We greatly appreciate your interest in organizing a fundraising event in support of Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis (GW-WIC) and the supports we offer to the communities we serve. Established in 1977, WIC has worked to advance its mission of providing services to women and their children on woman abuse and sexual violence. WIC believes the potential for change in attitudes, behaviours and systems is possible. However, collaboration and partnership are essential in developing strategy and actions to advocate for and work towards ending violence against women and children.
What is a Third Party Fundraiser?
Third party events are fundraisers benefiting Guelph-Wellington Women in Crisis that are designed, managed and financially resourced by an individual, community group, service club, business or other external participants. We encourage fundraising events that are consistent with our mission.We cannot endorse, support, lend our name or act as a beneficiary to any event, fundraiser or awareness campaign that we believe engages in, promotes or encourages any type of violence, promotes racism, homophobia, classism, ableism or any other type of oppressive attitudes and beliefs that are counter to what WIC stands for.
How They Help Us
Every event, big or small, makes an impactful difference in the lives of women and children in the community who have been traumatized by abuse and sexual violence. Financial donations offer the most flexibility in order to address the greatest need. Whether its counselling, housing, legal help or anything else these women need on their journey from crisis to confidence. WIC is committed to ensuring these services are available to meet the needs of the community. All donations received continue to make a difference in the lives of women and children we serve by providing them with the safety and support they need and deserve to succeed in living happy and healthy lives.
Fundraising Event Ideas and Guides
- Car Wash guidelines
- Auction/Silent Auction guidelines
- Fashion Show guidelines
- BBQ guidelines
- Wine Raffle guidelines
- 50/50 Draw, Bingo, Raffles, Guess-How-Many Games guidelines
- Can/Bottle Drive guidelines
- Company/Organization Challenge guidelines
- Art Sale/ Show guidelines
- Book/ CD/ DVD Sale guidelines
- Movie Night guidelines
- Sporting Event or Tournament guidelines
- Trivia Night / Game Night guidelines
- Themed parties/dinners guidelines
- Create Your Own Event! Other creative ideas are encouraged and will be considered, granted the proposed event is consistent with our mission and Third Party Event Guidelines.
We ask all requests for Third Party Fundraising Events be submitted minimum 30 days before proposed date of the event. To ensure this event is a positive fit for all parties involved, we ask you take a minute to review and comply with our Third Party Event Guidelines.
Third Party Event Proposal Form
Now that you are familiar with the requirements and expectations of Third Party Fundraising Events please complete our Third Party Event Proposal Form. Upon completion, this form can be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org for consideration. If your event is approved, you shall be notified within two weeks of your submission.