Setting up a Fundraising Page Using Firstgiving
How do I Set up a Fundraising Page?
Its quick and easy to set up a fundraising page online using these 5 steps. Follow the step-by-step instructions below:
Step 1) https://www.firstgiving.com/fcboston/24-hour-soccer-marathon-2018 and then click on GREEN BUTTON labeled FUNDRAISE. This will allow you to create your own fundraising page. If you created a webpage for last year's event, you will need to create a new one this year as this is a different event.
Step 2) Create Your Account - Complete the name, address, email section and create a password and click the green button labeled NEXT
OR Login to the account you used last year to set up your 2018 fundraising page.
Step 3) Join a team - select the name of your Bolts team or Alumni or whichever team you will fundraise for and select NEXT to create a fundraising page to share with others
Step 4) Create a Page - Upload a photo or video; tell a story about yourself and the Bolts enter your fundraising goal; you can make a donation and click on green button labeled NEXT
Step 5) Congratulations! You've created a fundraising page. Be sure to customize your thank you email, select the link to Ask for Donations, enter your contact list of email addresses, and send it to relatives, friends, co-workers, clients, neighbors, etc. or share it on Facebook.
- We accept credit cards - MC, Visa, Discover, Amex. Checks should be made payable to Boston Bolts
- Donors are asked to join a team when they donate so we can post a "Leader Board" for individuals and track fundraising by team as well.
- Collect Matching Gifts - fundraising pages now include a "Matching Gift" section that allows donors to search the name of their employer. There are over 20,000 companies listed!! If an employer is found, a donor can then click on the employer's name to see detailed instructions about matching gift eligibility and the steps required for the charity to receive the matching gift.
- ALL DONATIONS ARE 100% TAX DEDUCTIBLE. Receipts are automatically sent to each donor.
Prizes: Team & individual prizes will be awarded. The team who raises the most, the team who has the most players participate, the individual who raises the most, top regional fundraisers and more! Prizes include gift cards from We Got Soccer, Nike merchandise, custom Bolts game jerseys for the team who raises the most, AS Roma signed jersey, Revs tickets with on field access, and much more!
More Info MGHfC Sports Concussion Clinic
This is a great club-wide, Bolts community event. Every player, coach, staff, assistant coach will be present to take part in this fun filled day (and night) with parents, siblings, alums all invited too! We will have music, prizes, special guest appearances, awards, photo ops and lots of laughs.