Organize an Event
We couldn’t help so many men, women, and youth without the passionate support of our community. If you’d like to get involved by organizing a fund-raising event or a food drive – big or small – please get in touch. We can’t wait to partner with you!
Past Events for Inspiration
Choir Group Fundraiser
On June 22nd, Beth Becker and her choir group, “Just Sing”, performed at a local church where attendees were encouraged to make a donation to Ray of Hope. From this one night, Just Sing was able to raise over $1000 for Ray of Hope. Just Sing likes to perform in the community, at retirement homes, and for charity events. Their website can be found at https://www.expressu.ca/just-sing-waterloo–guelph.html
Backyard Art Auction
On Saturday, June 18th, 2022, local artist and performer, Lisa Golem, hosted a backyard silent auction of her artwork from which she donated 30% of the proceeds to Ray of Hope. The auction included live music, finger foods, and wine! Visit Lisa’s Facebook event page for more details on this fun, outdoor event! You can also take a look at some of her artwork at https://www.lisagolemart.com/gallery.
Ink for a Cause
JC Mortgages and Orange Hat Tattoos partnered together to host a tattoo fundraising event in support of Ray of Hope. Registrants were able to choose from six different mental health tattoos for a cost of $60. A total of $2,286.75 was raised and all proceeds went to our Youth Addictions program!
Ella, Megan & Charlotte raised money by selling cookies! These ‘Brilliant Bakers’ started by creating a fundraising goal & developing a plan to meet that goal. After convincing their parents to donate ingredients & containers, they baked & sold 160 dozen cookies and raised $1200.00 to support Ray of Hope.
Workplace Fundraising Initiatives
Wagner, Livock & Associates demonstrated their mission to strengthen their community by raising money & allowing staff to nominate charities that are meaningful to them. Ray of Hope was chosen to receive a $2000.00 dollar grant!