Facebook personal fundraising feature to come to Canada

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Facebook has announced that fundraising for personal causes is on its way to Canadian users. The feature has been available in the U.S. since May.

Facebook fundraising on mobile

Canadian Facebook users over the age of 18 will be able to test out fundraising in beta for categories such as medical, pet care, education, crisis relief, funeral and loss, community and sports and more.

To start a personal fundraiser on Facebook:
1. On mobile, tap the menu icon and select ‘Fundraisers,’ or on desktop, visit facebook.com/fundraisers
2. Choose between raising money for a Friend, Yourself or Someone or Something Not on Facebook
3. Select a title for the fundraiser, provide details for the cause it’s supporting and start raising money

The Facebook app can be downloaded for free on Android and iOS.

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