Recent Outreach Projects

Posted by admin On June - 5 - 2009

Women’s Residential and Counseling Center (WRCC) Raffle (March 2009) - Raised over $3,700 for purchase of operational supplies,  new beds, mattresses, bedding and incentive prizes for the new Mother/Child reading program.  Partnered with local supporters, community organizations and corporations to market the raffle and sell tickets, including e-marketing. Received donation of raffle prize valued at $958 from local entertainment company. Additionally, a post-raffle, $500 cash donation was made by an STG supporter for WRCC, thereby bringing our total to $3,700.

Women’s Residential and Counseling Center (WRCC) Annual Baskets of Love event – (2006-2009). This annual event solicits donors to adopt a resident for Valentine’s Day and to provide them with a gift of a personalized basket of personal toiletries. Additionally, each resident receives laundry detergent, dryer sheets, a roll of quarters and personal keepsakes. In 2008 and 2009, each resident won a raffle prize from the Prize Wheel including gift cards, movie tickets, beauty kits, spa baskets, et al (all prizes are donated). Reception with food is hosted for the event. Baskets of Love photo album can be seen here:

Photo Album - Baskets of Love

2009 highlights: Valentine’s Day Teddy Bear photos taken and printed on-site for residents. 70 Baskets of Toiletries donated by over 100 people: estimated value $2,100.00. Over 60 raffle prizes donated: estimated value $1,300.00. $575 in additional funds donated to WRCC to purchase cleaning supplies in gift cards and checks.

2008 highlight:Corporate sponsorship from HGV begins – funds received to cover the expense of shower totes, additional laundry supplies (single use size), as well as the snacks and beverages for the evening reception. HGV donated vacation package raffle prize ($1300 value) which raised $1,000 in ticket sales. Side fundraiser: ” Taylor’s Charity Stand” -2nd grader at Palm Lake Elementary raised $180 for quarters.

HGV Coalition Monthly Babysitting Night – (June 2008 – February 2009) -  organized employee volunteerism effort where team members volunteered their time to watch the children at the two Coalition centers while their parents attend a mandatory meeting. Volunteers donate three hours of their time once a month and organize activities based on the various age groups.  Team leaders have hosted theme parties for the children and the adults for Christmas and Valentine’s Day. In addition, employees donate the funds through various events to purchase the supplies and snacks.

2 Responses to “Recent Outreach Projects”

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  2. Zahide Mukoie says:

    There are so many people with a heart for giving but they are not sure where to start. Space to Grow is where it begins…

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