Turn your birthday into a fundraiser We all have birthdays. Sure, presents are great, but more and more people are instead turning their birthdays into fundraisers as a way to give back and support their community.It's easy. Step 1: Create a personal fundraising site on Facebook To get started, visit our Facebook fundraising page and click "Create a Fundraiser." Click here for detailed instructions. (COMING SOON) You can use your own image or download an image below to use as a fundraising page cover photo. How to download an image Click on one of the images below image to expand/view it. Then click and hold (Mac) or right mouse click (PC) on the expanded image until a dialog box appears. Select "Save image as..." A box pops up asking you where you want to save the image to. Navigate to the folder where you want to keep your images. Click on the "save" button. You now have a copy to use as a fundraising page cover photo. Step 2: Fundraise Set a goal - A goal gives you something to reach for while fundraising. If you reach the goal, you can always raise it and work toward a new target! Share your story - Fundraisers who make their cause personal raise more money. Why do you support the United Way of West Ellis County? Tell your story - your friends want to hear it! Kick off your fundraiser with a self-donation to show your commitment to the cause. Send Reminders - Even the nicest friends with the best intentions will forget to donate, so don't be afraid to send reminders and post often. Thank your donors - Not only is it a nice thing to do, but thanking friends on Facebook is an easy way to remind other friends to donate! Step 3: Celebrate the impact you made in our community!