Peer to Peer Tutorial

Your fundraiser will help Families First serve individuals in our community, thank you!

Below you will find language, images, and branding guidelines to make it a bit easier for you to create your fundraiser. The fundraiser is customizable, so feel free to use your own images and wording, just make sure it is appropriate for Families First brand and doesn't hurt our image.

Some general branding guidelines when creating a fundraiser:
  • Use appropriate photos.
  • Use appropriate language.
  • Be honest.

Language for your Fundraiser

Fundraising Voice: You have the option to edit blocks of text in the fundraiser. Feel free to customize your “statement” however you like – You know your friends and family better than we do! Just keep the “statement” appropriate for Families First brand and you’re all set! If you don’t feel comfortable creating your own “statement”, we have a few ready for you.

Default Post:

Families First is a non-profit that I'm deeply passionate about. They are an ally to individuals and families during trying times by providing education, counseling, and support. Please join me in raising funds by making your own tax-deductible donation today!

For Birthday:

For my birthday, I’d like to give to Families First! Families First is a non-profit that I’m deeply passionate about. They are an ally to individuals and families during trying times by providing education, counseling, and support. Please join me in raising funds by making your own tax-deductible donation today!

For Anniversaries:

For our anniversary, I’d like to start a fundraiser for Families First! Families First is a non-profit that I’m deeply passionate about. They are an ally to individuals and families during trying times by providing education, counseling, and support. Please join me in raising funds by making your own tax-deductible donation today!

Images

If you don't want to use your own images for the fundraiser, we've included some for your convenience. Click the link to download a compressed folder for images for your peer-to-peer fundraiser:

Images for my P2P Fundraiser

Peer-to-Peer (P2P)
Fundraiser Registration Instructions

Thank you for your interest in holding an online fundraiser for Families First. This tutorial lists steps to complete your registration for fundraising and to set up your personal fundraising page.

Step 1

To register as a Salute to Families fundraiser, go to https://www.familiesfirstindiana.org/invite-friends

Click on the button "CREATE MY FUNDRAISER!"

Step 2

Complete the required (*) boxes on the Registration Detail form. Click Next.


Step 3

Choose to create an account in our software tool (see Step 4), or, if you would like to continue with your Facebook profile.


Step 4

If you chose CREATE AN ACCOUNT: Enter a password for your account. If you would like, change the name of your fundraiser and/or your personal fundraising goal. Click Next to go to the Summary page.


If you chose CONTINUE WITH FACEBOOK, you will log on to your Facebook account, accept permissions, then enter your email, and if you would like, change the name of your fundraiser and/or your personal fundraising goal. Click Next to go to the Summary page.



Step 5

On the Summary screen, make sure your information is correct. If not, click Delete and start over! If all is good, click Go to Checkout.


Step 6

Optional: Select a donation amount if you would like to kick off your fundraising with your own gift; and enter your payment details. Otherwise, uncheck the box and hit Submit.


You’re almost there!

Step 7

Click the button to set up your personal page!


Set up your personal fundraising page

At first it will look like this:


Step 1

It defaults to Edit Page and your Profile Photo tab. Click Change Photo under the Current Profile Photo and upload your own. Edit and crop as you see fit.

Step 2

Click the Your Story tab. Why are you passionate about Families First? Feel free to edit the generic content that appears there and make it your own! Click Submit.

Step 3

Click the Cover Photo tab. Use a banner photo from our downloads, or upload your own. For best results, image should be at least 950px wide, in jpg, png, or gif format, and no larger than 3MB max.

You’re doing great!


Click View My Page to see your new personal fundraising page! If you’re not satisfied, you can go back to steps 1,2 or 3 to make edits.

From here, have fun!

• Click on Dashboard to see your progress toward your goal, promote your fundraiser, or see donations to your fundraiser.

• Click on Post Update to write updates on your fundraising wall and share to Twitter and Facebook.

• Click Settings to connect your social media accounts, download the P2P mobile app, or change your password.

Click Log Out.

When you want to log in again, go to https://events.salsalabs.org/login

Optional: You’ll also get an email with a link to download the Salsa P2P mobile app. This will allow you to manage your fundraiser on-the-go, and to reach out and thank users directly from your mobile device.