Christmas . Community . Donate . Fundraising . General . Partners

Fun ways to give during the Holidays

November 16, 2019

Fun ways to give during the Holidays

Once again this year, Sun Youth is getting ready to help thousands of families in need during the Holiday period. To launch this major operation, the organization will need as much help as it can get. If you are interested in giving to Sun Youth this year, there are many ways to do so.

The traditional methods

For many people, online donation is the simplest option: Sun Youth’s website offers an online secure donation platform which delivers income taxes receipt automatically. For more traditional donors, you can still send cheques or call in. If you forget, Sun Youth volunteers will be there to remind you, standing at major street corners on December 5, for the Great food drive (Grande Guignolée des médias).

Do it together!

Another great way to help is to organize office collects. “In some companies, the departments challenge each other to see who will raise the most funds. In other companies, 50/50 draws are organized: half of the money raised goes to Sun Youth and the other half is offered to a winner in a draw. These little games are fun incentives that ultimately benefit the people in need, and that’s what really counts”, says Lisa Perrault, volunteer coordinator at Sun Youth. “We accept money,  non-perishable food and new toys. We will be happy to provide posters and donation boxes, and arrange pickups, if necessary.”

Treat yourself to a show!

Another way to help Sun Youth is to attend fundraising events. In November and December, music lovers will enjoy two excellent performances, one from Cadillac Music (at the Wheel Club in NDG on November 22nd) and the other from Isabelle Boulay, at Église St-Jean-Baptiste on the Plateau. Sports fans will have the privilege to see the best college teams compete at the Sun Youth Holiday Classic Basketball Tournament from December 19th to the 22nd. The money raised during these events will allow Sun Youth to fund its Holiday activities. See the Events section on the Sun Youth website for details.

O, Christmas Tree!

Finally, we are pleased to announce the return of our Christmas trees sale. All through December, on the corner of Park Avenue and Mount Royal, you will be able to buy a beautiful Christmas tree. What a great way to bring the spirit of the holidays into your house and to us! 

The holiday season is fast approaching and we will need a lot of help to make sure that the most disadvantaged people can spend a nice Christmas. We hope we can count on your cooperation and generosity this year. 

 

OTHER NEWS

The 37th Annual Avi Morrow Bike Giveaway

Community
The 37th Annual Avi Morrow Bike Giveaway
22 June

On Saturday, June 19th around 100 amazing and brilliant youngsters who stood out by their good deeds in their community or who…

Read More

A donation of 1,000 turkeys for Thanksgiving

Community
A donation of 1,000 turkeys for Thanksgiving
12 October

The CMA CGM Group, a global player in sea, land, air and logistics solutions, provided 1,000 turkeys along with sustainable shopping bags for…

Read More

We are looking for young heroes!

Community
We are looking for young heroes!
1 March

We are looking for young people whose actions have positively influenced their community or have shown exceptional courage in difficult situations. Each…

Read More

Cold Waves and Inflation

About
Cold Waves and Inflation
11 March

The cold waves that have been raging in recent weeks have caused a record of electricity consumption, according to Hydro-Québec. As a…

Read More

Hyundai Canada Offers a Generous $50,000 Donation to Sun Youth’s Tutoring Program

Community
Hyundai Canada Offers a Generous $50,000 Donation to Sun Youth’s Tutoring Program
25 June

Sun Youth wishes to warmly thank Hyundai Canada for its recent contribution to the organization’s tutoring program. This generous donation of $50,000…

Read More

Basketball 2023 Season recap

Alumni
Basketball 2023 Season recap
24 April
Read More