Untitled-1Host a Fundraising Event in Support of White Ribbon

Looking for a fun way to bring your friends, family or colleagues together and raise funds for a great cause? Why not host a fundraising event in support of White Ribbon?

You can have fun and make a difference at the same time!

Every dollar raised will bring us one step closer to ending violence against women and girls.


Ready to start planning your event?

Here are a few ideas to get you started.

We are always looking for new ideas – please share your stories with us! We want to be part of your success!

SPECIAL OCCASIONS

  • Birthday Party
  • Wedding
  • Anniversary Party
  • Housewarming
  • Holiday Party
  • Retirement Party

SOCIAL EVENTS

  • Wine tasting
  • BBQ
  • Garage Sale
  • Bake Sale

SPORTING EVENTS AND TOURNAMENTS

  • Games Night
  • Softball Tournament
  • Volleyball Tournament
  • Golf Tournament
  • Pool Tournament
  • Other sporting events

A-THONS

  • Host a walk, run, bike or dance-a-thon and have your family, friends, or co-workers pledge funds for your cause
  • You can also skip, read, hike, knit, swim, bowl, skate – almost any activity can become an ‘A-Thon’

AT WORK

  • Host a dress down or jeans day and donate the proceeds
  • Raffles
  • 50/50 Draws
  • Auctions

These are just a few examples of the types of fundraising events you can host.

The sky’s the limit. BE CREATIVE! Host the event that will appeal to your friends and family. The event is what YOU make it!


TIPS FOR SUCCESS
The key ingredient in any successful fundraising event is PLANNING.

If this is your first time planning an event, don’t be afraid to ask for help! You can contact White Ribbon, or enlist the help of a friend or family member who has experience planning events.

White Ribbon is here to help!

It’s easy to support White Ribbon by hosting your own event.  We want your event to be a HUGE SUCCESS! We are here to help you get started and provide you with everything you need to plan your event and raise money to support our work. All you need is an idea and the commitment to carry it out!

Contact White Ribbon – rhare@whiteribbon.ca or 416-920-6684 x.21

Here are some of the ways White Ribbon can help with your event

  • Advice and expertise
  • Promotional support
  • Letters of support to validate the authenticity of the event
  • Information on tax receipting

White Ribbon can also help you

  • Set a realistic fundraising goal
  • Create an event budget

White Ribbon is not able to

  • Reimburse you for any event expenses
  • Share donor information or mailing lists
  • Apply for a gaming license, on your behalf
  • Find sponsors for your event
  • Solicit prizes, auction items, or awards

A Note about Tax Receipts

  • White Ribbon follows all tax receipting rules and regulations as set out by the Canada Revenue Agency.
  • White Ribbon cannot issue tax receipts for any costs associated with your event.
  • White Ribbon can issue tax receipts for donations of $20 or more; however, the issuance of tax receipts must be discussed with White Ribbon staff and approved in advance by White Ribbon.
  • Ask yourself how important tax receipts are to the overall success of your event? Do you need to issue tax receipts for your event to be a success?

NEXT STEPS
Before you start planning your event, please contact us.

You can fill out or download the Fundraising Event Application Form (PDF) and send it via email to rhare@whiteribbon.ca or you can complete the form below.

Fundraising Event Application Form


Your Name *

Event Name

Preferred Date

Start Time

Location

Description of your event:

What is your fundraising goal?
$

Number of Participants

Would you like a White Ribbon representative to attend your event?
YesNo

If yes, what involvement will they have?

If Other:

Would you like to use the White Ribbon logo on your event promotional material?

How are you planning to promote your Fundraising Event?

Will you require assistance from White Ribbon to promote your event?
YesNo

If yes, please describe the type of support you will require

Why have you chosen to support White Ribbon? Why does this cause matter to you?

Your Email *

Your Phone Number *

I acknowledge that I have read and understand the information contained in the White Ribbon Fundraising Event Guidelines and will adhere to all of the guidelines.

I acknowledge that White Ribbon reserves the right to withdraw its name from the event at any time