Online Fundraising

 

Frequent asked questions  & Competitions

We've listed some questions below that will help and ask that if you can't find what you looking for our help deck powered by Go Fundraise is a great place to start. Go Fundraise Help Desk 

 

Competition Number # 1 - GOOD GOEN*

Condition of entry : You are registred as a Fold-it Friday or Ties For Lives online participant and include your details and awareness and fundraising page name in your entry for this competion by email. ENTER HERE

 

COMP#1 : If you have a team of 12 or more and have raised $120 or more then we would love for you to submit in 25 words or less "how or why you have found the best way to create awareness using a Fold-it's."

 

Send images and word to : GOOD GOEN COMP 25 Words and Images 

We'll notify you by email if you are one of the 50 winners and send the Goens by Post.

The prize if you take the challange is 12 x Goens especially spotted up for you and the your crew . (image to come shortly)

*NOTE: GOEN is a Japanesse coin often used as a gift of friendship and rumour has it if you place it in your wallet or purse "Good fortune will come your way". 

P.S. Once we have some generous sponsors we'll invent another competition to celebrate your achievements. 

 

 

Frequently Asked Questions

 
What is Ties For Lives? 
What is a Fold-it and Fold-it Fridays?
Where do the funds you raise go ?
How can I get Involved?
HOW TO CONTACT US
Is it necessary to register?
Who is Go Fundraise?
I have a team question who can I speak to ?
What is Facebook connect?
What are your bank details to make an EFT direct donation? 
Can I participate or do something to fundraise at other times of the year?
I live overseas and would like to start something over here?
How do people get receipts?
Can I send you a cheque donation?
Are my donations to Ties For Lives tax deductible?
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

What is Ties For Lives?

Ties For Lives Foundation is an Australian Not- for-Profit public charitable fund dedicated to creating a greater awareness of the single biggest health issue facing young Australians.

Through our initiatives we'll spark a national conversation to assist with breaking down the stigmas and prejudices surrounding youth mental health and more specifically to reduce the incidences and depression and anxiety, self-harm and suicide through early intervention.

Ties For Lives Foundation ABN: 65 158 691 418 Ties For Lives Group Ltd as Trustee ACN 154 312 875.

Tax deductibility gift recipient status as health promotion charity under Australian tax law. Donations over $2 to the foundation are tax deductible.

 

What is a Fold-it and Fold-it Fridays?

A Fold-it is our national spotted symbol that creates awareness and support for youth mental health, you can download Fold-its display them BOLDLY and give them to people you meet and know to help share our message. See our Video on how to Fold-it...coming soon.

Fold-it Fridays is an annual event held every Friday in November to recognise the single biggest health issue facing young Australians. 

Find out More Here - Fold-it Fridays explained.

 

Where do the funds you raise go ?

Funds raised through the Ties For Lives initiatives including Fold-it Fridays Australian campaign go directly to support  at risk homeless youth, self-harm and suicide prevention programs and mental health research through our beneficiary partners the Lighthouse Foundation: Giving homeless kids a future, Suicide Prevention Australia: The national peak body for the prevention of suicide and self-harm and Australian Rotary Health: Australia’s largest non-government funding body of mental health research.

The SPOTa program funds go directly to the distribution of SPOTa cards, Spotathon events and community training in mental health first aid.

 

 
How can I get Involved?

 

Register Here... Start a team / Individual  Awareness and Fundraising page. Sign up, Start something that matters for youth mental health. It costs nothing to give a helping hand. Be one of the crew, we’d love to have you on board.

 

I’ll Sponsor or support... a friend or finding a favourite team is easy . Simply search them out here and surprise them by helping them reach their goal. 

 

Direct Donations...  financial support to the Foundation which will go to help at risk youth wellness programs, mental health research and the work of our beneficiaries.  

 

Sharing our message... being social and staying connected with people we like and trust starts with a “Like us” on Facebook or following us on Twitter. You can always join up later and become one of the crew. Take a few photos with a Fold-it or two in view and post-it to Facebook and tag-it Ties For Lives.

 

Fold-it Downloads... get your Fold-its downloads and make a BOLD display in support of the single biggest health issue facing young Australians. Print-it, cut-it, fold-it...Give them out at work, it's a great way to spark a conversation. Add a wallpaper to your phone, ipad or desk top screen wallpapers.  Download and display responsibly Be BOLD out there and Enjoy Life!!

 

Community / Corporate Partners – We invite you to contact us and see how we can work together to make a BIGGER difference.

Contact : David L Wright - CEO & Founder  Email Me Here  Mobile : 0418 105 019 or during Business Hours 03) 9588 1999

 

 

HOW TO CONTACT US

General Awareness and Fundraising Inquiries: 

Contact : Go Fundraise Help Desk 

Ties For Lives Foundation

C/o 83 Parkers Road,

Parkdale VIC 3195 Australia.

David L Wright - CEO and Founder

Email dlw@thecoast.com.au Mobile 0418 105 019

 

Is it necessary to register?

Yes, Anyone planning on being part of the awareness and fundraising is required to register to comply with specific state and federal laws requiring participants and those making donations online must register. By using the Go Fundraise secure online platform we can cut down on  paperwork and it is the most cost effective way for us to comply with the issuing of receipts.

 

Who is Go Fundraise?

Go Fundraise powers the web based awareness and fundraising solution that run the Fold-it Fridays and the other Ties For Lives Initiatives.  This is the most cost effective outcome so we can make the bigger financial contribution to the work of our beneficiaries.

 

I have a team question; who can I speak to ?

Once you register you have the option to create a team or individual personalised profile. You can invite people to join your team and their names will be listed as part of your team. More specific questions should be directed through: Go Fundraise Help Desk 

 

What is Facebook connect?

It's a social media plug-in which is a simple way to have your awareness and fundraising activity shared on Facebook. You can share our key messages with your friends and invite other to join plus a whole lot more.

 

What are your bank details to make an EFT direct donation? 

Please Note: We require a completed direct donation form to accompany any donation sent by EFT  to our Foundation Account.

Please complete this Donation Form and send it by email or fax and we will issue a receipt at our earliest. (Within 2 weeks normally)

 

Banking Details:

 

Ties For Lives Foundation Charitable Trust:

Bendigo Bank - Parkdale VIC Branch

BSB 633000  A/C# 144682390

 

 

Can I participate or do something to fundraise at other times of the year?

Yes, Schools, clubs, communities and businesses may chose to use the online platform to conduct a special day and in these circumstances we suggest you create one or more awareness and fundraising pages specific for the day.

 

I live overseas and would like to start something over here?

We are working on Ties For Lives and Fold-it Fridays being an International Initiative and hope to have the online platform up and running in 2013. If you want to down load some Fold-its and share our message with others we welcome your involvement. If you raise funds you may choose to support your country's Peak Body for Suicide Prevention : International Association for Suicide Prevention 

 

How do people get receipts?

Receipts for online donations are generated automatically and emailed direct to the donors by our online solution powered by Go Fundraise.

 

Can I send you a cheque donation?

Yes, you can make a cheque donation payable to : Ties For Lives Foundation and we require you to complete a dontaion form so we may issue you a recipt which is required by legislation for donations over $2. Donation Form Download Here

 

Are my donations to Ties For Lives tax deductible?

Yes, we have a tax status as health promotion charity and all donations over $2 are tax deductible.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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