Organize a Fundraiser

Why fundraise for Doernbecher?

As part of Oregon's only academic health center and nationally ranked children's hospital, Doernbecher offers the most advanced treatments available to kids in our region. Get involved, reach out to your community and make a difference for kids through fundraising and awareness.

What kind of fundraiser should I do?

The project or event you choose should fit the size, interest, talents, goals and your interests. You want it to be fun to plan and organize – and fun for your audience! We have a list of fundraising ideas to help you brainstorm! Remember to get creative as your fundraising possibilities are endless!

How can I promote my fundraiser?

Spread the word! Send a direct message to your Facebook friends, post on Twitter and e-mail family and friends. Reach out to local businesses, neighbors, your church community and local media outlets to ask for their help in promoting.

Do you have a personal connection to Doernbecher? Sharing your story helps people realize why fundraising is important to you. If you choose to do a personal fundraising page on First Giving, that's a wonderful place to tell about your personal connection.

How do I get started?

Once you know what type of fundraiser you would like to organize, it is important to read our fundraising guidelines. Next, please complete our fundraising proposal form and submit it to the Doernbecher Foundation for approval. Determine if you would like to encompass an on-line giving campaign using the First Giving website to raise funds through peer-to-peer fundraising and through social media.