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Host Your Own Event

Community hosted events are a wonderful way to support your local hospital. We are so grateful to the individuals, groups and companies who organize their own fundraising events to benefit the foundation, and we are here to support you!

 Download the Community Event Toolkit (pdf)  

Steps to a great event!

Want to learn more about hosting a fundraising event? Below you will find some basic steps, but you can always down the Community Event Toolkit for more details.

  • Brainstorm
  • Create your committee
  • Set a fundraising goal
  • Set a date

Reach out to tell us about your event idea and we will contact you to see how we can help.
Email: foundation@headwatershealth.ca
Phone519-941-2702 ext. 2303

  • Consider items such as: attendance, cost of decorating, printing, food and beverage, advertising.
  • See the “Community Event Toolkit” package for more information on creating a budget!
  • Create a plan for your event and lay out all the steps you need to complete it
  • Confirm your venue
  • Apply for necessary permits & additional insurance if required
  • Plan and acquire all event supplies & equipment
  • Recruit Volunteers
  • Plan Food & Beverage
  • Promote in community or company using newsletters, website, email, social media and word of mouth
  • Promote through local media, social media, posters, flyer and don’t forget to mention @MyHeadwaters (Instagram) and @HHCFoundation (Facebook)
  • Invite local media to attend your event