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Help yourself by helping others! 

Our challenges are Open Ended, TEAM building Is a Fun, Simple yet Powerful process to help Charities earn Donations and generate Passive Income for you with your TEAM everyday online shopping directly with Top Retailers.
Challenge is a detailed process with Tasks, Tips & Guidelines to help a Volunteer grow a TEAM.
The two main components of the strategy reside in Sharing Posts in Social Media platforms and using Power Letters & Phrases with a Short Link to contact Organizations as massive Volunteer Sources.
Social Media platforms have become a great vehicle to communicate objectives and benefits of www.CausesFunding.TEAM and recruit the next generation of digital Influencer Volunteers.

Challenges Summary Plan

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The following steps (tasks) are simple guidelines and should not limit yourself to try other activities that can generate Donations, and incremental money for you and your TEAM.

New Volunteer to generate a TEAM of 100 Volunteers - Nothing to lose!

1.- New to 100 Volunteers TEAM – Nothing to lose!
Goal: Reach 100 Members (Friends/Family + The Friends of my Friends)
Volunteer Age/Gender (sample): 35 years / Women
Social Media Platforms: Facebook (Average Friends for 35y/W = 277)
Time: 21 Days
Difficulty: Low
Tasks:
1.- In your Facebook page search and request to be friends with people you know from your Family, Spouse Family, Friends, Peers from School, College, Neighborhoods, Church, etc.
The Goal is to reach double the average number of friends (Sample = 554)
2.- The Volunteer just need to register with their First Name, Surname, and email.
3.- Share daily Posts with the TEAM Builder Tool within CausesFunding.TEAM
4.- You can see the new Volunteers in the TEAM Builder module.
6.- Your TEAM and new Volunteers will Shop online and you will collect commissions and donate!

 

Tips: Relax and enjoy the ride!
The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge. Bertrand Russell

2.- From 100 to 250 Volunteers - TEAM first expansion!

Goal: Reach 250 Members (TEAM first expansion)
Social Media Platforms: Facebook, Twitter & Google +
Time: 28 Days
Difficulty: Medium
Tasks:
1.- In your Facebook, Twitter and Google + pages search and request to be friends with people you know from your Family, Spouse Family, Friends, Peers from School, College, Neighborhoods, etc.
The Goal is to reach three times  the average number of friends
2.- Share daily Posts with the TEAM Builder Tool within CausesFunding.TEAM
3.- Your new Volunteers will Share on their Social Media pages and those Volunteers will be part of your TEAM.
4.- Remember to Share every day the Posts to remind Volunteers to SHOP online thru CausesFunding.TEAM.
Tips: Open as soon as possible your personal social media pages.

 

Best Practices
* Write Power Letters to Charities and invite them to participate
* Review new Sources of Volunteers Prospects.

3.- From 250 to 500 Volunteers - TEAM Massive Grow!

Goal: Reach 500 Members (TEAM Massive Grow)
Social Media Platforms: Facebook, Twitter, Google + & LinkedIn
Time: 30 Days – Daily Hours: 1
Difficulty: Medium
Tasks:
1.- Continue your expansion in your social media pages, connect with people in Organization related to massive sources of Volunteers like alumni associations, senior citizens, war veterans.
2.- Continue Sharing daily Posts with the TEAM Builder Tool within CausesFunding.TEAM
3.- Your TEAM shopping is the real engine for commissions and Charity Donations. Remember to Share Holidays Posts so Volunteers SHOP online thru CausesFunding.TEAM.
Tips: 
Best Practices
* Write Power Letters to Organizations where you feel comfortable and invite them to participate.
* Review new Sources of Volunteers Prospects.

4.- From 500 to 1,000 Volunteers - TEAM point of NO return!

Goal: Reach 1,000 Members (The Point of No Return)
Time: 45 Days – Daily Hours: 2
Difficulty: Medium/High
Tasks:
1.- Continue your expansion in your social media pages, connect with people in Organization related to massive sources of Volunteers like alumni associations, senior citizens, war veterans.
2.- Blogging is best suited for folks who enjoy communicating about their CausesFunding.TEAM as a volunteer experience. Think of your blog as a journal and as an example, you can write about a particular topic of the “Life Plan” and will have a higher chance to drive organic traffic to your blog and to recruit volunteers to CausesFunding.TEAM and improve your financial success.
Start your CausesFunding.TEAM Blog at www.blogger.com and growth your Commissions!
Include a Bottom in your Blog to receive potential members information and register them with the CausesFunding.TEAM “TEAM Builder Tool”, an automatic invitation will be sent to become CausesFunding.TEAM member in your TEAM.
3.- Your TEAM shopping is the real engine for commissions and Charity Donations. Remember to Share Holidays Posts so Volunteers SHOP online thru CausesFunding.TEAM.
Tips: 
Best Practices
* Write Power Letters to Organizations where you feel comfortable and invite them to participate.
* Review new Sources of Volunteers Prospects.

 

5.- From 1,000 to 2,500 Volunteer - Captain TEAM

Goal: Reach 2,500 Volunteers (Captain)
If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever.  Thomas Aquinas
Time: 45 Days – Daily Hours: 2
Difficulty: High
Now you are the Captain of your TEAM.

 

Tasks:
So many Organizations and High Power Individuals to reach an invite them to become CausesFunding.TEAM Volunteers and become part of your TEAM.
We provide sample Power Letters and Phrases (Short Link ID) to connect and you will be able to perfect them.

 

At this point, the Volunteers sources will be immense and you already know how to reach them!

Challenges Summary Plan

6. From 2,500 to 5,000 Volunteers - Commander TEAM

I am fully prepared to be Commander in Chief…  I don´t need on-the-job training. John McCain
With 2,500 Volunteers on your TEAM your are ready to be the Commander in Chief!
You should be giving personal presentations

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7.- From 5,000 to 10,000 Volunteers - General TEAM

Soldiers generally win battles; Generals get credit for them.  Napoleon Bonaparte.
The biggest risk is not taking any risk… In a world that changing really quickly, the only strategy that is guaranteed to fail is not taking risks.
Traditional retailing is dying, brick-and-mortar retail-store closures are hardly news.
Be part of the online shopping business as CausesFunding.TEAM Volunteer and earn a lifelong passive income plus generate donations for your favorite Charities.
  • 287 million Internet users in the U.S.A.
  • The New reality 53% of Americans prefer to shop online than in malls.
  • 81% of Americans shop online at least once a month.
With over 1,500 Top Retailers CausesFunding.TEAM gives you the opportunity to be a major player in the online referral commission business with NO investment.
As a good General, you call the shots!

Challenges Summary Plan

Above 10,000 Volunteers - Simple... You are a Champion!

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Mentoring your TEAM

You will be building your TEAM while others do the same, Collective knowledge is a great way to improve results and share experiences, failures, and successes!
We create a Forum to share experiences.
Make an impact.
CausesFunding.TEAM Influencers Volunteers support entrepreneurs and nonprofits worldwide. Our wide reach means you can influence economic equality and growth on a global scale, to expand your reach. Everybody wins!
Measure and communicate results: Keep your CausesFunding.TEAM program on track through the TEAM Challenges plan that improves accountability and results. Tell powerful stories about mentoring experiences. Use your experiences to demonstrate success and showcase your efforts to potential volunteers.

Help yourself by helping others!

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Social Media Tools – TEAM Growth

Turning your passion into a business is the ultimate dream. But that dream doesn’t come so easily. It requires work, focus, and consistency. There are challenges around every corner.
Fortunately, volunteers (entrepreneurs) don’t have to go it alone. Their chance of success increases dramatically with access to Social Media, knowledge and a step by step guidance of experienced Volunteers.
The main strategies to grow your TEAM is:
CausesFunding.TEAM

TEAM Builder flow
Social Media Sharing
The Power of Community

Facebook - The Ultimate Social Media

How does it work?
Every time a Volunteer share Post thru CausesFunding.TEAM platform, all friends will see it, If they like it, all friends will see it too (exponential effect). There is a good chance for them to become Volunteers and be part of your TEAM.
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The largest Social Network by far with over one billion users with 72.4% of internet users being active.
Distribution of the number of friends in their networks:
  • 39% between 1 and 100 friends must adults
  • 23% have 101-250 friends
  • 20% have 251-500 friends
  • 15% have more than 500 friends

 

Friends Distribution By Age (years / friends):
  • 12 – 17 =  521
  • 18 – 24 = 649
  • 25 – 34 = 360
  • 35 – 44 = 277
  • 45 – 54 = 220
  • 55 – 64 = 129
  • 65 +    = 102
  • Average = 350  -  Compare to your actual numbers!
Strategy – Action:
Look for friends and peers from the past, school, college, jobs, clubs. Reviewing friends from your friends will expand your TEAM.

Twitter - a great tool for instant messaging!

How many users are on Twitter?
As of the second quarter of 2017, the microblogging service averaged at 328 million monthly active users.
How many tweets are sent per day?
Every second, on average, around 6,000 tweets are tweeted, which corresponds to over 350,000 tweets sent per minute, 500 million tweets per day and around 200 billion tweets per year.
CausesFunding.TEAM Tweets include images that receive 18% more click-throughs, 89% more likes, and 150% more retweets. 
How many direct messages can you send on Twitter?
Direct messages are limited to 140 characters, the same as tweets. Users can send multiple direct messages in succession as there is not a limit on messages per hour. Twitter will only display the 100 most recent messages to a user, including messages sent and received.
What is an impression on twitter?
Are twitter impressions described as the delivery of a post or tweet to an account? Twitter stream. The stream is composed of several tweets from various sources.
 

LinkedIn - Professional Social Media

LinkedIn, is a social networking service for businesses and professionals, as of 2016 reveals that the majority of members are based in the United States with 128 million Americans registered on the site.
The site allows Volunteers to create profiles (Influencer Volunteer and/or Professional Fundraiser and make connections with others Fundraisers or Charities to be part of your TEAM or as a way of establishing professional relationships.
Apply to join the Groups in LinkedIn of organizations where you are a member such as Alumni Associations, Clubs, Labor Unions, Charities, Companies, etc. 
Send an “email” to the group administrator to introduce CausesFunding.TEAM as a donations source to the organization. Use the sample letter/email. 
You can reach Charities CEOs´ and Presidents and include them in your network, they will receive your daily posts and can promote CausesFunding.TEAM (with your Short Link ID) with their Volunteers.

Google +

Posts - Daily Shared Communications

Everyday CausesFunding.TEAM generates Posts for Volunteers to share them on their social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Google + & LinkedIn).
To Share Posts follow this process while logging in CausesFunding.TEAM goes to Volunteers = EARN + Donate and select TEAM Builder menu option.

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Types of Posts:
A.- Motivational - Thought + Action = Result
B.- Holidays – Sales Events (ShoppingDeals & Coupons)
C.- Processes (Grab potential volunteers to join your TEAM)
D.- Natural Disasters Alert – Reminders for Volunteers due to emergencies is time to Donate in their everyday spending.
E.- Shopping Tips & Deals
F.- Social Media Posts

Power Letters & Phrases

What are Power Letters & Phrases?
Is an effective way to inspire, motivate and persuade to join CausesFunding.TEAM as a Volunteer and help built your TEAM among massive sources of Volunteers such as Press Reports, Public Figures, Charity Directors, Alumni Associations, Labor Unions, Companies HR, etc.
If you have access to any person with the power to massively expand your TEAM. A positive collaborative mindset mean the difference between success and failure.
Don´t be shy ask for help!
Some Power Phrase samples (remember to use your short link):

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Charities & Foundations

Volunteers, Charities & Foundations:
According to the Corporation for National Community Service, 25.3 percent of Americans volunteer, which is 62.8 million volunteers. They average 32.1 volunteer hours per person, per year, which comes to 7.9 billion hours of service, the equivalent of $184 billion. In addition, 50.5 percent of Americans donate $25 or more to charity annually.
CausesFunding.TEAM has a complete and open list of Charities CEO´s and Presidents so you can invite them to create a TEAM thru email, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, etc.
American Charities already have 62.8 million Volunteers participating to help Religious activities accounts for 34 percent of all volunteer hours. Education 26 percent, Social Services, 15 percent, Health 8 percent, civic duty 5 percent, while sports and the arts each 4 percent.
Why do people volunteer? Most people find themselves in need at some point in their lives, so today you may be the person with the ability to help and tomorrow you may be the recipient of another’s volunteer effort. This is one reason our society volunteers and CausesFunding.TEAM is a great opportunity to help yourself by helping others.

 

Charities / Causes www.CausesFunding.TEAM is a Permanent and Exponential Growth Program Attracts and Retains the next generation of Volunteers Charities can start their own TEAM with Volunteers such as their Families, Friends, Peers and Earn additional Donations.

Charities / Causes
www.CausesFunding.TEAM is a Permanent and Exponential Growth Program
Attracts and Retains the next generation of Volunteers
Charities can start their own TEAM with Volunteers such as their Families, Friends, Peers and Earn additional Donations.

 

What is encouraging is that volunteers come from all ages, so the ethics of volunteering is being passed down from generation to generation. Volunteers under 24 years old account for 22.6 percent of all volunteers, while ages 25-44 are 26.7 percent, ages 45-64 are 27.4 percent and those over 65 account for 23.6 percent.

 

Sources:

https://www.charitynavigator.org/

http://www.give.org/

https://www.charities.org/

Public Figures - Giving Back Program

CausesFunding.TEAM Public Figures Giving Back program promote volunteers to encourage Authors, actors, artists, comedians, sports stars and supermodels to create a TEAM and generate donations to over 6,300 charities. There are people in the industry with great influence such as publicists, attorneys, agents, agencies, and managers to convince public figures to participate. A Public Figure posts in Social media is invaluable!
We don´t ask Public Figures to donate, we ask them to Communicate the message!

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Encouragement by example is the main reason we create CausesFunding.TEAM
Brands and retailers are turning towards influencers as major marketing channels, from actors, musicians, PR´s to bloggers. Influencers are the golden children of marketing strategies right now.
Influencers are the new celebrity endorsements. In fact, data shows that 92% of consumers trust an influencer more than an advertisement or traditional celebrity endorsement. According to Bloomberg, 3.5 billion USD is spent on influencer marketing last year.

Sources:

http://fanpagelist.com/category/celebrities/

https://www.ranker.com/list/100-powerful-celebrities-with-highest-social-site-ranking/worlds-richest-people-lists

War Veterans - National Pride!

Helping Veterans / Active members and their families!
CausesFunding.TEAM has a perfect “Extra Activity” for all our people who serve our country in the Military with NO cost, investment or obligation.
The general principle of alleviating poverty by facilitating self-sufficiency can be exemplified in the Proverb:
Give a man a fish and you feed him for a day; teach a man to fish and you feed him for a lifetime.

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CausesFunding.TEAM gives our Veterans and active members the opportunity to EARN referral contributions from top online retailers by creating a TEAM, using their Social Media pages by Sharing Posts.
If you know a Veteran please recommend him/her CausesFunding.TEAM program to improve their Financial situation and a long-term source of income.

Sources: http://www.give.org/search/?term=veterans&tobid= https://www.basedirectory.com/ https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?keyword_list=veterans&bay=search.results  

Media - Press Releases

Press Release is a written communication that reports specific but brief information about a project, startup, circumstance or other happening. It’s typically tied to a business or organization and is provided to media through a variety of means.
CausesFunding.TEAM - Press Release Sample
The main purpose of press releases is to promote something significant and specific. A press release serves three marketing and promotional purposes:
  • To let the media know about an event in hopes that will pass the information along.
  • To let the media know about your initiative/business with the hope that a reporter will see a story in your press release and write an actual news article about it.
  • To help promote your business’ appearance on the Internet via blogs, websites and social networks. This is direct readership publicity.

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The Firm Mike Munter run a test of Free Press Releases sites with the following results:

Status:

Winner = Site provides a free do-follow backlink; 
Loser = Site does not provide a free do follow the link.
Testing = Site is being tested.

Professional Fundraisers

In CausesFunding.TEAM every Volunteer becomes a Fundraiser with his TEAM. Professional Fundraisers have access to Charities and they already work with 62 million Volunteers. All of them have the potential to become CausesFunding.TEAM Volunteers where they Help + Earn referral contributions from their TEAM online shopping.

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Sources:

http://www.give.org/

http://www.afpnet.org/

Bloggers - The new Media

Bloggers are the new media.
Blogs are one of the top online media to influence the consumer. When making overall purchase decisions consumers rank blogs at the top just behind retail and brand sites.
Your first step is to communicate Bloggers about CausesFunding.TEAM and invite them to join as Volunteers and help us to spread the voice.
A true CausesFunding.TEAM influencer Volunteer realized that need a voice on the internet, the perfect tool is a Blog. Remember to use your “Short Link-Volunteer ID” to communicate with your Volunteer prospects, so they can be part of your TEAM.

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Sources:

https://www.incomediary.com/50-top-bloggers

http://www.successfulblogging.com/start-a-blog/

Senior Citizenes - Time, Friends & Money

Just because you are retired doesn’t mean that you have no value. You have great assets: Knowledge, Contacts, Friends, Family!
With CausesFunding.TEAM retired people find that they appreciate getting extra income after finishing their main career.
CausesFunding.TEAM put your current work experience to good use, and others mean branching out into new areas, experts say will stimulate your brain and may contribute to a longer life.

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We should say, www.CausesFunding.TEAM are not senior-exclusive – You don’t have to be retired, to put these ideas to work for you.
CausesFunding.TEAM can generate extra income for people of any age, young and old alike.

Sources:

https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?keyword_list=seniors&bay=search.results

http://www.give.org/search/?term=seniors&location=&FilterAccredited=false&tobid=

Teens / Permanent Summer Job

CausesFunding.TEAM is a great opportunity for TEENS to start their first “Working / Entrepreneur” experience with NO investment other than time. There are NO risks or commitments and is a safe activity.
 Teens are spending more time on computers and the Internet than ever before. Yet little is known about the impact of computer use. It is generally assumed to be positive, particularly when used for school and other activities of an educational nature. But, extensive computer use and involvement with charitable activities on the Internet will help develop a sense of camaraderie and responsibility.

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CausesFunding.TEAM is an internet-based activity, where NO purchase is necessary, use Social Media that all Teens excise and generate income for their recommendation.

Sources:

http://www.give.org/search/?term=teens&location=&FilterAccredited=false&tobid=

https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?FromRec=21&keyword_list=teen&bay=search.results

Universities / Fraternities / Alumni Associations

Why is an Alumni association important to reach CausesFunding.TEAM new Volunteers?
Is a key element of an institution’s advancement activities for many reasons: Alumni are an institution’s most loyal supporters. Alumni are volunteers (fundraising prospects) thru CausesFunding.TEAM
Alumni are often in the position to engage the expertise of the institution in their professional lives.
I. Find your Alumni Association an present CausesFunding.TEAM as a member and a source of contributions and to help their members in need.
Sample Invitation email/letter to University, Alumni Association and/or Fraternity
II. Contact other Alumni Associations as a fundraiser and grow your TEAM.

 

Universities, Alumni & Fraternities Generate Donations + Earnings for you and your TEAM An investment in Knowledge pays the best interest! www.CausesFunding.TEAM is FREE! Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations. The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination, Create and grow your TEAM!

Universities, Alumni & Fraternities
Generate Donations + Earnings for you and your TEAM
An investment in Knowledge pays the best interest!
www.CausesFunding.TEAM is FREE!
Education is a shared commitment between dedicated teachers, motivated students and enthusiastic parents with high expectations.
The true sign of intelligence is not knowledge but imagination, Create and grow your TEAM!

Contact Sources:
http://www.bestcollegevalues.org/top-alumni-networks/
http://www.pcuad.org/
Tips:
Search in Google your Alumni Association and go to the Contact to send the email with the invitation.
Some sites have a Forum for their members to interact and is a great way to spread the word, don´t forget to use the “Short Link” and a Power Phrase.

Companies - Social Responsability

Propose to your company or to any to recommend CausesFunding.TEAM among its employees, this action will generate donations to charities and discover new ways to generate additional income for its employees.
Your company employees can register at CausesFunding.TEAM as volunteers and help Charities and also fellow workers to use free time to generate passive income as entrepreneurs, become social entrepreneurs and discover success.

 

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Employee Testimonials
Employees at our partner organizations are seeing the benefits of volunteering firsthand.
“This is a wonderful way to give back and make an impact in the community. It was so rewarding for me to be able to share my online marketing skills to generate donations and extra money.
Carlos Cayón-Crosswell
Corporate O – Founder & CEO
Los Angeles

Clubs, Hobbies & Associations

Clubs, Hobbies & Associations      Because you are ALIVE, everything is possible!  -  Happy is the person who is living by his hobby.

Clubs, Hobbies & Associations
Because you are ALIVE, everything is possible! – Happy is the person who is living by his hobby.

Labor Unions

An excellent way to help your Union to generate funds. Unionized individuals can contribute revenue with CausesFunding.TEAM as Volunteers, NO investment or purchase is required. Workers become volunteers, create a TEAM and improve their financial situation.
Double Contributions to Unions when they create a TEAM.

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Volunteers Sources:

http://employment.findlaw.com/wages-and-benefits/list-of-us-labor-unions.html

Single Parents

Mostly a mother who has a dependent child or children and who is widowed, divorced, or unmarried. As a single mother, she has sacrificed her social and financial independence.
Encourage single parents to register as Volunteers to experience CausesFunding.TEAM as an opportunity to grow financially and personally for the family well being.

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Sources:

https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?keyword_list=single+parent&bay=search.results

http://www.give.org/search/?term=single&location=&FilterAccredited=false&tobid=

Special Needs Individuals

Particular educational requirements resulting from learning difficulties, physical disability, or emotional and behavioral difficulties!
We welcome any person with special needs and encourage Volunteers to invite them and experience CausesFunding.TEAM as an opportunity to grow financially and personally for both parties.

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Sources:

https://www.charitynavigator.org/index.cfm?keyword_list=special+need&bay=search.results

Financially Stress

Do you feel your life is out of control?

Start by changing a negative perspective into a Happy Reality = CausesFunding.TEAM no investment is required is totally free. Just what you need!
Create and manage your TEAM to generate extra money. Help yourself while helping others.

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Meetup.com

A great source of potential Volunteers, start by attending Meetups about New Businesses, Entrepreneurs, Online Marketing, Networking, Social Media, etc.
Once you feel comfortable you can start a CausesFunding.TEAM group in your area and grow your TEAM. You can present yourself as a CausesFunding.TEAM Fundraiser or Influencer Volunteer as you want with your Business Cards and the proper contact email.

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Marketing Materials

Business Cards as “CausesFunding.TEAM Influencer Volunteer – Fundraiser”

CausesFunding.TEAM Business Cards

Promotional T Shirts

CausesFunding.TEAM promotion T Shirt