10 Tips for a Successful Social Media Campaign

Social Media plays a role in millions of people’s lives. Whether it’s Facbook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and even Snapchat. These websites are also gaining popularity as an excellent way to not just help with fundraisers, but also to make them a huge success and a fantastic way to network with friends, family and supporters of your cause. There really is great value in using these tools to support your campaign, especially if it’s done well. Whether you are just starting out, or are a seasoned expert, these following 10 tips will help you keep up with the rapidly changing world
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Riverside NCL

If you’ve ever heard about the National Charity League, then you probably already know that it’s a non-profit national organization of mother and daughter members in Chapters across the United States. The National Charity League was established in 1925, when a group of women founded the organization in Los Angeles. They supported the American Red Cross by making layettes and assembling food baskets for the hungry during the holidays. The women engaged their daughters and by 1938, the daughters formed their own group. Last January the Riverside, California Chapter decided to do a Clothing Drive Fundraiser with Clothes for the
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Girl Scouts

The Girl Scout slogan, which has been used since 1912, is “Do a good turn daily.”* That’s exactly what the Girl Scouts in troop 43626 in Everett, Washington embody. They decided to do a Clothing Drive Fundraiser with Clothes for the Cause in February, because the young ladies are raising money for a trip to Europe in 2019. Their original goal amount was 5,000 pounds. However, as they quickly topped that figure, they decided to try to reach the next level. Soon, their storage unit was almost filled to the top. Tossing those heavy bags up was quite a job
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Beaumont Cheer

Can I get a C? Can I get an F? Can I get a T? Can I get a C? What does that stand for? Clothes for the Cause! The cheerleaders in Beaumont, California know what it spells, because they’ve done a Clothing Drive Fundraiser before. The first time they did a fundraiser with Clothes for the Cause, they collected 4,150 pounds. That was back in March, 2016. This time, it was important for these competitive young ladies to beat their previous attempt! While they were collecting their bags of clothes, their energy was always high and super positive. This
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CCCI Los Angeles

We hear a lot about crime, devastation, and tragedy among communities in South Los Angeles. That’s why it’s nice to hear about the success stories from leaders and groups in the community who are dedicated to improving the well-being of people in the community. Last year, the Concerned Citizens Community Involvement (CCCI) decided to do a clothing drive fundraiser to raise money for the organization. Clothes for the Cause has worked with CCCI for 2 summers now. Last August they stuffed the truck with more than 9,270 pounds of textiles, which brought them $1440! South Los Angeles has several disadvantaged
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Siena Elementary

The awesome students from Siena Elementary are at it again! The kids from Meridian, Idaho decided to do a second Clothing Drive Fundraiser with Clothes for the Cause after having so much success with the first one. Last year, all of the money they raised went towards “Coats for Kids”. This time, they decided to again donate 100 percent of their profits to the community. This time, they picked the “Weekend Backpack Program” as their charity. It’s a program that gives backpacks of food to send home with students over the weekend who may go hungry without it. They wanted
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Natural Ivy

Living in the inner city of Los Angeles, California is tough. That’s why Natural Ivy is doing something to improve life for everyone by building a community garden at their facility in Los Angeles, California. It’s an urban garden that the homeless population in the area can enjoy, use, and help nurture. It will not only be a project they can take ownership in, but they can enjoy delicious fruits and vegetables from the garden and help take care of it. Last year, they decided to do a clothing drive fundraiser. They reached about half of their goal through the
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FC Nova – Boise, Idaho

The soccer players with FC Nova in Boise, Idaho scored a huge goal in September, when they decided to do a Clothing Drive Fundraiser. The fundraiser helps out with team expenses like travel, uniforms and fees associated with the club sport. The team had a goal to raise $750 and they not only reached that, they collected almost four times that amount, earning $2,752. Organizers will tell you, the best thing about a Clothes for the Cause Clothing Drive Fundraiser, is you don’t have to sell anything. That’s right. You don’t have to sell a thing! FC Nova has held
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Liberty High Choir – Washington

The Liberty High School Choir is still singing and ringing in the success of three Clothing Drive Fundraisers. They had a goal of raising $5000 and they did it! In the Fall of 2015 they collected almost 18,000 pounds. Organizers credit choir director Robin Wood.To motivate her students for the first Clothing Drive Fundraiser, she made a bet with the choir that if they hit their goal she would dye her hair half blue and half green to support the Seattle Seahawks. They made their goal it and she kept her promise! Then, last spring, they again collected an incredible
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Harney County Kids Club

The folks from Burns, Oregon wanted to do a clothing drive fundraiser for the Harney County Kids Club. The problem: The nearest collection site is in Boise, Idaho. Almost 200 miles away. But, they weren’t going to let an obstacle like that stop them. Proving again, that where there’s a will there’s a way. They knew that Boise’s trucks couldn’t come to them, so they decided to bring the truck to Boise! The Kids Club of Harney County started out in 2001 as the Boys & Girls Club of Harney County by a group of local volunteers who believed a
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