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STEP 1: Decide what type of event you’d like to have (Bake sale? Cocktail party? Movie night? Yoga session? There are so many ways that you can help raise money). Try clicking on the link for the resource page above for helpful guidelines and “how to’s” for specific events. If you have questions, feel free to contact us via email at info@DurgaTreeInternational.org or call (973) 461-6621 so we can help you with the planning stage.
STEP 2: Just register here by clicking the “Become a Fundraiser” button and join us! When you create your account, you will be creating log-in information to help you to manage your own personal page, putting you in full control of the fundraising campaign or event.
STEP 3: Once the account is created and you are logged in, there is a dashboard for editing the Person Fundraising pages accessed pull down menu on the right. This will bring you to a page where you can choose your campaign goal, upload photos, add personalized messages, embed a video, provide stories and links, invite friends, and more! All donations made by your friends via credit card will be sent directly to Durga Tree’s account, with an automatic email being sent out acknowledging their contribution. On your end, you will get notification of the sponsorship and will have access to the donors information so that you can send your own “thank you” if you’d like.
Step 4: Start the ball rolling by making the first donation yourself, or having a close friend make one. Then, visit our “Fundraising Tips” page to get some ideas on how to really make the biggest impact. We can even provide graphics that can be used with facts regarding Human Trafficking and Durga Tree’s efforts.
Step 5: Spread the word! Having your own fundraising site enables you to invite friends and family to donate to your personalized campaign via Facebook, Twitter, emails, etc. through all the social media sharing buttons provided. Donors are also given an option to share once their contribution has been made.
Step 6: Enjoy the warm feeling of knowing the contributions you collect will be felt around the globe, directly benefiting those that are affected by modern day slavery.