Fundraising for your Expedition

We know the thought of raising the money for your trip can be intimidating, scary, and seemingly impossible.  We also know that hundreds of volunteers before you have done it!

The reality is that over 70% of our volunteers fundraise to make their trip possible. If you want to come but don’t have the funds, YOU CAN successfully raise the funds!

If you ever have questions, let us help! Reach out to tanner@motherswithoutborders.org

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Two Major Ways to Raise Money for your Trip:

Create an Online Fundraising Campaign

(Recommended for people that use social media and prefer email over mail)

  1. Create a Personal Fundraising Campaign through our website using the step-by-step guide found below (takes about 20 minutes).
  2. Tell your family and friends about your trip and invite them to contribute through your personal campaign page.
    • Use Email, Social Media, Word of Mouth, etc.
  3. You will be emailed instantly when someone donates so you can thank them.
  4. Your Personal Page always shows the updated amount that has been raised so far, so you will always know how far you have to go.

Send Letters to Family and Friends Through the Mail

(Recommended for people that are less tech-savvy and prefer mail over email)

  1. Get addresses for all friends and family that you want to invite to contribute to your trip.
  2. Personalize our fundraising letter template to be from you and print it out. (Template available below)
  3. Mail your fundraising letters out to family and friends.
  4. Your Team Leaders can provide you with regular updates on how much has been raised and who has donated.

Resources to Help

Fundraising Online

Fundraising by Mail

Step-by-step guide:

How to Create & Use a Personal Fundraising Page on MWB’s Website
download-guide-iconClick here to download the step-by-step guide

Letter Instructions & Donation Form:

How to start sending out fundraising letters.
download-guide-iconClick here to download the Instructions & Donation Form Document

Email Script Templates:

This will help you get an idea of what to write in your emails.
download-guide-iconClick here to download Email Templates

We want to assure you that PEOPLE ARE GOOD! You will be surprised at how many people will want to support you.

All donations made directly to MWB towards your trip are tax deductible to the extent provided by law.

Letter Template:

You can use this template for mailing fundraising letters.
download-guide-iconClick here to download the Letter Template