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10 Simple Steps to Creating Your FirstGiving Page

  1. Select a photo to use on your personal giving page. You might have a favorite photo of your loved one, or perhaps you’d like to use a picture of you and your loved one with other family and friends.
  2. Create a personal message about why you believe it’s important to support LBDA and raise awareness about Lewy body dementia.
  3. Go to www.firstgiving.com/lbda and click on the orange "Get Started" button.
  4. Select the type of page you would like to create:
    • Sporting
      • Holding or participating in a race, tennis tournament, etc.
    • Personal occasion
      • Mother's Day
      • Father's Day
      • Birthday
    • Other occasion
      • Select this option if you would like to create your page in honor of someone.
    • In memory of someone
  5. Answer some basic questions about the duration of your fundraising. If you're doing a special event, indicate the time and date.
  6. Enter your e-mail address and click Continue.
  7. You'll create your account on this page by entering some information about yourself and creating a password.
  8. Select the address for your page:
    • The first part of the address will already be there which is www.firstgiving.org/
    • You will select what you would like the next part to be, for example:
      • InMemoryofFirstNameLastName
  9. Edit your page:
    • Select a title
    • Select a target goal
    • Upload a photo
    • Share your story
    • Write a personalized thank you message that your friends and family will receive by e-mail after they have contributed
  10. Now you are ready to share your new personal web page link with family and friends!

Questions? Please call Davida Morgan Washington at 404.935.6444 ext. 103, or click here to e-mail her.