Expansion Campaign: Make Room at the Table FAQ

1. How does becoming a Fundraiser work exactly?

Thank you for your interest in fundraising for Starfish Project!

This it how it all works!

A. Head to Starfish Project’s campaign page: Expansion Campaign: Make Room at the Table.

B. Click on “I Want To Fundraise For This” and sign-up to become a Fundraiser.

C. Start Fundraising!

Go ahead and start blasting your personal Fundraiser link on social media and email so that people can directly donate to your page and you will get the credit. Or, you can host a fundraiser, collect the money, and transfer it online through your page!

2. How easy is it to get started as a Fundraiser?

Getting started as a Fundraiser is really easy! It should only take a few minutes to get started.

3. How long do I have to campaign?

The campaign launches November 12th and will run through December 31st.

4. Where does the donated money go?

The funds raised will be used to expand Starfish Project’s branch office. With many new women and girls joining us this year, we don’t have room to hire even one more woman out of exploitation. Donations through this year’s Expansion Campaign: Make Room at the Table, will provide the funds to help Starfish Project expand and equip our branch office, allowing us to hire more women and girls.

5. Are my donations tax-deductible?

Yes! Starfish Project has 501(c)(3) non-profit status; all donations are tax-deductible within the US. You’ll automatically receive an email receipt that meets the IRS requirements for a record of your donation.

6. What donation processing methods are available?

Givelively accepts all major credit and debit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, etc.), including those stored in PayPal and digital wallets like Apple Pay and Google Pay. They also accept donations made through ACH/direct debit. All donations through Givelively are secure.

7. Do I need parental permission to donate or fundraise if I am under 18?

Yes. If you are under the age of 18, please ask your parent’s permission before you make a donation or fundraise on our behalf.

8. How do I win a trip to Asia?

If we reach our goal, the individual who raises the most money exceeding $8,000 for Starfish Project will earn a trip to Asia to visit Starfish Project and see some of the other sites in our city. Those who raise $250 or more through their personal fundraising page will receive our exclusive Hope Necklace.

*Trip to Asia includes: Round trip airfare for one person (up to $1,300), food, and lodging for 5 days.


Those who raise $250 or more through their personal fundraising page will receive our exclusive Hope Necklace.


The top Fundraiser over $8,000 will receive an invitation to visit our office in Asia for 5 days including airfare (up to $1,300), food, and lodging.