Each year, hundreds of generous people come together to create unique and fun events in the community that raise money for patients and families at London Health Sciences Centre.
From fashion shows to golf tournaments, to bookmarks and lemonade stands, there is no limit to an event that can make a difference in someone’s life.
A: Thank you for your interest in organizing an event in support of LHSC. We are pleased to offer a variety of tools available in our Community Event Tool Kit to help you get your event started. Once you have determined the details of your event, please fill out our Event Proposal Form. After we receive your form, a Foundation member will review your event information and will let you know if it is the right fit at this time. Once the event is accepted, you will have access to many of our valuable tools and templates to help you plan your event.
A: There are certain Canada Revenue Agency guidelines an event must follow in order for LHSF to issue tax receipts. Please refer to the Charitable Tax Receipting Policy for more information on these guidelines. A Foundation staff member will discuss your receipting needs once your Event Proposal Form is received.
A: London Health Sciences Foundation has information available on how to secure
sponsorships and how to approach businesses. If you are interested in this information,
it will be provided to you once you have completed our Event Proposal Form and your event has been approved.
A: Once your event is approved using the Event Proposal Form, we can provide you with LHSF's logo to be used in accordance with our Corporate Identity Standards. London Health Sciences Foundation must provide final approval of all event materials that contain our logo or mention of hospital programs before they are printed / distributed. Please forward all your event materials that contain our logo to your contact at the Foundation. Please allow three business days for approval. London Health Sciences Foundation's logo cannot be used without written permission.
A: London Health Sciences Foundation is able to promote your event on our Community Events online calendar and on internal LHSC communications (bulletin boards, and electronic newsletter) once your event is approved.We also provide tips to market the event to the community.
A: Yes, we can re-issue tax receipts. To do so, we require the name of the event, and the name and mailing address of the individual who requires a new receipt. Please forward this information to your contact at LHSF.
A: London Health Sciences Foundation is unable to contact the media regarding your event. The Free Local Media Listings provide different media contacts an event organizer can contact directly. We are able to provide additional media and public relations tools / assistance to you once your event is approved by the Foundation.
A: While London Health Sciences Foundation is unable to pay any of your event expenses, we can assist you in developing a budget to help manage all event expenses.
A: Please visit our event listings page at Community Events Calendar to find out about
current and upcoming events. If you are not able to find the information you are looking for, please contact the Community Events department at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also follow us on Facebook for more information on our events.
A: London Health Sciences Foundation can share venue’s we have worked with before, and can help provide any information you may need in order to secure it. However, it will be the responsibility of the event organizer to consult with, and book the venue.
A: The Foundation recognizes groups hosting events in a variety of different ways including thank you letters, cheque presentations and recognition within LHSC on our community events donor wall. After seeing their event come to life, many of our event organizers and groups feel a sense of satisfaction for having raised funds that will undoubtedly help LHSC patients and others around the world.
A: Unfortunately, LHSF cannot mail event information out to our existing donors.