03 Mar Help Pongo Ignite Healing through Poetry!
Many individuals that attend Ignite Pongo do so with the support of an institution/their employer; a hospital, a school, a non-profit, etc. Our scholarship fund will allow those without the financial support of an institution – committed community members, organizers, volunteers, and others – to attend Ignite Pongo and create therapeutic poetry programs based on our proven approach. The Ignite Pongo Scholarship fund will eliminate the financial barrier for attending our trainings, increase the number of community leaders who can enroll in Ignite Pongo, and expand the reach of our therapeutic approach.
Ultimately, your contribution will connect youth whose suffering has been exacerbated in the last two years, with the transformative and healing power of Pongo poetry writing.
Amplifying Your Support
Double Your Donation!
Did you know that many companies offer a matching gift program to encourage their employees to give? All you have to do is complete a matching gift form (online or paper) provided by your employer, and you can double the impact of your gift! Check with your HR or Communications Departments, or your supervisor, to see if your employer has an active matching gift program.
Along with your gift receipt (provided to you immediately after you make a donation), you may need the following information when completing your company’s matching gift program form:
Mailing address: 153 14th Ave, #5
Seattle, WA 98122
Phone: (206) 816-0414
Join the Pongo Poetry Circle!
To increase the impact of your contribution, we invite you to join the Pongo Poetry Circle; a special group of donors who make monthly, recurring gifts to Pongo. This overview details the impact you will unlock by joining the Pongo Poetry Circle. Plus, members receive a special monthly newsletter, exclusive collections of youth poetry, and other benefits.
Doing so is easy! Simply select the “Monthly” option – located the top of the donation form – when making your gift and selecting your preferred contribution level.
Spread the Word!
We invite you to sign up to be a fundraising leader, and join our effort to establish the Ignite Pongo Scholarship Fund. Follow this link for instructions on how to get started. And contact Nebeu for more information and support.
Can’t sign on to be a fundraising leader? Simply share this page with your friends and loved ones. You never know who shares your passion for this cause!