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Virtual Food Drives

How To Host a Virtual Food Drive


Personal Fundraising

How To Register a Personal Fundraiser

  1. Go to the registration page.
  2. ​Fill out all of the required fields in the Register Here box.
    registration
  3. ​Follow the reCAPTCHA instructions.
  4. ​Click the “REGISTER NOW!” button.

How To Create Your Personal Fundraising Web Page

  1. Once your account has been registered, it will automatically open your Dashboard.
  2. Under the PERSONAL PAGE tab upload a Profile Image for your individual page. This image will be cropped to 240 x 240 pixels. It is recommended you upload a square image for best results.
    dashboard - personal page
  3. Name Your Page.​ This will help users find your page if they need to search.
  4. Choose a URL for your individual page. This will create a link for you to easily share with your network.
  5. Add a Description for your individual page to tell others why you’re fundraising for the cause.
  6. Set a Personal Fundraising Goal for yourself. If you join a team, this amount will help meet your team’s goal.
  7. Click UPDATE PAGE to save your changes. Your individual fundraising page is now ready!

How To Join an Existing Team Page

  1. To join an existing team, click Join Existing Team under the MANAGE TEAMS tab.
    join existing team
  2. Explore all of the currently active teams and select a team by clicking VIEW TEAM.
    view team
  3. Join your selected team by clicking +Join This Team. PLEASE NOTE: You can only join one team at a time.
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  4. Congratulations! You have successfully joined a team. Share your personal URL to fundraise for this team. Share your team URL to track progress and invite others to join.

How To Create Your Own Team Fundraising Web Page

  1. Login and go to your Dashboard.
    login
  2. To create a team, click the MANAGE TEAM tab.
    manage team
  3. Upload a Current Team Image for your team page. This image will be cropped to 240 x 240 pixels. It is recommended you upload a square image for best results.
  4. Choose Color for your team using the color selection pop up once you click on the red box.
  5. Name Your Team whatever you’d like.
  6. Choose a Team URL so you can easily share your team’s page link.
  7. Explain why you’re creating a team fundraiser and encourage your friends to get involved.
  8. Set a Team Fundraising Goal. All of the funds raised by individuals who have joined the team will be added toward this goal.
  9. Choose a Start Date and End Date for your team fundraiser.
  10. Click UPDATE TEAM INFO to save your changes. Your team fundraising page is now ready.
  11. Invite friends to fundraise with you by sharing your team link.

How To Update Your Account Profile

  1. Login and go to your Dashboard.
    profile
  2. To manage your account settings, click the PROFILE tab.
  3. Update your Email Address, First Name, Last Name, or your Password.
  4. Click UPDATE.

More Questions?

Having Difficulties Setting Up a Virtual Food Drive or a Personal Fundraiser?

We appreciate that you’re trying to end hunger in Maryland by hosting an online fundraiser. If you need assistance in setting up either a Virtual Food Drive or Personal Fundraising page, please contact Beth Wedekind.

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