Setting up a Fundraising Page Using Firstgiving
Its quick and easy to set up a fundraising page online using these 5 steps. Follow the step-by-step instructions below to set up your fundraising page.
Step 1) http://www.firstgiving.com/fcboston and then click on GREEN BUTTON labeled START FUNDRAISING. This will allow you to select 24 hour soccer marathon 2017 and create your own fundraising page. If you created a webpage for last year's event, you will need to create a new one this year as this is a different event.
Step 2) Create Your Account - Complete the name, address, email section and create a password and click the green button labeled NEXT
OR Login to the account you used last year to set up your 2017 fundraising page.
Step 3) Join a team - select the name of your Bolts team or Alumni or whichever team you will fundraise for and select NEXT to create a fundraising page to share with others
Step 4) Create a Page - Upload a photo or video; tell a story about yourself and the Bolts or Special Olympics, enter your fundraising goal; you can make a donation and click on green button labeled NEXT
Step 5) Congratulations! You've created a fundraising page. Be sure to customize your thank you email, select the link to Ask for Donations, enter your contact list of email addresses, and send it to relatives, friends, co-workers, clients, neighbors, etc. or share it on Facebook.
- We accept credit cards - MC, Visa, Discover, Amex. Checks should be made payable to FC Boston
- Donors are asked to join a team when they donate so we can post a "Leader Board" for individuals and track fundraising by team as well.
- ALL DONATIONS ARE 100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE. Receipts are automatically sent to each donor.
- We've got some awesome prizes we'll be awarding to the top Bolts teams & players who fundraise the most... Nike custom jerseys, We Got Soccer gift cards, Bruins and Celtics tickets, Revs tickets with on-field access, and lots more so there's incentive to start fundraising early!!