New software update! Check out our new reading and fundraising features you've asked for!
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Create your FREE school read-a-thon in less than 5 minutes and manage it with one volunteer resource - YOU!
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We've simplified our customer onboarding process so that teachers, parents, and readers can easily register and support your school fundraiser instantly across any mobile device through secure invite codes.
You can now print a custom faculty letter and reader invite cards so everyone can easily connect with your read-a-thon and instantly start reading and fundraising for your school fundraiser!
We've updated our DIY toolkit and in-app support with new content to make it easier to explore and promote a custom read-a-thon with one volunteer resource - YOU!
We've redesigned your personal donation page so that donors understand a child's literacy achievements participating in your school fundraiser as well as your community outreach message.
Our RFMS platform supports fundraisers in both the US (USD) and UK (GBP) allowing your community a simple way to raise money that is aligned to what is taught in the classroom - not products sold!
Here's a quick administrator "To-Do" list to get you started.
Creating a RFMS fundraiser is FREE to set up and FREE to use. It takes just a couple of minutes and can be managed with one volunteer resource - YOU!
Need a plan? Check out our 20/20 Challenge. It provides an easy way to promote a reading and fundraising plan that delivers results.
We believe fundraising is all about storytelling so post a school image, share a video and write your community outreach story that connects with your donors highlighting why your school is passionate for reading as well as giving back!
With school fundraising, there's nothing like setting up goals to motivate children so set up your custom reading and fundraising goals to get them to your read-a-thon finish line!
Cool tip! Set "stretch goals" for what you want all of your supporters to achieve while allowing team leaders to set custom individual reader goals for what is being taught in the classroom!
Connect your PTA, PTO, school, community group or personal bank account so you are ready to receive online pledge donations through your RFMS fundraiser. You will need to provide banking information when you connect to our credit card processing partner, Stripe.
IMPORTANT: Your Stripe account is required in order to start your FREE RFMS fundraiser. It's FREE to set up and only takes a couple of minutes.
Fundraising is all about teamwork so invite your team leaders (teachers) as well as readers so that all of your supporters are ready to go when you launch your school fundraiser! Go to your TEAMS page and select an invite option that works for you! You can print out your invite codes, copy/paste your invite code link or have us send a personal email to your supporters with an invite code to get started.
Once you've set up and your school is ready to go, start reading and reaching out to friends and family to generate donation support for your fundraiser. The more you read and reach out to others, the more your school earns so what are you waiting for?
Are you a teacher looking to join your school fundraiser? If so, here's a quick team leader "to-do" list to get you started.
Click on the teacher registration button on the home page and insert your event invite code that your event administrator has provided. If you do not have an invite code, please contact your administrator to receive one so you can register and create your reading team!
Looking to set up custom reading and fundraising goals for your team of readers. With RFMS, you can create goals that align to what you need them to be so readers are motivated for your read-a-thon.
Go to your MY TEAM page and start inviting your readers to join in on the fun! There are a variety of ways to send invites to parents and readers so choose one that works best for you!
Go to your MY TEAM page and view real-time reading and fundraising reports across your team of readers. With RFMS, you can access these reports anytime, anywhere across any mobile device!
The most important piece to remember about your read-a-thon is to have fun and get kids excited about reading and learning the importance of giving back to school!
Teacher invite codes
To register as a team leader online, you will need a valid invite code. Please contact your event administrator if you have not received one to join an existing RFMS fundraiser.
Your event invite code will allow you to register as a team leader managing a group of readers for your RFMS fundraiser.
Ready to start reading and fundraising for your school? Here's a quick "To-Do" list to get you going!
Have you received your team invite code to join your school fundraiser? If so, please click the student registration button and create your reader profile. It only takes a few minutes to set up. If you haven't received your team invite code, talk to your teacher or event administrator to receive one so you can register your child.
Track your individual reading progress daily within the RFMS app against the goals set by your teacher!
Share your reading achievements with friends and family to generate pledge donations for your school. Whether through SMS, Facebook, Twitter, or personal email, you have one-click access to share your donation page to raise money for your school!
Whether you are at home, school or library, pick up a good book and start reading to support your school. The more you read, the more you are helping your school reach it's fundraising goals!
Team reader invite codes
To register your reader online, you will need a valid invite code. Please contact your event administrator if you have not received one to join an existing RFMS fundraiser.
Your reader invite codes will allow you to register your child to the appropriate reading team on an existing RFMS fundraiser!
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