At an Alternative Gift Market, professional photographer John Hansen gave a generous percentage of sales to Esperanza de Guatemala.
Personal fundraising allows people to ask their friends and family members to help raise funds for causes they care about - like Esperanza de Guatemala!
Bring together a neighborhood, workplace, civic group, or church to support Esperanza de Guatemala. These events can be virtual, in a specific location, or tied to other events, like Cinco de Mayo.
Read more below for what and how-to's.
Create a Fundraiser
Giving to others through gifts to you to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, retirement, birth of a child—whatever the occasion--is a thoughtful and generous act.
Through Go Fund Me: This is super easy and the good folks at Go Fund Me walk you through it very simply here: https://www.gofundme.com/start/charity-fundraising
It will prompt you to ‘Find nonprofits by name…’ Simply type in Esperanza de Guatemala, then click on our name.
Next, click on the ‘Start My Fundraiser’ button and you're on your way.
On Facebook, to create a fundraiser for a charitable organization, follow these steps:
Click Fundraisers in the left menu of your News Feed.
You may need to click See More
Click + Raise Money.
Select Nonprofit or Charity, & type in "Esperanza de Guatemala" in the 'search for a nonprofit to support.
Select Esperanza de Guatemala as the charitable organization, fill in the fundraiser details and choose a cover photo.
All questions about how the money is collected and distributed, and much more, is available in the left sidebar, under "Fundraisers."
To set up a community event, such as a walk-a-thon, garage sale, dog wash, car wash and more, please email us through our contact form (below) and we’ll set up a special fundraising page for your event through Go Fund Me.
Thank you for your help!
Thank you for being part of the solution to poverty and limited opportunities in Guatemala! With your help, the people in Nimasac, Guatemala and other area villages can get a better education, improve their economic situation, and live healthier lives.