2013 marks the 28th year of John Hancock's principal sponsorship of the Boston Marathon. The Company's continued support of the Boston Athletic Association, which has directed the race since 1897, ensures that the marathon continues to be a world-class event and an important facet of Boston's culture and heritage.
As part of the marathon sponsorship each year, John Hancock provides local non-profit organizations with guaranteed entries into the race, which can help create a significant fundraising opportunity and great exposure for a non-profit cause.
While the Boston Marathon has a history of record breaking performances by top athletes, equally impressive are the records that are set off the course. In 2012, John Hancock non-profit runners raised a record $6.8 million for 122 non-profit organizations. This year, both first time runners and returning runners will strive to set, or top a “Personal Record” while fundraising for their causes. Help them on their journey by supporting their commitment to raising money, awareness and hope for a brighter tomorrow.
Raise money online for a cause and create personal fundraisers for charity. Crowdrise is an innovative, cost-effective online fundraising website for individual fundraisers, non-profit fundraising and event fundraising. Raise money online for charity and have the most fun in the world while doing it.
It will take anywhere from 3 seconds to 1 minute for your pic to upload, depending on how big it is.
You're going to see this message every time you post a new pic. So, we're making the text really long so that it'll take you at least five picture uploads to read it all. Here's what we're thinking...While you're first picture is uploading think about someone you want to kiss. When you upload your second pic think about one friend who you can beat in a race. On your third photo upload think about your favorite food that begins with the letter H. While your fourth picture is uploading think about how great it would be if you were a world class breakdancer. While your fifth picture is uploading try to think of the best candy to eat if you were a mime spending a month in New Zealand. If you upload a sixth and seventh picture please just read all of this again.
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CrowdRise is designed to help Volunteers and Fundraisers answer the call to service, raise money for Charity, and have the most fun in the world while doing it. To make sure we don't go out of business trying to help everyone raise lots of money for Charity, CrowdRise deducts 5% on donations made through our site and a $1 transaction fee for donations under $25 or a $2.50 transaction fee for donations $25 and over.
For example, with a $100 donation:
-$5.00 (5%) CrowdRise's not wanting to go out of business fee
-$2.50 Transaction Fee
$92.50 goes to Charity
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There's no better way to make a Fundraiser viral than by creating or joining a Fundraising Team.
A Fundraising Team is a group of Fundraisers or Volunteers, all working together for a common cause. It's like communism but more fun. Start or Join a Fundraising Team if you want to go beyond donating money and get more involved by spreading the word about the Fundraiser to your friends, family, co-workers, etc. Everyone on the Team gets their own Fundraising Page with the click of a button so we make it quick and easy to join the Team and even easier to tell your friends about it. Donating cash to a Fundraiser is amazing and much appreciated but imagine the impact you can have if you go a step further and ask everyone you know to donate too. And then a couple of them join the Team and spread the word to all their friends. We've seen this work successfully over and over and it can work for this Fundraiser too.
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Share your Event Page with everyone you know and ask them to join the Event and/or Donate to your amazing cause. 97% of people you ask will say yes. And if they don't get involved, there's no reason to buy them a holiday or birthday gift ever again.
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