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Fundraising for Your Cause

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Here are some helpful tips to creating an effective fundraising campaign.

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Online Fundraising

Visit the ‘’how to’’ pages of online crowfunding sites such as GoFundMe or Facebook Fundraisers to start your own campaign!

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Alternate Ways to Fundraise

Check the website of an organization that you advocate for to see how you can fundraise for them.

• For example, advertise that people can donate $10 to the American Red Cross by texting ‘’REDCROSS’’ to 90999 or incluide a link’s ideas for hosting a birthday fundraiser.

• Many organizations also enable you to ‘’donate while you stop’’ through Amazon Smile, which donates a portion of your purchase to your designated organization.

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Real Students Make a Difference

Learn more about how real students, and past World of 7 Billion video contest participants, used their passion to fundraise for causes they care about are making a difference.

Ramya Iyer headshotRamya Iyer won first Place in the Advancing Women and Girls category in 2018. Ramya donated her prize winnings to Nanhi Kali an NGO that plus Indian girls through primary school.


Sterling Holland headshotSterling Holland created Great Barrier Inc., an online t-shirt retailer that donates 10% of all proceeds to the Coral Reef Alliance to protect vulnerable coral reef habitats.

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Before submitting your video use this checklist to make sure you have followed all the
rules and guidelines of the World of 7 Billion video contest.