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  • eBay for Charity Charity Ribbon News 2011

  • January 25, 2011
  • Join our Workin' It campaign on eBay for Charity
  • Workin' It External Link is an online event to raise funds and awareness for organizations that help unemployed Americans find, get and keep a job. If your nonprofit supports these initiatives, we would like to shine our spotlight on you.
  • Why participate?

  • Your nonprofit can benefit in several key ways by joining our Workin' It External Link campaign:
  • Enjoy Extra Visibility
    Through February 13th, your organization's name will be featured on a special list of participating nonprofits here External Link.
  • Receive Donations
    Raise funds around the clock! Every time a listing that benefits your organization sells, you get a donation. It's that easy.
  • Attract New Donors
    eBay has 86 million active users, all of whom could be 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. Your organization can also receive cash donations through Donate Now.
  • Sign Up Now!

  • Register for Workin' It today. Join now!
  • Selling

  • If your organization has not sold on eBay, there is absolutely no better time to get started. 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.
  • Get the Word Out

  • Be sure to tell donors they can use eBay for Charity to support your work by buying or selling items to benefit your organization and they can take advantage of the additional traffic driven by this campaign. We have plenty of tips and free marketing tools to help you spread the word:
  • Use social media: Let your fans and followers know they can support you on eBay or that they should check out a neat listing up to benefit you. Or, post a message to our community on our Facebook External Link wall or through Twitter: @eBaygiving.
  • Add an email signature and encourage your staff to do the same.
  • Embed a weblink on your homepage that directs supporters to the campaign and let your supporters know they can support your work when they buy and sell.

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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