Here’s a step-by-step guide to reaching out to friends and family for our Rise Up & Be Counted! campaign.

Make sure you fill out the worksheet so we can support you!

Rie Up & Be Counted! Worksheet

Start By Asking, ``Who Do You Know?``

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Start here! Download this nifty tool for figuring out who to reach out to. List various networks and groupings such as: ``my family;`` ``friends from school;`` ``folks at my synagogue.`` Then identify the individuals that you think would be excited to Rise Up & Be Counted! as JFREJ members.

Who Do You Know? Download

Next, Reach Out To Your List

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Email, call or text (or all three!) the people you want to invite to join JFREJ. Don't be shy — most people need a few reminders and nudging to get it done. But they will be grateful for the encouragement and moved by your committment.

Sample Outreach Email

Create A Campaign Page Online

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In just a couple of minutes, you can set up a crowdfunding page that you can share on Facebook, Twitter and email. You can personalize it with your own photo and tell people in your own words why joining JFREJ is such a powerful act. Be loud and proud about your dedication to justice and get your whole social network excited and engaged in the campaign to Rise Up & Be Counted!

Set Up Your Personal Campaign Page

Tips On Asking For Money

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Asking people to become dues-paying members of JFREJ means asking people to donate money. And asking for money can be awkward or stressful. Don't let those feelings make you procrastinate and avoid this vitally important act of power-building and political resistance — check out our handy guide: ``Tips On Asking For Money.``

Read ``Tips On Asking For Money``