Step Forward Program Launches at Alongside You
Today is a great day. To say that we are excited about The Step Forward Program would be an understatement. Since our inception, our goal has been to make integrated health care services accessible to as many people as possible. The Step Forward Program is another way we’re trying to make this a reality. We’ve always believed that our community is the backbone of support systems for us all, and South Delta is such a supportive, close knit community we have no doubt this program will be a success, so we thank you in advance for your involvement. Now, you probably are still wondering what this program is all about so let us share that with you!
What is the Step Forward Program?
The Step Forward Program at Alongside You offers financial assistance to clients who may need some additional help subsidizing our services. Alongside You operates using a sliding scale for fees in an effort to keep our services accessible to as many people as possible. Our hope is that this program will enable even more people to be able to receive care.
In addition to receiving donations, Alongside You will be holding events to benefit this program starting in January 2016. Individual community members, local businesses, organizations, and Alongside You clients are given the opportunity to donate to this program to help provide access to our services for those who may not otherwise be able to afford it. All funds are held in a separate account, audited by our accounting firm and will be dispensed based on need at the discretion of our Directors.
This is an initiative for South Delta because we are fortunate to live and work in the community we do, and because we believe this program can make a difference in many lives. Donations can be made through our online store via credit card, or in person at our clinic using cash, cheque, or credit card payment.
100% of donations will go straight to the Step Forward Program. Alongside You will absorb all banking and/or credit card processing fees incurred in the administration of this program.
Please note: We are not a non-profit agency and unfortunately, are unable to provide tax receipts for donations.
How Can South Delta Help?
By now we hope you’re excited about this new program! You may be wondering, “How can I help?” We’re glad you asked! Here’s a few ideas of how you can help, and if you have other ideas, we’d love to hear them! You can help by:
- Donating through our online store, or in person at our clinic
- Come to our events that benefit the Step Forward Program
- Hold an event and take donations to benefit the program
- Corporate sponsorship opportunities (details to come, let us know if you’re interested!)
- Spread the word about who we are, and what we’re trying to do. Word of mouth in South Delta is key
If you have any questions or concerns about this program, or if you would like to get involved, please contact the Directors, Andrew and Meg Neufeld at 604-283-7827.
Start helping the Step Forward Program today!
Only a few spots remain, but we’d love to have you at our Friday Night Knitting Club Event tomorrow night! All donations received go straight to the Foot Forward Program!