To Become a Fundraiser or Start a Fundraising team:

  1. Visit https://www.crowdrise.com/amberroomrunfromthesun5k-2016 to see the Run from the Sun Crowdrise event page.
  2. Click the big gray button “Set Up Your Fundraiser”
  3. To set up a new fundraising individual or team click start your own fundraiser
    1. Enter your Fundraiser Title (your name or your team name)
    2. Optional: Pick a URL to make it easier for donors to find your page
    3. Enter the amount of money you hope to raise
    4. Optional: Say a few optional words about why you’re fundraising for Ann’s Place
  4. Start promoting your fundraising page and collecting donations!  Click here to see an email template to kick-start your fundraising!

To Invite Team Members to Join a Team

  1. Once you have completed setting up your Run from the Sun Event Fundraising Page using the instructions above you can invite friends, family, and coworkers to join you! 
  2. From your fundraising page click the manage team tab near the top of the page
  3. Click the word Toolkit to show the dropdown menu
  4. Click invite team members
  5. Crowdrise will give you the link to your fundraising page as well as a sample message for you to copy and paste into an email, use this tool to spread the word to all your contacts!

To Join a Fundraising Team:

  1. Visit https://www.crowdrise.com/amberroomrunfromthesun to see the Run from the Sun Crowdrise event page
  2. Click the big gray button “Set Up Your Fundraiser”
  3. If you are a member of a team that has already been set up, click join a team
    1. Enter the team name into the search bar and click search
    2. Select your team from the results
    3. If you have a crowdrise account enter your login information to join the team
    4. If you do not have a crowdrise account click “sign up for crowdrise” 
    5. Create a fundraising account to join the team.
  4. Start promoting your fundraising page and collecting donations!

 

To donate to an existing Fundraiser or Fundraising Team

  1. Visit https://www.crowdrise.com/amberroomrunfromthesun to see the Run from the Sun Crowdrise event page
  2. Select the Fundraising Team or Individual in the dropdown menu
    1. Note: If the team has more than one member you will be prompted to select an individual fundraiser for that team
  3. Enter your donation amount
    1. Optional:  Click Hide amount if you don’t want the amount you donated to show on your fundraisers fundraising page
  4. Optional:  If you would like your name to appear on the event and fundraisers webpage select show this name in the donation scroll, if you select hide amount your name will appear without an amount. If you would like to hide your name from the donation scroll select don’t display my name on the campaign page
  5. Optional:  Enter any comments or the names of any Tributes or Memorials associated with this donation
  6. Click Donate
  7. On the next page complete your billing and payment information and click donate to complete your donation!  Thanks for supporting Ann’s Place and the Amber Room Colonnade Run From the Sun 5K!