$10 - Membership to “The Forward Thinkers”, our online steering committee that will help influence the strategic direction of A Ticket Forward and become a braintrust for the charity’s evolution.
$25 - A Ticket Forward donor luggage tag and membership to The Forward Thinkers. Recognize and say hi to fellow donors at everyone’s least favourite place: the luggage waiting area!
$50 - Invitation to a local meet-up with other ‘do gooders’ and like-minded donors in major US and Canadian cities, in addition to a luggage tag and membership to The Forward Thinkers.
$100 - A soft covered journal of the trips funded by you and facilitated by A Ticket Forward in 2015, complete with a photo and the story of your beneficiary with photos of their trip. You’ll also get a luggage tag and membership to The Forward Thinkers.
$250 - A rustic-chic Ticket Forward donor passport holder, coupled with a personal thank you letter from your beneficiary. And of course, you’ll also receive the soft cover journal of the trips funded by you and facilitated by A Ticket Forward in 2015, a meet-up invitation, a luggage tag and membership to The Forward Thinkers. (Anyone that remembers the Reddit post that started all of this knows the importance of a passport, and will appreciate the necessity of keeping yourssafe!).
$500 - A beautiful hardcover coffee table book of some of the best photos from the trips that will be funded by you and facilitated by A Ticket Forward in 2015, in addition to an invitation to a local meet-up and membership to The Forward Thinkers. It’s sure to be a conversation piece: “Hey, what’s the story behind all of these amazing photos?”
$750 - Your own “message in a bottle”! The folks you are funding will deliver or leave behind a message of your choosing on their trip. Some examples might be etching your note into a rock at the bottom of K2, or literally sending a message in a bottle out to sea in Argentina. You’ll receive a photo of your message in action and a soft covered journal with the story of your beneficiary complete with photos from their trip. You’ll also get an invite to a local meet-up and a membership to The Forward Thinkers.
$1000 - A Ticket Forward limited edition travel tote with luggage tag, containing a hardcover coffee table book of A Ticket Forward’s work, in addition to an invitation to a local meet-up and membership to the Forward Thinkers.
$2000 - A Ticket Forward limited edition carry-on luggage with luggage tag, shipped complete with a hardcover coffee table book of A Ticket Forward’s work, in addition to an invitation to a local meet-up and membership to The Forward Thinkers.
$5,000 - Exclusive membership to “The Forward Circle”, A Ticket Forward’s senior steering committee involved in key decisions made by the organization relating to strategic direction, beneficiary selection, growth, fundraising and mission delivery. (And, what the heck, we’ll toss in a coffee table book too!).
$10,000 - Two airline tickets from anywhere within North America and two nights accommodation to have a dinner party and ideation session with the A Ticket Forward team in either LA, NYC or Toronto, in addition to an exclusive membership to The Forward Circle. (And we’ll give you an armful of coffee table books after dinner!).
You Can Help
With your help, A Ticket Forward is about to take off and transform the lives of many deserving individuals from across North America. It all starts right now with you. Here’s how you can help:
1. Meet our incredible beneficiaries and read their featured stories.
2. Donate what you can afford to whomever you identify with most. You could also host a fundraiser or create a team of donors!
3. Leave your new friend a message wishing them well or sharing travel advice for their upcoming journey. It’s not about the money; it’s about fostering a connection.
4. We’ll share their journey with you every step of the way. Stay engaged. After all, their trip is not possible without your support.
5. Become an Ambassador for A Ticket Forward; Wear or use your perk proudly. Become involved in our organization. Tell others about the movement you are helping to pioneer. Help us pay it forward to thousands of others. And at every turn, remember that without your support none of this is possible.