Become a fundraiser: Make Devereux your
charity of choice
a single click of a button, family members and friends of Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health can build support for
the nonprofit, and make a significant impact on the children, adolescents and
adults it serves.
the web-based crowdfunding platform, MobileCause, supporters can make a one-time or
recurring (monthly, quarterly or annual) donation to Devereux, or launch a
fundraising campaign on the organization’s behalf.
early 2018, Devereux has raised more than $8,000 through MobileCause, and
thousands more through other crowdfunding methods.
fundraising tool makes it incredibly easy for our supporters to help us advance
our mission,” said Devereux National Director of Development Antonia Allsman. “For those donors who
want to become fundraisers, there are any number of ways you can set up a
campaign. Some ideas include accepting donations – instead of gifts – on your
birthday or anniversary to benefit our individuals. You can also acknowledge an
awareness month, such as Autism Awareness Month in April or Mental Health
Awareness Month in May, to raise funds. You can even make a page in honor, or,
in memory, of a loved one. The possibilities are endless!”
CIDDS crowdfunding campaign
crowdfunding platform also allows Devereux centers across the country to highlight
various fundraising initiatives and activities.
Pennsylvania recently launched a fundraising campaign to send youth at its Children’s Intellectual
and Developmental Disabilities Services (CIDDS) center to summer camp. Individuals
will have the opportunity to attend a basketball clinic or visit a farm and
help care for abused, neglected or retired horses, among other activities.
to generous community support, we have raised more than $1,000, so far, to send
our youth to summer camp.” said CIDDS Executive Director Carol Anne McNellis. “I cannot say enough about the physical,
social, emotional and cognitive benefits our camp programs offer the
individuals we serve. These programs provide a unique and educationally enriching
opportunity for our youth to acquire new skills they can carry with them
throughout their lives.”
Getting started …
you are interested in hosting a Devereux
- Access the fundraising home page
- Select the “Become a Fundraiser” button
- Set up your fundraising home page (Note: Include a photo, personal fundraising goal and an explanation about why you are working to raise funds.)
- Direct your fundraising to a specific Devereux center
you are interested in making a donation:
- Select the “Make a Donation” button
- Enter the amount you wish to donate
- Sign up for a one-time or recurring donation
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