CHIRLA is raising critical funds for immigrants impacted by the COVID-19 health and economic crisis, many of whom have been left out of the relief funding despite their work in essential services. Through SameSide you can host meaningful fundraisers that support CHIRLA's work. Here's how.
Create a fundraising event for CHIRLA in 2 minutes!
SameSide is an events platform that allows you to connect any event or gathering to a cause you believe in. Raise money or raise awareness. No matter what, you're doing good.
Every guest is sent the CHIRLA toolkit with ways to take action in support of immigrant rights. Check it out (note: it's optimized for mobile viewing).
Here's how to get started.
To create an event on SameSide it's easy! You will be asked to choose the "Immigrants are Essential. I am California by CHIRLA" campaign to align with when creating your event listing. To get started follow these easy steps:
1. Create a SameSide account
Make sure to check your email to validate the account.
2. Sign in to your account and click on Account in the upper right corner
3. Follow the prompts in the event creation flow and be sure to choose "Immigrants are Essential. I am California by CHIRLA"
4. Create a ticket price to collect donations
In the ticket tab is where you can create a donation. You have two options here:
You can read more about ticket options here.
5. Enter your virtual meeting link in the Guest Resouces tab.
Guests who RSVP will receive the links you input here in their confirmation email. Use this to communicate the meeting link (for virtual) or any other resources you want to share ahead of the event (like an info page, a
There you go. Your event is now live!
The team at CHIRLA will rececive a notification once you publish your event. They may reach out to you directly or you can contact Ana Reyes, CHIRLA's Development Associate.
Use SameSide's share buttons to share on major social media platforms like Facebook, Twitter and in an email.
Here are a few more promotion tips:
When your guests RSVP though SameSide, the list will be saved in your SameSide account.
After the Event: Getting Paid
Hosts who create events on SameSide get paid out within 48 hours of their event. Like money in the bank paid out. We use Zelle to process payments and just need your email address. We'll use the one that you used to sign up with. It's that simple.