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    • Nadder
    • By Nadder 12th Mar 17, 8:58 AM
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    Collecting money for charity event
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    Collecting money for charity event 12th Mar 17 at 8:58 AM
    A friend and I are putting on an event for 80 people at a restaurant to raise money for a charity. The restaurant will cover costs and the bulk of the ticket money will got to the charity.
    Now the event has started being 'shared' and people I don't know want to buy tickets, I am unsure how to collect the money. (Friends are quite happy to pay direct into my bank account or give me cash). I need to be able to split each ticket cost between the restaurant and the charity, and allow for the possibility of refunds in case the event is cancelled.
    I have looked into bank accounts, and seems I would need to create a constitution, have a minimum of 3 Board members and minuted meetings which seems overkill for a one-off event.
    Any thoughts? Thank you.
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    • Savvy_Sue
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    Eventbrite? I know there's a fee for paid-for events, and I don't (apologies) know if there are restrictions for the kind of account money can be paid into, but it certainly seems the most common solution these days!
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    • 18th Mar 17, 7:07 PM
    Eventbrite are indeed excellent for this - you'll pay them a charge but you can push that to the buyer (like a booking fee), you can release different tiers of tickets, you can have special access codes and discount codes and even campaign codes...

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