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RAVEN - Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs

Ways to Give

All contributions to RAVEN are tax deductible in Canada and the U.S.

 


Donate by Cheque or Money Order

Make your cheque out to RAVEN (Respecting Aboriginal Values and Environmental Needs), and mail to: RAVEN #509 –  620 View Street,Victoria, British Columbia V8W 1J6, Canada.

​For more info phone: (250) 383-2331


Donate Via Pay Pal

Click here to make a donation via PayPal. 


Send us an E-Transfer

In Canada only. Please send your donation to Leah Ritch, RAVEN’s Operations Manager, using the email leah@raventrust.com. Let us know which campaign you are donating to, unless you would like the funds to be used as needed. 


Donate monthly to RAVEN 

Monthly donations  allow us to make reliable, long term commitments to win some of the biggest cases of our times.

  • Click here to set up your monthly donation online.
  • To have your contribution auto-debited from your bank account, download and  fill out the PAD Form and send to RAVEN along with a VOID cheque to 509-620 View Street, Victoria, BC, V8W 1J6If you would rather set up monthly giving by phone, call 250 383-2331

Donate to RAVEN Online

Visit this page to see all of your online donation options. 


DONOR ADVISED FUNDS

RAVEN is qualified to accept donor advised funds (DAF). DAFs are convenient and easy for you, the donor, impactful for RAVEN and gaining popularity. A quick call to your fund advisor means funds can be put to use immediately. As we have seen with the Beaver Lake Cree Nation, legal teams are actively working on cases and courts are moving forward; being able to access DAF is critical to the success of short term funding needs.


MAKE A BEQUEST

Legacy giving is the ultimate gift from those who support RAVEN’s commitment to respect the rights of First Nations and the environment. Please contact us if your lawyer needs further information.

We honour and respect people who remember us in their will. RAVEN has been successful in preventing the loss of a sacred lake and in helping to restore the habitat for endangered woodland caribou. We intend to keep up our support of First Nations in hopes of levelling the playing field with industry and government, and with your help the future of RAVEN’s work will be a legacy worth passing on to the generations that follow.


DONATE STOCKS AND SECURITIES

To donate stocks, investments & ​legacy gifts: Contact RAVEN’s Development Director​ who can help you select the most effective ways to make a donation. Email: laurie(at)raventrust.com or phone: (250) 383- 2331


DONATE TRAVEL POINTS/AIR MILES

RAVEN is looking to raise 300,000 miles to cover travel for First Nations Chiefs, elders, and community members to attend court challenges, meet with political leaders, and attend solidarity events around the country. Can you help? 

If you are collecting Aeroplan Miles, you can donate them online by clicking here.

RAVEN donors have given more than a million miles to help members of different Nations and their legal teams get to court to stand in defence of their land, water and traditional way of life.  And here’s a big bonus!  Every donation of miles is topped up 10% by the Beyond Miles team.


ONE PERCENT FOR THE PLANET

One of the most effective things we’ve ever done was partner with 1% for the Planet. Not only have we made some great friends, we get to see our commitment to social justice carried forward by some wonderfully progressive social enterprises. Started in 2002 by Yvon Chouinard, founder and owner of Patagonia, and Craig Mathews, owner of Blue Ribbon Flies, 1% FTP is a growing global movement of over 1,350 member companies in 43 countries that donate one per cent of their sales to environmental organizations worldwide. As a network, the 1% community has become a frontrunner in funding the work of environmental groups around the world. Run a business or social enterprise? Visit  www.onepercentfortheplanet.org and choose RAVEN! 


INVOLVE YOUR BUSINESS

RAVEN’s work and campaigns have been sustained by incredible businesses who want to align their brand with solidarity and justice. Your business can join forces with RAVEN by: 

  • setting up online fundraisers,
  • hosting events,
  • creating in-store fundraisers,
  • dedicating products like chocolate bars and jewelry, 
  • matching employee giving. 

Please send an email to Laurie McKenzie, RAVEN’s Development Director, to discuss ways to get your business involved.

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