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Start an Online Fundraiser Today

You can provide food, shelter, comfort and hope to neighbors that need it most


Fun and Easy Fundraising Ideas

An online fundraiser through Crowdrise is an easy and effective way to raise money for the Red Cross. Check out some of the most popular types of online fundraising campaigns:
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Help People Affected by a Disaster

Start a fundraiser and be part of their recovery.

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Sponsor My Marathon / Athletic Event

Raise life-saving funds through walks, runs, and races.

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Give in Honor or Memory of a Loved One

Honor a loved one by fundraising to help others.

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Show School Spirit by Fundraising

Work with your classmates to raise funds to help others.

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Celebrate a Special Event

Celebrate your birthday, wedding, or other special event by giving to others.

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Create Something Meaningful to You

Create your own unique fundraiser to showcase your passion.

4 Steps to Successful Fundraising

To start your online fundraiser to support the American Red Cross, simply follow these steps:

  1. 1.

    Visit the American Red Cross Crowdrise page to set up your campaign (or join one in progress).

  2. 2.

    Name your campaign, tell the story of why you’re raising money, and add photos.

  1. 3.

    Be the first to donate, then invite friends, family and more to join you.

  2. 4.

    Thank all of the people who supported your fundraiser!

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Create your fundraising page today!

You can provide food, shelter, comfort, and hope when neighbors need it most.

Other Ways to Fundraise

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Host an In-Person Event

Submit your request to obtain permission and guidelines to fundraise on behalf of the Red Cross.

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Auction an Item – Online or Offline

There are multiple ways you can auction or raffle items to benefit the Red Cross.

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Donate Now

Support all the urgent humanitarian needs of the American Red Cross.

$10.00 is the minimum online donation amount. All donations are tax deductible.