Host a Fundraiser for NWIRP

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Thank you so much for your interest in throwing a fundraiser for NWIRP. We are so grateful for your willingness to serve as an ambassador for our mission during this critical time, helping to grow our community and continue our work of keeping families together, protecting people from violence, and challenging injustice.

Whether you want to have friends donate money to NWIRP at your birthday party, or you are a local business, bar, brewery, etc. that wants to throw a benefit for us – please know that we are so grateful.

 

Downloadable info about NWIRP

Here is a one-sheet with more information about our work – easy to print and have available at your fundraiser!

Take Action for Immigrant Rights – easy to print handout about what folks can do to support the immigrant rights movement.

Here’s info about the recent family separations and how we stepped in to help.

Here’s more info about the recent lawsuit we filed to reunite children separated from their parents.

 

Reaching out to your guests
The most effective invitations are personal – listed below are email and social media templates you can personalize to ask your friends, family members, and colleagues to support your fundraiser.

 

How to donate:
Have folks donate through nwirp.org/donate
OR mail us a check made payable to NWIRP (mail to: NWIRP attn: Development, 615 2nd Ave Suite 400, Seattle WA 98104.)
 
We’ll issue a tax receipt to everyone who gives. If a tax receipt isn’t important, you can gather money personally and then send us a check/donate online, and we’ll issue the tax receipt just to you.
 
Any questions? Please reach out to our Events and Donor Relations coordinator, Rebecca Neff Brown at rebecca@nwirp.org.

 

Sample email
 
Dear (First Name),
As you may know, I’m a supporter of Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), a non-profit organization that defends and advances the legal rights of thousands of immigrants every year, and is, right now, coordinating representation for detained mothers and fathers separated from their children at the border over the past month. NWIRP helps keep families together, protects survivors of violence, and helps immigrants access new opportunities to work and pursue education.

I’d love to have you join me at
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Date
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I’d be honored to have you join me in supporting immigrant rights work happening right here in our community.

Sincerely,

Your name

 

Sample Facebook Event Post

Please join us for a fundraiser for Northwest Immigrant Rights Project (NWIRP), a non-profit organization that defends and advances the legal rights of immigrants in Washington State and throughout the country. Each year, NWIRP provides direct legal representation to over 10,000 low-income immigrants through four offices in Seattle, Tacoma, Granger, and Wenatchee. NWIRP hosts regular community education events including Know Your Rights legal trainings and Immigration 101 Orientations, and works to challenge and change systems of injustice through targeted litigation. They are currently coordinating representation for detained parents separated from their children at the border who are currently detained in Washington State.

List details of event

 

Sample Tweets

Wondering how you can help immigrant parents who have been forcibly separated from their children? Join me for a fundraiser for @nwirp! (list address, date, and time).

Join me for a fundraiser for @nwirp to help raise money for their work supporting immigrants in Washington State! (List details of event).

.@nwirp helps over 10,000 low-income immigrants access direct legal services every year. Join us for a fundraiser to support them! (List details of event)