Giving or receiving meaningful gifts can make a milestone that much more special and momentous.
The following are some creative ways to celebrate a special event while benefiting the many transformational programs offered by Ve’ahavta. Make tikun olam a part of your next celebration!
EchoAge – “a better way to celebrate” – is a wonderful way to engage your child in tikun olam as part of their birthday celebration. EchoAge makes it easy to invite guests and manage RSVPs. Simply indicate Ve’ahavta as your chosen recipient charity! Options for adult parties are available too. For details go to echoage.com
Special Birthdays and Events
When hosting a party of any kind, ask your guests to kindly donate to Ve’ahavta in lieu of gifts. Ve’ahavta will thank your guests on your behalf and send out tax receipts. In lieu of party favours at events or weddings, consider making a gift in honour of your guests.
A lovely card on their tables can inform them of your meaningful contribution. In lieu of gifts, you may request that your guests bring an item for those in need, such as warm clothing for people who are homeless.
Canada Helps is a registered charity dedicated to increasing charitable giving across Canada. They serve both donors and charities. For charities, they provide open access to affordable, secure online fundraising platform and training so you can better connect with supporters.
Select “join as an individual” and complete the sign-up page with all of your details. Fill in all the blanks on the fundraising page – make sure the owner is Ve’ahavta! Personalize your page as much as you’d like – explain your campaign, add photos and videos, talk about why you are supporting Ve’ahavta.
Share your page widely on social media, via e-mail, in person or on invitations with your friends and family!
Make your event beautiful for a small fee (much less than buying flowers), Ve’ahavta will provide beautiful centrepieces for your next event.
If you are planning an event that is raising funds for a charity, please consider giving to Ve’ahavta.
Facebook allows users to create their own fundraisers on Facebook to help their causes reach wider audiences. For more information check out Facebook’s guide.
A wonderful way to engage in tikun olam (repairing the world) as part of a celebration. EchoAge makes it easy to invite guests and manage RSVPs. Simply indicate Ve’ahavta as your chosen recipient charity! For details, please visit Echoage.
Sponsor a Ve’ahavta Program
Sponsoring a portion of one of our programs and Ve’ahavta will prepare a beautiful customized certificate that can be sent to an individual or presented at an event.
For more information, please email Jennifer.Turack@veahavta.org or call 416.964.7698 Ext. 221