More Facebook = More Funds

Why Facebook Fundraising?

Facebook Fundraising is one of the most successful individual fundraising tactics one can use to save lives in the fight against cancer. Activation is simple and easy through your participant fundraising dashboard. On average, connected fundraisers raise over $150 through Facebook Fundraising. Connect your participant dashboard to Facebook today by following the easy steps available on the resources page.

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Top 5 Events By Facebook FUNds Raised 2022 

Relay For Life

RFL Virginia Tech, VA$56,369
RFL University of South Carolina, SC$43,530
RFL James Madison University, VA$40,923
RFL University of Michigan, MI$35,971
RFL Northeastern University, MA$25,650

Making Strides

MSABC Boston, MA$52,680
MSABC Point Pleasant Beach, NJ$43,249
MSABC Long Island, NY$32,369
MSABC Tampa, FL$17,362
MSABC New Hampshire, NH$16,869

Real Men Wear Pink

RMWP Southeast Texas, TX$16,137
RMWP Central Mississippi, MS$10,019
RMWP Acadiana, LA$7,510
RMWP Lane County, OR$6,214
RMWP Pittsburgh, PA$5,409


HERS Michigan, MI$8,676
HERS Indiana, IN$7,465
HERS Greater Cincinnati, OH$6,155
HERS Upstate, NY$5,645
HERS Colorado, CO$4,035

Endurance Series

DN Bank of America Chicago Marathon, IL$171,011
BIKE Bike-a-Thon, PA$111,771
BIKE Pan Ohio Hope Ride, OH$107,980
DN Walt Disney World Marathon Weekend, IL$76,403
DN TCS New York City Marathon, NY$73,535

Community Events

CFP Delta Air Lines Jet Drag, GA$63,007
CFP Swim for Cancer, NC$28,343
CFP Dancing With Our Stars, KY$24,760
CFP Michigan Softball Academy, MI$17,700
HOS Hope On The Slopes At Jay Peak, VT$15,281


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Meet Karen from Alabama

“I set up the facebook fundraiser through my ACS dashboard on Jan 20th . In 16 days raised $800 all from new donors. I didn’t have to share my personal story because it copied it from ACS fundraising page. When people would donate, I would post on the fundraising page on FB a thank you, tagging them in the post. I also would let people know how far I was from my $1,000 goal and asked them to help me get there. Every time I posted on the fundraising FB page, it would post to my timeline and more people would see it. It was pretty easy!”
– Karen W., Relay For Life of Decatur, AL participant.

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Meet Rhonda from Texas

After linking her Facebook to her Relay For Life Dashboard, she raised over $400 in 24 hours.

“Facebook fundraising wasn’t something I’ve ever utilized as I don’t get on Facebook very often. During a training I was attending, we were all challenged to connect our Relay For Life dashboard to our Facebook pages. I was shocked when I raised $400. I received donations from people that I would not have asked for donations in another way. Facebook Fundraising will help us save more lives from cancer.”
– Rhonda C., Relay For Life of Southeast Harris County, TX participant.

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Meet Lara from Illinois

“Why Facebook fundraising? I had asked myself this question last year. I created my Facebook fundraiser simply to make sure I knew what I was talking about when I was asking others to create their own, since I was the Event lead. I decided to invite about 10 people at a time and did my fundraising in short time frames about 48 hours. One of the most successful fundraisers that I did was over Mother’s Day Weekend. I asked for any donation in honor, celebration or memory of your mother. I also did one for Father’s day. With this push, I invited more people for each individual fundraiser. With my Facebook fundraising efforts, I managed to raise about $1200 in last year’s fundraising season, with $600 of it from people I would have never asked for a donation. My Facebook friends made a believer out of me. This year, I plan to be a little more creative of my fundraisers….maybe in honor of your dog or cat???”
– Lara G., Relay For Life of Macon County, IL participant.

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Data Last Updated 9/27/2022
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