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BLUECOATS DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS' Fundraiser:

2015 "BIG RIG" Drive

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THE STORY:

Our volunteers have some of the most difficult, but most important, jobs of anyone on our team.  They slave over hot stoves for hours a day in warm, humid summer weather.  They drive long hours to get the corps to its next destination, and they are hard at work behind sewing machines making sure our uniforms and costumes look and fit great.   They do all of these hard but crucial tasks without enjoying the roar of an audience, without receiving a score, and without being paid for their efforts.  They do this because they love the Bluecoats.

We have a confession to make.  For the past several years, we have not done a good enough job of treating our volunteers with the accommodations they deserve.  While the Bluecoats’ members have nice cushy bus seats, the instructional staff has a vehicle with beds, and our admin team rides in an RV, we’ve asked our volunteers to travel overnight in a very uncomfortable and cramped 15-passenger van.

We plan to make amends in 2015!  Our great partners at Crown Classic Coach in Mobile, Alabama have given us the unique opportunity to purchase a 2001 Thor Oasis Sleeper Coach from their fleet.  This vehicle features 25 bunk beds inside, each with its own light and outlet.  In addition, it has a work area, a restroom, a small refrigerator, wireless internet and satellite television.  This is the perfect vehicle for our volunteers, allowing them to get the rest they need and deserve!  Our admin team will also travel on the vehicle, using it as mobile office and central meeting place for our staff.

YOU can help us make this important purchase a reality by helping us cover the cost of a $20,000 down payment this spring.  Any donation goes a long way, but If at least 200 people donate at least $100, you can make it possible for us to reward our volunteers with the rest they deserve after a job well done!   In return for your donation, we’ll print your name on a special plaque that will be posted inside the sleeper coach!  Please join our 2015 “BIG RIG” Drive via CROWDRISE today help make this very important purchase possible! 

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To This Fundraiser

$9,215

MONEY RAISED
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  • David Glasgow & Genevieve Geisler

    $100

  • Scott Swaldo and Jeff Hicks

    $500

  • Randall and Denise Lamb

    $100

  • Emma Crook

    $100

  • Aaron Beck

    $100

  • Linda & Barry Criscuolo

    $100

  • Chris and Haidee Fossaceca

    $100

  • Michael Carpathios

    $100

  • Michael & Michelle Bonner

    $100

  • Anonymous

    $50

  • Brien K. Meehan

    $50

  • Eric Sabach / Stanbury Uniforms

    $100

  • Jeffrey Miller

    $100

  • Bobbie Sue Lomax

    $100

  • Neil & Ginny Bowman

    $200

  • Randy and Julie Cohen

    $100

  • Derrick & Irene Mergen

    $250

  • Craig Loeffler

    $50

  • Bryan, Laureen, & Rachel Tracht

    $100

  • Seth Neufeldt

    $200

  • Anthony ' Duck ' Mallard

    $100

  • Eric Porter

    $100

  • Terri Loeffler

    $100

  • Aaron Brown

    $100

  • The Nuttings

    $100

  • Katrina Robertson's Clan

    $100

  • Chris & Kathy Howard

    $100

  • Laura & Ron Cococcia

    $100

  • Jimmy, Tina & Drew Guy

    $100

  • Stijn Braun

    $150

  • john r. smith

    $100

  • The Vaadi family

    $150

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Michelle Zaveson-Allen

    $100

  • Carl Diezman

    $500

  • Aunt Buff

    $500

  • STEVE MOORE

    $100

  • The Courey Family - Bluecoats All!

    $100

  • Paul & Kris Koning

    $50

  • Linda & Ted Swaldo ( Silver Fox)

    $200

  • Amanda Walls

    $100

  • Marilyn and Phil Booth

    $100

  • Diana Wightman & Linda Roll

    $50

  • Tom and Kathy Scheck

    $250

  • Scott and Sandi O'Brien

    $100

  • Steve Popernack

    $100

  • Bob & Sue McMahon, Chris & Carol Meadows

    $100

  • William Wiegand

    $10

  • Roger and Stephanie Walker

    $100

  • Jim Storad

    $200

  • The Padilla Family

    $50

  • Ted & Cindy Earnhardt

    $100

  • J. Giordano

     

  • Salem Grimm

    $100

  • Daniel and Deborah Beio

    $500

  • Chris Wanko

    $100

  • Nancy & Iva Johnson

    $100

  • Paul Todd

    $100

  • Tamassia Family

    $100

  • Scott Constans

    $150

  • Mike & Beth Kaman

    $50

  • Victoria Riley

    $100

  • Jim Storad

    $200

  • Mark and nancy Lebda

    $200

  • Kate Geisler & Garrett Harabedian

    $50

  • Anonymous

    $200

  • Anonymous

    $100

  • Matthew Sorna

    $25

  • The Bowmans

     

  • Kate Gasparrini

    $30

  • Anonymous

    $25

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46% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraise for this Campaign

The Team: $9,215 TOTAL RAISED SO FAR

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Fundraiser Title

BLUECOATS DRUM AND BUGLE CORPS

Amount Raised

$8,965

 

45% Raised of $20,000 Goal

Fundraiser Title

Derrick Mergen

Amount Raised

$250

Donor Comments

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Kate Gasparrini

Kate Gasparrini

DONATION: $30

2 years ago

The Bowmans

The Bowmans

In honor of Matt Bowman's age out year! 2 years ago

Matthew Sorna

Matthew Sorna

DONATION: $25

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $100

2 years ago

Anonymous

ANONYMOUS

DONATION: $200

2 years ago

Kate Geisler & Garrett Harabedian

Kate Geisler & Garrett Harabedian

DONATION: $50

2 years ago

Mark and nancy Lebda

Mark and nancy Lebda

DONATION: $200

2 years ago

Jim Storad

Jim Storad

DONATION: $200

To another GREAT SEASON 2 years ago

Victoria Riley

Victoria Riley

DONATION: $100

I'm looking forward to the ride! 2 years ago