Jen Lilley and Ale Boggiano, founders of "Christmas is Not Cancelled" came to the conclusion that the charitable fundraising model is broken and outdated. After spending years involved in the non profit sector, Jen as an ambassador for children's causes and Ale as a head of PR and marketing for a major New York based non-profit, they both realized they could do more to help causes. Non-profits have limited budgets and lots to accomplish. It's from this idea that "Christmas Is Not Cancelled" came about.
Over the last four years, Christmas is Not Cancelled has become a series of giving campaigns featuring family friendly celebrities and community building.
We are an online community of world changers. We are celebrities, influencers, fans, Christmas lovers and brands coming together to create a greater good. Our goal is to spread Christmas cheer all year long and create a healthy space within the online community that promotes giving, kindness and enters you to win awesome prizes as we support our common goal of helping children in need.
How it works
At Christmas Is Not Cancelled, we host sweepstakes that give back.
This July, we're on a mission to send at least 2,500 children in foster care back to school with backpacks full of quality school supplies.
Starting on June 29th, you can purchase a backpack full of school supplies for a child in need through our website, and by doing so, you'll get entered to win our Christmas is Not Cancelled sweepstakes.
The backpacks full of school supplies are delivered directly to our Comfort Cases and child welfare offices across the United States.
Twice a year, we also host Camp Christmas in July and Christmas University to build community and keep the Christmas Is Not Cancelled program going. In addition to our tangible fundraising goals (backpacks filled with school supplies in the summer and toys in the fall), 10% of the price of these seasonal programs and all of our merchandise are donated to our charity partner as a cash donation to cover their operations.
Christmas Is Not Cancelled, Inc is not a 501c3, but a company fundraising on behalf of nonprofits. While purchasing products on our site benefits charities and rewards you with entries into our awesome sweepstakes, your transactions through our website are not tax deductible. If you are interested in making a direct donation to our partner nonprofits, we encourage you to visit the websites below: