Hold a Third Party Event
McNally House Hospice partners with individuals and community organizations to help organize activities that are meaningful to them while at the same time, helping to raise the important funds needed to improve the quality of life of the terminally-ill in our community. Read more on events, which you could participate in, or how we could help you with holding your own event to satisfy your charitable goals.
A Third Party Event is a fundraising activity that is planned, implemented and financed entirely by a third party individual or organization for the benefit of McNally House Hospice. All financial and personnel resources needed to support the Event are provided wholly from sources outside of McNally House Hospice. McNally House encourages third party fund raising events that will promote the work of the Hospice and increase its’ awareness.
We state this information in advance so that there are no misunderstandings with regards to our ability to participate and support your fundraising event.
To hold a third party fundraising event, approval must be granted by the hospice. The initial step to gain approval is to fill out the McNally House Hospice Third Party Agreement; a form signed by both the Hospice and the third party event planner, stating liability and the percentage of net proceeds to be donated to the Hospice.
A third party event is defined as one where:
- The event is initiated by an outside party;
- A portion of the funds are designated to the hospice;
- The Hospice’s name is only used in advertising to state the hospice as the designated recipient of the event proceeds;
- The hospice staff involvement is minimal;
- The hospice does not issue tax receipts other than to donations made out directly to the McNally House Hospice.
MCNALLY HOUSSE IS ABLE provide to organizers of third party events:
- Advice/expertise on event planning;
- Promotion of the event to McNally House Hospice’s staff and community through its regular promotional vehicles: such as newsletters, website, internal communications, etc.,
- A letter to inform the public that the event is being held on McNally House Hospice’s behalf;
- A letter to volunteers recognizing and thanking them for their volunteer efforts;
- A letter to donors recognizing and thanking them for their support.
- Drafting a press release for distribution by the event organizers.
mCNALLY HOUSE IS UNABLE TO:
- Cover any costs related to the Third Party Event;
- Provide staffing/volunteers for any Third Party Event (unless requested 30 days in advance of the event);
- Guarantee volunteer, Board or staff attendance at an event;
- Share donor/members lists or contacts, and/or
- Assume responsibility or liability of any nature or kind associated directly or indirectly with an event.
Before you begin organizing the Event, it is important that certain terms and conditions be established. McNally House Hospice Third Party Agreement sets out these terms and we would request that you read the
Agreement in its entirety and speak with Jodi Healey at jhealey@mcnallyhousehospice before signing.