Fundraising can be a challenge. But with the right passion, hard work and tools, anyone can do it. Download the Empire State Ride fundraising app, which makes reaching the fundraising commitment easier. The app is available for both Apple and Android devices. Head to either the App Store or Google Play, search Empire State Ride Fundraising and select download – it’s that easy.
Everything you need to be a successful fundraiser will be located in one place on your mobile device. Features of the app include:
- Monitoring your fundraising progress
- Sharing your page using social media (Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn) and SMS
- Viewing and managing donations
- Updating your page with a personalized story and photo
- Integrating with Facebook to start a fundraiser
- Easily importing email contacts and sending emails
Take a Tour of the App
With this new tool, there’s so much you can do. Here are 6 ways to make the most out of it.
Monitor Your Fundraising Progress
Once you log in using your credentials from registration, you will see your fundraising progress. Here, you can:
- Track your goal
- Adjust your goal
See your team’s progress (if on a team)
Share Your Page
Now that you’ve made the commitment to fundraise for cancer research, it’s time to spread the word. The Empire State Ride app makes it easy to share your personalized page across many platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and SMS. You can share your page from three different locations on the app:
- Home (right under your fundraising progress)
View and Manage Donations
Keep track of your donations all under the Donors tab. You can see who’s donated to your efforts and how much they gave. You’ll be able to thank them right through the app, too. Additionally, you can opt to be notified via email when you receive a donation. This is a great option to make sure you never miss a chance to say thank you to a donor.
Update Your Page and Picture
Updating your page and photo just got easier. Instead of needing a desktop or laptop, now all you need is your phone and the app.
Make sure to update the story of why you’re participating in the Empire State Ride Long Island. This will help donors understand your drive and passion, which can ultimately lead to donations.
Integrate with Facebook
Facebook fundraising is an incredible tool to reach more donors than ever. Integrating your personalized page with the social media giant is one of the best things you can do. Now, you can do it through the app with one simple click. Simply scroll down on the home screen and click “Connect to Facebook.”
Send Emails to Contacts
If you have your email contacts stored on your phone, you can easily import them into this app. It automatically syncs with your address book, making it that much easier to reach out to your contacts to spread the word about your #ESR21 fundraiser.