Host an online fundraiser and/or benefit with Lend A Hand Up to help a local family in medical crisis! Lend A Hand Up offers free resources and up to $5,000 in Boost funding to support fundraisers that meet service area and other criteria.*
*Please review the fundraiser and boost criteria HERE or find it on the "Start a Fundraiser" page at LendAHandUp.org before proceeding with the Lend A Hand Up Request.
Have the following information available to complete the application.
Your contact information and committment to serve as the champion for this fundraiser. Note: The designated champion (fundraising lead) should NOT live in the same household as the recipient/family.
Contact information for at least one other person committed to the success of the fundraiser who will serve as 2nd contact. Note: Either the champion or 2nd contact should live or work in the same community as the recipient/family.
Benefit Fund Information, if one is setup. Funds will not be transferred to the recipient until qualifying benefit fund information is provided. Donations raised through the fundraiser should be directed to this benefit fund for ease of donation management and boost calculations.
Forward documentation from local bank/credit union verifying bank name and address, benefit fund name and type (checking preferrably), and 2 account signers (one recipient/family member, one volunteer/fundraising champion or another trusted friend/volunteer who doesn’t live with recipient. Learn more in step 2 of our "How to Host an Online Fundraiser" under the
Information about Fundraising Activities - If a flyer has been drafted, please attach or forward as long as there is ample space for Lend A Hand Up boost information to include program logo, website address, and sponsor logos. Wait to distribute and publicize flyers until partnership with Lend A Hand Up has been approved.