Whether you want to raise money for your program fees or for orphanage donations, fundraising is a great option. Not only do fundraisers raise funds, but they also raise awareness of OSSO's mission and purpose. With fundraising you help bring money to the orphanages while encouraging people to volunteer! A fantastic win-win!

Letters

Ask local businesses, people you know, or your employer to make donations using a letter for donations

Online Crowdfunding

Start a fundraiser online like this one. We will help you create the account and send you the link to share it with family and friends through your social media. Simply complete and submit this form to info@orphanagesupport.org.

We use YouCaring but there are other options you can check out as well if you'd like to start an online fundraiser on your own. Here are some:

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Bake Sale | Ice cream social | CAR WASH | COIN DRIVE

Other easy and fun fundraiser ideas are to host local coin drives, car washes, bake sales, or ice cream socials. Click here to download an entire list of fundraiser ideas.

Contact us if you need help creating flyers or want to advertise your event on our Facebook page.

Important note: Feel free to print the forms provided to aid in your fundraising goals. Add your personal touch, but please keep in mind no photos of the children may be publicized. Personal photos may be used in small fundraising efforts such as door-to-door or community events. But do not publish photos of children through media efforts.

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Startups

We welcome new fundraising ideas, especially those within your work and community. Some of our past volunteers have even used Etsy shops and personal startup businesses as a way to give back to OSSO. Contribute to their affiliate businesses or to get inspired to start your own. Scroll down or click here to learn more. 

October for Orphans

Every October we host what we call October for Orphans. This month-long event is a call to people everywhere to increase their efforts to raise donations for the orphans we serve. Throughout the month we post about fundraisers you can join in on and encourage you to start your own. Learn more and join us this October.

The Giving Tree

Join us in the month of December for a fundraiser we do called The Giving Tree. You can donate any amount online or stop by our office, and we will show you what your money can do to make a difference in the lives of orphans. All you do is click on the ornament that has the price you would like to donate and that's it! You can also donate your time too! Learn more here and join us this December. 

Questions? Please contact us!

Generous alumni have created used their personal businesses to help OSSO. Shop their stores today and get inspired to follow their lead. If you'd like to use your personal business to contribute to OSSO, contact us and we'll answer your questions and help you get started.


Savanna Allred, a recent OSSO alumni in Cuenca, has decided to use her new business to give back to the children who changed her life. 

Says Allred, "After serving the children living in the OSSO orphanage in Cuenca, Ecuador, I could not stop thinking about the angels I met there. Upon my return home I yearned to help in some way but simply could not find an efficient way to contribute. The least I could do to give back to the children who permanently changed my life was to create a community where everyone could easily help. This is the perfect way to easily make a difference. Tossd Salt Spray will donate $1 to the OSSO orphanage in Cuenca, Ecuador with every purchase." 

We are grateful for volunteers like Savanna who gave their heart to the children of Ecuador, and continue to find ways to serve from home.

Click the logo to visit her shop and help change a child's life one dollar at a time. 

Chelsea Hamblin is an OSSO alumni who is now married with two boys. She opened her etsy shop in November of 2014 and generously donates a portion of her proceeds to OSSO. 

When asked why she decided to donate to OSSO, she replied, "I started an Etsy shop November 2014 because I love sewing and I wanted to do something that allowed me to continue to stay home with my boys. I decided to donate 5% of my profits to OSSO shortly after opening my shop. Why OSSO? I was a volunteer in Cuenca, Ecuador at the beginning of 2008. I was able to see first hand the good that this organization does for the children. It is a great cause and I strongly believe in and support their efforts to help the children living orphanages. I wanted to do anything I could to give back because my personal experience with them was so great."

We are grateful for Chelsea's talents she uses to bless the children and orphanages.

Click the logo to check out her Etsy shop!