Tell your story. Recruit volunteers. Raise money.

Free online fundraising with Red Basket

Red Basket is a free crowdfunding website where individuals and community groups can share their stories, recruit volunteers, and raise money. Red Basket is for people hoping to fundraise for personal causes due to a medical condition, accident, act of nature or natural disaster. Red Basket is also for those hoping to raise funds & recruit volunteers for community improvement projects. Red Basket is for you!

Why Choose Red Basket?

1

The Asker Keeps It All

We give 100% of donations to the individuals and projects featured on Red Basket. Every penny raised is given to the Asker whether their fundraising goal is met or not.

2

No Fees

Red Basket is 100% free for anyone raising money (Askers) and for anyone donating money (Givers). WoodmenLife, our gracious sponsor, makes this possible!

3

Tax Deductible

Red Basket is a 501(c)(3) public charity, making donations eligible for a tax deduction. It is also Red Basket’s general position that donations are not taxable to the recipient.

4

Easy Sharing Options

Red Basket makes it easy to share your story via social media and email, expanding the reach of your fundraising efforts.

5

Good Start

Red Basket is home to the Good Start program. As long as there is at least $50 in our Good Start Fund, we will give you an initial $50 to kick off your fundraising.

Here's How It Works


1

The Asker fills out our online application.

2

A Red Basket Account Manager verifies that requests are legitimate and writes the fundraising campaign to be published online.

3

The Asker shares their Red Basket campaign, posts project updates, recruits volunteers and collects donations.

4

Red Basket pays all money raised to the Asker after their Red Basket campaign ends.

5

The Asker continues to post project updates in order to show donors how their support made an impact.

Ready to start telling your story, recruiting volunteers and raising money?