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How to Start A Fundraiser
Bereaved Families of Ontario-Halton/Peel (BFO-Halton/ Peel) is more than a centre for grief support. It's a catalyst for change. With your help, we are able to respond to urgent needs and put your donations to work supporting those in grief, and changing how the world sees and treats people who are grieving. Organize a fundraiser in support of BFO-Halton/ Peel and help us tackle grief illiteracy.
Whether you already have an idea or you need inspiration, we will guide you through the planning process and provide you with the tools, resources and support to organize a successful fundraiser. From the smallest gestures to the biggest endeavours and everything in between, you can give people experiencing grief help, hope and a uplifted tomorrow.
Visit our fundraising ideas page to find inspiration and to see how to turn your great idea into reality.
Why Get Involved?
Over 300,000 people die in Canada every year, leaving many people deeply grieving and needing emotional support. Your donation will help to ensure that Bereaved Families of Ontario – Halton/Peel can offer every person who is grieving, under any circumstance, access to tailored HELP AND HOPE in one place.
Your support matters
Your support will help us to keep our promise – tailored grief support to everyone, that is free from charge, and offered as soon as it is asked for, as we proudly operate without a waiting list.
You will make an impact
We put 80% of every dollar you raise towards our grief peer support groups, our 1:1 grief peer sessions with a trained grief Peer Supporter, our outreach programs run on social media, and our events.
We make it easy!
You will get instant access to an online tool kit with resources to help you plan your event and make fundraising easy and fun!
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS (FAQ)
1. HOW DOES MY DONATION HELP?
BFO-Halton/Peel is proud to be able to offer our services free of charge. We have seen a 470% increased demand for our services since 2020 and this continues to grow daily. Your donation will directly help us meet this demand.
2. IS THIS DONATION SECURE?
Absolutely. The security and confidentiality of your information is our highest priority. We will not sell, trade or share your personal information with anyone else, nor send donor mailings on behalf of other organizations, and we will only share personal information if you have given us specific permission to do so.
3. HOW ELSE CAN I MAKE A DONATION?
The Centre for Grief and Healing BFO-Halton/Peel accepts donations via cheque, credit cards or debit through our CanadaHelps portal.
For any questions regarding making a donation please email Kelly at firstname.lastname@example.org