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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How To Fundraise

Step 1: Make a personal fundraising plan

Read through the resources below first, then set up a 15 minute phone call with Tanner. tanner@motherswithoutborders.org

19 IDEAS TO HELP YOU FUNDRAISE FOR YOUR TRIP

HOW ONE VOLUNTEER RAISED OVER $8,700 IN 4 WEEKS

Step 2: Get the word out to EVERYONE

Direct people to this link to make donations to you online: https://motherswithoutborders.org/product/expedition-donation/

Use our email & letter templates.

Start posting ever week or two on social media and include the link where people can donate.

AN EXAMPLE EMAIL TEMPLATE

Step 3: Follow up with everyone

Follow up emails, text messages, phone calls, etc. Most people don’t donate right away even when they are planning to make a donation. They need to be reminded.

REMEMBER:

All donations towards your trip are tax-deductible.

Corporate Matching Gifts – Ask everyone if their company matches. If you or a close relative has a company that matches you may get the cost of your trip cut in half! Search to see if an organization has a matching program HERE.

Templates

How to Send Fundraising Letters:

download-guide-iconClick to download Instructions & Donation Form Document

Fundraising Letter Template:

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Fundraising Email Templates:

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