raise money for

raise money for (someone or something)

To attempt to accumulate some amount of money, either through work or donation, in order to fund someone or something. I've been doing jobs all over town to raise money for the ski trip. We're doing a charity drive to raise money for Sarah to help her pay for her medical bills.
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raise money for someone or something

 and raise money to do something
to work to earn money or encourage donations for the benefit of someone, something, or doing something. I worked hard to raise money for college, and then decided not to go.
See also: for, money, raise
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