About the Fundraiser: To help the Sierra Leone Association of the Blind, and King George VI Home for the Aged.
DATE: Saturday, October 27, 2012
AIM: To raise $15,000.00
USE: Provide a comfortable bed (to include bed frame, box springs, mattress, pillow, pillow case and two sheets) for 150 residents of King George VI Home for the Aged. Each bed will cost approximately $50.00 and will be manufactured in Sierra Leone.
An ardent desire of the blind in the Sierra Leone Association of the Blind is to be self-supporting. Funds generated at this event will be used to acquire soap-making ingredients, machines; batik-making machines; and tailoring machines. The aged and the blind will be self-employed and self-supporting.
SUGGESTED DONATION ATTENDEES: $50
LOCATION: THE LOFT BALLROOM, 9375 WASHINGTON BLVD., LAUREL (SAVAGE), MD 20723
TIME: 7PM-2: AM
REQUEST: We are requesting $4000.00 in Corporate Sponsorship to pay for rental space, food, drinks and printing of programs.
Our Gold Corporate Sponsors shall receive targeted advertising in the program to enhance their overall visibility in the community. This is an opportunity to demonstrate goodwill for a worthy cause. We will dedicate several minutes during the event, to disseminate information to the attendees who shall represent a core demographic (well informed, environmentally minded and globally aware) of potential customers that may be interested in maintaining a mutually beneficial business relationship, upon the completion of the event. Please consider being a Gold Corporate Sponsor (Donations of $2,000 or more) in partnership with the Thomas Fund and strengthen your customer base.