2019 Presenting Sponsors
$5,000 and above
Avondale Middle School NJHS
and Student Council
Gift of Giving 6th Annual Holiday Drive
Thank you to all of our sponsors for you support in the 2019 Holiday Drive.
$1,000 - $4999
2019 Presenting Sponsors
Turkey Tour 5K Fun Run/Walk
Holiday Help Application - CLOSED
Pick-up is inside of the Avondale Adminstration Building. The dates are:
Monday, December 16th from 12-8pm
Tuesday, December 17th from 12-4pm
Holiday Drive Sponsor Information
Dear Community Partners:
We hope you are enjoying the beginning of the fall season where autumn leaves start changing to their vibrant and bright colors The month of Giving Thanks is just around the corner. Winter will follow and the cold crisp air will return soon. To ensure that all of Avondale children have a chance to succeed, Gift of Giving (GOG), a non-profit 501c3 organization, in collaboration with community partners, will be hosting our annual Holiday Drive in December.
WHAT IS GIFT OF GIVING HOLIDAY DRIVE?
The Holiday Drive supports Avondale students in the free and reduced lunch program by providing students with basic needs such as winter items and food for the 2 weeks of Holiday break.
GoG works closely with Avondale staff and families to ensure that students receive the needed items for school through an annual survey. The information helps ensure that the students receive the much needed item for winter.
HOW MUCH WAS PROVIDED TO STUDENTS IN 2018?
800+ winter items 200+ clothing/shoes 10,000+ canned of food
HOW CAN OUR COMMUNITY PARTNERS HELP?
As a valued local business and community partner, we are writing to ask for your support by:
Providing a monetary donation to support the Holiday Drive by check or by Paypal.
Donation by Check:
Make check payable to Gift of Giving
Address: 693 Hathaway Drive, Auburn Hills, MI 48326
Sponsorship level to support the Holiday Drive
Shining Star $5,000 and above
· Recognition on all press releases for event
· Include all Snow Angel benefits
Snow Angel $2,500-below $5,000
· Broadcast on WAHS 89.5
· Logo as presenting sponsor on Gift of Giving website
· Include all Sugar Plum benefits
Sugar Plum $1,000-below $2,500
· Acknowledge on Avondale School District home page
· Acknowledge on Avondale High School, Avondale Middle School, & four elementary schools home pages
· Acknowledge on Avondale social media post
· Include all Gingerbread House benefits
Gingerbread House $500-below $1,000
· Acknowledgment in Avondale yearbook ad
· Include Candy Cane benefit
Candy Cane $200-below $500
· Listing in the Gift of Giving thank you video
Participating in the Adopt-A-Child program for the Holiday Drive (November to mid-December) - Contact or 248-933-1723 to obtain a list of students who need assistance.
WHAT IS OUR FUNDRAISING GOAL - $40,000?
Based on the past several year’s data, GoG and community partners have estimated to spend $40,000 for the Holiday Drive which provided services for 500 students ($80/student spending). $32,000 went to purchase high need items and $8000 went to purchase non-perishable breakfast and lunch items.
100 % of your donation goes to the students and your donation is tax deductible (tax id: 47-5477479).
Thank you in advance for helping the children in our community.