Monetary Donations are great (O.K......maybe they are better than great) BUT there are other ways you can help!
Fundraising for us is not a one-time, annual event. We use our resources as efficiently and effectively as possible, but this is not always enough. We need to host numerous events throughout the year to cover the cost of our programs. Beyond giving pure money (which we will NEVER refuse) people can support us in our fundraising efforts in a number of ways:
There are many volunteer opportunities available at the Boys and Girls Club of Leduc, from long-term support to one-time participation. If you have several hours to give or just a few, please give us a call and we will be sure to have something that needs doing!
We always need positive, engaged adults to work and play with our kids. Do you have a special talent or hobby that you would be willing to share with our kids? From cooking, scrapbooking, music to running, we are always happy to have you come in and introduce our kids to something new and interesting. We will help you with space, materials and set-up, and ensure that everyone (yourself included) has a great experience. After-school, evening and weekend opportunities are possible.
We always need emergency, back-up bus drivers! If a company is willing to provide an employee that is able to drive our full size school bus on short notice, we would be your friends for life.
Serving upwards of 90 kids per day has a tendency to deplete our resources fast. Donated items, (even small ones) allow us to take the money we would have used to purchase them and divert that money directly back into our programs. There is no donation that is too small or insignificant to make a difference. We are always in need of the following:
We offer a wide variety of programs and supports to our children and youth, ranging from nutrition to education to recreation. If you or your organization has a “soft spot” for a particular activity (Swimming, Cooking......), then why not sponsor our kids so that they can enjoy it as well? We take our corporate stewardship very seriously and would be happy to work with you to acknowledge your support as you see fit. We are open to one-time sponsorship or a more long term arrangements.
One of the luckiest things that can happen to you in life is, I think, to have a happy childhood.
~ Agatha Christie
Childhood is a tricky business. Usually, something goes wrong.
~ Maurice Sendak
To have your childhood dream realized is a really big deal.
~ Maya Rudolph
Childhood is a short season.
~ Helen Hayes