Skip to content

Start A Holiday Fundraiser

Invite your friends and family to Reflect & Reconnect with your own personal fundraiser.

It’s the spirit of the season!

Guide to Fundraising

Creating a virtual fundraiser is a great way to amplify your own contributions, raise awareness, and bring your community together during the holidays. Your friends and family can help United Way raise $60,000 by December 31st 

  1. Set up your fundraiser: Choose a platform and set a goal! Whether you’re using Facebook or FundraiseUp, we have step-by-step instructions to help you get started.
  2. Share your story: Make it personal! Write a brief explanation of what this fundraiser is for and why it’s important to you. We put together some tips and resources if you’re not sure what to say.
  3. Invite your community: Share your fundraiser with friends, neighbors, family, colleagues, and more via email, social media, and any other way you communicate! Take a look at some of the templates we’ve put together or write something from scratch.
man helping lady with donations


Create a personalized fundraising page and share the link with your community.


Use the built-in fundraising feature to share directly with your Facebook friends.

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit this page for answers to the frequently asked questions about fundraising.