you are in the world, you can support AVS efforts in Lebanon to:
Encourage, facilitate, and improve volunteering and community
Empower individuals to realize that they can make a positive
difference in society
Bridge social barriers and bring diverse social communities
together to collaborate in programs
and projects of benefit to all
are some of the ways you can become involved with AVS:
• Become a volunteer for AVS at our AVS office in Beirut.
• Become a school representative for AVS
to encourage the school's participation in AVS youth
• Become a regional representative of AVS
in other areas of Lebanon or abroad.
• If you live abroad, contact AVS by email before your
next trip to Lebanon to see if you can
transport anything to us to help us avoid freight and customs charges.
• Become a virtual volunteer for AVS, helping us with the maintenance of our
mail and email lists of contacts within the US, etc.
BE A LIAISON
• Arrange for your
organization to establish affiliation
with AVS and actively participate in its
Let AVS know of any useful contacts in the US, Lebanon, or elsewhere that can help
Let AVS know of
any non-profit organization in Lebanon that we should contact.
organizations you are in
contact with in Lebanon know about us.
If you, or anyone you know in the US, would like help in locating
a volunteer opportunity during
your next trip to Lebanon, let us know.
If you know of a university student who might be interested in coming to Lebanon on a
which incorporates volunteer service with coursework (with
credit transferable to American
universities), have them contact AVS.
If you know of any company in Lebanon that might want to learn about
cause-related marketing let us know.
Add your email address to our list to receive
Updates - an irregular email newsletter issued as
The newsletter, which is directed to organizations and
individuals in Lebanon, can give
you a better idea of our work.
PROVIDE FINANCIAL SUPPORT
• Provide financial support for AVS general operating costs or for a specific
If your company provides
contributions to donations you make, arrange for your company
match your donation to AVS.
If your company provides
to non-profit organizations which may be useful to AVS or to
affiliate organizations, arrange for this.
• Advertise in the next
AVS Volunteer Directory, Directory Supplement, or on the AVS website. For
these and other advertising opportunities, please contact AVS.
• Arrange a fundraising event of your organization in which proceeds go to
If you or your organization gives scholarships
to secondary or university students, link these with
service (contact AVS to arrange this).
PROVIDE PUBLIC RELATIONS SUPPORT
• Invite someone to speak
about AVS at a meeting of your organization or to potential supporters
at your home.
Put a reference to AVS on your
organization's website with our email address (firstname.lastname@example.org)
and a link to our website (www.avs.org.lb).
Put an article about AVS in your