Take advantage of technology and let the Internet reduce your work load when collecting donations. Whether you are raising money for a charitable organization or you need funds for the girl's soccer team, you can collect these donations online.
If you are Internet-savvy, create a website and put a PayPal "Donate" button on it for free. When people click the button, they can use their credit cards or a Paypal account to send you money. In addition, you will have detailed records of the transactions.
Try Network For Good, a site designed to help you with all aspects of your fund raising and donation collecting. You can even sign up for a newsletter that keeps you abreast of the latest trends in raising funds.
Use the Amazon Honor System to collect payments from donors for your charity or cause. You can put a button on your site, and donors can use their Amazon payment terms to donate.
Sign up with EventBright and use their free services to collect donations for your club. They make it super simple to create a page all about your event and let the donations start rolling in.