Have you ever wanted an easy way for people to donate more money than what they happened to have in their pocket right then? Try the SMS + phone call fundraising method.

It’s easy and low-tech: Simply ask folks at your next event to text your cell phone, and then call them back later to collect their credit card information. Then just enter it into your normal online fundraising tool. Easy peasy.

A small immigrant-led organization had been passing a basket at church presentations and raising a few hundred dollars each time. When they added a text message ask, they increased the average amount raised by 400%!

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