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Fundraising can be used to support all sorts of different goals. Some people use fundraising to support animal rescue organizations, while others launch fundraisers to cover the high costs of adopting a baby.

No matter what your fundraising goals may be, BonfireFunds.com wants to help. Bonfire has been used by hundreds of people to launch successful t-shirt fundraising campaigns. We provide a risk-free fundraising environment designed to maximize t-shirt sales and give your supporters something they’re proud to wear.

Launching a personal fundraiser online is an excellent way to raise support from family and friends. Personal fundraisers come in all shapes and sizes. You could be raising funds to cover a medical procedure, for example, or the down payment on a family home. At Bonfire, we’ve hosted all sorts of creative and interesting fundraisers.

Mike Fraykor
"Bonfire gave me the unique opportunity to not only raise money, but to design a T-shirt specific to my cause."

Mike Fraykor
Raised $780

Here are a few of the unique advantages that BonfireFunds.com can bring to your personal fundraising campaign: 

Easy to spread and share your personal fundraiser with family and friends

Most personal fundraisers rely on the kindness of family and friends. Our online fundraising system makes it easy to share your message with family and friends. Just email your fundraiser’s BonfireFunds.com URL to your contacts. Or, post your fundraiser URL to social media sites like Facebook and Twitter. The more you spread and share your personal fundraiser, the more successful it’s likely to be.

Launch fundraisers for any cause

Personal fundraising can be used to support all different causes. Some people use personal fundraisers to raise funds to cover medical expenses, for example, while others use personal fundraising to pay for the adoption of a child. We’ve seen all different types of fundraisers and causes at Bonfire. Whether you’re launching a fundraiser in support of yourself, your family, or a charitable organization, we want to make sure your fundraiser is as successful as possible. Personal Fundraising Shirt Ideas

Risk-free fundraising means it’s impossible to lose money

Our transparent fundraising model is 100% risk-free. You design a t-shirt for your cause and give your fundraiser its own unique URL. From there, it’s up to you to sell shirts to your friends, family members, and whatever other supporters you can find.

As long as you sell the minimum quantity required to print (as low as 5 shirts) before your fund ends, we print + ship your shirts to your supporters and send the proceeds directly to you. If your minimum sales needed to print is never reached, then your shirts are not produced and your supporters are not charged. This risk-free model protects both you from losing money. Your fundraiser can either be wildly successful or it can make no money at all. You can’t lose money. 

Stylish, comfortable, and durable t-shirts people actually want to wear

No matter what type of personal fundraiser you’re launching, people may want to advertise their support for a particular cause. That’s why Bonfire is committed to making t-shirts that people actually want to wear. Our t-shirts are incredibly soft and comfortable. They feature a modern fitted design in a number of sizes, which means they will look great on your supporters.

People love to wear t-shirts that look great. When more people wear your t-shirt, it helps spread your message around the world. Plus, people appreciate receiving a tangible reward for their contribution. Everybody wins! 

You receive 100% of all t-shirt proceeds

While other fundraising websites chip away at your earnings with fees and surcharges, we take a different approach. We simply apply an 8% processing fee to all additional donations. The rest of the money is yours to keep. You receive 100% of the proceeds from all t-shirt sales which we send directly to you once your fund ends.   

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Setting up a t-shirt fundraiser has never been easier. You set the price of the t-shirt and spread your fundraiser’s URL to all your friends and family members. Once the fundraiser is complete, we’ll even mail the shirts to all your contributors. No matter which type of fundraiser you’re launching, we want to make it as easy as possible to raise the funds you need. 

More Personal Fundraising Ideas

Fundraisers come in all shapes and sizes. If you’re launching a personal fundraiser, then it may be for any number of reasons. Some people launch personal fundraisers to cover the basic costs of living – like food and shelter. Others use personal fundraisers to cover the costs of adoption, a medical procedure, college tuition, and many other things.

Getting ready to launch a personal fundraiser? Here are some easy ways to make your fundraiser a success:

Crowdfunding websites: Crowdfunding is changing the way many businesses and individuals approach fundraising. Whether searching for business investments or personal fundraising, crowdfunding is an excellent way to use the power of the internet to your advantage. A simple Google search turns up plenty of crowdfunding websites, but you don’t have to use any of them if you don’t want to. Instead, simply set up a Facebook page and invite your family and friends. Ask for donations via mail, PayPal, or the payment method of your choice. A few dollars from a thousand people adds up to a lot of money, which is why crowdfunding is so successful.

Use Facebook and other social media: Whether you’re planning a trip for school or trying to get a business idea off the ground, social media provides you with plenty of opportunities to succeed. Every day on Twitter, a new hashtag campaign tries to get off the ground. All you need is an initial push to get the ball rolling. Social media fundraising campaigns work best if your fundraiser is in support of a benevolent cause – like a home-building trip to a third world country or a lifesaving medical treatment.

Garage sales: Garage sales are an easy way to raise a lot of money with no upfront investment. Ask for item donations from friends and family, who may be happy to clean out their homes.

Bake sales and other food sales: Everybody has to eat sometime. Bake some cookies and cupcakes and launch a bake sale. Ask a few friends to help with setting up a charity BBQ. 

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