events can take so many different forms - your creativity is the limit! Some
Fundraising Ideas Include:
Include a raffle in an existing event
$5 Casual Office Days
Bingo Lunch Fridays
Workplace Giving: Include
the Make-A-Wish® Orange County and the Inland Empire in your
Workplace Giving campaigns, or start a matching-gifts program to encourage
Gift in honor of clients or employees:
We can make cards in their honor to recognize and thank them for all they do!
Great for the holidays!
Donation Boxes and Star Sales:
Place a donation box near each register or in the front office with information
about the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Encourage your staff to inform customers
about how your company supports this great cause.
Cause Marketing: Donate a
percentage of sales or specific dollar amount to the Foundation for a day,
week, month or holiday. For restaurant participation see our Dine and Donate
Participate in Make-A-Wish Events:
Events benefiting the Foundation happen all year long. We encourage you to
check out our Walk For Wishes® event, a spirited 2-mile walk and
family-friendly festival of wishes, as well as numerous other events and
promotions that occur throughout the year. Visit our website and Facebook page
for current and ongoing events.
EVENT SPONSORSHIP & PARTICIPATION
Walk For Wishes®: Annual
April event at the Great Park in Irvine. Sponsor or create a corporate team for
this family-friendly event!
We Care For Kids: Annual
Golf Tournament and dinner/auction in Costa Mesa hosted in May. Sponsorships
OTHER WAYS TO GIVE
Grants: Does your company
participate in grant programs? We'd love to apply to your grant today!
In-Kind Donations: Many
times we need specific items or skills to fulfill a wish. This could include
anything from construction help, to computer or electronic help, to the
donation of wish-specific items such as a laptop. Maybe you can help us find a
special item or help us make it! You can also donate items, gift cards or
services to be used in an auction or raffle at an upcoming event!
are the backbone of the Make-A-Wish Foundation. Our volunteers help us in a
variety of different ways including, but not limited to: representing the
Foundation at community events, speaking to businesses, assisting with office
work, wish granting and much, much more!
Backpack, Toy and Gift Card Drive:
Our wish kids receive toys as enhancements during many phases of the wish
process. Whether it's a gift to break the ice the first time we meet them, or a
toy to fill a backpack for them to take on a travel wish, these gifts make each
child feel extra special. With your help, we can fill our toy closet to the
brim with a variety of great gifts! You can get your customers involved with
this campaign as well!
Electronic Waste: Host your
own E-Waste drive or schedule a corporate pickup to donate old electronics and
If you'd like to participate in any of these campaigns, contact us at
email@example.com so we can help get you started! Don't see
something here? Let us know what you have in mind and we can work together to
make it happen. We look forward to working with you soon!