Fundraisers


July Fundraising – Flamingo Flocking

Start your own Flocking Fundraiser to support SDSF and raise awareness for our rare disease. Contact Michelle at michelle@shwachman-diamond.org if interested. When you have a rare disease you have to make a pretty big noise to get awareness and fundraising. More common diseases have months, days, dedicated teams to fundraising, etc. Being rare, it means a lot of those duties get assigned to parents just like us. My son is 5 years old and has been living with SDS since he was born. We have had to make some pretty big noise just to have doctors hear us, which means we ...

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May Fundraising – Spring into Fundraising

It's SPRING-time and everyone wants to enjoy the outdoors! What a perfect time to have FUN hosting an outdoor fundraiser for Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome Foundation. Let's "Spring" into Fundraising! Now that the weather is nice, start a new fundraiser! Host a plant sale, car wash, or garage sale. Take on a part-time gig of walking dogs or mowing lawns. Any proceeds can be donated to SDSF! Join us to raise awareness and help FUND a cure!

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Order Your SDS Rare Disease Day Shirt

Show your support in honor of Rare Disease Day and be Shwachman-Diamond strong! CLICK HERE TO ORDER: Deadline is Feb. 9, 2019 FRONT of shirt BACK of shirt

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#GivingTuesday – November 27

#GivingTuesday, observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (11.27.2018), celebrates giving back. Why not give back to the Shwachman Diamond Syndrome Foundation to help fund research for a cure? In support of #GivingTuesday on November 27, 2018, Facebook is partnering with PayPal to match up to $7 million in donations made on Facebook to eligible US-based 501(c)(3) nonprofits. The match applies to fundraisers for nonprofit organizations, including birthday fundraisers and Donate buttons. Fundraisers for personal causes aren’t eligible to receive the ...

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February Fundraising – Dare to Cure Rare

February 28 is Rare Disease Day. Help us raise awareness and funds for Rare Disease Day and Shwachman Diamond Syndrome this month! Join us in our challenge -- Dare to Cure Rare! We challenge you to create a fundraising campaign this month--whether it is selling t-shirts, hosting an event, creating a fundraiser on facebook, organizing a "dress down day" at your work or child's school, selling SDSF magnets or creating your own fundraiser! Join us to raise awareness and fund a cure!

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#GivingTuesday – November 28

Giving Tuesday, observed on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (11.28.2017), takes the focus off of the commercialism of Black Friday and Cyber Monday and instead celebrates giving back. Why not give back to the Shwachman Diamond Syndrome Foundation to help fund research for a cure? On #GivingTuesday Facebook and the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation are matching up to $2 million of funds raised on Facebook for U.S. nonprofits and Facebook is also waiving all fees for donations made to nonprofits on Facebook. Make your facebook donation on 11.28.2017.  

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Fundraising on Facebook

It is SUPER EASY to fundraise on facebook! You can add a "donate" button to a post to show your friends that you're raising money for the Shwachman Diamond Syndrome Foundation. Or, you can create a "fundraiser" on facebook to celebrate a birthday, anniversary, or other events. This is such an easy way to share your family's story, get people talking about SDS to raise awareness and to ultimately fund a cure!!! To add a donate button to your post: Click What's on your mind? on your News Feed. Type a message to encourage your facebook friends to ...

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Fundraising Idea – Casual for a Cure

This is a simple fundraising idea for your place of employment, local businesses or even your child's school. Most people have heard of or participated in something like this before. Participants would get to dress down in exchange for a donation. 100% of donations go to the Shwachman Diamond Syndrome Foundation to support research and help find a CURE! Click to Download and Customize a "Casual for a Cure Flyer".

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Shop Amazon Smile for Valentine’s Day

Are you going to buy your sweetheart a Valentine's Day present? Why not buy it on smile.amazon.com and make SDSF your charity?  That is really showing your love.

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2017 Rare Disease Day (Feb. 28) Fundraising Challenge

In honor of Rare Disease Day on February 28, 2017, we’re challenging you to show your support for SDS patients and DONATE ANY AMOUNT to help patients afflicted with Shwachman-Diamond Syndrome. Please visit our RARE DISEASE DAY FUNDRAISING WEBSITE to help us reach our goal of $3,000 before February 28, 2017. Help us spread the word about our Rare Disease Day Fundraising Challenge by sharing via social media and/or email.

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