Did you know that approximately 1,000,000 Canadians have intellectual disabilities? As a parent think about how it would feel if your child’s best friend was YOU? No play dates, no phone calls, alone on the playground. Best Buddies Canada pairs people with intellectual disabilities with a “Buddy” looking to make a friend. These dedicated volunteers help promote a sense of belonging. They give children with intellectual disabilities a chance to have experiences most of us take for granted – going for coffee, out to a movie, or simply enjoying the company of a good friend.
Best Buddies Canada is celebrating our 25th year with an Anniversary Gala on Thursday, October 17th, 2019 at The Carlu and we need your support!
Join us for an inspirational evening to support Best Buddies and help change the world for individuals with an intellectual and developmental disability – one friendship at a time!
In order to ensure the success of this very important fundraiser, please find our sponsorship package attached with a variety of different sponsorship levels. Unable to attend the event? Don’t worry. A straight donation will give you a tax receipt for 100% of the amount donated.
Best Buddies does not receive any direct government funding for our programs and operating costs. Our major source of funding is events like this one. Generous donors like you are the key to our success and make it possible for the “Buddy Pair” program to continue across the country. Our long-term goal is to make every school and community across Canada more inclusive and accepting of people with intellectual disabilities.
Please find attached our sponsorship package, which lists the various sponsorship levels and contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org to secure your spot today. This year’s Gala will be an evening you won’t want to miss! We thank you for your time and consideration.