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Fifth Ave’s ‘Bringing People Home’ initiative exists to build opportunity, develop community foundations and design meaningful solutions to improve the regions we live, work and play in.
Last year, Michelle and Jamie embarked on their first capital campaign for an affordable housing project build, dedicated to assisting women fleeing violence, refugees, seniors, at-risk youth and others facing barriers in finding decent, affordable homes.
To celebrate 50 years of creating focused, effective and responsive resources for the community, Options Community Service tasked 50 local “Women of Options” with raising $25,000 each to build and furnish the housing project. They were thrilled to partner with Options Community Service, one of the most respected not-for-profit organizations in the South Fraser Region.
After supporting the organization to reach a goal of $1.5M in 2021, Michelle and Jamie are excited to announce that this year, Women of Options: Gamechangers is raising $1.5M to develop a discretionary fund to assist youth who need the kind of support that other agencies and government programs cannot offer in a timely manner.
For the second consecutive year, both of them have each committed to raising $25,000 towards this long-term discretionary fund for Options Community Services. Still, they need your help to make their efforts go even further.
Surrey is home to the largest youth population in B.C. (those aged 12 to 27), many of whom require unique support that could include a need for clothing or dental work to attend job interviews with pride or daycare or tuition costs to complete an educational program. Some endangered youth also need help getting to a safe place to address issues that arise when they have aged out of the child welfare system.
Today, we are asking for your support because it is our responsibility to work together and make a difference when it comes to youth and the community. An investment in our youth is an investment in the future for all of us.
Support Fifth Ave and the Women of Options: Gamechangers campaign to help keep youth safe & be entered to win!
*For every $5,000 donated you will be entered for a chance to win a Developer Consulting Assignment worth $25,000. This prize includes:
Detailed market review including SWOT analysis & pricing review, review of re-sale offerings relative to the proposed project, hypothetical recommendations on three proposed scenarios, strategy session proposing preliminary recommendations, preparation and presentation of summary documents, supporting efforts to secure municipal approvals, participation in meetings with architects
*For every $1,000- $4,999 donated you will be entered for a chance to win a Social Media Strategy by Talk Shop Media worth $5,000. This prize includes:
Audit of current social ecosystem, review of brand assets, leveraging insights/analytics from current platforms, review and recommend creative assets, identify target audiences, key messages, establish KPIs, outlining community management protocol
Our donation process is quick and straightforward. In less than 60 seconds, your donation will be on its way to support making a difference in the lives of youth in the Greater Vancouver area.
To donate through Jamie Squires please click here.
To donate through Michelle DesRosiers please click here.
*Contest draw date October 3, 2022. Winners will be selected by random draw and contacted directly by phone and/or email.
Thank you in advance for your support!
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