Plan an Event
Children with Disabilities in BC have been privileged to have hundreds of thoughtful individuals and groups raise money for BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities/ Easter Seals BC in their own way by hosting or planning an event.
Are you thinking about holding a fundraiser for the BC Lions Society for Children with Disabilities/ Easter Seals BC?
Fundraisers are a great way to increase awareness and help support children with disabilities throughout BC in your community. The sky is the limit when it comes to planning your event there is no event too big or too small and they are a lot of fun!
o Read, Walk, Skip, Bike, Dance, Jump, Knit, Swim, Bowl,
Skate, Yoga, Radio, Work, Board games
o Garage, BBQ, Bake, Arts & Craft, Lemonade, Plant,
Used Books/CD’s, Ice Cream Social
· Car Wash / Pet Wash
· Night Out Events
o Theatre Show, Concert, Casino Night, Carnival, Bingo,
Dance, Talent Show, Comedy Club
· Sports Tournaments
o Golf, Football, Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Badminton,
Ping Pong, Curling, Hockey
· Office Events
o Curse Jar, Casual Day, Boss for a Day, Bag Lunch Day
o On-line, Silent, Live
· Host a Dinner Party
o Have your guests bring gift cards from a store instead
of bringing a gift or paying an entry fee.
Increase enthusiasm by giving each person who brings
a gift card a ticket for a draw.
Gift Card suggestions – Safeway, Thrifty Foods, Rona,
Home DepotGas Stations, London Drugs, Wal-Mart,
Canadian Tire, etc)
o 50/50, ticket sales
· Loose Change Drive
· Challenge Events
o Amazing Race, Murder Mystery, Treasure Hunt, Easter Egg Hunt
(these could be done in the office, at home or around the city)
· Host a party - Pampered Chef, Tupperware, Partylight
o Donate a portion of the hostess sales
The options are endless just do your favorite thing, use your imagination and let the Event begin.
How can we help:
· Provide printed materials on the BC Lions Society for Children
with Disabilities/ Easter Seals BC to be used for handout and
· Advise and Expertise
· Ideas to assist with planning
· Letters of support to validate the authenticity of the event
· Promote Event on our website
· Provide information on tax receipting
How we cannot help:
· Assume any legal or financial liability associated with the event
· Reimbursement for event expenses
· Donor information
· Guarantee attendance of Society staff or volunteers for event
· Application for gaming licenses
· Finding sponsors
· Prizes, auction items or awards
Steps to an Event:
Take an idea, prepare a plan, and know that what you will do will make a difference in helping a child with disabilities gain abilities. Here are a couple of steps to help you out.
Step 1: Identify what type of event you would like to organize and how many people you need to help you reach your goal.
Step 2: Download the 3rd party agreement and send by to us by Fax at 604-873-0166 and we will contact you to see how we can assist your event.
Third Party Special Event.pdf
Step 3: Set a goal of what you want to raise for the kids.
Step 4: Identify people or a team that can help you reach your fundraising goal.
Step 5: Promote and get out there to just do it!
Step 6: Most of all have FUN!
Thank you for helping children with disabilities gain abilities!