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Click here to donate to A Taste of African Heritage

Your donation on Facebook is a direct investment into creating healthier communities.

Prevention is the best medicine when it comes to many life threatening medical issues like hypertension, stroke, heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. The Oldways A Taste of African Heritage classes build on people’s love of food, heritage, and tradition to make it easier to start using delicious foods with high nutritional value as replacements for unhealthy foods. Through hands-on education we will find what is in our true heritage—a healthy heart, a strong body, extraordinary energy, vibrant and delicious foods, and a long, healthy life.

Want to go above and beyond? Start your own fundraiser for healthy communities 

On Facebook, click “Create Fundraiser” under the Oldways page banner image:

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Select “Oldways Preservation & Exchange Trust Inc.” Enter the amount of money you would like to raise, and an end date for your fundraiser:

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Give your fundraiser a title. Write a short paragraph explaining why you are fundraising. The more personal, the better—tell your friends why this matters to YOU:

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Choose a photo! Feel free to select from our library here:

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Tips & Tricks for a Successful Fundraiser

Make it personal. Why does A Taste of African Heritage matter to you? Are you passionate about plant-based foods? Did you teach a class and make great connections with your students? Tell your donors!

No amount is too small. We all can make a difference. Tell your friends and family that contributions of any amount are greatly appreciated.

Remind, remind, remind. Aim to post once a day in the week before your fundraiser. 

Follow @OldwaysPT for inspiration! Oldways posts photos, facts, blog posts, and stories about A Taste of African Heritage that highlight all that this program offers. Look to these posts for inspiration, and always feel free to “like,” “share,” and re-tweet for your own fundraising efforts! Follow us on FacebookTwitter, and Instagram to stay up-to-date. 



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Give back during the holiday season and inspire others to do good. Consider fundraising for A Taste of African Heritage on #GivingTuesday! Your #GivingTuesday efforts will build on the momentum of thousands of people across the country coming together to support charitable causes. 

Follow the steps above to start a Facebook fundraiser for #GivingTuesday. Oldways is here to support you with likes, shares, and content from our own accounts for you to share. 

Have questions? Email or call (617) 896-4861 for help getting started with your #GivingTuesday campaign.