DIY Fundraiser

Hosting fundraising events is a great way to have some fun and make a difference in your community. This can be done with your friends, family, through school organizations, your workplaces, and even on your own.

Community support allows us to keep assisting people on their employment journeys. Every dollar raised through a DIY Fundraiser supports people with their search for meaningful work.


Checklist to Hosting Your Own Fundraiser

If you would like to get started, please contact Safra Malik, Fundraising Coordinator, at 613-296-6956 or by email at

  • 1) Contact us.

    Contact the fundraising department to let us know what you are doing. We can help you with ideas, setting up a donation page, and answering any questions you may have.


  • 2) Promote your fundraiser.

    Spread the word on social media, through email, and word of mouth. Anything helps! 

  • 3) Execute the event.

    Execute the event and collect the funds from the fundraiser through your own custom donation page, if you’re using one 

  • 4) Congratulations!

    Congratulations, you’ve successfully executed a DIY fundraiser!


There are many different ways that you can fundraise, here are a few ideas:

– Birthday fundraisers

– Seasonal fundraisers

– Golf tournaments

– Craft sales

– Bowling tournaments

– Dance-a-thon

– 50/50 tickets

– Ice cream social

– Pool tournaments

Facebook Fundraisers

A great way to give back is through Facebook’s fundraiser tools. You can choose to run a birthday fundraiser or a general fundraiser. Download the instructions here