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  • Partner up with 22STARS to support children in Uganda

    We are super excited to hear that you want to support the 22STARS kids foundation. By joining us you will give a better future to children living in extreme poverty in Uganda. We want to thank you for your effort and contribution. Starting a fundraising campaign - whether online through tools like www.gofundme.com or off line by collecting money directly – is a powerful way to make a direct impact on the lives of children living in the slums in Uganda. 22STARS foundation enables children to go to school, which is the best way to fight poverty and disease.

    1. Pick a cause

    Make a general donation for the 22STARS kids foundation or link it to a more specific cause. You can choose from:

     

    • Medicine
    • Food
    • Clean water
    • Clothes
    • Toys
    • Education
    • Small family businesses
    • Housing

     

    Whatever you would like to pick, all causes are equally important to make sure that a child completes successfully his or her education and becomes a change-maker in their own community

    2. Create your campaign

    You can use tools like www.gofundme.com to launch super easy your fundraising campaign. Take a look at our campaign here www.gofundme.com/22starskids. Use the pictures you find in this fundraiser toolkit, feel free to copy our story and write down the banc details of the 22STARS foundation. To raise more money for your campaign we created a document with fun fundraising ideas. Of course, you do not need to make a campaign online, you can also create an offline fundraiser campaign and invite your friends, family and members of a group you are in to join.

    3. Share your fundraiser

    If you made an online campaign, start promoting it throughout your social network and tag us in your messages (@22starskids) or send out the link by email to friends. Organizing an offline event to collect money? Then share our story with the people that you invite. Share our videos, flyers and poster. Encourage your supporters to also spread the word about the 22STARS kids foundation by letting them share the donation link or the link to our website and send them our social media pledge which they can post on their Facebook /Instagram/ Twitter/ LinkedIn accounts.

    4. Thank you

    Once you are done with your fundraiser you can send us the money with a note to which cause you would like to dedicate it to. We will keep you posted about what will happen with the money and send you pictures and an update. For now, we like to send you already this little thank you card from our kids in Uganda, feel free to pass it on to the people who you would like to thank for their contribution. You can also upload it to your social media and tag your supporters in the picture card.

    5. The extra mile

    Are you coming to Uganda to see our projects at first hand? That is amazing! You probably don’t even realize how much impact you can make. Our tip; take many pictures and start a little journal with your experiences. Share it with a select group of friends or post it on your social media channels and do a Facebook Live session for all your followers. This is a super effective way to let them being part of the Uganda experience and to show them what you are doing with the money. Take them with you to the schools, pharmacies, the market, homes and to the smiles of our kids.

     

    If you have any further questions, don’t hesitate to contact us!

     

     

  • Get involved and make an impact

    Start your own fundraiser campaign now!

  • Fundraising Campaign Ideas

    The last couple of months we received donations from people raised in very unique ways; through birthday parties, garage sales and even two poker nights. Below you will find some fun ideas to raise money, that will help spark your own creativity!

    1. Celebrate your Birthday

    Send flyers to your guest informing them what the 22STARS foundation does. Instead of presents, ask your friends and family to support our projects for children and their families in Uganda. Contribute to clean water, medicine, school fees, food, toys or just a general cause. You choose!

    2. Graduation party

    Are you graduating? The best way to celebrate your achievement is by enabling other children to go to school too. Ask your friends and family to celebrate you by contributing to the 22STARS kids foundation. Empower our kids to become change- makers in their communities.

    3. Get married

    Are you getting married? Woohoo congratulations from us! You can order a little goodie bag from 22STARS to give a bracelet to all your guest to remember this special day. And the best is that every bracelet supports directly a child in Uganda. In addition, you can explain your guests about our projets and ask them to contribute to the 22STARS foundation.

    4. Throw a poker/games night

    Host a poker party or other kind of games night at your place and invite your friends or the members of a group you are part of. Ask them an entrance fee to be able to play and tell them that this money will go to the 22STARS foundation. Show them the 22STARS kids video and tell them our story. As a group, you can make a bigger impact in the lives of our children in Uganda!

    5. Give a dinner party with impact

    Throw a dinner party at your house for your friends. Tell them that everyone’s plate of food, will be also a plate of food served to the kids in Uganda. Show them the impact that we are making and the food that we cook for the kids. As a group, you can easily get money together so we can also throw a dinner party for the kids.

    6. Race for the future of children

    Are you an active person who loves competitions? Sign up for a marathon, city run, Viking run, or whatever challenge you may find. Race to enable children in Uganda to go to school. Education is the best way to fight poverty and disease.

    7. Office time

    Do you want to talk about something else with your clients then just business? Share the story of our kids in Uganda by putting some of our flyers on your office table, share our story in your newsletter and on your website. Show them the passion you have in helping children getting a better future.

    8. Clean up your house/wardrobe

    If you take a good look into your closet you probably will find tons of clothes that you don’t need anymore. And most likely you will even find more things that you never use. Hold a garage sale and sell the things you don’t need. With the money, you are making, we can buy clothes and medicine for the 22STARS children.

    9. Organize a book club

    Do you like reading books? Create a book club with friends or participate in an existing one and propose to read the following books that inspired 22STARS work in Uganda. Discuss the book afterwards and collect donations for our projects.

     

    Oboke Girls. By Els De Temmerman. In October 1996, 139 girls were abducted from St Mary's College,

    in northern Uganda. This book reconstructs the journey of two Aboke girls who managed to escape.

    The Queen of Katwe. By Tim Crothers. A Story of Life, Chess, and One Extraordinary Girl's Dream of

    Becoming a Grandmaster.

    Nightmare Along the River Nile. By Suzanna E. Nelson. About the LRA. Find out in this compelling

    narrative about a young man and his friends whose story will remain with you for a long time to come.

    Mountains of the Moon. By I.J. Kay. Told in multilayered, hallucinatory flashbacks, Mountains of the Moon explores the journey of a young woman trying to transform a broken life into something beautiful.

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