I don’t know if you’ve noticed but this year is not your average. Our conservation beneficiaries are struggling to protect wildlife populations, habitats and their communities. Since tourism has really been hit, most beneficiaries have lost a big chunk of their income, so please do everything you can to raise as much as possible for them this year. To help we have come up with some ideas!
Target friends and family who might have travelled to Zambia if it wasn’t for the pandemic and ask them to donate the amount, they would have spent on sun cream and bugspray – at the very least! For more information to include on your crowd funding site about the Elephant Charge and our beneficiaries see www.elephantcharge.org
Some examples of good crowd funding sites to use are:
During the pandemic, we have all, old and young had to embark on a steep learning curve to get on board with virtual meetings, webinars and symposiums. Use your newfound skills to set up Zoom calls that people have to pay for to join (or donate as much as they like) or produce super easy-to-use Facebook and Instagram live videos:
Silent, online auctions have been successful for years! Ask your clever, rich and diligent friends to donate products, services, goods and auction them on sites such as https://www.32auctions.com to raise funds for your team.
In full adherence to restrictions on public gatherings and following all social distancing measures, some events are still possible if they are outside.
Are you one of those amazingly lucky individuals who have a marketable skill? How about putting it towards a great cause and advertising your wares on social media?
Ok that’s it I’m out of ideas! Over to you guys.
For any more help or information you might need please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org