A Memorial page is an event where people sign up to raise money in memory of somebody.

In this article, you will learn how to:

Create the Memorial page

To create a Memorial page:

  1. Select Manage > Event Pages in the Charity Checkout menu.

  2. Click Add New.

Step 1 - Target

  1. To set a target amount for the event, enter an amount in the How much would you like to raise? field.

  2. If you don’t want to set a target, click No fundraising target required.

  3. To include Gift Aid in the totaliser, deselect Exclude Gift Aid from totaliser. The totaliser is the number which displays on the Event page showing how much money has been raised so far.

  4. To exclude offline donations from the totaliser, select Exclude offline donations from totaliser.

  5. To exclude the event from your Profile page, select Exclude from profile.

  6. Select Memorial page.

  7. Click Continue.

Step 2 - Event details

  1. Enter the name of the person the event is in memory to in the Their name field.

  2. Select your relationship to the person from the Your relationship to them dropdown.

  3. Enter the date of the challenge in the Challenge date field.

  4. Click Continue.

Step 3 - Event content

  1. Enter the title for the event in the Your event title field. This will appear on the Event page.

  2. In the text editor, enter the details of the event. You can also include images, video, and links.

  3. Click Continue.

Step 4 - Banner image

  1. Click one of the two options to add the photo for the Event page:

    • Use default: use the default background photo from your Profile page.

    • Upload photo: If you want to add a photo for this specific event.

  2. Click Continue.

Step 5 - Customise your page link

  1. If you want to edit the URL for the Event page, you can change the text in the field.

  2. Click Continue.

Step 6 - Preview

  1. Here you can see a preview of the Event page. If you want to make any changes, click Back.

  2. Click Continue.

Step 7 - Spread the word

  1. Click No thanks.

  2. Click Finish!.

Change additional settings

There are a number of additional settings for the Memorial page you may want to look at after you’ve created it. 

To update the settings, click the Cog icon > Settings on the same row as the Memorial page. You can update the following settings:

  • Hide page total: Hides the total amount raised from the Memorial page.

  • Hide number of donors: Hides the total number of donors from the Memorial page.

  • Pin to top of the page: Pins the event to the top of the Profile page.

  • Donations only: Removes the option for Personal Fundraiser and Team pages.

  • Enable leaderboard: Adds a leaderboard which ranks the top 5 fundraisers of the event.

  • Exclude from profile: Excludes the event from appearing on the Profile page.

Connect a Donations Checkout

Once you’ve created the Memorial page, you have the option to add a Donations Checkout to it. This will link the Donate button on the Memorial page to a Checkout specifically related to it. To add the Donations Checkout:

  1. Click Edit checkout on the same row as the event.

  2. Click Select under Taking Donations.

  3. You will be taken through the steps for creating the Checkout.

Note: If you don’t add a specific Donations Checkout to the Event page, donors will be taken through the Fundraiser Checkout.