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  • Saturday, September 17, 2022 12:01 AM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    “The valuables we have may impress others, but the VALUE we hold is enough to inspire others!”

    “Help where you can, Give what you can”.

    The Zoroastrian Society of Ontario’s (ZSO) Youth committee is actively hosting fundraising events to keep the youth engaged and involved in building a stronger community together. This year most of our activities are focused on raising funds to provide the youth an opportunity to attend the 8th World Zoroastrian Youth Congress (8WZYC) in London, UK (July 21 – 26, 2023).

    The World Zoroastrian Youth Congress begun 25 years ago with a mission to bring together the Zoroastrian youth from around the world. It happens once in every four years. Over the years these congresses have brought together hundreds of Zoroastrian youth and enabled them to interact with others, as well as collaborate and work towards the challenges we face as a community. The intended age of these youth ranges from 18 to 37 years of age.

    With your generosity and support, we are confident that once again we will be able to support our youths to discover new adventures and achieve experiences they would not have elsewhere. These social and engagement opportunities develop them into capable, confident, and successful individuals focused on giving back to their community and helping others.

    Our goal is to raise $40,000 to subsidize between 30-40 youths to give them an opportunity to engage and enhance their knowledge of our religion, create everlasting friendships with Zoroastrian youth from all over the world, and expand their connectivity within Toronto, and their greater worldwide network. The ZSO Youth have a fundraising vision to aid every youth from the ZSO to attend the 8WZYC. The total trip expense is likely to be over $2,500 CAD per person (including airfare and accommodation).

    As a token of appreciation, all official promotional sponsors (Bronze $500+, Silver $1,500+, Gold $5,000+) will have their logo printed on the back of T-shirts given to all the ZSO youth attending the congress. For more information on sponsorship please contact Sohrab Bhiwandiwala [email: Youth@zso.org |Call: (289) 886-2309].

    Here is how you can donate;

    1. Online: ZSO.org/donate. Electronic tax receipt will be issues right away.

    2. Cheque: Payable to “Zoroastrian Society of Ontario”. In the memo section kindly, mention “ZSO Youth 8WZYC Fundraiser”. Please be sure to complete the donation form and attach it with your cheque. This will ensure we have correct mailing address to send the tax receipt.

    We look forward to your continued support.

    Thank you,

    ZSO Youth Committee

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