COLLECT CHANGE TO MAKE A CHANGE IN SOMEONE'S LIFE.
Join our community as we fill containers for a cause this spring! From now until the end of May, find a container in your home, and fill it with loose change, cash, or checks to support Next Step or fill up a virtual bottle online here. Proceeds from this campaign will support Next Step's mission to empower women to make confident and healthy life choices.
HOW TO PARTICIPATE
At home donations: select a container in your house and fill it with spare change, cash or checks. Drop of filled containers at the Next Step office anytime after June 1st!
Fill one of our containers: click here to fill a virtual container by credit card or EFT.
Text to fill a container: Text GIVE to (925)290-6200. Follow the instructions to set up an account (if you are new) and donate the amount you would like to give.
GET CREATIVE WITH YOUR #CONTAINERSFORACAUSE
The most creative container submitted during the campaign will get a prize!
Have a llama cookie jar, a funky planter or a lego masterpiece you can fill? Post a picture of your containers on social media with #containersforacause or email . Containers will be futured in the gallery below
Rally your team to fill up your #containersforacause! Copy and download our fundraising material below to share with family and friends via text and social media!
Text Messages: To share a text message below, from your phone, select and highlight the text you want to copy, right click the message and click "copy." In your messaging app, paste the text and customize it!
Hey [Friend name], I’m helping Next Step raise money for their Containers for a Cause fundraiser. Would you help me out by texting “10 CFC” to (925) 290-6200 to donate $10 and fill a virtual coffee cup?
Hey [Friend name], I’m helping Next Step raise money for their Containers for a Cause fundraiser. Would you help me out by texting “25 CFC” to (925) 290-6200 to donate $25 and fill a virtual water bottle?
Hey [Friend name], I’m helping Next Step raise money for their Containers for a Cause fundraiser. Would you help me out by texting “50 CFC” to (925) 290-6200 to donate $50 and fill a virtual water pitcher
Cinco De Mayo:
Happy Cinco de Mayo [friend name]. I’m participating in a fundraiser for Next Step and I’d like you to join me by donating $5 in honor of cinco de mayo. Just text “5 cfc” to (925) 290-6200 to donate $5!
Hi [Friend name]. In honor of Mother’s Day, Next Step is running a “Fill a flower vase” campaign during their containers for a cause fundraiser. For $25 you can fill a virtual flower vase and Next Step will send your Mom an e-card and virtual bouquet for Mother’s Day. Text “25 cfc” to (925) 290-6200 to donate in honor of your Mom!
Hey [friend name]! I know normally we would be going to picnics or lakes during this three-day weekend, but we are sheltering in place. Next Step is doing a fundraiser called containers for a cause and you can fill a virtual container by donating via text to give. If you text “10 cfc” to (925) 290-6200 to donate $10, you can fill a virtual condiment bottle for their virtual picnic!
Social Media Posts: To share the social media images below right click the image and click "Save As." For the social media text, simply copy and paste the text to your Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram! Make sure to ask your friends and family to add your name in the notes section when they are donating so funds go to your team!
I’m filling up #containtersforacause!
I'm supporting Next Step to help women to make confident and healthy life choices. Make a donation at
Let's grab a virtual cup of coffee! I’m helping Next Step raise money for their #containersforacause fundraiser. Help me out by texting “10 CFC” to (925) 290-6200 to donate $10 and fill a virtual coffee cup with me!
Help me fill up my #containersforacause! Join me as I raise funds to support women facing unplanned pregnancies and critical life choices - donate today at