HEADSUPGUYS IS FUNDED EXCLUSIVELY THROUGH PUBLIC DONATIONS. YOUR SUPPORT IS CRITICAL TO KEEPING OUR RESOURCE GOING.
HeadsUpGuys has been supported by a variety of creative and inspiring fundraising initiatives
We love having the support of the HeadsUpGuys community and seeing all the creative ways people use their interests and passions to support our work to fight depression and prevent suicide in men.
Depression and suicide in men can be difficult to talk about, but that is why raising awareness of these issues is so important. Here are some key statistics that help show the need for HeadsUpGuys.
For more information and references, see our Stats on Suicide in Men.
Here are a few of the fundraisers our supporters have organized to raise awareness of depression in men and support our mission:
If using sites like GoFundMe, cash donations can also be collected and added to you total under “Offline donations”.
For those aiming to raise $5,000 or more
If you’re looking to raise over $5,000, we can make use of the UBC Development Office’s Crowdfundraising feature. To use this resource you must contact our team at least 2 weeks prior to the fundraising event.
Examples of previous fundraisers for HeadsUpGuys:
Tax receipts will be generated automatically for donors regardless of location.
In Memoriam or Honour
For help coping with the loss of a life to suicide, please see our After a Suicide page for help with the grieving process.
For Individual Supporters of a Fundraiser Who Want a Tax Receipts
In order to obtain a tax receipt, individual donations need to be made through our UBC HeadsUpGuys donation page (any location) or via phone through the UBC Development Office at 604-827-4111 or 1-877-717-4483 to “UBC HeadsUpGuys Program G1745” (for Canadian residents).
Many sites like GoFundMe allow for “offline” donations to be added to your fundraising total.
Before transferring funds to us from a crowdfundraising tool, please contact us at [email protected] to confirm instructions (we will need to know whether or not you wish to receive a tax receipt for your donations, and if so – are you a resident of Canada, the US, the UK, Hong Kong, or another country?
Funds can then be transferred to us via ETF or mailed via cheque.