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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. 

 

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. 

You can set this up online through our website donation page, our text to give link Donate Now | Special Gifts Theatre, contact esteffe@specialgiftstheatre.org, or call 847.564.7704.

 

 

  • 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 esteffe@specialgiftstheatre.org, 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.

 

  • FACEBOOK FUNDRAISING

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.  

 

 

 

 

 

  • WORKPLACE MATCHING 

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

  1. Invite your network to attend the live performance.
  2. Host a virtual watch party and stream a virtual performance
  3. Click here to set-up a mini campaign. 
  4. 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  info@specialgiftstheatre.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!

 

Turn on AmazonSmile in the Amazon Shopping app:
1. Make sure you’re signed up for AmazonSmile (use your web browser to visit smile.Amazon.com)
2. Download or update to the latest version of the Amazon Shopping app for iOS or Android
3. Open the app and find “Settings” in the main menu (☰)
4. Tap on “AmazonSmile” and follow the on-screen instructions to turn on AmazonSmile in the app.