When you’re passionate about both the “why” and the “how” of your fundraiser, that passion becomes contagious, sparking interest and encouraging donations.
The most successful fundraisers have a clear goal. Be realistic but set the bar high. Don’t be afraid to build momentum by making the first donation yourself.
Thank you for your interest in My Own Fundraiser. Here are answers to our most common questions. Need more help? Contact us.
Fundraising involves asking for donations and sharing lifesaving information with your neighbours, friends, family, co-workers.
You will be sharing women's heart and brain health statistics, as well as signs of heart attack and stroke.
We encourage you to set a personal fundraising goal of $350 or more.
You can collect money by reaching out to your networks with your personal fundraising page link and asking them to make a donation directly to your page. You can do this via email or social media. For suggested content and tips, click here.
Your Participant Centre is your gateway for fundraising online! Use your Participant Centre to:
Check out our Useful Links to learn more.
We’ve made it easy for you! Check out our email and social media resources that have customizable messaging for you to email to your contacts and share on your social media platforms.
The easiest fix is to request a new password. Simply click the link ‘Forgot Username and/or Password’ at the login page. Then follow the steps to request a password reset.
If fundraising in-person is better for you, we're here to support you! Please reach out to your local area office to request your fundraising kit .
Heart & Stroke is committed to privacy and Payment Card Industry Security Standards. For this reason, credit card donations are only accepted online through our secure site. Donors can donate directly on a canvasser’s personal fundraising page. Click here to search for a canvasser.>
Online: when you donate online, you will receive your official tax receipt via email immediately. If you do not receive your tax receipt, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org to request a new one.
Offline: you will receive an official tax receipt via mail by February 28th the following year.
Heart & Stroke adheres to CRA guidelines and must account for all tax receipts that have been printed and distributed which is difficult to do when in the hands of thousands of volunteers. Interim tax receipts allow for strong tax receipt control, tracking, and reporting.