Fundraise with Unite to Light
Fundraising is an amazing way to raise vital funds for Unite to Light, spread awareness of our work, and have a great time with friends and family!

You don’t have to be an expert or give up loads of your free time – click the "Start Fundraising" button to get started, or follow the steps below and make a huge difference to those in need of light.
Student Fundraisers
Santa Barbara Middle School, California, USA
Fall Fundraising Challenge!
Help us bring light to the world by raising funds for your favorite project
As the nights get longer, Unite to Light asks you to help us raise funds for your favorite projects. September 4th-30th we are challenging you to raise as much as you can to benefit people living without electricity. Join a team, or start your own. At the end of the month, the team that has raised the most will win bonus lights for their project, plus great prizes! Want to join? Keep reading for how you can change a life and light the world: 
Step 1: Identify your favorite project and join a Team
  • Global Health Team
  • Education Team
  • Disaster Response Team
  • Homeless Resources Team
  • Propose your own project/team


Step 2: Start a Campaign on Crowdrise. Make your own team, or join one of our core projects. Visit Crowdrise to get started:

For every $10 raised we'll send a Luke Light to the project of your choice. If you make your own team, you can decide on the recipient and if you send Luke Lights ($10/light) or Chargers ($30/charger), less shipping, duties and customs.


STEP 3: Recruit
Ask friends, family, neighbors and co-workers to help support the project of your choice. 

Need help? We have loads of resources on the Tips & Resources page including our:


STEP 4: Win!

  • The team that raises the most will earn 100 bonus Luke Lights (or equivalent Chargers)
  • The person who raises the most money will win a basket of our favorite items including:
  • Everyone who raises over $500 will get a branded, Unite to Light Chambray Shirt from Purnell.
  • Everyone who participates is invited to our celebratory party in Santa Barbara, CA on September 30th! 
For every $10 raised, Unite to Light will donate a Luke Light to the project identified by the Team.
Win this shirt for raising over $500:
We believe fundraising should be simple and fun! Here’s how to get going.
Whether you want to carry out a single fundraising event such as a dinner party for friends, or want to do a variety of activities, take a look at some tried-and-tested ideas. 
Download materials and get advice on how to maximize your fundraising. 
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Are you ready to start fundraising? Check out our campaigns, pick your favorite and start raising funds in less than five minutes.
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Unite to Light is a not-for-profit 501(c)3. All donations are tax deductible.
EIN: 27-2942180 
Address: Unite to Light, 1117 State Street, Santa Barbara, CA 93101
Phone: (805) 617-0590