Below are some year-long fundraising ideas that everyone can participate in. They’re designed to take minimal effort, but they make a big difference!
Send a Kid to Camp
Shop With AmazonSmile
Donate .5 percent of nearly every purchase on Amazon to the charity of your choice. Approximately one million charities — including small organizations like us — participate in this program. Click on Smile.Amazon.com, then in the search box at the bottom of the page, enter The Taylor Family Foundation. The shopping experience looks the same as usual on your screen, with a note in the top left that says “Supporting,” followed by the name of your charity, so you’re reminded of the donations Amazon makes for you as you buy.
Become a B-Charitable Partner With Fremont Bank
If you think one person can make a difference, imagine what an entire community can do.
Fremont Bank has launched a B-Charitable Program designed to assist nonprofits like us in our fundraising efforts.
Open a qualifying B-Charitable Checking account and at the end of each year Fremont Bank will donate a percentage of your year-to-date average annual balance as of December 31st to your partnered nonprofit organization. And as a bonus, Fremont Bank will donate a fixed amount per qualified Visa® Check Card transaction on all signature-based and pin-based transactions made using a Fremont Bank B-Charitable Visa® Check Card.
For details, drop by a Fremont Bank location or visit www.fremontbank.com/bcharitable.
Search the Internet Using GoodSearch
Help raise funds for your favorite charitable organization by doing something you do every day – searching the Internet. Search the Web using GoodSearch. It’s powered by Yahoo! and works just like any other search engine. Each time you search the web with GoodSearch, about a penny will go your charity or school.
To learn more, visit www.goodsearch.com.
A Charitable Way to Shop Online
When you shop online through GoodShop.com up to 30 percent of each purchase you make will be donated to your favorite cause! GoodShop’s online mall includes your favorite brands, including Amazon, Target, Gap, Best Buy, iTunes, Macy’s and Barnes & Noble and more. Best of all, you pay the same amount for your purchases as you would shopping online through each retailer directly.
To get shopping, visit www.goodshop.com.
Inspired when her physical education and leadership classes at Gale Ranch participated in our Coins for Camper’s campaign (her classes raised enough to send 5 kids to camp) last spring, Katie decided to dedicate her 100-mile Cascade Endurance Race to the kids at Camp Arroyo.
Anyone Can Send a Kid to Camp
Ciara, now a TTFF summer intern, recruited her friends and family to host a bake sale at Diablo Country Club where she donated her funds to help send kids to camp when she was just a fifth grader!