Fundraise for Concern

Individuals, businesses, schools, and community groups can bring about real and lasting change for some of the poorest and most vulnerable communities on this planet.

Fundraising is one of the most important ways you can help Concern transform lives. The only way we can make an impact around the world is with the support of caring people like you!

READY TO BEGIN?

Set up your personal fundraising page to make a difference in just a few simple steps. Follow these instructions to transform your next birthday, bake sale, marathon, or outpouring of charitable enthusiasm into a fundraiser for Concern. You’ll help us transform lives in the process.

  1. Visit give.concernusa.org/getstarted
  2. Click: Start a Fundraiser
  3. Make it yours: Customize your page and share your story (why does Concern’s work matter to you?)
  4. Lead by example: To jump-start your fundraiser, we recommend making a gift of any amount first to inspire others to follow suit.
  5. Spread the word: Gain the support of your friends, family, and colleagues by sharing your fundraiser in person, on social media, and via phone, email or text. We’ve provided resources about Concern and its programs below for inspiration.

RESOURCES FOR INSPIRATION AND SHARING

  1. Download our flyer
  2. Learn about all of our programs in our annual report
  3. Follow our latest stories on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
  4. Watch videos about our work on YouTube
  5. Explore our program briefs: agriculture, climate change, education, emergency response, gender equality, graduation, hygiene & sanitation, livelihoods, maternal & child health, and nutrition
  6. Discover Concern by the numbers

Questions? Reach out to the team at [email protected].

Ways to get involved

SPECIAL OCCASIONS

Turn your next celebration into a catalyst for change. Set up a fundraising page for your birthday, wedding, graduation, anniversary, or retirement and share it with family and friends to donate in lieu of gifts.

START A FUNDRAISER

HOST AN EVENT

Bring your community together to amplify Concern’s message and the needs of vulnerable communities. Host a bake sale, cabaret, backyard barbecue, or documentary screening and receive suggested donations before, during, and after through your dedicated fundraising page.

START A FUNDRAISER

BE ACTIVE FOR CONCERN

Convert your physical energy into a brighter future for many by running, biking, or swimming your next race for Concern. Learn more about running the New York City Marathon as a part of Concern’s official team or set up a fundraising page for your next 5k, month of spin classes, or club soccer match.

START A FUNDRAISER
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SPECIAL OCCASIONS

Turn your next celebration into a catalyst for change. Set up a fundraising page for your birthday, wedding, graduation, anniversary, or retirement and share it with family and friends to donate in lieu of gifts.

START A FUNDRAISER
close

HOST AN EVENT

Bring your community together to amplify Concern’s message and the needs of vulnerable communities. Host a bake sale, cabaret, backyard barbecue, or documentary screening and receive suggested donations before, during, and after through your dedicated fundraising page.

START A FUNDRAISER
close

BE ACTIVE FOR CONCERN

Convert your physical energy into a brighter future for many by running, biking, or swimming your next race for Concern. Learn more about running the New York City Marathon as a part of Concern’s official team or set up a fundraising page for your next 5k, month of spin classes, or club soccer match.

START A FUNDRAISER

BE CREATIVE FOR CONCERN

Looking to make a difference with the things you make? Contact us if you’d like to direct a portion of proceeds from your artistic endeavors, small business, or streaming content to Concern.

EMAIL OUR TEAM

EMPLOYEE GIVING

Increase your impact by engaging your office for Concern: talk to HR or your manager about promoting Concern in your company newsletter or starting a fundraising challenge between departments. Many companies will even offer to match your donation, doubling and sometimes tripling your support! Click to see if your workplace matches gifts.

LEARN MORE

CONCERN IN SCHOOLS

Concern’s work provides a unique lens for a variety of age groups to learn about poverty, conflict, compassion, international development, and innovative problem-solving. Whether you’re a teacher incorporating a humanitarian perspective into your classroom or a student looking to start a club, raise awareness, or host a school fundraiser for community service hours, Concern has a wealth of student-friendly resources available for download.

LEARN MORE
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BE CREATIVE FOR CONCERN

Looking to make a difference with the things you make? Contact us if you’d like to direct a portion of proceeds from your artistic endeavors, small business, or streaming content to Concern.

EMAIL OUR TEAM
close

EMPLOYEE GIVING

Increase your impact by engaging your office for Concern: talk to HR or your manager about promoting Concern in your company newsletter or starting a fundraising challenge between departments. Many companies will even offer to match your donation, doubling and sometimes tripling your support! Click to see if your workplace matches gifts.

LEARN MORE
close

CONCERN IN SCHOOLS

Concern’s work provides a unique lens for a variety of age groups to learn about poverty, conflict, compassion, international development, and innovative problem-solving. Whether you’re a teacher incorporating a humanitarian perspective into your classroom or a student looking to start a club, raise awareness, or host a school fundraiser for community service hours, Concern has a wealth of student-friendly resources available for download.

LEARN MORE