The end of the fiscal year is a good time to think about Group and Area finances. Fundraising is a challenge in the best of economic times, and it may feel even more difficult now. Could there be a no-hassle, no-cost way to support our growing Area's financial health? Ashley Clark, District Advisor for Long Island's Suffolk County, says yes! All it takes is a few mouse clicks to turn your ordinary Internet surfing and shopping into a fundraising opportunity that benefits us all.
Now, with the iGive toolbar, that won’t happen! Simply do a search for the iGive toolbar in your favorite search engine, or follow this link and download the simple program. You will be prompted to enter your charity of choice. Choose La Leche League of New York–East to benefit the entire New York Area, and start shopping. There are settings that will allow you to see a pop-up whenever you reach a website that is an iGive supporter, or you can turn it off (through the program or your pop-up blocker) and you’ll never again have to think about giving a portion of your proceeds to LLL of New York. It’ll just happen.
Once a purchase is completed through a participating merchant, LLL of New York will receive whatever portion of that sale is designated by iGive and the merchant. You will receive a regular statement of proceeds generated by purchases—shop away and watch it add up for the Area!
The Area currently only has 12 supporters, and to date their searching and shopping has generated more than $200. Please encourage your co-Leaders to choose us as the charity of choice, and consider reaching out to Group mothers as well.
Mother and baby at computer: Dan Harrelson
Mothers' group: glow mama