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Funding for Camp Hobé comes entirely from grants, donations, and camper tuition. We are always looking for financial and in-kind donations to help us improve and expand the services we provide campers. YOU can make a difference! Camp Hobé Inc. is a nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, and all donations are tax deductible. Please take this opportunity to make a donation to Camp Hobé. Every bit helps.

Financial Donations
Online Resources
Workplace Giving
Capital One Visa Card
In-Kind Donations

 

Financial Donations
Credit Cards, checks and cash are accepted. Please make checks out to Camp Hobé Incorporated. Cash donations should be mailed to the address below with a letter stating the donation amount:

Camp Hobé
c/o Camp Hobé Incorporated
P.O. Box 520755
Salt Lake City, UT 84152-0755

You may also make secure, tax-deductible donations online through PayPal:

Here’s what your money will help provide:

$35 – camp tuition for 1 child
$70 – camp tuition for 2 children
$150 – day of camp for 1 child
$200 – lunch for all day campers for 1 day
$500 – lunch for all kids week campers for 1 day
$750 – 5-day session for 1 child

 

Workplace Giving
Support Camp Hobé through these workplace giving campaigns:

We are given a portion of the general proceeds and you can also designate funds directly to us. You may also be able to designate funds to Camp Hobé for other campaigns such as Community Shares/Utah and the United Way, even though we are not a member. Please ask your employer’s campaign director about this option.

 

Capital One Visa Card
You are invited to apply for a special Visa® Platinum credit card through Capital One Card Lab Connect.

With this program, 1% of every purchase you make is automatically donated to Camp Hobé.   Plus, Capital One will donate $25 to us after you make your first purchase. It’s a simple way to help Hobé! Plus, you get to select a super cute Camp Hobé Visa® card or create your own!

To get started, visit www.cardlabconnect.com/camphobeforkidswithcancer.

 

Online Resources
The following sites give you ways to help Camp Hobé while searching and shopping on the internet.

GoodSearch
Helping Camp Hobé can be as simple as searching the Internet. GoodSearch is a search engine that donates 50 percent of its revenue to the charities and schools designated by its users—one of which is Camp Hobé! It works just like any other search engine and it’s powered by Yahoo!, a known and trusted company. The money GoodSearch donates comes from advertisers—it doesn’t cost anything for you or for us! All you have to do is use the search engine.

Go to www.goodsearch.com


iGive
You can help Camp Hobé when you shop online through iGive.com. This is an internet shopping portal that brings together online shoppers more than 24,000 organizations, including leading retailers such as The Gap, Best Buy, and Office Depot. When you select Camp Hobé as your cause of choice on iGive then make a purchase, a percentage of your online shopping goes to support us. It’s totally free!

Go to www.igive.com


MissionFish
Camp Hobé is a certified non-profit charity with MissionFish, which is part of the eBay Giving Works program. This means that when you sell something on eBay, you can elect to donate all or part of the proceeds to Camp Hobé! How cool is that?  

Go to www.missionfish.org  

 

In-Kind Donations
Money is not the only way you can help our kids. We also need supplies to run camp and make it special for our campers. By donating these items, you lower our costs and reduce the amount of money we must raise. We are always looking for the following:

  • Disposable cameras for campers who do not have their own
  • Phone cards so campers can keep in touch with their camp friends throughout the year
  • Stuffed animals
  • Water bottles or water bottle holders
  • Fanny packs or backpacks
  • CD cases or holders
  • Sunglasses
  • T-shirts
  • Hats: baseball caps, floppy caps, ski caps
  • Travel kits or personal care kits, including basic toiletries or manicure kits
  • Umbrellas
  • Thumbnail or USB memory drives
  • Fun stuff to give as prizes, including travel-size games, small toys, and age-appropriate CDs
  • Patient-education stuff (kid level) about cancer meds or supportive care meds (antiemetics, antiinfectives, pain meds, growth factors, etc)
  • Gift certificates to give as prizes to either young campers (6-12 years) or teenaged campers (13-19 years), including restaurants, ice cream places, stores, zoo, skiing, planetarium, or amusement parks
  • Tickets to give as prizes to young campers or teenaged campers, including sporting events, movie passes, music concerts, dance concerts, theater, or other cultural events
  • Kleenex or tissue in boxes or individual packets
  • Hand sanitizer
  • Alcohol wipes
  • Hand lotion
  • Lip balm
  • Insect repellent
  • Sunscreen
  • Unopened bottled water, Gatorade, or other sports drinks
  • Karaoke CDs to add to our collection
  • Gift certificates to craft or sporting-good stores
  • New, full-size pool floats for our campers who have central intravenous lines
  • Polaroid film so we can send camp photos home with each camper on the last day
  • Unused long-distance phone cards for our volunteer staff to use for camp business
  • Gift certificates for office supply stores (OfficeDepot, OfficeMax, Staples, etc.) for camp business
  • Gift certificates for copy stores (AlphaGraphics, Kinkos, etc.) for camp business

To help even more, consider sponsoring a fundraiser or ask your employer about fund-matching programs. If you have questions about donations or fundraisers, contact Chris Beckwith, camp director, at 801-631-2742 or wapitimama@camphobekids.org.


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