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Here’s how to create a fundraiser for New American Leaders on Facebook in 10 simple steps! Please be sure to fill out this form to give us a heads up that you’ll be participating as a host.

To create a fundraiser for a charitable organization:

  1. Click Fundraisers in the left menu of your News Feed. You might have to click “See more” under the Explore category.
  2. Click Raise Money.
  3. Select Nonprofit/Charity.
  4. Select New American Leaders.
  5. Create a goal amount. Be ambitious, but also realistic. NAL suggests aiming for one of the following amounts – $250, $500, $750, or $1,000.
  6. Start the fundraiser on the week of November 18th and set the fundraiser to end on November 30th.
  7. Fill out the title: Raising Money For New American Leaders. Please be sure to use this exact title.
  8. Use our Giving Tuesday graphic as your cover photo for the fundraiser.
  9. Fill in the fundraiser details. Feel free to use our template below, or spice it up with some of your experiences with NAL in your own words!
  10. Click Create.
  11. Congratulations! Your fundraiser is now live!

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This year has been tough. And in the days leading up to the midterm election, it only got uglier. But earlier this month, the American people rejected the politics of fear and ushered in a New American wave into office, washing away the pale, stale, male leadership and bringing new, progressive voices to the forefront. Record high voter turnout resulted in the election of the most diverse Congress in our nation’s history.

This year is about keeping the momentum going. That’s why, for #GivingTuesday, a national day of giving, I’m raising money to support New American Leaders. New American Leaders is a non-profit organization that prepares first and second generation Americans to use their power and potential in elected office.

They believe that when our elected officials mirror the makeup of our nation, we achieve stronger communities, a more responsive government and a robust democracy. They are the only national, nonpartisan organization focused on bringing New Americans into the political process.

Their alumni have won seats all across the country!  Check out all of NAL’s victories up and down the ballot.