Just a friendly reminder (or notice) that Covenant House is holding our annual "30 Days for 30 Nights" Campaign; in support of this we will be launching a city-wide "Casual Day for Covenant House"--- we're hoping that you (and your colleagues) will join us by purchasing a "Casual Day" sticker and "going casual" for the day to show your support for Covenant House!
Here are the F.A.Q.s---
WHAT'S "CASUAL DAY" ALL ABOUT?
» Casual Day is the culmination of our ‘ 30 days for 30 nights' Campaign.
» Our goal is to raise $279,000.
WHEN IS IT?
» Friday December 1 st, 2006 (December is our busiest month of the year)
WHAT DOES IT COST?
» Your staff purchases Casual Day stickers encouraging them to “go casual for Covenant House” on December 1st. There's a $5.00 minimum cost but your company can suggest its own donation amount.
ARE TAX RECEIPTS ISSUED?
» For donations of $20.00 or more.
WHERE DO I GET THE "CASUAL DAY" STICKERS?
To participate, please contact the Development Office at 604.685.5437
» Over 300 youth in our residential crisis shelter and drop in program. Your efforts will provide our youth with a safe haven, food, clothing, one-on-one counseling and life skills training during the holiday season.
WHAT DOES COVENANT HOUSE DO?
» Covenant House Vancouver is comprised of a residential crisis shelter, outreach, a drop-in centre and a transitional living program. Last fiscal we assisted 1802 young people (36% of the youth that stay in our Crisis Shelter move on to stable and safe housing away from the streets).
WHAT DOES IT COST TO RUN COVENANT HOUSE?
» $9,000 per day – the cost of operating Covenant House's two core programs at maximum capacity.
HOW IS COVENANT HOUSE FUNDED?
» We are almost entirely privately funded by you, a family member or your friends. 85% of our annual operating budget comes from caring individuals
For more information, visit http://www.covenanthousebc.org/
Thanks guys! Take care,
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