Thank you for fundraising for Rainbow Street!

Inviting your friends and peers to support a cause you care about is the most effective way to raise money for Rainbow Street. Facebook fundraisers make it easy for you to invite your friends to support. And since Facebook doesn’t charge a transaction fee, 100% of donations will go straight to Rainbow Street. We suggest that you post your fundraiser a day or two before Giving Tuesday (November 27) thru December 2, and increase your goal throughout that period as appropriate.

For extra help, check out our sample content.

To create a Giving Tuesday (November 27) Facebook fundraiser for Rainbow Street:

  1. Click Fundraisers in the left menu of your News Feed

  2. Click Raise Money

  3. Select Nonprofit/Charity.

  4. Search for and select Rainbow Street (it’s the one based in Berkeley, CA), choose a cover photo or use the photo below. Copy and paste fundraiser details from the text below and customize if you choose to.

  5. Set a goal - pick an amount that you feel comfortable with. $250 - $500 might be a good starting point. $500 is the average cost to the support a Rainbow Street beneficiary for a month. You can always increase your goal.

  6. Click Create

  7. Invite your friends to support your fundraiser

  8. Reshare leading up to Giving Tuesday and throughout the day