What is Social With A Purpose?
Social with a purpose is the newest virtual initative of 2020. Social with a purpose is a do-it-yourself fundraiser that promotes the importance of socializing, staying in touch, and building strong, positive relationships with your friends, family, and community.
Are you interested in hosting a social with a purpose event but don’t know where to begin? We’ve got you covered with our easy to use social with a purpose digital kits! Ranging from how-to host your own paint Night, sing a long concert, and cook a date night dinner with your own chef instructor. Our downloadable fundraising kits and resources will make planning your fundraiser that much easier!
Why take part?
As social distancing and physical isolation became a part of our daily routines, we began to understand the overwhelming feelings of loss and loneliness being separated from the community can bring us—feelings that people living with dementia experience in their normal, day-to-day lives. That’s why we created social with a purpose.
Now more than ever, it is important to find new, creative ways to stay connected to our friends and family and at the same time, raise funds to support important services to help ensure people living with dementia.
How do I host a Social With A Purpose event?
Use your social with a purpose fundraiser to connect with your friends, family, and community! From online card games, spicing up your Zoom meetings with a game of BINGO, or creating your own way to virtually get together, you can support people living with dementia by turning your virtual social gathering into a fundraiser! Have an idea and want to get started? Register for social With a purpose on our website!
Why should I participate?
When you host a social with a purpose event, you help raise much-needed funds for local programs and services for people with Alzheimer's disease and their caregivers. Your support makes a huge difference in their lives.
Be Blue for Alzheimer's!
In support of alzheimer’s awareness, Invite friends and family to donate $5.00 to the Alzheimer Society of Newfoundland and Labrador, and wear a blue shirt to show your support.
Post your pictures on social media using the hashtag #BeBlueforAlz and be sure to send them to us!
How can my retail business take part?
Social with a purpose, formally known as “Coffee Break”, can be turned into a fundraiser simply by inviting your friends, family or colleagues to swap a donation for participation in a virtual event. This can be done by Zoom, Facebook Messanger, FaceTime, or any virtual platform!
If you go virtual, don’t forget to include details of your video chat or streaming platform on your fundraising page, use #BeSocialforAlzNL on your social media posts and add a virtual activity like a quiz.
To register online, please visit our Registration Page