Host a benefit or online fundraiser with Lend A Hand Up for a local family in medical crisis. Lend A Hand Up offers up to $5,000 in Boost funding and other resources for family fundraisers who 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.
Name and contact information for the fundraising champion - Attach a letter summarizing how and why you will promote and support this fundraising campaign, or forward separately along with photo ID verifying your residency.
Contact information for two other community members willing to endorse the campaign with an email, note or letter - Attach letter from one or both individuals summarizing how and why they will promote and support this fundraising campaign, or forward separately.
Benefit Fund Information - Forward documentation from local bank/credit union verifying bank name and address, benefit fund name and type (checking preferrably), and account signers (one recipient/family member, one volunteer who is not an immediate family member nor lives in the same household as the recipient). Learn more in our how-to toolkit under "Fundraising Guide" at lendahandup.org.
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.