YOUR SUPPORT MATTERS
As a non-profit organisation, we rely largely on the generosity of others. We are incredibly grateful for each and every donation because, no matter the size, it will go on to help us spread more kindness to more people. Thank you for your help in keeping this project running, it matters more than you know.
DONATE TO OUR HOLIDAY FUND
We have almost 800 recipients who celebrate a holiday during December, so we need to raise funds to cover the cost of sending all those packages. If we cannot raise sufficient funds, we won't be able to send anyone holiday cards which would be devastating to all the recipients who value them and find they help combat some of the isolation they feel. If you can, please consider donating to our holiday fund - no matter how much you donate you will be helping ensure that no-one spends the festive season feeling alone and unloved.
We are always in need of more supplies for card writing and sending! We need things like: cards, envelopes, pens (e.g. colourful gel pens), stickers, washi/decorative tape, confetti, and stamps. We are particularly in need of Christmas/winter themed supplies right now!
If you are able to donate any of these items they can be sent to our PO Box. We also have an Amazon Wishlist for some of the supplies that would be helpful, which may be a simpler option for international donors.
SHOP OUR TEESPRING STORE
We have an ever-growing Teespring store where you can buy shirts and other apparel, along with stickers and mugs, sporting designs inspired by the LGBTQ+ community and feminism. All profits are split 50:50 between The Rainbow Cards Project and Planned Parenthood. These sales raise a significant amount of money for our project, and you get to look great in a new shirt, so it's a win/win!
SMALL BUSINESS COLLABORATION
If you own a small business that makes things that could help us, such as handmade cards, please contact us so we can discuss the possibilities of collaboration. Many charities often help give small businesses exposure in return for donations of supplies, while others strike up deals to donate based on purchases. For example, for every card purchased via the link on the charity’s page, a card is donated to the charity. Something like this could benefit both our project and your business, so if you’re interested please get in touch!
DONATE YOUR SERVICES OR TIME
Besides money and supplies, there are a few other areas in which you can help provide us with much needed things. For a start, we are always on the look out for more photos for this website, so if you have high quality photos that are LGBTQ+ related in any way (e.g. couples, pride flags, rainbows) or photos relating to sending cards or mail, they would be very useful to us! Submit any photos you are comfortable with us using to firstname.lastname@example.org.
You can also submit designs to be used in our Teespring store, which in turn helps raise lots of money for this project. If you would like more information about that, please feel free to contact us.
And of course, one of the best things you can donate is your time! Whether that’s writing cards or handing out information about our project at pride events, that time is just as valuable to us as money, and we are grateful for every second you donate to our cause.