can advocate and help more families build strength, stability, and independence.
Raise funds while raising awareness.
With a little creativity and passion, anyone can become a fundraiser for Greater Matthews Habitat for Humanity.
By sharing your passion and goal with your friends and family, you can double your impact to increase donations and awareness.
Third-Party Fundraising is an event or activity organized by an individual, company, community group, or organization that is not an official Habitat for Humanity event but donates proceeds from the event to the mission, families, and community at Habitat for Humanity. Fundraising for Greater Matthews Habitat for Humanity is a unique opportunity to take a proactive step in serving our community.
Ideas for fundraisers
Wishing for donations in place of gifts can be a great way to fundraise. Invite guests to make a donation or a gift equivalent to the typical cost of dinner out.
Payroll Deductions, Employee Happy Hours, Casual Fridays
Ask your employer to get involved and hold an office-wide campaign. Double your efforts and see if your employer will match your donations
Sports tournaments, gaming events, or “a-thons”s
Ask family members, neighbors, or friends to sponsor participants to run, walk, spin, bowl, read, dance, or golf. Choose activities that your group would find unique or fun!
Penny Wars, Dress Down Days,
Talk to your school about hosting a school-wide fundraising challenge or donating the proceeds of a sporting event.
sale or ticket proceeds
Restaurants, Stores, Benefits
Love shopping (or eating) for a cause? Partner with a local store or restaurant to host an event and donate partial proceeds. Or, hold a bbq, spaghetti dinner, or cake walk and donate ticket proceeds.
Ready to get started?
Plan your fundraiser in just a few simple steps!
Understand our Mission and Policies
Download our Third-Party Fundraising Kit to ensure you understand our policies for hosting a fundraiser. Read over our mission and vision and learn about the transformational power of housing to convey to your friends and families the importance of your fundraiser.
Third-Party Fundraising Kit
GMHFH Logo Usage Guidelines
Create a Fundraising Page
Here are the answers to the questions we hear the most.
Need more help?
Send a message to our Development Team or call 704.847.4266 ext. 111