Personalizing Your Fundraising Page: Going the Distance for Kids

1) Log onto Razoo.  

If you do not have an account, the site will guide you through the set up.

Go to https://www.razoo.com to get started.

2) Edit.

There are several tabs towards the top of your fundraising page. The second one to the left is “Edit”. If you click on this tab, you can tell your story and set your goals.

Name: The first spot to fill in when editing your page is the name of your fundraiser. Your fundraiser should be named: (Full name): Going the Distance for Kids 2016.  Please remember to start with your name – that will help donors find your page on the Voices for Vermont’s Children nonprofit page.

Summary: Simply say that you are (insert activity) to raise money for Voices for Vermont’s Children. You can give more details if you would like, describing which section you are hiking, your hiking experience, etc.

Tell your story: Here you can say your connection to Voices. You can also describe Voices’ importance as an advocate in the statehouse.

Set your goal: This is where you set a goal for how much money you personally want to raise during this fundraiser. You can choose whatever size financial goal feels right to you.

3) Images/Videos.

There is another tab next to “Edit” which says “Images/Videos” you can click on this to illustrate your story by posting pictures or videos. You may also upload pictures of yourself doing your activity. There are several videos about Voices which you could link to your page to tell potential donors about the organization. You may find these links on the Voices for Vermont’s Children non-profit page.

Here are some videos you can link to your page:

30 Years: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mV0Zbp5CIpg

A few of Voices’ accomplishments: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a1qI68YXsGk

Why children need an advocacy group: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a814sKrtXFY

There are many ways to be a child advocate: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j9Sk4FN7h84

4) Thank Donors.

The “Thank Donors” tab next to the “Images/Videos” tab allows you to write a message to your donors that will automatically be sent out by Razoo.

Thank you for taking the time to personalize your page.  Sharing your story is a great way to engage potential donors.

Going the Distance for Kids Home Page

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