Starting your own fundraiser is a fun and easy opportunity to support Immune Deficiency Foundation (IDF) and raise money in a unique way. By organizing and mobilizing people, resources, and talents, you leverage the power of your community working together toward a common goal. Not only will you be raising funds, you will be a key player in raising awareness and advocating for the primary immunodeficiency (PI) community. You are playing a pivotal role in creating better lives for those affected by these rare and chronic disorders.
When you create a Be Active fundraiser to support IDF, you help foster a community empowered by advocacy, education, and research. Together, we can work to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life of people affected by PI.
What is a Be Active fundraiser? This is your chance to organize a sporting event to find fun and competitive opportunities to support IDF.
What are some Be Active ideas? - Coordinate a kickball, Frisbee, softball, or golf tournament.
- Host a yoga class.
- Organize a Spin-a-thon and request pledges based on distance or time.
- Partner with local professional teams for an IDF awareness night at an upcoming game.
Why should I fundraise for IDF? In the United States, there are approximately 250,000 people diagnosed with PI, and thousands more go undetected. That's nearly 1 in 1,000 people. With the fundraising events you create, you ensure that IDF can continue to improve the diagnosis, treatment, and quality of life of those affected by PI.
In 2019 alone, thanks to the donations and funds raised by people like you, IDF was able to: