Building Futures

Holiday Gift Drive 2023

 Making Waves Studios is partnering with Building Futures

to amplify joy and bring warmth to women and children in need!


Join us in raising $2,500 to support women & children during the holidays. We begin on Tuesday, 11/7/23 and end on Thursday, 12/7/23. During this time, 50% of the classes' profit will go towards this fundraiser. You can make a donation below (unique link to track our community’s donations) and/or you can buy a gift for the holidays (including the wish list).*

With your donation, Building Futures will purchase holiday gift cards, toys, and other holiday presents for children and adults in our family homeless shelters, domestic violence, and housing programs. 

Ways to give: 

  • Your financial contribution is much needed—and deeply appreciated, you may make a donation below or give via check.
  • Shop for toys and items*
  • Dance on 11/7/23 where 50% of proceeds will go toward this holiday drive! This 6pm class in Montclair will kickoff the campaign.**
  • Dance on 12/7/23 where 50% of proceeds will be donated! This Thursday class will culminate the campaign and celebrate the success of the Holiday campaign.**
  • Brunch with us! Set for Sunday, December 10th at noon. 20% will be donated if you sit with us! Sobre Mesa Restaurant is located at 1618 Franklin St, Oakland. Look on Making Waves website for exact details and for confirmation of this event. 

Please give at a level that is significant for you — every gift makes a difference! We love our community and donors.

Thank you, 

 Making Waves Studios


*Check out wish lists here: or using links from the Amazon Wish List (coming soon) or to get ideas. 

**Rainy Day Plan: If class is canceled due to rain, we will raise funds instead at our Pomella class at 9:30am. 

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    1840 Fairway Drive
    San Leandro, CA 94577