Use your creativity and passion to take an active role in fundraising and raising awareness in your community! Creating your own campaign is a fun and innovative way to support Hopelink programs and encourage your friends and family to do the same. You can host a birthday fundraiser, conquer a fitness challenge for donations – the possibilities are endless! Scroll down for more information on how to get started.

Step 1:

Create Your Page
Follow the prompts on the website and you’ll be up and running in no time!

Step 2:

Spread the Word

Once your fundraising page is set up, get in touch with your friends and family and ask for their support. The more people know, the quicker you’ll reach your goal!

Step 3:

Celebrate Your Impact

Your passion and commitment will help Hopelink make lasting change in our community and work toward a community free of poverty.

Looking for Inspiration

You can do ANYTHING to raise funds for Hopelink. But if you’re looking for some inspiration to help get you started, we can help! Our campaigners have done some amazing things to raise funds for Hopelink. Check out some of their stories below.

Stray Threads Quilt Guild

Stay Threads Quilt Guild switched from in-kind drives to an online fundraiser using their network of supporters to collect funds online. Together they raised enough funds to distribute 1,139 meals to the community!


Eastside Firefighters Benevolent Fund held a holiday fundraiser to help Hopelink purchase gift cards for our clients to enjoy gifts during the holiday season. They created a video appeal to collect funds for Hopelink and raised $3,070!

Margaret Arakawa

Margaret Arakawa hosted an online fundraiser for Hopelink during the End Family Hunger campaign to help ensure families in our community have enough to eat. By rallying her friends and family, she raised over $25,000 for Hopelink programs and services.

Kai Vanderlip

Along with the Greenbrier Homeowner’s Association, Kai Vanderlip raised $4,828 for Hopelink’s greatest needs! Most years, the HOA hosts an in-person food drive, but due to COVID-19, and with Kai’s leadership, they were able to collect gifts online and continue to support Hopelink.