Seattle Waterfront Gift Card Donation Request

SEATTLE
GIFT CARD FUND

REQUEST GIFT CARD DONATION FOR AUCTION OR RAFFLE

Did you raise your hand to help find gift card donations for an upcoming  raffle or auction in the neighborhood?  Good for you!  It takes five minutes to complete a donation request here.  We would love to make your day and support your community building.

HOW IT WORKS:

  1. Request your gift card donation using the form on this page.
  2. Your request is forwarded to local businesses who give generously in the community and want to help.
  3. Each participating business gives according to its own giving priorities and abilities.

WHAT ARE PEOPLE SAYING?

Community Organizer Feedback (pdf)

WHO BENEFITS?

This initiative has helped to raise tens of thousands of additional dollars for local community-building organizations at Eat Ballard with many hundreds of gift card donation requests fulfilled.  Here is a partial list of groups who have received gift cards for their raffles and auctions after filling the request form:

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

Q - Can I request a gift card donation from a specific establishment?
A - Yes.  We will do our best to forward it to them.

Q - Will I receive the specific gift cards I request?
A - Fingers crossed.

Q - How much are gifts from the pool worth?
A - Gift card donations generally range in face value between $25 and $100.  A suitably matched gift card for the occasion can raise two, three or more times its face value in a raffle or auction.  Your request may be answered by more than one business.

Q - Do the gift cards have any special restrictions or strings attached?
A - No.  These are the gift cards and certificates sold at donating establishments.

Q - Can I request a gift card to recognize or honor an exceptional student, team, class, volunteer, donor, writer, artist, senior, leader or group?
A - Yes.

Q - Can I request gifts from the fund to thank guest speakers who address our nonprofit group?
A - Yes.

Q - We are not organized as a registered Washington nonprofit.  Can we still receive a gift?
A - It's possible as long as there is a compelling community or business benefit.

Q - Will you consider any request?
A - Yes.

Q - How long will it take to process my request?
A - If we can help, then you will receive a gift before your deadline.

Q - How will I know if my request was approved?
A - You will receive a gift before your deadline.

Q - When should I submit my request?
A - Submit your request once your fundraising effort has started and your event has been scheduled.

Q - Will you share/publish my contact information?
A - We will not publish your name, email, address or any other personally identifiable information.  We will forward your request to local business owners and managers who want to give and to support worthy community initiatives.

STATUS

Operational.

Comments are closed.