Facebook birthday fundraisers

People use Facebook to dedicate their birthday and raise money for VIA: Visually Impaired Advancement. If you live in the United States, Facebook has made it easier to do this by allowing people to create a fundraiser for their birthday directly on Facebook.

Please click here to set up your Birthday Fundraiser for VIA easily.

How’s It Work

Two weeks before your birthday, you will see a message from Facebook in your News Feed giving you the option to create a fundraiser for your birthday. You can create a fundraiser for any of the 750,000 U.S. nonprofits available for fundraising on Facebook.

Support the VIA by creating a Facebook Birthday Fundraiser. Once you do, your friends will receive a notification inviting them to support you in honor of your special day.

Create Your Own Birthday Fundraiser

  1. Select the VIA: Visually Impaired Advancement from a list of available nonprofits.
  2. Enter the amount of donations you are looking to raise.
  3. Tell your story as to why the VIA is important to you.
  4. Pick a cover photo.
  5. Congratulations! Your Birthday Fundraiser has been published. Invite your friends.
  6. Want to raise more for your birthday? Offer to match any donations that come in. Don’t worry; you can set a limit.

To learn more about Facebook Birthday Fundraisers, click here.

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Renee DiFlavio