Bad things sometimes happen to good people. When a disaster occurs to you, someone you know or in your community YouCaring is the right place to go for raising money after a tragedy.
YouCaring has a special category for Disaster & Emergency Fundraisers that can be of great help for reading how others have presented their story of misfortune to the YouCaring community. Many have received overwhelming support from a community of concerned friends and strangers alike who have responded their needs by raising money after a tragedy.
When tragedy strikes, the needs range from getting help with funeral costs to figuring out how to get financial help to meet everyday expenses. When you read or hear of some sad event that occurs to a family member, a friend, a neighbor, or an entire community think about how much you could help by setting up a YouCaring crowdfunding campaign to help raise money to help folks recover or, sadly, help with funeral expenses.
We are all neighbors, and there is great satisfaction in helping your friends and community come together in times of need.
How to Get Help with Medical Bills
It’s surprisingly easy to create and manage an online fundraiser to help an individual, a family, or entire communities overcome hardships created by a disaster or emergency. Learn how to get help with medical bills such as financial help for cancer patients. Check out other fundraising ideas at YouCaring.
Here are some tips on how to go about setting up a fundraiser to get financial help when a disaster strikes.
- Select a free online crowdfunding site to ensure that all the money raised goes directly to your cause. YouCaring is unique in our belief that neither asking for help nor receiving assistance should cost a penny which is why we charge no fees.
- Check out our site, YouCaring.com for advice on how to get a fundraiser set up and started. We make it easy for anyone to set up a crowdfunding campaign.
- Set a definite goal. The amount of money to raise is up to you and your beneficiary to decide. Some folks feel it’s important to be specific about how the donated funds will be used, while others outline their goal with a minimum of detail.
- Read the section on Disasters and Emergencies to get good ideas of how others have presented similar tragedies to the YouCaring community.
YouCaring Is Here to Help You
When you or your community are faced with a tragedy, people want to know how they can help. Families find great comfort in the caring and support shared through online donations.
If you know someone who could benefit from crowdfunding support during a tough time, we’re here to help.
We are often asked how we can afford to charge no fees for setting up a fundraiser and when people withdraw their donations. The answer is that we rely on the goodwill of individuals who share our belief that it should not cost anything to give help to our neighbors. If you’d like to help out with our operating expenses, we greatly appreciate any donation you wish to give. We take pride that we charge no fees for our help. The only cost you’ll ever see at YouCaring is the standard third party credit card processing fee (2.9% plus $0.30 per transaction). That fee goes directly to the credit card company, not to YouCaring.
If you want to improve your community or help a friend or neighbor in need, then set up a fundraising campaign today at YouCaring.