Do It Yourself Fundraiser

To help address the urgent, unmet needs of individuals living with rare diseases, our community continues to respond with generosity and creativity. Turn your passion into action and start a fundraiser today! As a nonprofit, NORD relies on your donations to support our mission and programs. Below are just a few ideas to get you started.

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Your Donations Make a Difference

Turn any activity or event into a fundraiser to support the rare disease community and NORD. Every dollar makes a difference. Start transforming lives today!

Do it Yourself (DIY) Fundraising in support of NORD is truly flexible:

  • Raise funds yourself or set up a team and ask friends, colleagues, and family to join in.
  • Celebrate a special day or honor a loved one with a Facebook Fundraiser.
  • Create a workplace fundraiser with a fun competition
  • Turn almost any activity into a chance to tell a story and ask for donations

Whatever your preference, a DIY fundraiser is a great way to raise money for rare diseases your way, on your schedule.

DIY Fundraising Resources

View our DIY Fundraising Guide for ideas to make your campaign or event more impactful.

Use our example Email Template to reach out to your network, and customize it for yourself.

Challenge yourself to raise $500 in 10 days. Check out our 10 Day Challenge for inspiration.

Ready to start your fundraiser?

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