1Up Victoria Single Parent Resource Centre has many opportunities for your workplace to make contributions. Please read on below to see which opportunity will work for you.
Does your work place provide matching gifts for your donations or volunteer time? 1Up will work with you to ensure your support is matched. Contact Marianne Sorenson at 250-385-1114 ext 224.
are an idea team builder and way to make a positive impact on a family at a very stressful time of year. 1Up Christmas Hampers are unique in that we match you up with a family and provide you with a detailed description about them and their needs. How amazing is it when the child receives what they have wanted (and a sense of hope) during a time when they may have been feeling helpless. Contact Tanya Carr by November 15th at Tanya@1-up.ca or call (250) 385-1114.
Plan An Event
Independent Special Events, or third-party fundraisers, are a very important component of the fundraising activities of 1Up. Fundraising events held by individuals, employee groups and our community partners allow 1Up to increase our capacity to support single parent families access counselling, connections and practical support. Your time, energy and contributions help make all this possible.
can highlight your good work in the community while providing for families. We have a Community Relations Team of volunteers whose purpose is to raise awareness of 1Up in the community while highlighting the valuable contributions that our corporate sponsors have made. We can also provide exposure using our social media pages, website and newsletter.
Sponsor a Family
For an ongoing monthly commitment or annual payment, you can sponsor one or more of the 1800+ families that 1Up serves. Your group will be featured on our Facebook Page and mailed a newsletter full of success stories several times throughout the year. (And we are working on a monthly ENews). You may choose one of the following pledge levels.
- -$30/month for a one-child family;
- -$50/month for a two-child family;
- -$75/month for a three-child family;
- -$100/month for a four-child family or one with special needs.