The EM GIVES Challenge

EMpower is excited for you to participate in The EM GIVES Challenge - 4 Weeks to Change 1,000 Lives! During a time when it’s difficult to connect with each other, we encourage you to digitally come together with friends, family, colleagues and clients and join us as we work to empower the lives of 1,000 young people.

Take Part!

1. Decide on your EM GIVES Challenge

Whether it’s taking on an athletic challenge or organizing an event, you can fundraise in any creative way you’d like! See our Fundraising Resources section below for 20 Fundraising Ideas to Impact 1,000 Youth.

2. Create or Join a Fundraising Page!

See below for ways to register.

3. Fundraise to Support Young People!

 Ask friends, family and colleagues to support to change lives!

Register as

An Individual

Raise money to support an important cause!

Ask friends, family or colleagues to support your personal fundraising page.

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A Team

Whether it’s a big group, or just a few friends or colleagues, sign up as a team! It’s a great way to connect and make a big impact through an interactive, feel-good challenge.

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A Workplace Team

This could be a team of colleagues, your whole desk, or firm! Compete among yourselves or against other corporate teams. This is an opportunity to do good, build morale, and make networking connections, while we can’t be together in person.

Register Now!

Fundraising Resources

Thank you for wanting to fundraise for us! See below for some of our ideas, or do an idea of your own.

If you have any questions, contact Steffi at slee@empowerweb.org, who will help you every step of the way.

Become a Challenge Champion!

Become a Challenge Champion!

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20 Fundraising Ideas to Impact 1,000 Youth

20 Fundraising Ideas to Impact 1,000 Youth

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We Are EMpower!

We Are EMpower!

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Social Media Toolkit

Social Media Toolkit

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FAQ

Taking Part

Do I have to be part of a Team?

No! All participants have the option to fundraise individually or directly donate to the campaign.

Register  Donate

What if my company wants a Corporate Team as employee engagement?

Having a corporate team is a great way of engaging employees while supporting EMpower’s mission! To create a Team Page click here: Register as a Team

For any questions about corporate involvement, please reach out to Kayla at kkohlenberg@empowerweb.org.

What if I just want to donate, and don’t want to do anything else?

Supporters have the option to donate directly to the campaign here:

Donate

Donations

Where do the funds go that I raise?

Thanks to EMpower’s generous underwriters, 100% of all individual donations will go where needed the most: benefitting vulnerable young people! You can read more about EMpower and the impact of your support here.

See EMpower’s Underwriters and Board Directors here.

Is my donation tax deductible?

EMpower is a registered 501(c)(3) organization and your donation is 100% tax-deductible.

How does my company become a sponsor?

Corporate sponsorships at multiple levels are available for the EM GIVES Challenge. Please contact Kayla at kkohlenberg@empowerweb.org for any interest in becoming a sponsor.

Still have a question? Email Steffi at slee@empowerweb.org for more info.

Thank you to our EM GIVES Challenge Committee!

Joana Barros-Magalhaes, Goldman Sachs

Chris Balster, Black Rock

Michael Cropano, HSBC

Cecilia Gentry de Lencquesaing, Citi

Denver Lobo, Credit Suisse

Rekha Nair, Standard Chartered

Juliana Nicoletti, Barclays

Ana Sarmiento, HSBC

Dan Stewart, GIC

Thank you to our Corporate Leadership Committee!

Telma Garcia, Mizuho

Tim Goodell, BBVA

May Lee, Neon Liberty Asset Management

Ankit Patel, Maybank

Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors

Silver Sponsor

Bronze Sponsor

Supporting Sponsor

Interested in becoming a corporate sponsor? Reach out to Kayla at kkohlenberg@empowerweb.org

In times of crises, gender and economic inequality is often exacerbated. As countries respond to the coronavirus outbreak, it is critical that the needs of youth and girls be prioritized.

-Cynthia Steele, EMpower CEO & President