Donating your birthday, donating your wedding anniversary, doing a marathon/bikeathon/hikathon, hosting an event, growing a beard, giving a dance lesson, selling handmade goodies, hosting a dinner, hosting a painting exhibition, doing a bake sale, & MORE!
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CREATE YOUR FUNDRAISING PAGE
How can I collect money?
Simply share your Justgiving What I Have I Give page to your friends and ask people to donate via credit card. This saves your time on admin work and you can track donation records easily. If you aren’t a big fan of technology, you can also collect cash and cheques on behalf of VCSL and submit it after your party.
Tech-savvy option - Credit cardCreate your own page on Justgiving and direct your friends to the link to donate.
Sample message, if you donate your birthday:
Hi guys, It’s my birthday coming up next month and I’d like to celebrate it by donating it to an organization called The Vine Community Services (VCSL) – a charity that helps refugees in HK. What do I mean by donating my birthday? It means you don’t need to buy me present, but instead you can make a donation to VCSL via my birthday champion. My goal is to raise HK$5000 to the charity. Please click here to support me: [insert your justgiving birthday link]
Advantages of the tech-savvy option
- You know the fundraising result immediately.
- The webpage can generate a donor list.
- Your friends can leave comments on the birthday webpage.
Personal approach - Cash & ChequeAsk your friends to give you cash or make out a cheque. Collect all the money and give it to VCSL all at once.
Sample message, if donate your birthday:Hi guys, you don't have to give yourself a headache with what to get me this year! I have donated my birthday to an organization called The Vine Community Services (VCSL) – a charity that helps refugees in HK. You can get me present by making a donation to VCSL via my birthday champaign. My goal is to raise HK$5000 to the charity. My goal is to raise HK$5000 to the charity. If you’d like to support me to achieve this goal, you can do it by cash or cheque, I will do a collection at my birthday party.
Advantages of the personal approach option
- It’s easier for your non-tech friends.
- Save handling fee for VCSL.