Here’s why we think we’re special…

We all know there are lots of crowdfunding websites out there, but they’re not all created equal. Here are just a few of the reasons why you should consider Red Basket for your fundraising campaign:

1. Red Basket does not charge any fees.


Woodmen of the World generously covers the processing fees, meaning that 100% of donations are given to the person in need.

2. Red Basket is a nonprofit. Distributions are not taxable income to the asker.

3. Donations are eligible for a tax deduction.

4. All money is paid to the person in need even if their fundraising goal is not met.

5. Red Basket vets all stories – your money goes where you think it’s going!

Think Red Basket First when considering your online crowdfunding options. You’ll be glad you did!

Have you heard about AmazonSmile?

It’s Amazon’s new program where they donate part of your purchase to your favorite nonprofit. All you need to do is sign up before you make a purchase, and Amazon will donate 0.5% of eligible purchases to the organization of your choice. To get started with AmazonSmile and donate part of your purchase to Red Basket, click here:

AmazonSmile donations will go into the Good Start Fund, a fund that gives new stories an initial boost.

A few thoughts from the Red Basket community…

“I honestly have a hard time finding adequate words to say what it’s like to see money coming in to ease the financial burden and to read the posts, private messages and words of encouragement. It’s all so powerful. It’s amazing to feel that support and the love.” Jacey Gengenbach, Save Jacey’s Smile

Lauren Fischer
Communications Specialist
Lauren is the Communications Specialist for She writes content for the blog, social media and other materials, as well as secures media coverage for projects!