Host A Fundraiser

If you’re interested in hosting your own fundraiser for First Responders Family Foundation, please adhere to the following process. Read the agreement, decide on an event(s) and then submit the form below for approval. Once you have been given approval, then you can get your event started!

After your event, we ask that you submit the Fundraising Event Recap form, copies of any photos and media exposure, returnable marketing materials (if applicable) and the money raised via credit card, check or money order, made payable to First Responders Family Foundation, within 14 days of your event.

There is no donation too big or small! You can also make an online donation.

 

Fundraising Terms of Agreement

 

Under the 1991 charitable Fundraising Acts in each state, anyone wishing to raise money for charitable purposes must hold an authority to fundraise issued by the organization, First Responders Family Foundation, Inc. Before you get started in your fundraising, we will need to authorize your fundraising activity. All individuals, groups or organizations that wish to fundraise must register with us, whatever the size of the event or the donation (cash or kind). The fundraising guidelines are designed to assist you in planning your fundraising activities in support First Responders Family Foundation. We need you to read the guidelines, then complete, sign and send back the “Agreement to Fundraise” to us. You can send the form via email, or mail.

 

Jesse Myers, Director
aheroesfamily@gmail.com
3313 Windward Gate Lane, Buford GA 30519

770-337-2360 (office);
 

Thanks again for your support! We’re sure that you’ll enjoy fundraising for First Responders Family Foundation and sharing in our joy making a difference in the lives of these families.

 

Becoming A First Responders Family Foundation Fundraiser

  • Any person, organization, group or other, fundraising in the name of First Responders Family Foundation needs to accept the following guidelines and register their fundraising activity with First Responders Family Foundation. Please contact us if you have any questions – we are here to help!

  • Sign this document, the “Fundraising Terms of Agreement,” to accept First Responders Family Foundation fundraising conditions.

  • Return the “Fundraising Terms of Agreement” to First Responders Family Foundation. If your event/activity is suitable, First Responders Family Foundation will send you an authorization email to fundraise on our behalf. The Fundraiser is not authorized to use First Responders Family Foundation as its beneficiary charity until it has received the authorization email.

 

Fundraising For First Responders Family Foundation

  • Due to limited resources, First Responders Family Foundation is not able to take a coordination role in your event, such as assistance with ticket sales, soliciting prizes or organizing celebrities. The event, including the financial aspects, fundraising, raffles, record keeping and management of the event shall be conducted in your (the Fundraiser’s) name and is the sole responsibility of the Fundraiser

  • The Fundraiser’s arrangements for the Event must be planned with the approval of First Responders Family Foundation and First Responders Family Foundation expects a reasonable level of liaison and information about the Event.

  • Any changes made from the original details provided on the “First Responders Family Foundation Giving Campaign Event Form” must be reported to First Responders Family Foundation and may result in a new sanction to be authorized.

  • First Responders Family Foundation requires that there be no door-­‐to-­‐door appeals, street collections or telephone solicitation of funds to the public in connection with the Event.

 

Financial Aspects of the Event

  • The Fundraiser is responsible for all expenses associated with their event.

  • Individual receipts for tax deductions for supporters of the event are available by request. Information needed is name, address, phone number, and donation amount.

  • Any individual donor of $250 or more must be reported to First Responders Family Foundation. Information needed is name, address, phone number, and donation amount.

  • For donated goods and services First Responders Family Foundation requires correspondence from the company or individual stating the donated value of goods or services to the event. Information needed is name, address, phone number, and details regarding the goods or services donated.

 

The Use of First Responders Family foundation Name and Logo

  • The Fundraiser has no right to the name ‘First Responders Family Foundation’. Nor is the Fundraiser given the right to raise funds in that name. This means you cannot call your event a First Responders Family Foundation event i.e. A First Responders Family Foundation Trivia Night, however you can call it an event supporting First Responders Family Foundation.

  • First Responders Family Foundation can sanction the use of a line of copy stating the relationship between the Fundraiser and First Responders Family Foundation for all fundraiser promotional material. Recommended wording would be, ‘This event proudly supports First Responders Family Foundation’ or ‘Funds raised will assist First Responders Family Foundation in making a difference in the lives of Surviving members of First Responders lost on duty’

  • Any printed materials or advertisements to be used by the Fundraiser in relation to the Event must be submitted to First Responders Family Foundation for approval and must also state how the proceeds from the event are to benefit First Responders Family Foundation, e.g. ‘all proceeds from this event’ or ‘all proceeds from the auction’. Please allow 10 days for approval of your material.

  • If the Fundraiser wishes to use the First Responders Family Foundation logo, photos, or taglines on any materials, products, or websites (this includes social media) the Fundraiser must obtain prior permission from First Responders Family Foundation. All logos, photos, and taglines are copyrighted and property of First Responders Family Foundation.

 

Media and Public Relations

  • All media materials and press releases must be approved by First Responders Family Foundation prior to circulation. Please allow 10 days for approval. We are happy to discuss any ideas you may have and provide an example press release.

 

Permits

  • Some activities require permits. Please contact your secretary of state’s website for gaming and racing laws, as well as permit requirements in your state.

 

Liability

  • All aspects of financial and public liability and public safety are the responsibility of the event organizer. As First Responders Family Foundation is not the event organizer, we are unable to cover any liability on your behalf.

  • The Fundraiser agrees to release First Responders Family Foundation to the fullest extent permissible under law for all claims, except where such liability arises because of the negligence of First Responders Family Foundation or its agents. Therefore, please ensure that any space or venue used for your fundraising activities has the public liability insurance that is required by your state.

 

 

Please read the terms before submitting the form below. Thanks!

Host a Fundraising Event
  • Terms & Conditions

    By submitting this agreement, I affirm that the facts set forth in it are true and complete. I understand the terms and conditions under which any fundraising activities benefitting First Responders Family Foundation need to operate. I will endeavor to ensure that First Responders Family Foundation's representatives are informed of the
    development of any fundraising concepts and approve any promotional materials or media releases citing First Responders Family Foundation as the beneficiary. I have read and agree to the terms of agreement and offer to hold my fundraising event/activity in accordance with the First Responders Family Foundation guidelines. I understand my obligations with regards to sending the proceeds to First Responders Family Foundation within 30 days. I agree to conduct my event in a manner that upholds First Responders Family Foundation's integrity, professionalism and values. I agree to inform First Responders Family Foundation if the details of my event deviate from those stated on this form.

Thanks for submitting!