FACEBOOK FUNDRAISING
 

SUPPORT CANCER RESEARCH.
FUNDRAISE THROUGH FACEBOOK

Facebook fundraising makes it easy to raise funds for cancer research through the Journey to Conquer Cancer. It is a new way to build awareness by engaging your social network to fundraise for causes important to you. The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation is here to provide you with the tools you need to help engage your supporters. Introducing new platforms to fundraise is one of the many ways we are advancing and personalizing our mission. With your help we will, Conquer Cancer in Our Lifetime.

Before you get started, we want to provide you with guidelines to help you set-up your Facebook Fundraiser in a way that is trackable and will be credited to the Journey to Conquer Cancer and your fundraising page. Happy Fundraising!
 

HOW TO SET UP YOUR FUNDRAISER

1. Select Fundraisers on your Facebook navigation menu. This will be found on the left side of your browser for desktop devices and in the drop-down menu on Facebook mobile applications.



 

2. From the Fundraisers screen, select the Raise Money button, you will be prompted to set-up your fundraiser. Please follow the next steps to ensure your fundraiser will be recognized by the Journey to Conquer Cancer and properly credited to your personal fundraising account.
 



3. From the Who are you raising money for? menu, select Charity and search for The Princess Margaret Cancer Foundation.
 





4. On the next menu screen, input the amount you want to raise and the date you want your fundraising to end. Click Next.
 



5. On the next menu screen, update the title of your fundraiser to include your first and last name, and Toronto/Mississauga/Vaughan Journey to Conquer Cancer (see example below). This is the only way The Journey to Conquer Cancer team will be able to identify your Facebook fundraiser and link it to your Journey information.

 


6.Once you have completed this entry, continue to create your fundraiser on the next menu screen.

 

KEEP IN MIND:

  • Funds raised through Facebook Fundraising will take up to 60 days to be credited to your Journey to Conquer Cancer fundraising account.
  • Funds raised through Facebook Fundraisers cannot be used for time-sensitive fundraising challenges.
  • To guarantee that funds raised will be allocated towards your event fundraising account be sure to follow each step above and include all relevant information as outlined.


As always, should you have questions, please contact the Journey to Conquer Cancer Team at runorwalk@thepmcf.ca. We are here to help!

 

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