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Crowdfunding 101: Raising Money for Funeral Expenses

November 16, 2014

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Crowdfunding 101: Raising Money for Funeral Expenses

You’ve probably heard the buzz around “crowdfunding.” But what is it, how does it work, and can it be used for funerals?

Join I’m Sorry to Hear and our partner, Deposit a Gift, for a free event to learn how your customers can use crowdfunding to cover funeral costs. This is an incredible tool to empower families to be able to afford your services.

Please join us Nov. 19th at 1pm EST for a webinar with Dana Ostomel, CEO of Deposit a Gift, the go-to crowdfunding site for memorial funds, to learn the ins-and-outs of using crowdfunding to raise money during times of loss. Learn what it entails and how you can use this tool to be a resource to the families you serve.

This interactive workshop is designed to give participants an overview of crowdfunding, as well as a step-by-step direction for how you can take advantage of what a crowdfunding platform has to offer for funeral or memorial funds.


For a more in-depth overview of the webinar, click here: WEBINAR DETAILS.


About the Workshop Leader:

deposit-a-giftDana Ostomel is a marketing and branding expert and the founder and Chief Gifting Officer of Deposit a Gift, the crowdfunding platform that lets you raise money for anything that matters to you.

Use it to raise money for any organizational or personal need, from charity to school fundraising, memorial funds, help with medical bills, disaster relief, pet rescue or crowdfunding a personal project or business. Deposit a Gift‘s interface is the easiest to use for both campaign organizer and giver, and they offer the lowest fees in the crowdfunding space.


About I’m Sorry to Hear:
I’m Sorry To Hear is the premier online destination that connects funeral professionals and consumers in a dedicated online marketplace.  The website offers a new and familiar way for families in North America to find and compare funeral homes and other funeral products and services by streamlining the collection of information, allowing families to make informed and expedited decisions about their own or their loved one’s final resting place.

Learn more about how I’m Sorry To Hear can help you showcase your business and connect with online consumers by visiting: