All donations made to ACCESO International are allocated directly to ACCESO’s educational projects and bursary recipients. Operating costs associated with our endeavours are covered by the generosity of ACCESO International’s volunteers, foundations, corporate sponsors and through designated fundraising events.

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Fundraising campaigns

ACCESO International appreciates donations at all times of year. However, we are making this special request at this time:

Donate to ACCESO’s 25th Anniversary Fund
To celebrate 25 years of enabling education, we hope you can help us meet our 2021 goal to raise $25,000 dollars from individual donations, and $25,000 more through a virtual edition of the Sounds and Tastes of the Americas. We hope you can help us achieve our goal!

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ACCESO International hosts fundraising events throughout the year.

Sounds and Tastes of the Americas is our signature fundraiser, which includes a dinner, music and dance performances, as well as silent and live auctions. To date, Sounds and Tastes of the Americas has raised over $355,000 in support of ACCESO’s projects. In celebration of our 25th anniversary a virtual edition of the Sounds & Tastes of the Americas was held on Saturday, November 13, 2021.

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Thank you for inquiring about becoming a volunteer with ACCESO International! As a volunteer you will be joining a dynamic and collegial group of progressively-minded academics, educators, social activists, students and humanitarians. Our volunteer collective operates in a non-hierarchical way according to the principles of equality, solidarity, peace, human rights and social justice. Volunteer meetings are held in Ottawa, Canada.

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