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Facebook fundraisers are so easy

I was scrolling through the list of Facebook friends having birthdays, recently, today or soon. Out of 100 people, only 1 has set up a Facebook fundraiser.

Of course, no one is obligated to do so. And this was happening before the virus started destroying the world. For those who haven't tried, it is SO EASY. You can do something nice in this world on a day that friends want to honor you. Evil Facebook is doing something special, making it easy for organizations to raise money, but you can scroll through Facebook for the usual ranting about it or other bad things in the world. (non-Facebook users, go here)

THE EXPERIENCE FROM MY LAPTOP COMPUTER:

Step 1: Look to the left, you will see a list of tempting tabs. Click "Fundraisers" if you are in a country where this is allowed.

STEP 2: Select Nonprofit. Start typing in "TNKR" or "Teach North Korean Refugees."


Step 3: TNKR will pop up as an option! TNKR is a registered 501(c)3, that means you can get a tax-deduction in the USA for donating to TNKR! Just send your name and email to me. If you are in Korea and would like to get a tax deduction in Korea, then donate via our bank account. www.lovetnkr.org/donate




Step 4: Either write a short description about TNKR or just go with Facebook's default message. You could also add a photo. You don't have to save the whole world, just raise a bit of money for your favorite organization.




That was from my Laptop computer. Your experience could be a bit different from your mobile device, but it is easy from there too!





Of course I wish that everyone I knew would set up a fundraiser for TNKR. Not realistic, I know, but out of 100 people I know who recently and will soon be celebrating birthdays, wouldn't it be great if just a handful could do so? If TNKR is not your favorite, it is your choice, there are many other organizations that would be delighted to know that others have set up fundraisers for them.

As an added bonus, evil Facebook even highlights your fundraiser as part of the daily list of your friend's birthdays. So you can raise money for a cause and also raise awareness about it. And if it isn't your birthday, you can set up a fundraiser anyway.

The donations are tax-deductible. When you donate to TNKR, send me a message so I can be sure to generate a donation receipt for you (name, email, amount you donated).

If you are not on Facebook, then check our donation and fundraising options here: www.lovetnkr.org/donate

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