Get Involved


Bochika, and the communities we serve, rely on the amazing kindness and generosity of our volunteers, partners, and donors. There are many ways you can be part of Bochika’s mission to serve exceptional local organizations; read more below on how to Donate, Sponsor, Fundraise, Volunteer, Intern or Partner with Bochika. Bochika is a Charity Organization under section 501 (c)(3) of the IRS Tax Code. All donations are Tax Deductible.

 
 

Donate

Give the gift of nutrition, economic opportunity, and capacity development by donating to Bochika’s programs. Even the smallest amount can change a life for the better. Whether your budget allows $5 or $5000, your donations will go directly towards the tools, training, and technology that inspire individuals and empower communities.

Bochika is an IRS approved 501(c)(3), and all donations are tax deductible.

Donate securely online through Paypal using the form on the right or mail your tax-deductible contribution to Bochika at 8719 SW 214 St, Cutler Bay, FL 33189. If you would like to earmark your donation for a specific program, please indicate so in the memo line.

Donations can also be made via FirstGiving, or Facebook Causes. Please read ” Fundraise-Be a Champion” below to learn more about how to use social media and offline fundraising to support Bochika.

 

Monthly Giving

Monthly giving at all levels provides Bochika a consistent and cost-efficient stream of income throughout the year to sustain our most critical programs and operations. Sign up for a recurring donation online using the form to the right or login to your bank account online to send a monthly check to Bochika at 8719 SW 214 St, Miami FL 33189.

Bochika will send you a single tax deduction receipt by email and mail at the end of each year with the amount of your total donation. You can adjust your donation level or cancel anytime.

 

Corporate Matching Gifts

Does your employer have a matching gift program? If so, it could double your contribution to Bochika. The process is simple, complete your employer’s matching gifts form and send it to Bochika with your donation (On receipt of your donation we will mail the form back to your employer requesting the corresponding amount of matched funds.

 

Workplace Giving

Bochika can be included in your employer’s corporate giving program. Tell your employwer about our important work to serve marginalized and impoverished communities. Contact Phil, via phone 305.484.1485 or email to schedule a meeting or call with your employer.

 

Holiday & Birthday Giving

Don’t know what to give this year? Give a gift that will never be forgotten! Donate on behalf of your family and friends and Bochika will send them a heartfelt holiday thanks or birthday greeting from all those they are helping to support in Miami and the Caribbean.

 

Gifts in Kind

Do you have something to donate? Our community programs benefit tremendously from your select in-kind donations especially the following:

  • Gift Cards: Walmart, Home Depot, Office Depot, Kinkos, etc.
  • Frequent Flyer Miles
  • Digital Cameras (Used or New)
  • Laptops (Used or New)
  • Projector (Used or New)
  • Photo Printer (User or New)

In-kind donations are also welcomed for use in fundraising auctions including:

    • Original art
    • Collectibles
    • Unique experiences, including vacation rentals
    • New cars

Donations can be dropped off or picked up from you. Please call Hayett at 305.529.2010 or contact us via email to schedule a pick up.

Sponsor

 

Throw a Bochika Party

A Bochika fundraising event can be a fun way to support Bochika. We can show you how if you are interested! Please contact, Hayett Chater via phone 786.529.2010 or email.

 

Social Media

There are also a bunch of different ways to fundraise and Be a Champion for Bochika online.  The below are some resources Bochika has used in the past, but if you have suggestions for new or innovative ways to fundraise, please contact us!

 

First Giving

Network for Good

Facebook Causes

Crowdrise

Pepsi Refresh


Volunteer

Bochika is staffed by professional volunteers who offer our time and talent to our programs and partners.  In order to continue to grow, Bochika is always looking for additional team members.

We are currently in urgent need of the following professional volunteer positions:

Ongoing Needs:

Bloggers/Social Media

Graphic Design Web Design

Grant Writing /Fundraising

Information Technology

 

Intern

Interning with Bochika is an ideal opportunity for undergraduate and exemplary high school students interested in community and international development. A Bochika internship not only provides a boost on the student’s resume, it also gives them unique hands-on experience that only a small organization can provide. Bochika internships are unpaid, but we reimburse travel and mileage expenses. Internships can be scheduled around classes and part-time jobs, however, the minimum commitment expected is 10 hours per week. All Bochika interns will receive a letter of recommendation and a Linked In recommendation upon completion of their internship.

We currently have openings for the following internship positions:

 

Online Global Visibility Intern

Intern Development Intern (Grantwriting & Fundraising)

Website/Social Media Intern

Partner

Bochika partners and works closely with local organizations to ensure a sense of ownership and empowerment within the community and provides essential training, tools, and technology for successful programs. Bochika partners with local organizations from throughout the global south. If your organization would be interested in partnering with Bochika, please ask for a Request for Partnership form.