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Follow the steps below to begin fundraising with the Impact Fundraiser Facebook App:

 

1. Register Online for the Race
2. Click on "Impact Fundraiser"
3. Access the Komen Race for the Cure® App
4. Schedule Messages
5. Share Now!
6. Make a Self-Donation
7. Thank Your Donors

FAQs
Facebook Help Center

 

1

Register Online for the Race

  This application is only available for Race participants. Visit our website to register online for the Race.

2

Click on "Impact Fundraiser"

 

Impact Fundraiser

You can find your personalized Impact Fundraiser link on the Race registration thank you page, in the thank you email your received after registering for the Race, or on your Race Participant Center homepage. 

When clicked, you will be taken through the following steps in Facebook.  You will need to log into Facebook if you are not already.  If you do not have a Facebook account, you will need to register with Facebook before you can install the app and start fundraising. 

3

Access the Komen Race for the Cure® App 

 

Allow the Komen Race for the Cure® application to access your public profile and post to Facebook for you.  This is necessary for the application to update your fundraising progress and make sure your posts are visible to your Facebook friends.

Click Okay on the first popup window to allow public profile access. You can review the information provided by clicking the link on the window. If you cancel this step, the app will not be installed.

 

Komen Facebook App Privacy Message

 

Click Okay on the second pop-up window to allow the app to post to Facebook for you. You can modify who will be able to see the posts by changing the selection in the drop-down box on the screen. If you click Not Now, the app will be installed but the Schedule Messages functionality will be disabled.

 

Komen Facebook App Posting Message

 

Make sure you have used the correct link to access the app.  Verify that the name you used to register for the Race is displayed in the dialog box. If it is incorrect, you will need to click 'No' and then find your personalized app link in the thank you email you received after registration or on your Race Participant Center homepage.

 

4

Schedule Messages

 

Select messages to be automatically posted to your newsfeed as your event date nears. All messages posted by the Impact Fundraiser app include a link to your personal fundraising page so your Facebook friends can easily donate on your behalf.

Komen Facebook App Schedule Messages Popup

5

Share Now!

 

You can share a custom message any time by selecting a message on the Share Now tab. You can add your own comments or story to any message.

To access the app from Facebook:

1. Click Home in the upper right corner of the screen.

2. Click on 'Komen Race for the Cure®' under 'Apps' in the left hand navigation if you see it listed.

3. If you do not see 'Komen Race for the Cure®' listed under 'Apps', click on 'Apps' to see a list of all apps.  Click on the Komen Race for the Cure® app.

 

komen fb app - Share now tab 

6

Make a Self-Donation

 

Jump-start your fundraising by making a personal donation! Click on the 'Make a self-donation' link to be taken to your personal fundraising page where you can donate.

7

Thank Your Donors

 

Under the Thank Your Donors tab, you will have the ability to thank an individual donor or all donors. The listbox will display your donations in the order in which they were received. The most recent donation will appear at the top of the list. You will have the ability to sort by amount or name.

Komen FB app Thank you Tab

How to thank an individual donor on your Facebook newsfeed:

  1. Click the Thank Your Donors tab.
  2. Click the facebook tiny icon  icon to the right of the donor’s name. 
  3. The application will display a preview of the thank you message. You will have the ability to add a comment. We suggest tagging your friend in the message so they are sure to see it. 
  4. Click the Share button. 
  5. The message will post to your newsfeed and the Thank Your Donors screen will appear.
  6. The donor name will not be bold. This indicates that the individual donor has been thanked. 

How to thank an individual donor via email:

  1. Click the Thank Your Donors tab.
  2. Click the envelope icon  icon to the right of the donor’s name.
  3. The application will launch an email message that contains the donor’s email address, subject, and thank you message. You will have the ability to modify the email content. 
  4. Click the Send button.
  5. The Thank Your Donors screen will appear and the donor’s name will remain bold. Donor names that are bold indicate that the donor has not been thanked individually via the facebook tiny icon icon.

How to thank all donors on your Facebook newsfeed:

  1. Click the Thank Your Donors tab.
  2. Click the Thank all donors tab button. 
  3. The application will display a preview of the thank you message. You will have the ability to add a comment. 
  4. Click the Share button. 
  5. The message will post to your newsfeed and the Thank Your Donors screen will appear.
  6. The donor names will remain bold. Donor names that are bold indicate that the donor has not been thanked individually via the facebook tiny icon icon.