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Holiday Giving

Host Your Own Holiday Fundraiser

Want to host your very own holiday fundraiser for Boyle Street? Our fundraiser ideas chart makes it easy for individuals, families, and businesses to host their own fundraiser for Boyle Street.

Small Acts, Big Impacts

Whether your fundraiser is big or small, we appreciate that every gift has a great impact on the lives of those we serve. We are happy to support you to create a fundraiser tailored to your own capacity, skills, and goals. 

 

COVID-19 Precautions

Boyle Street continues to prioritize our clients' and donors’ safety amidst COVID-19, and we have adjusted our fundraising guidelines to uphold physical distancing.

 

Get inspired by the examples below or create your own innovative fundraiser!

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*Cash donations refer to monetary donations given to Boyle Street in the form of cash, cheque or debit card. In-kind donations refer to non-monetary donations gifted to Boyle Street, such as socks or winter jackets. 

Past Fundraisers

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Timmies and Tampons

Janice and her family ran a fundraiser called “Timmies and Tampons" that raised over $1,400 to buy Tim Hortons gift cards and menstrual products for our community.  

 

"A lot of people Boyle Street helps are from the Treaty 8 territory just like me, and I want to help my brothers and sisters as much as I can. I loved being able to show my sons that we can give back to the community by  helping vulnerable Indigenous women. Showing them how much our fundraiser helped was really positive." -Janice

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12 DJays of Cheshmas

Jeff, Scott and Dan from Cheshire Productions hosted the "12 DJays of Cheshmas," a virtual fundraiser which featured local musicians. Each day for the 12 days, Cheshire released a new single by an Edmonton artist, accessible online by donation.

 

"Our favourite part was being able to support local artists while creating something positive that engaged the Edmonton community!" 

-Scott Putnam, Co-Owner of Cheshire Productions

This virtual event raised $1,800 for Boyle Street and supported the local music scene.

Get Support

Contact our Development Team Lead Kassidy Green (she/her) by emailing kgreen@boylestreet.org

  • Answering any questions you might have about hosting your own fundraiser

  • Promoting your fundraiser on our social media

  • Accessing our logo and branding guidelines to help create visuals for your fundraiser

  • Learning tips and tricks for a successful fundraiser

  • Making the final donation to Boyle Street

Support we can offer you: 

  • Providing the Boyle Street logo and branding guidelines for you to use to promote your fundraiser

  • Offering Boyle Street branded swag to you and your teammates 

  • Coordinating a staff member to attend your fundraiser 

  • Providing information handouts about Boyle Street for you to provide at your fundraiser 

  • Preparing a pre-written thank you letter for you to give to the people who donate 

  • Promoting your event on our social media platforms 

  • Issuing tax receipts to your donors when necessary