Calendar of Giving -- September 2015
 
Our monthly Calendar of Giving offers supporters an easy opportunity to get involved. The items featured are difficult to find in Cambodia or too expensive for our teachers and students to obtain. The Calendar of Giving is open to supporters worldwide, and your collection campaign can be big or small. Remember, every donation counts!
 
September Collection Campaign: School Supplies
 
 
School begins next month in Siem Reap, Cambodia! 
As the start of another school year approaches, our students and classrooms are in need of basic school supplies to get them ready for a productive year. Donations of school supplies will help stock the shelves and ensure our students start the year with the right tools on hand for learning. Please consider making a donation this month.

What kind of school supplies are needed?
* pencils (regular and colored)                * markers (colored and whiteboard)
* pencil sharpeners                                 * crayons
* erasers                                                  * notebooks (letter or A4)
* pens                                                      * construction paper (letter or A4)
* blue tack                                               * masking tape
 
Caring from afar.... 
No matter where you live in the world, you can join in the spirit of giving with our Calendar of Giving without having to collect physical items or worry about international shipping costs. With your donation, CFC staff will be able to purchase the items directly in Siem Reap. By donating on-line, your gift benefits Cambodia twice - once by directly helping kids and once by benefiting the local economy!
 
To make a monetary donation to our September Calendar of Giving, please click here. CFC staff will purchase school supply kits locally in Siem Reap. A contribution of USD$10 will be directed towards the purchase of one school supply kit that includes: pens, pencils, notebook, paper, eraser, glue, and a ruler.
 
I want to help.
How do I get started?
  • Register your campaign by contacting us via email at volunteers@caringforcambodia.org.
  • Choose your target group and obtain permission if necessary.
  • Set a start and end date for donations to be collected.
  • Decide where donations will be collected and arrange for appropriate receptacles.
  • Publicize your campaign. For a printable flyer, please click here.
  • Take photos of your group and email them to CFC. We will highlight your efforts in our newsletters and on our facebook page and website.
Who can collect these items?
  • Schools, scout troops, families, church groups, book clubs, teams, offices, neighborhood gatherings, etc.
What do I do after I have collected the items?
  • Send us an email at volunteers@caringforcambodia.org and include your contact details,  the number of items you collected and a photograph.
  • If you live in Singapore, our Goods Donations Coordinator will contact you to arrange for pick-up/delivery options.
  • If you are mailing the items to Singapore, please box the items in sturdy shipping containers and send to:
Caring for Cambodia
Orchard Post Office
P.O. Box 080
Singapore 912303 


What will this cost me?
  • Flyer or poster printing should you chose to advertise.
  • Postage to Singapore. Consider collecting small donations to help defray the cost of shipping the items to Singapore. Once received in Singapore, we will arrange delivery to Siem Reap.
 
Upcoming Campaigns - Plan Ahead!

The focus of our collection campaigns changes every month.  Here's a preview of the rest of year to help as you plan ahead for activities and possible collections.
 
            October: Toothbrushes                          January: Preschool Clothes
            November: First Aid Supplies               February: Teaching Supplies
            December: Technology Supplies          March: Sports Equipment
 

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