Learn how to sync your personal Barbells for Boobs powered fundraising page to Facebook to boost your reach.
Before you start
When you sign up to fundraise for Barbells for Boobs using Classy, you’ll gain access to a personal fundraising page. Once you have a fundraising page, you can duplicate it to Facebook to easily boost your reach and help provide an even bigger impact.
To learn more about Classy, view the FAQ at the end of this article.
Why should I create a Facebook fundraising page?
There are many reasons to create a Facebook fundraising page in addition to your Barbells for Boobs fundraising page. Some quick benefits include:
- Allowing people to donate directly on Facebook
- Expanding your reach by letting people share
- Using your Barbells for Boobs page for more personal appeals
- Keeping progress in sync on both pages
Throughout this guide, you’ll see some other benefits as well. But first, we recommend setting up the fundraising page.
Create the Page
You’ll need to have a fundraising page that is powered by Classy if you don’t already. For help creating one, view our guide. If you have a page that is powered by Classy, follow the steps below:
- Access your fundraising page
- Log in at the top-right of the page if you haven’t already
- Select Manage at the top-right of your page
- Select the Facebook tab
- Select the Create button
Tip: If you use Safari as your web browser, you may see an endless processing screen. To fix this, go to your address bar and look for a blocked pop-up notification. Select it and allow the pop-up to display to create your Fundraising page.
Note: To create a Facebook fundraising page, you’ll need to have the Manage your Fundraisers toggle enabled. If you do not enable the toggle and try to create a page, you may see an error message. To fix the issue, view our troubleshooting steps at the end of this article.
From there, you can share both your Barbells for Boobs fundraising page and Facebook fundraising page with friends and family to gather donations.
Edit the Page
When you create a Facebook fundraising page, the following information will transfer over from your Barbells for Boobs fundraising page:
- The campaign’s background image
- Your Fundraiser Name
- Your Page Headline
- Your Fundraising Goal
- Your Fundraising end date
While the background image can only be changed on Facebook, you can edit the other details from your Classy fundraising page at any time. Select the Details tab in the editor for your Barbells for Boobs fundraising page to do so. The changes you make will automatically apply to your Facebook fundraising page.
Note that you can also edit your Facebook fundraising page directly on Facebook. But the changes you make, won’t transfer to your Barbells for Boobs fundraising page.
When someone donates to your Facebook fundraising page it will update your total fundraising progress. The donation will also appear on your Barbells for Boobs fundraising page’s activity feed.
Please note, that if you want to comment on a donation made on Facebook we recommend doing it within Facebook since that was the preferred method of engagement.
FAQ & Troubleshooting
Who is Classy?
Classy builds fundraising software for nonprofit organizations. They take care of the technical work so we can focus on what they do best—making the world a better place.
Can I just create a fundraising page on Facebook?
Yes, but the donations you gather won’t display on your Barbells for Boobs fundraising page. We recommend creating your Facebook fundraising page through Barbells for Boobs to combine the benefits of both Barbells for Boobs and Facebook’s tools.
For example, you can use your Barbells for Boobs page as a central hub for your fundraising activities. Your Facebook fundraising page is a great way to boost donations through your Facebook friends.
When should I use my Barbells for Boobs page and Facebook page?
Barbells for Boobs fundraising pages are great for sharing via email or texting to friends and family. Facebook fundraising pages automatically publish to Facebook so they can instantly reach your social network. No matter where you receive donations your Fundraising progress will stay in sync.
Will I receive notifications when someone donates to my Facebook fundraising page?
You will not receive a Barbells for Boobs notification when someone donates to your page, however, you will receive a Facebook notification.
I’m seeing an error when creating a page. How do I fix it?
When an error appears please contact us and we will be happy to walk through the error and assist you in resolving the issue.