Since 1977, serving the people of North Carolina
HNC Family Festival & Walk
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1. Choose your event – Raleigh or Charlotte
To get started go to
2. Sign up
Click onon the right side of the page. In addition to yourself, you may register members of your family and others at the same time. Enter the total number of people you're signing up and click .
If you have a FirstGiving account from a prior event you may use that to sign in. If you're not sure, just enter your email address and the system will check automatically. You can also use your Facebook account as a starting point; the system will use your name and address from Facebook to create your FirstGiving account. Your FirstGiving password must contain at least one number. Click the redbutton to continue.
3. Join or create a team
You must now chose whether to join an existing team, create your own team, or do neither (meaning you'll be an independent participant).
Clickand indicate that you are registering yourself. Read the waiver text and agree to its terms by checking the box as indicated. Don't forget to select your T-shirt size. Click .
If you are registering other participants at this time, you will go through this process for each person.
4. Create your personal fundraising page
This step is very important, and we urge everyone to complete it when they register. It only takes a moment. You MUST do this if you want the funds you raise (including your own personal donations) to be credited to you and your team. You can make a donation and create your personal fundraising page all in this step.
"I don't want to create a personal fundraising page at this time." If you choose this option, you will be sent an email message with a link you can use if you later decide to set up your page. Please save this email message. If you lose or misplace this message, you can call the HNC office for assistance.
Once you clickyou'll get to the confirmation page – the last step. Here you can go back and check your entries in the previous steps. Don't worry, you can always sign in later and make changes.
Note: the FirstGiving system is designed to accommodate different registration types, and to collect registration fees. There is no fee for joining the HNC Family Festival (that's a cost of $0.00), and you are signing up simply as a "Participant."
After you register you will receive an email "receipt" for your registration "fee" so you'll see that $0.00 price again.
Next Steps – Tools for effective fundraising
The FirstGiving service offers a number of features to help you raise funds for HNC and the Family Festival & 5K Walk.
When you create a personal fundraising page, you'll receive a confirmation email message with more information. Included near the top of that message will be your page's URL (web page address). Anyone can view this page, so this is a great way to send your prospective donors directly to you and a handy big red "Donate" button. Be sure to add this URL to your social media page and include it in your email fundraising efforts.
That same email message also contains a link to instructions for editing your personal fundraising page, and how to share it on Facebook, Twitter, and by email.
Keep track of your FirstGiving password. You will need this to enter any donations you receive by check or cash. You can also use it to sign up for the next HNC Family Festival.
If you have created a team, you'll receive an email confirmation message as its captain. This message will contain a URL (web address) of your team page, which you can use in your team fundraising efforts.
In all you'll get three email confirmation messages: one for creating a FirstGiving account, one for creating a team and its team page, and one for creating a personal fundraising page. Each message will have useful additional information.
Now It's Time to Start Fundraising!
If you need help with anything in this process, contact the HNC Office at 800-990-5557 (toll free) or email firstname.lastname@example.org for assistance.
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This page was last modified on Monday, June 3rd, 2019.