th. Thank you for your support! You’re making a meaningful change in the lives of service members, veterans and their families!
Step 8: Upload your customized cover photo (the one you downloaded in step 1) to Facebook and then select the “create” button. Your fundraiser is live!
Let People Know About It!
Once your fundraiser is set up, make sure your network knows about it! By educating and tell your story of why Warriors at Ease matters to you, you can motivate and inspire your friends to donate. Check out these sample posts you’re welcome to use:
November 27th is #GivingTuesday and this year I’m fundraising for Warriors at Ease, a non-profit that supports the health and healing of service members, veterans and their families through yoga and meditation. WAE has had a major impact in my life and I want to help advance their mission. Every dollar I raise will go directly to programs that help increase the awareness and availability of yoga and meditation in military communities around the world! Learn more and donate here: [link to your Facebook Fundrasier]
Support the health and healing of service members, veterans and their families by donating to Warriors at Ease on Giving Tuesday! Visit the link below to donate now! Every dollar I raise goes to Warriors at Ease. And on November 27th, funds raised through Facebook will be matched by Facebook and PayPal so the impact will go TWICE as far! Learn more and donate here: [link to your FB fundraiser]
Thank you so much for your support and for hosting a Facebook Fundraiser for Warriors at Ease! If you have any questions, please reach out to our Director of Communications, Alexis Miller, at email@example.com.