Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Slight Change in my Fundraising Goal- Additional Fundraiser Event

I just got an e-mail from my organization stating that since the international rates have gone up considerately, we will have to pay extra to pay for the domestic airfare to meet our team at Dulles Airport.

My fundraising goal has gone up from $3,500 to $3,800 to cover the additional expenses.

This means I'll be having yet another fundraiser coming up on December 4th! This time we'll be having a bake sale booth at MSD's (Michigan School for the Deaf) Craft Show! Parts of the proceeds will go to MSD's students and families who need a little help for the holidays.

IF you or anyone you know is willing to donate baked goods of any kind for this fundraiser, let me know! There's only so many items I can make at one time with these two hands and a single oven!

Sunday, November 21, 2010

Bowling Fundraiser Update

The fundraiser came and went today, and all the hard work has definitely paid off.  It was definitely not easy doing it by myself, so it really helped to have some friends, family and PowerVRS to help mentor me along the way for this fundraiser. It warmed my heart to a melting point to see the people I care about show up and show their support. Definitely means a lot to me! You guys are awesome!

We had a lot of awesome stuff going on today; 50/50 raffles, silent auction with sick items up for grabs and drawings of gift certificates and Burton items. I love seeing people win stuff and just get stoked on it. Seeing their faces light up and stuff. I love it.

From this event, we were able to raise $1,726 dollars!

Awesome!! I'm really excited! I'm so close to my fundraising goal of $3,500!

Now, I'm scheming for a fundraiser on a much more mellow and smaller scale to help me reach the mark for good. Maybe a little fiesta of some sort? Hmmm.

Sunday, November 14, 2010

Deaflympics Schedule for Snowboarding Event

I've had a lot of people asking me when EXACTLY is my event going to be during February.
I was able to pull this off of

I'll be in the halfpipe and boardercross event:

And apparently this is the training schedule before we actually compete:
It doesn't seem enough to me, but I'm pretty confident our coach, Matt, will make SURE we'll put in hours and hours of trainings everyday up until the day before!

And this here is the venue! The colored lines are the routes of shuttle buses that will take people to different areas of venues. Pretty much spread out from each other, so this should be interesting!

Saturday, November 13, 2010

Post-Pasta Lunch Fundraiser Update

The Pasta Lunch Fundraiser this afternoon was super nice. We had a nice turn out. We had some amazing lunch, all completely homemade from scratch, thanks to Judy Vardon and Jakki. Sean Forbes gave us a couple of performances, and then everyone enjoyed winning some money from the 50/50 raffle as well as 31 and 500 card games.

We were able to raise almost $720 dollars! Awesome! That gets me closer to reaching my goal of raising $3,500!

Thanks for the ongoing support, and I am even more UBER excited about next week Sunday's bowling fundraiser. The news about the fundraiser is spreading like wildfire here in Michigan.

It's going to be OFF the chains!

Check it out and, I'll see you guys there!