How to set up a Just Giving page for your wear it pink event
Whether you’re holding a wear it pink event in your household, socially-distanced or virtually – you’ll probably want to make your event as cashless as possible this year. The easiest way to do this is to set up your very own Just Giving page. Just Giving is an online giving platform that allows you to create your own fundraising page, where your friends, family or colleagues can donate by credit or debit card online.
1. Create your own page
The first thing you’ll need to do, is set up your very own page, and luckily it only takes a few minutes! Go to Just Giving, and click the orange ‘start fundraising’ button. You’ll be asked to log in (or sign up, if it’s your first time), and then select the type of event that sounds most like yours. Fill out the form (more tips on this in the next section) on the next page and click ‘create page’ at the bottom.
Now you’re ready to start fundraising!
2. Tell people why you’re fundraising
When you’re setting up your page, there is an opportunity to share your story about why you’re choosing to wear it pink this year. We encourage you to write a few words about your motivation, as it allows your guests and friends to understand the significance behind your fundraising, and why it’s so important to help make breast cancer research and care happen. There will be a default photo for your page, but we recommend you use a photo of yourself, as it’s another great way to engage with your guests.
3. Share your Just Giving page on social media
After you’ve got your page set up and looking great, it’s time to put the word out there that you’ll be joining thousands of people across the country wearing pink and raising life-changing money. Share your page on Facebook with a short blurb about why you’re taking part. Put the link to your page in your Instagram bio, and let people know they can donate at the ‘link in bio’. Tweet your page, put it on LinkedIn and then put the link on your invites when you send them around to your friends, colleagues and family. Make sure everyone knows about your wear it pink event, and that there’s a super simple cashless way to donate.
4. Let us know when you’re finished fundraising
As people like to donate in the period following your event, we don’t know when you’re finished collecting your amazing donations for your wear it pink event. To make sure you get a thank you certificate for your incredible fundraising, pop us an email when you’re sure all the money has come in for your fundraiser, and we’ll post a certificate out to you.
We hope this information is helpful to you as you get started with your fundraising for wear it pink 2020 – if you have any questions at all, feel free to get in touch. We always love to hear from you!