Host a Birthday Fundraiser

to Raise Money for Aaron's Playground

Using Facebook, you can raise money to benefit Aaron's Playground in 3 easy steps: 


1. Start a Fundraiser

On your mobile device:

  • Open the Facebook app and select the 3 horizontal bars in the upper right hand corner (menu).

  • Scroll down to select "Fundraisers." 

  • Click the blue “Raise Money” button and select "Nonprofit." 

  • Type and select the nonprofit "Greater White Bear Lake Community Foundation."


(GWBLCF is our nonprofit affiliate organization.)

On your computer:

  • Log onto Facebook and select the “Fundraisers” icon from the left-hand menu.

  • Click the blue “Raise Money” button and select "Nonprofit."

  • Type and select the nonprofit "Greater White Bear Lake Community Foundation".


2. Personalize It

Follow the prompts to personalize your fundraiser.

  • Add an image – feel free to download and use any image provided at the bottom of the page.

  • Name your fundraiser – use something personal and descriptive like “Help build a playground in Mahtomedi” or “Help my friends turn personal loss into community gain.”

  • Tell YOUR story – share how you feel connected to this project in succinct but vivid detail.

For example:

“My dear friends Becky and Craig lost their only child Aaron after 7 weeks of life. Now, to honor his memory, they are building a community playground in Aaron’s name. Please celebrate my birthday by making a monetary contribution to support this wonderful, loving family who are choosing to do good for others in light of their loss.”

3. Create It


Once you have completed the personalization step, simply set the goal amount and click “Create.”


Congratulations, you’ve just started a fundraiser for Aaron’s Playground!

Images for your fundraiser: