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Five Ways to Support VMAPA on #GivingTuesday
- Posted by:Michael Gaines
- On December-1-2020
Today is #GivingTuesday, a global day of giving that harnesses the collective power of people and organizations. This year, we are hoping you choose to donate and support the future of Vanguard Music and Performing Arts by helping us raise $25,000.
With the cancelation of our 2020 season and the temporary pause of our Vanguard Bingo operations, our main sources of revenue are both at a standstill. By helping us raise $25,000 starting now until our virtual Home for the Holidays event on Saturday, December 19, you will be making an investment in the future of hundreds of aspiring musicians, artists, dancers and educators for generations to come.
We realize these are tough times for so many people around the world. A donation of any amount on #GivingTuesday is greatly appreciated; however, if you are unable to make a financial contribution at this time, below are four other ways you can support VMAPA on #GivingTuesday and beyond.
Donations starting today until Saturday, December 19 will be allocated to our $50,000 goal for the holiday season.
Today and every day, the Vanguard Music and Performing Arts recognize and sincerely thank all the generous people and organizations who make it possible to achieve our mission: to inspire communities and enrich lives by increasing opportunities for participation, education, and excellence in the performing arts.
1. Give While You Shop | Amazon Smile
With the holidays fast approaching, we know there will be a need for a quick, convenient, and COVID-safe way to shop this year. For those doing your shopping through Amazon, you have the opportunity to double your giving this holiday season with Amazon Smile!
For each gift you purchase, Amazon Smile will donate a portion of the proceeds to VMAPA!
- Before you start your shopping, simply head over to https://amazon.smile.com
- Type in “Vanguard Music and Performing Arts” in the search bar
- Hit the select button!
2. Alumni, Help Your Generation Win a Feature During our Home for the Holidays Virtual Event!
For our Home for the Holidays event, we have raised over $25,000 over the month of November! This is in huge partnership with our alumni-driven fundraising event. Congrats to our team leaders and thank you to all who have donated!
The holiday fun is just getting started and the best is yet to come! Don’t forget to tune in to our Home for the Holidays virtual showcase on December 19th at 5 pm PST which will be hosted on YouTube and Facebook Live. Link will be shared closer to the event date.
Today at 7 pm PST is the deadline for our alumni-driven fundraising competition. Who’s in the lead? Check out our donation page to see your generation’s placement!
3. Become a Star Donor
If you have more to give, the Star Club is a monthly giving community dedicated to protecting the future of the Vanguard. Your sustaining gift will keep Vanguard programming alive and you’ll become a VIP with access to special benefits and programming.
4. Follow Us and Share a Post
We know VMAPA has a special place in your heart. Follow us and share VMAPA’s social media posts, emails and web links with your friends, families and networks!