There are a number of ways to support Sing for Life.
First, become a member! Memberships cost $20 or $50 per year or you can become a Lifetime Member by a one-time payment of $500. All memberships are eligible for a charitable donation tax receipt and members of Sing for Life receive newsletters about the activities of the organization. Members are also invited to attend Membership Appreciation events where they hear interesting speakers and meet some of the participants in the Sing for Life programs. To become a member simply fill out the membership form available below and mail it with the appropriate payment to: Sing for Life, P.O. Box 52182, Edmonton, AB T6G 2T5.
Second, donate to Sing for Life to help pay for the programs. Sing for Life is a registered charity with the Canada Revenue Agency (#82925 2766 RR0001) and offers tax receipts for all donations over $20. Administrative costs are covered through other revenue sources so every dollar you donate goes directly to support programming. The money is used to:
- Purchase sheet music and commission musical arrangements
- Hire professional music teachers
- Purchase equipment and teaching materials
- Provide nutritional food for members of the Edmonton Downtown Men’s Choir
The simplest way to donate is to click on the Canada Helps link below. Alternatively, cheques can be sent to Sing for Life, P.O. Box 52182, Edmonton AB T6G 2T5.
Third, volunteer! As a registered charity, Sing for Life is partially funded by the Alberta Gaming and Liquor Commission (AGLC) . Once every two years, Sing for Life has the opportunity to host a casino. From time to time members will also be invited to volunteer in other ways.