Validate to Connect with Purpose

$5,080 of $5,500 goal

Raised by 38 people in 2 months
The Validation Training Institute ’s mission is to nurture respect, dignity and well-being in the lives of older adults living with dementia and their caregivers by advancing education in the Validation method.

Validation helps people who care for older adults with cognitive decline by improving their communication with them, helping them maintain a positive relationship, and helping them feel more competent and less stressed.

Validation is the original, evidence based, person-centered approach created by Naomi Feil. It is supported by 40 years of practical experience and research and has grown into a complete, globally used, relationship-building caregiver training method.

VTI is raising funds to expand our network across the globe! Today, VTI has grown into a network of 6,477 Validation certified workers, 925 group leaders, 430 teachers and 13 master teachers, globally. There are 23 Authorized Validation Organizations (AVOs) in 13 countries across Europe, Asia and North America.

We appreciate your contribution and are happy to offer the following prizes based on your contribution level:

$10 - $29 – Friend

• A listing on the VTI donation page after the campaign ends.

$30 - $59 – Supporter

• A “thank you” e-mail from Validation Method founder Naomi Feil.

$60-$119 – Advocate

• A postcard with a special message from Naomi Feil

$120 - $259 – Champion

• A signed book with an inspirational message by Naomi Feil

$260 - $499 – Bedrock Level

• Prizes listed in the Champion level plus:

• Acknowledgement in VTI's annual report and bi-annual newsletter

$500 - $999 – Building Block Level

• Prizes listed in the Bedrock level plus:

• A special feature recognizing you or your organization’s contribution on the VTI blog

$1,000 - $2,499 – Cornerstone Level

• Prizes listed in Building Block Level plus:

• A one-hour, online workshop/session with VTI Executive Director Vick de Klerk-Rubin

$2,500 + – Foundation Level

• Prizes from Champion level plus:

• Two, tuition-free spots in an Internet supported "Worker Course" ($2K+ value!)
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Hello Friends!

We are in the final hours of our Fall Fundraiser and we cannot thank you enough for showing your support so generously during this campaign!

If you have time today, please consider sharing our page with your network and remind them that every dollar is DOUBLED today!

We appreciate your commit to the mission and vision of the Validation Training Institute!

Thank you,

The VTI Team
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Hello Validation Supporters!

We have less than 48 hours left in our Fall Fundraiser and we need your help to spread the word today.

Today we announced that we have been selected by the NextFifty Initiative as a grant recipient for 2019 to support our Family Caregiver Course!

Do you want to help us bring more Validation courses to every corner of the globe?

Now is the time, your donation is DOUBLED for just one more day.

In addition to the $4,010 we have raised on GoFundMe we have also collected $350 on Paypal, $644 in physical checks and a $3,000 contribution from Sunrise Senior Living!

This means we are already at more than $8,000 raised!

Take a moment today to share our page with your family, friends, and colleagues and support the expansion of the Validation network across the globe.

Thank you!!

The Validation Team
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Hi Validation Champions!

We are making progress toward our fundraising goal! There is only one week left in our Fall Fundraiser and this is the one time of year where every contribution is DOUBLED thanks to our generous matching grant.

Will you consider sharing our page with your friends, families, and colleagues today? No donation is too small and every contribution is eligible for a thank you gift.

Thank you for your commitment to our mission!


The VTI Team
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Dear Validation Champions,

We are excited to share today that we are just $190 away from raising a total of $4,000 for our Fall Fundraiser! This week, please consider sharing our fundraising page with your friends, family, and colleagues since this is the ONLY time of year that we have a matching grant so every dollar donated is DOUBLED!

Your support and enthusiasm is greatly appreciated!


The VTI Team
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$5,080 of $5,500 goal

Raised by 38 people in 2 months
Funds raised will benefit:
Validation Training Institute
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Springfield, OR
EIN: 341406307
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Ariën De klerk
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Scott Averill
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