Frequently Asked Questions

About CAMH One Brave Night for Mental Health™

What is CAMH One Brave Night?
Taking place on Friday, May 10, 2019, CAMH One Brave Night is your chance to share your hidden talent with the world while fundraising in support of mental health. From music to magic, dancing to drawing, there is no shortage of ways you can step out and inspire hope for people living with mental illness. Whether you choose to get up on a public stage, host your own showcase, or post a video of your talent, One Brave Night is your time to shine—and time to shine on a spotlight on mental health. Register now.
When does it take place?
CAMH One Brave Night takes place on Friday, May 10, 2019.
Where does it take place?
CAMH One Brave Night is a virtual fundraising campaign and does not have a physical event location. Participants are encouraged to organize their own events and activities on Friday, May 10, 2019. Whether you choose to get up on a public stage, host your own showcase, or post a video online, it’s up to you how you would like to share your talent with the world!
Who can participate?
As a virtual fundraising campaign without a physical event, CAMH One Brave Night is open to everyone regardless of location! Register now.
Can I do this on my own or do I have to do this as a group?
Either way is great! You can participate as an individual, fundraising and organizing an activity on your own, or you can participate as part of a team — either by forming your own team or joining an existing one. No matter how you choose to participate, when you join CAMH One Brave Night, you will have access to online tools and resources that make fundraising easy and fun! Register now.
What sort of activity can I do?
It’s totally up to you! Whether it’s singing, or dancing, showcasing your art, or something else entirely, CAMH One Brave Night is your chance to fully express your true self. You can choose to get up on a public stage, host your own showcase, or simply post a video of your talent online. Get creative and share a piece of yourself—your hidden talent, your secret passion—with the world while fundraising in support of mental health.

Registration

How do I register?
Registration is easy. Simply click on Register and follow the steps. From here, you can register as an individual or start a team.

If you want to join an existing team, click Join a Team button and follow the steps.

As you register, you’ll be able to make a donation to kick-start your fundraising.
How do I join an existing team? How do I start my own team?
It’s easy to join an existing team or start your own team. From the home page, simply click on Register, and follow the steps to join or start a new team.

NOTE: If you have already registered as an individual but would like to form or join a team, please contact us and provide your name, email address and the team you would like to join, or the name of the team you would like to form. We will have you set up as soon as possible!
Do I have to raise a minimum amount to participate?
While there is no minimum amount required, participants are strongly encouraged to raise funds as part of CAMH One Brave Night. Don’t worry, we’ll provide you with support to help make fundraising easy! See the next question for more details.
Do you have any tools to help me fundraise and gather sponsors?
Absolutely! We’ve made it easy for you to rally your friends and family around CAMH One Brave Night. With a customizable fundraising page, you can add your photo or video and a personal story to encourage your network to make a donation or join you in participating. You can also send personalized emails with updates on your fundraising status and easily link your fundraising profile to your social media accounts. You can even download our new One Brave Night app and do all of your fundraising on the go! Register today or log into your Participant Centre for details.

Donations

How will my money be used?
Money raised through CAMH One Brave Night will be allocated to our Priority Fund. This fund is used to support the hospital’s areas of greatest need, including innovative research, public awareness efforts and the ongoing redevelopment of our hospital, including two new buildings dedicated to caring for people with serious mental illness. For more information, please visit the CAMH Foundation website.
How do I donate to support a participant or a team?
  • Click on the Donate button.
  • Enter the person’s first name and last name or team name in the search fields.
  • Click Search.
  • Click on the person or team to go to their personal fundraising page.
  • Click on Donate.
Thank you for shining a light on mental illness!
Will I receive a tax receipt for my donation?
Yes! If you donate online, your tax receipt is automatically emailed to the email address you provide at the time of donation. If you give a donation of $10 or more offline (through cash or cheque), we’ll mail you your tax receipt. We cannot issue tax receipts for donations less than $10.
I haven’t received a tax receipt for my donation. What should I do?
Thank you for supporting us! Please provide us with a little more information about the issue:

Did you donate online? If your donation was made online, you should automatically receive a tax receipt by email. Sometimes these emails end up in junk mail folders. If it’s not there, please email info@onebravenight.ca so we can get you your tax receipt.

Did you donate by cash or cheque? If your donation is $10 or more, we’ll automatically mail you your tax receipt. Please note, we cannot issue tax receipts for donations less than $10. For all other tax receipt inquiries, please contact us.
I entered the wrong donation amount. How do I fix it?
No problem! Please email info@onebravenight.ca and we’ll get it corrected for you.