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  • eBay for Charity Charity Ribbon News 2009

  • June 2, 2009
  • Raise Money to Help Animals this Summer!
  • This summer, eBay for Charity External Link is shining a Spotlight on Helping Animals and we want your organization to get involved.
  • Spotlight on Helping Animals External Link is an eBay campaign to raise funds and awareness for organizations that are protecting animals large and small, happening on eBay this summer.  If your nonprofit helps animals through research, education or advocacy, we would like to shine our spotlight on you.
  • Why participate?

  • Your nonprofit can benefit in several key ways by joining Spotlight on Helping Animals:
  • Enjoy Extra Visibility
    Starting in June, your organization’s name will be featured on a special list of participating nonprofits at http://www.ebay.com/helpinganimals External Link.  eBay users love animals, and we’re planning lots of on-eBay promotion of this special campaign.  Throughout June, eBay users will have the chance to win a $1000 shopping spree when they buy an eBay for Charity item and will be driven to this campaign page to start shopping. Take advantage of the extra promotion and traffic today!
  • Receive Donations
    Raise funds around the clock! Every time a listing that benefits your organization sells, you get a donation. Supporters can also make immediate donations to your cause via PayPal through our latest feature, Donate Now. It’s that easy.
  • Attract New Donors
    eBay has 86 million active users, all of whom could be your potential donors. Every listing that benefits your nonprofit features your logo and mission statement – the perfect way to spread the word about your work and engage new supporters.
  • Sign Up Now!

  • To join Spotlight on Helping Animals, sign up now!
  • How to Ensure Success with Spotlight on Helping Animals

    Rally your Community
    Let your community know about your involvement in Spotlight on Helping Animals and encourage them to buy, sell or donate on your behalf.
  • Use our free marketing tools
  • Add a weblink on your homepage to drive traffic to the campaign and your About My Nonprofit page 
  • Use email signatures to notify anyone you communicate with about your involvement.
  • Publish our pre-made article in your next newsletter or email blast to motivate your community
  • Sell!
    If your organization has not sold on eBay, there is absolutely no better time to get started. Earth Day is right around the corner and this is the perfect opportunity for you to raise the profile of your organization. You can list items External Link such as your organization’s merchandise, books, and tickets to your events.
  • And don’t forget – the eBay for Charity Fee Credit External Link makes it essentially free for your nonprofit to sell on eBay.
  • Learn More

  • Join our free eBay for Charity 101 call. A member of our Community Care team will show you step-by-step how to successfully fundraise with eBay. eBay for Charity conference calls are every 1st and 3rd Wednesday of the month at 12pm EST. Sign up for a call.

Share Your Story

  • Nonprofits, how is eBay for Charity helping your organization accomplish its mission? Tell us and we’ll share your success with others. Submit Story

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