2021 Holiday Help Application
Fill out the Google Form to apply for help. Form submission is closed on Friday, October 17th at 10PM.
Pick-up is inside of the Avondale Adminstration Building. The dates are:
Saturday, December 11th from 9AM-3PM
Monday, December 13th from 9AM-12PM
Holiday Drive Sponsor Information
We hope you are enjoying the wonderful summer and staying safe. As our country is still navigating through the pandemic, Gift of Giving (GoG), a non-profit 501c3 organization, is starting to organize our annual Holiday Drive to assist the families in the community.
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 2014-2020?
3900+ winter items 4500+ clothing/shoes 37,000+ canned of food 40,000+ school supply items
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
Donation by Paypal: https://www.giftofgiving-mi.org/donate
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 $250-below $500
· Listing in the Gift of Giving thank you video
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.