DonateWith help from supporters like you, Debra of America continues to provide programs and services to people with Epidermolysis Bullosa and their families, and to support EB research.
|The mounting cost of bandages is most often not covered by an EB family's health insurance.||89.4¢ of every dollar donated goes directly to EB patients, families, and research.|
Personal Fundraising Pages
Personalize your fundraising page(s)
Use our easy to use template to create your own fundraising page.
Add pictures and personalize your page. Please keep in mind that the picture you upload needs to be 200KB in size or less.
Write your personal story and encourage donors to engage in your cause. Telling a compelling story of why you are creating your fundraising page will inspire people to donate.
Share your exclusive page link with everyone you know
Once your page is ready to go, easily share your page with friends using email, Facebook, Twitter and Linked-In.
Collect donations online
You are now a credit card merchant. Collect donations using Visa, Mastercard, American Express and even Paypal.
Log-in to your account
Once you have set-up your account and shared your personal fundraising page with your friends and family, log-in to your account and track your donations, send thank you notes to your donors and view your progress. You can always access your account using the Login button located on our home page.
Frequently Asked Questions
- What are Personal Fundraising Pages?
Personal Fundraising Pages are a way for anyone to create awareness and raise money easily. All a personal fundraising page really is, is your own website that allows you to collect donations by accepting credit cards and even Paypal. The greatest part is that you can take advantage of the network effect by sharing it over all the social networking sites with a click of a button. You are now able to increase the size of your local event(s) or just create an awareness campaign. It’s fun to see how you can take advantage of the network effect.
- What happens to the money that people donate through my personal fundraising page?
All donation that you solicit and collect through your personal fundraising page are forwarded automatically to DebRA of America, Inc. At any time you can see the amount of money you have raised by logging-in to your account center. All moneys collect by DebRA are used to support the mission of alleviating the inherent daily stress of living with EB. Your support will help us fund research and provide programs and services to those families in need.
- Will donations made on personal fundraising pages be tax deductible?
Donations will be tax deductible to the extent allowed by law. DebRA of America is a registered non-profit organization with Federal Tax ID 112519726.
- Who can I contact for help setting up my fundraising page?
For assistance, please contact us at (212)868-1573 or
via email at Marketing [at] debra [dot] org.
- Can I set up more than one page?
Yes. Each supporter can set up multiple pages.
- Can a corporation or civic group set up a page?
Yes, DebRA encourages companies, schools, civic groups and other organizations to set up personal fundraising pages to benefit DebRA. Whether you want to collect funds for the holidays, challenge your employees to match your corporate donation or take up a collection from your members, everyone is welcome to create a personal fundraising page. People can create personal fundraising pages right from your personal page.
- Your website says to upload a picture that’s under 200KB, How do I do that?
Because every computer is different and have different programs, we have found a website that will allow you to easily resize your pictures so that it fits in your personal fundraising page. Go to http://www.picresize.com.
While we have found this site to be easy to use we don’t make any warranty or representations as to how easy you’ll find it. A simple Google search will help if necessary.
- I am not sure I understand what my account center is?
The account login button will bring you to the supporter center, or as we refer to it your account center. There you can update or change your personal fundraising page, view the amount of money you raised with your current page or prior ones and update your personal information.
- Where do I go to login to my account center?
You can always access your account using the Login button located on our home page.
- How do I verify my e-mail account?
You should receive a link to confirm your email and allow you to set your user name and password. These credentials will allow you to come back to your fundraising dashboard at any time.In order to access your account dashboard in the future; please sign in via the login button provided on the DebRA Home page.
- Are there any additional resources for tips and tricks on setting up a successful fundraising page?
You can check out these excellent resources on fundraising tips, successful strategies for tweeting and general ways to use social networks to promote yourself to use when you talk to your friends and family.