Non-profit organizations and charities depend on public support to keep them afloat. Although financial donations are also needed and welcomed, if you’re unable to make a financial contribution, there’s still many additional ways to show your support for the cause and lend a helping hand.
Purchase a Promotional Item
One organization dedicated to stopping hunger is selling girls necklaces to raise funds for their efforts. This example is one of many that charitable organizations are using to help raise money for their cause. Rather than making a monetary donation, you can purchase a promotional item and get something in exchange for your money. Aside from the necklace idea, organizations offer everything from ink pens to t-shirts to duffle bags and hats that you can purchase for various costs to show your support.
Donate No Longer Needed Items
There are many types of charitable organizations that accept monetary donations in addition to physical donations. Homeless shelters, domestic violence centers, newborn help centers, and others accept donations of everything from clothing to furniture to baby items to household goods and everything in between. Your donation is tax deductible, and helps someone in need. Many organizations will pick up the items if you call them and make the request. It feels good to donate items, knowing someone will get use out of them.
Create a Fundraiser
Creating a fundraiser is a simple way to make a large contribution to an organization that you support without digging deep in your pockets. When everyone pitches in to help, it’s far easier to raise money. This is exactly what takes place when you create a fundraiser. Social media sites (Facebook, for example) have options that allow you to create fundraisers and make charitable donations from their site, but this is only one of the many ways …Read More »