So you’ve found a great cause and are looking for a way to rally support for it—wonderful! Of course, as you’ve thought about the people who could help your charitable cause, your friends and neighbors in the community probably came to mind. The board encourages all residents in their altruistic endeavors and always welcomes any effort that fosters a philanthropic environment within the community. But before you start going door to door to fight cancer or whip up a bake sale to end hunger, please check with the manager or a member of the board not only to make sure you’re within the association’s fundraising policies, but also to see if there is any way the association can help.
If you’re looking to get the community association involved in your charity, such as holding an event in one of the association’s common areas, come to a board meeting and propose your idea to the board. We’ll let you know what’s possible, and how to go about it. Or we may recommend other places within the greater community that might be willing to work with you. Also, to help you get the word out, be sure to ask us about mentioning your event in our newsletter or on our website.
It’s caring people like you who make our community a great place to live, and we want to give you the support you need to make a difference—so keep fighting for your cause and don’t hesitate to see what we can do to help.