Campaign FAQ

How do I start a fundraising campaign for my city/hospital?

Fill in this form and then Send us a Message on Facebook (About/Send Message). Watch the instructions video, then follow this link to create the campaign.

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Where do the funds I raised go?

100% of donations are transferred to one of our trusted community partners in Romania. They will make the acquisition of PPE, medical supplies, tests, and respirators and distribute them to the hospitals.  

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Can I make sure necessary equipment arrives at my preferred hospital (city)?

Our partner organizations work closely with local hospitals, and they purchase and deliver life-saving personal protection equipment, respirators, and other necessary medical supplies.

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What type of expenses are covered by these funds?

Currently (and until further notice), all funds raised through RUF will be used to help with the fight against Coronavirus in Romania. Our partners that will administer these funds are listed here.

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How do we monitor how the funds are used?

Romanian United Fund (RUF) will transfer the funds to our partners in payments (during the campaign) every two weeks and sometimes earlier - in emergency situations.

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Can I raise money for a nonprofit organization that is not on your list of partners?

Your preferred organization will have to work through and with one of our existing trusted community partners.

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What is the maximum amount I can donate on a Facebook fundraiser?

If you live in the USA, there is no maximum donation amount.

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Why would I donate from Romania through your campaign instead of donating directly to an organization in Romania?

You should choose your preferred method of payment (website, SMS, Facebook). If your preferred donation method is Facebook, one of the few organizations that offer this service is Romanian United Fund.

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How long does it take to get the money from Facebook?

It usually takes 15 to 30 days to get the money from Facebook.

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