Tuesday, September 9, 2014

Tips On How To Organize A Funeral Fundraiser

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Organizing a funeral is a devastating and necessary event that we all have to go through at some point in our lives. On top of loosing a loved one, sometimes we fall into a greater state of depression due to the costs associated with a funeral. But alas, while you're in the process of grieving a loved one, the last thing you should have to worry about are funeral costs. Here is a guide that you can use to raise the funds you need, so that you can reallocate your focus into healing yourself and your other loved ones that are affected by the loss of a family member or a close friend.

1) Community Fund Raising Event

One of the most beneficial things that you can do is to organize a fundraising event. There are a variety of ways you can go about this, such as organizing a car wash, talent show, or even a community BBQ. The key to making any fundraising event is that you gain awareness. Let the members of your community know what the fundraising event is for by posting flyers in public areas and in newspapers.

2) Crowdfunding Platforms

A Crowdfunding website is any platform that utilizes the funds of other people to achieve a specific goal. For example, there are many platforms that inspiring entrepreneurs can use to raise the funds that they need to implement a business idea by setting up a fundraising campaign on these types of platforms. Similarly to that platform, there is an abundance of crowd funding platforms such as funeral funds, which individuals can use to raise money for the costs associated with a funeral.

3) Social Media

Another effective way that you can raise funds for funeral costs is by leveraging social media. Let your friends and family members know that you need help with the funeral costs and establish a donation campaign on a crowdfunding platform such as funeralfund.com. This can prove to be very effective when your friends and family members donate, they can make a post on their social media pages to encourage other friends to help them with the donations. Thus the chances of the campaign being successful will increase.

1 comment:

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