Do I need to hold my Tea Party on a certain date?
The Great PARKINSON'S Tea Party runs for the whole month of October, so you can hold your Tea Party anytime in October that suits you best.
What is a host kit and when will I receive it?
After you complete your registration, your host kit will be emailed to you. It will include printable posters, bunting, invitations, games, and all the items you need to make your Tea Party a huge success.
If you have any questions or need further clarification with anything in your host kit, you can email our Tea Party team email@example.com or 1800 644 189.
I’ve forgotten my username and/or password.
If you’re trying to log in, but you can't remember your password, click on the 'Forgot password?' link on the login screen. Enter your email address, and we’ll send you a link to reset your password.
Where does my fundraising money go?
Every dollar raised through your Tea Party helps Parkinson's NSW support, enable and advocate for and with people living with Parkinson’s and their communities. For more information on the ways your donations make a difference to those living with Parkinson's please click here.
How do I promote my event?
You could create a Facebook event and invite people to your Tea Party; remember to include your fundraising page URL in the event invite.
You can also send invitations via email or SMS, pop a poster up in your workplace or community club (you’ll find these online here), or put a notice in the local magazine or newspaper.
If you’re hosting in your workplace, ask if you can advertise on your internal communications channels or add to your email signature.
How do I ask people for donations?
People donate because they are asked – so don’t be afraid of asking!
Tell your supporters why the cause is important to you and remind them that every dollar counts – every dollar will go towards supporting those living with Parkinson's.
Many workplaces also offer dollar matching, so it’s worth asking your boss if they will do this.
Also, don't be afraid to follow up on ask. We all live busy lives, someone might have every intention of donating to your Tea Party, but it has slipped their mind, so a simple reminder won't go astray.
How do I update the message on my fundraising page or change my page name?
Your page name can be changed by logging in to your Fundraising Hub, clicking "My Account", and editing the Alternate Display Name field.
To update your page message visit the "Edit My Page" section of your Fundraising Hub and scroll down to Update Your blog. Click on the "EDIT" button in the "Support My Great Parkinson's Tea Party."
This can also be done via your public-facing fundraising page by clicking the edit icon next to Support My Great Parkinson's Tea Party.
How do I update my fundraising goal?
To update your fundraising goal visit the "Edit My Page" section of your Fundraising Hub and scroll down to Fundraising Target. Put in your new fundraising goal and click on update details.
How do I upload photos to my fundraising page?
Log in to your fundraising hub and, under Edit My Page, add a new image to your Gallery. Also, make sure to update your profile picture so your friends recognise your tea when they donate!
How do I share my page on Facebook?
When you are logged into your fundraising hub or viewing your fundraising page, simply click on the Facebook share button. Alternatively, you can copy and paste your fundraising page URL into an email or on Facebook.
I shared my fundraising page on Facebook and it prompted me to add a donate button, should I use this?
We would advise you don’t use the Facebook donate button. As donations via Facebook are managed by a third party, we are unfortunately unable to track the funds you raise on Facebook. This means that any donations made using the Facebook donate button will not appear on your fundraising page or be added to your total fundraising amount.
What is my personal QR code and how can it be used to get donations?
Once you have registered, you will be provided with a unique QR code which can be used to make cashless payments at your event or used on flyers or posters to direct people to your fundraising page.
Once you log in to your fundraising hub, under Get Support there is the option to download and print your QR code to display at your event.
Attendees will be able to simply scan the QR code using the camera on their phones and be taken directly to your online fundraising page to donate to your tea - without worrying about cash!
How do I bank my funds?
The easiest way to bank the funds raised at your morning tea is to use your online fundraising page as the money is banked and receipted in real time.
If you have received cash donations from any offline fundraising activities (such as a raffle or donation jar collection), you can pay them in to us by compleateing the Offline Banking form.
How do I get receipts for my donors?
When a donation is made to your Tea Party fundraising page your donors will automatically receive a receipt to their email address as soon as the transaction has processed.
Resources and decorations
What is in my host kit?
After you complete your regerstration your host hit will be emailed to you it till include printable posters, bunting, invertations, games all the items you need to make your Tea Party a huge sucess.
If you have any questions or need futher clarfaction with anything that is in your host kit you can email our Tea Party team firstname.lastname@example.org or on 1800 644 189.
Can I use the Parkinson's NSW logo on my own promotiational matererials?
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