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How to start a fundraiser on Facebook



Create a fundraiser on Facebook and make an impact today in the lives of St. Jude kids.

Fundraise for your birthday or to honor someone special to help continue the lifesaving mission: Finding cures. Saving children

Create Your Fundraiser


Follow these 6 steps to start a Facebook fundraiser:


1. Log into Facebook

If already logged into Facebook, locate Fundraisers through the Menu.

Select Raise money for a nonprofit and select non profit screenshot

2. Search for a nonprofit

Click 'Select nonprofit' and search for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital.

Let's start with the basics. Fill in fundraiser details.

3. Make it your own

Add a title for your fundraiser. Next, fill in basic information about your fundraiser.

Tell your story

4. Tell your story

This is where you let friends and family know why you're raising funds for St. Jude.

Add a cover photo to your fundraiser

5. Add a cover photo

Now, you can add a cover photo.

Preview the details of your fundraiser and make sure all information is correct. You can edit later, as needed.

Share your fundraiser

6. Share your fundraiser

Invite Facebook friends, share on your newsfeed and donate to your own fundraiser to get started. 


More fundraiser ideas


Interested in helping St. Jude patients in other ways? Take a look at these fundraiser ideas.

We have free lesson plans and programs that teachers can easily integrate into classroom activities. Our fundraising programs can enhance academic and social learning while helping to end childhood cancer.

Create a fundraiser at your job, sell merch or throw a party — how you do it is up to you! Check out this list for ideas to create your own unique fundraiser for St. Jude or another important cause. 

Patient Eliza wearing purple glasses and smiling with her mom.

St. Jude patient Eliza

Families never receive a bill for anything at St. Jude

Families never receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food — because all a family should worry about is helping their child live.

St. Jude has treated patients from all 50 states and worldwide

St. Jude has treated children from all 50 states and from around the world.

St. Jude has pushed the survival rate from 20% to 80%

Treatments invented at St. Jude have helped push the overall childhood cancer survival rate from 20% to more than 80% since it opened more than 50 years ago.

Help St. Jude in the fight to end childhood cancer because every child deserves to live their best life.