FAQs

Fundraising

How do I register to raise funds for Look Good Feel Better?

A fundraising event can be big, small, simple or indulgent! We have a variety of ideas for events you can run that involve: Sharing, Pampering, Moving or even Celebrating special occasions. The choice is yours and every bit counts.

The most effective way to raise funds is to create your own web page that you can share and keep everyone updated with your progress. Once you have chosen what type of event you would like to do, go to that page, and click ‘Get Started’. You will be guided through simple steps to set up your page and links to be able to easily share with everyone.

Can I start a team with friends, family, or colleagues?

Yes, the more the merrier when you register!

How can people join my team?

Creating a team is a great and fun way to raise funds for Look Good Feel Better. Once you have created your team you can send pre-written email invites from your fundraising dashboard. Or you have option to share your team link at the 'Join Us' button. 

How do people donate to my event?

The best way for your family and friends to support your event is by sharing the link to your page. Here it is easy to make a secure online donation, using a credit card. 

How can I promote my event?

Social media platforms, like Facebook and Instagram, are a great way to tell all your family and friends about your event, and generate donations. Once you have created your page, there are direct links to post your event page to these platforms, as well as a link you can email.

How can I keep my sponsors up to date?

Regular updates on your how you are going is a great way for your sponsors to track your progress. On your dashboard under ‘My Page’ you have the option to write blogs to post all your updates on. Another option is to send your sponsors emails from your fundraising page. Under “My Dashboard” you will see “Get Support” where you are able to send emails to your contacts.

Ho can I make changes to my event page once live, like change the date of my event, my message or image?

Please go to https://fundraise.lgfb.co.nz/home-new and log into your account and you will be able to edit and resave everything about your event here.

I have forgotten my account login or password?

Please go to https://fundraise.lgfb.co.nz/home-new and click Login. You will be asked for your email address, and then click ‘Forgotten password’. A link to reset your password will be sent to your email.

How long after my event will people be able to donate to my page?

Your event fundraising page will be active for four weeks following the date of your event.

If you think you may receive donations after this time period, please use the 'Donate' button on our website to pay us the funds.

Please do not send cash directly to Look Good Feel Better.

Can people who donate get a tax-deductible reciept?

All online donations will receive an automated tax receipt to the email address provided when the donation is made.

We cannot provide a tax deductible receipt for donations made to a raffle, auction or to someone who provides goods, a service or general cash for event sponsorship.

I have collected cash during the event, how do I pay this to Look Good Feel Better?

The easiest and most secure way is to pay the total amount using a credit card via our Donate button on our website click here

Where does the money I raise go?

All the money you raise will go towards Look Good Feel Better free programmes to help support people who are facing cancer.

One of my sponsors lives abroad. Can they donate or sponsor me in another currency than the NZ dollar?

Yes, they can use their credit card to donate the amount they wish. Their provider will then convert the amount into NZ dollars. Please note they may be charged a fee by their provider for a foreign currency transaction.

Does Look Good Feel Better provide public liability insurance for my event?

Look Good Feel Better is unable to provide public liability insurance cover to community fundraising events and/or coordinators. It is the responsibility of the event coordinator to arrange this in conjunction with the venue.

Who can I contact for additional fundraising questions about my event?

If you have more questions please get in contact with Amber West (amber@lgfb.co.nz), our Fundraising Manager who can give you some expert tips and support to maximise the amount you raise.