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How to Start a Facebook Fundraiser for the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps

Follow these simple steps to start your Facebook fundraiser and support the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps as part of the Rocky Mountain Mini-Rivalry Knockout!

  1. Log In to Facebook:

    • Open your web browser or Facebook app and log in to your Facebook account.

  2. Navigate to Fundraisers:

    • On the left-hand menu of your Facebook homepage, click on “Fundraisers.” You may need to click “See More” to find it.

  3. Create a New Fundraiser:

    • Click the “Raise Money” button.

    • Select “Nonprofit” as the type of fundraiser.

  4. Choose the Nonprofit:

    • In the search bar, type “Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps.”

    • Select “Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps” from the list.

  5. Set Up Your Fundraiser:

    • Fundraiser Title: Change the title of your fundraiser to match your team name (e.g., “Team Mary - Rocky Mountain Mini-Rivalry Knockout”).

    • Cover Photo: Download the appropriate team cover graphic from the Teams page on our website and upload it as the cover photo for your fundraiser.

    • Fundraising Goal: Set a fundraising goal (e.g., $500). Be realistic so you can achieve your personal goal.

    • End Date: Set the end date to July 13.

  6. Tell Your Story:

    • In the “Why are you raising money?” section, write a brief story about why you’re supporting the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps and why others should donate. You can use the following template:vbnet

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      I’m raising money for the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps as part of the Rocky Mountain Mini-Rivalry Knockout! Join Team [Your Team Name] and help us win by donating to support the talented members of this incredible organization. Every dollar counts and brings us closer to our goal!

  7. Launch Your Fundraiser:

    • Review your fundraiser details and click “Create” to publish your fundraiser.

  8. Share Your Fundraiser:

    • Share your fundraiser on your timeline and invite your friends and family to donate.

    • Regularly update your supporters on your progress and encourage them to share the fundraiser with their networks.

Tips for Success:

  • Personalize Your Message: Make your fundraiser stand out by adding personal touches to your story.

  • Regular Updates: Keep your supporters informed about your progress and any milestones you achieve.

  • Express Gratitude: Always thank your donors publicly to show appreciation and encourage others to donate.

By following these steps, you'll be well on your way to supporting the Troopers Drum and Bugle Corps and helping your team win the Rocky Mountain Mini-Rivalry Knockout!

Thank you for your support and good luck!

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