How can I fundraise for a personal cause?
Crowdfunding for personal causes, like medical and other bills, can be very hard.
Most of the people who support personal causes are friends and family, and people who really empathise with your story.
Unless you can spread your crowdfunding project far beyond your friends and family, by using PR, blogs, marketing and the media, it is very hard to raise funds this way.
That's why we generally don't accept personal fundraising pages on Fundsurfer.
That includes fundraising for things like
- medical bills
- vet bills
- rent and mortgage bills
- other personal costs
If you want to fundraise for a personal cause, then here are some alternative services that you can use
- Venmo (US only)
- Cash App
- Coinbase Commerce (bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies) - see our blog post How to start accepting Bitcoin donations for free