THE BRITISH COLUMBIA SOCIETY FOR THE PREVENTION OF CRUELTY TO ANIMALS
Our mission: To protect and enhance the quality of life for domestic, farm and wild animals in B.C.

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Giving at Work

How you and your company can support the BC SPCA together!  

There are several ways you can support the BC SPCA at your place of work to help even more animals in need in B.C. The following ideas may inspire you to get your company involved, too!

 

Matching Gift Programs

Many employers sponsor matching gift programs and will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Find out if your employer will match your gift by visiting the Matching Gifts page.

 

Your own independent fundraising initiatives at work

By starting your own fundraising initiative at your work you will engage your colleagues, support the animals and have fun in the process! For more information, email us.

Here are some great examples of ways you can fundraise at work!

  • Plan a bake sale

  • Host an office picnic or BBQ

  • Arrange a company garage sale

  • Organize a Jeans Day

 

Payroll deductions

Many companies offer a payroll deduction service for charitable foundations set up by the employer. A deduction of only $5 from each pay cheque means your annual donation could be as much as $130 a year! The total amount of your annual donation is included in your T4. Payroll deductions are also available through United Way corporate campaigns. Ask your employer or HR department today if this option is available to you.

 

Employee charitable trusts and foundations

Does your company have an employee charitable trust or foundation in which the employees have a say where the funds are donated? If so, get involved! The BMO Employee Charitable Foundation is one example where employees are actively engaged in all aspects of the foundation's giving. Thank you BMO employees.

 

Participation in events

Take part in the largest fundraiser for animals in B.C. Forming a corporate team for the annual Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk. Your team could have their very own fundraising page on the Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause website and have the opportunity to win great prizes. Our online system will allow you to get creative and customize your page with a photo and story. You can also communicate with your team members and invite others to join your fundraising efforts. Your employer may even match your team fundraising contribution. For more information, visit Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause.

 

For more information:

To learn more about the BC SPCA's employee giving program, please contact Lori Dick at 1-800-665-1868, ext. 1408 or by email.

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