Fundraise Your Way &
Support Special Gifts Theatre
Every donation and every advocate truly matters for the success of Special Gifts Theatre. We appreciate your effort to support our mission. There are many ways to support SGT that are quick, convenient and impactful.
MAKE AN IMMEDIATE ONLINE DONATION
Click on this link to make a General Donation to support SGT’s programs, or click here to make a donation to our Financial Assistance Fund that benefits SGT students so they are able to receive the educational and therapeutic benefits that the theatre arts provides. You can also mail a check payable to Special Gifts Theatre (SGT) to P.O. Box 2231, Northbrook, IL 60065.
TEXT TO GIVE! SGT TO: 44-321
MAKE A TRIBUTE GIFT IN HONOR OR IN MEMORY OF SOMEONE SPECIAL
Tribute giving is a way to recognize, honor and celebrate people and events that are important to you by giving back. Your honoree or their family will be notified of your thoughtful gesture.
Suggest a tribute gift in your honor when you are asked what you would like as a gift.
Tribute gifts can be made online via our website, Text to Give or by mail.
- CREATE A MONTHLY DONATION
Support SGT in a way that best fits your budget and your convenience. Set up a designated monthly amount that can be transferred automatically. You can cancel at any time if needed.
GET SOCIAL & CREATE AN ONLINE FUNDRAISER
You decide the amount, timeline and activity. Set up a personalized fundraising page and share instantly across your social media platforms and email. Use the link below to customize your message, images and fundraising goal. Our staff is available to help you set this up by contacting email@example.com, or call 847.564.7704.
Click here: Donate Now I Special Gifts Theatre to set up your fundraising page. At the bottom of the page click “I want to fundraise” to set up your personal page.
Personal Fundraising Page Sample
Not ready to host an online fundraiser? Simply share our text to give link socially and encourage your network to support Special Gifts Theatre. This can be done any time or in conjunction with a SGT performance or special event.
Text: SGT TO: 44-321 for the direct link or linked here: Donate Now | Special Gifts Theatre.
Use your social media platform to reach your network. You can do this at any time but many choose to do this as part of their birthday or another special event.
Login to Facebook and click on “Fundraisers” in the menu. Click on “Raise Money” and then choose ‘Nonprofit.” Choose Special Gifts Theatre, then click “Create.” You can then share this to your Facebook page. Comment and promote your campaign! Our staff will take care of the rest of the details when gifts are received.
“Tag” us in your posts. Word of mouth is our best advertisement.
2021 SGT 5K YOUR WAY, ENCORE!
Participate in our annual 5K Your Way fundraising event held each fall.
Many companies match employee giving and set up is very simple. Please consider doubling your donation and create a corporate match. Our staff is happy to help if you have any questions.
Many companies offer department wide challenges to highlight their employee’s charity of choice. Each team member might have any opportunity to provide a pitch and the team votes to donate to a specific charity. Our staff would be happy to provide you with talking points, or to join via video conference for a quick elevator speech pitch about SGT.
PERFORMANCES – BOOST THE BOX OFFICE
- Invite your network to attend the live performance.
- Host a virtual watch party and stream a virtual performance
- Click here to set-up a mini campaign.
- Or simply text Text: SGT TO: 44-321 and share the link with your group. We all carry those phones so let’s put them to good use and support our mission.
SUMMER CELEBRATIONS: HOST A THEATRE NIGHT IN YOUR BACKYARD
Stream a permanent download of a performance and celebrate our students’ accomplishments with a bigger group. If interested in getting one of our recent performance downloads, please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Utilize our tools for fundraising support.
CHOOSE TO SUPPORT SGT WHEN YOU SHOP AMAZONSMILE
Here’s how to sign up for AmazonSmile: 1. Visit smile.Amazon.com 2. Sign in with your Amazon.com credentials 3. Choose Special Gifts Theatre as your charity choice. 4. Start shopping! 5. Add a bookmark for smile.Amazon.com to make it even easier to return and start your shopping at AmazonSmile!