So many ways to support the FGSFA by doing what you do anyway!
GoodSearch & GoodShop – Surf, Shop, Save & Give!
Use GoodSearch and GoodShop and help the FGSFA every time you search the web or shop with participating retailers. Start by clicking here to indicate “FG Syndrome Family Alliance” as your charity of choice for both GoodSearch and GoodShop. The FGSFA receives a portion of the proceeds from all sales made through GoodSearch, and money every time you search using the GoodSearch toolbar (powered by Yahoo!). There are hundreds of stores to choose from when you use GoodShop.
Shopping and giving is even easier when you download the GoodSearch – FG Syndrome Family Alliance toolbar. The toolbar makes giving and saving automatic – no need to visit GoodShop first! Just visit online stores as you normally would, and the toolbar provides the additional benefit of letting you know instantly about available coupons for the sites you visit, so you save money without the hassle of searching for coupons beforehand. Add the FG Syndrome Family Alliance toolbar here: FGSFA GoodSearch Toolbar Download and make surfing, shopping, giving and saving truly easy!
Kevin Bacon’s “Six Degrees” of Participation!!!
Check out www.sixdegrees.org and find out how actor Kevin Bacon provides all nonprofit organizations a fundraising opportunity in connection with networkforgood.org. If you have a personal or business website, blog, Facebook, MySpace or similar social networking page, just create and download an FGSFA badge. You can also make the badge a permanent signature line to your emails. To create your badge, visit FGSFA Network For Good Badge, click on “add this badge to your site” and copy and paste the html code.
Create your own fundraising page at Firstgiving!
Adding a personal page at www.firstgiving.com is a marvelous way for families to easily fundraise for the FG Syndrome Family Alliance, Inc. Simply share the site with your own circle of friends and family. Perhaps it will be incentive for them to make a donation to the FG Syndrome
Family Alliance. It is also a terrific way to help us educate the public on the multitude of kids who are “FGish” so that the term FG syndrome will eventually be as publicly known as autism or Down syndrome. According to the “first give” information, this site is frequently monitored by larger philanthropic organizations that wish to make donations to a good cause. Creating multiple personal sites might be the key to finding sponsoring organizations for the FGSFA.
Matching Donation Programs
Did you know that many businesses/corporations offer employees a payroll deduction option for contributions to nonprofit organizations. Through the United Way or other charitable campaigns, you can often choose the nonprofit you wish to support. Some corporations will even match your contribution through their own foundations! Please check into the policies at your workplace and consider the FGSFA as your charity of choice!
A Word (or two) About Monetary Donations…
Looking for that perfect gift for the person who has everything? Want to honor someone special in your life? Wish to make a memorial donation honoring a loved one? Whatever the occasion, a donation to the FGSFA, Inc. in their name makes a wonderful tribute! Of course cash donations to the FGSFA are always appreciated and are tax deductible as allowed by law. The FG Syndrome Family Alliance, Inc. a 501(c)3 organization, has no paid staff, so 100% of your donations benefit individuals and families living with FG Syndrome and related disorders. We rely upon the generosity of donors who contribute their cash, goods and services; and upon the dedication of our volunteers who log countless hours each month to carry out the activities of the FGSFA. Our heartfelt thanks are extended to all supporters. Click here to make a donation.
“Gifts For A Cause”
Did you know that you can purchase a variety of specialized FGSFA items through our webstore? Best yet, enjoy guilt-free shopping because 100% of the profits from “Gifts for a Cause” purchases benefit the FGSFA, Inc. Visit our store where you’ll find logo “T”-shirts, cuddly and collectible teddy bears, creative “NappyCakes” and beautiful FGSFA key-chains and jewelry. Ordering is easy through PayPal…so start shopping!!