Ways YOU Can Support
Shine Children's Chorus:
Make a donation: Large or small, monthly or one-time, your contribution makes a difference! Tuition payments and ticket sales cover only about 40% of the true cost of operating our program. The truth is that the rest has historically been contributed by our founder/director in the form of unpaid labor, at great personal cost. We know that the arts, education, and the work of women are all egregiously under-valued in our society, and one of our goals in transitioning to a non-profit organization is to ensure that our director is paid appropriately and consistently. At the same time, we want to keep our programs accessible through low tuition rates and scholarship programs. The success of this new model will depend in large part upon people like you caring enough to give your support. So please take a moment to consider what Shine means to you, and give what you can. To donate through PayPal, send any amount to the account of firstname.lastname@example.org. Donations made this way will be retroactively made tax-deductible once our 501(c)(3) status (currently pending) is approved by the IRS. If you would like to make a donation with the immediate assurance that it is tax-deductible, you can go through our fiscal sponsor, Fractured Atlas, using this link. A little less of it comes directly to Shine, but we understand if you need that receipt for tax reasons.
Order an item from our Amazon Wishlist: From sound equipment to teaching materials to office supplies, we keep our Wishlist updated with the things we need the most in a variety of price ranges. This is a fun way to support Shine, knowing the concrete use that your gift will have!
Volunteer your time: We have several different important organizational tasks that we need help with in order to make Shine as amazing as it can be! Fill out our Community Involvement Survey to let us know where your skills and interests might overlap with our needs, and we'll be in touch soon!