EVENT DATE: Jun 15, 2013
FUNDRAISER SET UP DEADLINE: Jun 14, 2013
GELATIN PLUNGE: Jiggle & Wiggle to make kids Giggle!
Saturday, June 15th
11am - 3pm
Ribit's Bar-B-Que, 401 S. Howard Ave, Tampa
Have you ever felt like plunging into a gigantic pool of gelatin?
Come on, we know you have – and if you really haven’t, then you’d probably love to see some other people do it, wouldn’t you?!
How about some famous people plunging into gelatin -- like some Politicians? Sports Stars? What about your favorite Tampa Bay weatherman... or an icon in local business!
Not only can you see them do it - - you can join them and do it too!
HOW IT WORKS:
1- INDIVIDUAL or TEAM? You can register as an INDIVIDUAL and take the gelatin plunge by yourself, or if you need moral support, you can register as a cool TEAM and take the plunge with a group of friends.
2- Just click CREATE YOUR FUNDRAISER (above right) to register. It takes just one minute. We promise! And once you register, your details will become part of THE LEADERBOARD (bottom of this page)
3- Each Gelatin Plunger (participant) must raise:
$500 if you are registered as an individual
$300 each person on a team (defined as two or more people)
In order to take the plunge on June 15th you must meet these pledge requirements. (So for example, a team of 5 must raise $1500 between everyone on the team. It is okay if someone is under and someone is over, as long as the required team total is achieved.)
4- But wait! There's more! Why pay the money yourself - instead, solicit pledges to meet or exceed your $500 goal. You have like a bajillion facebook friends, and twitter followers, right? Now's the time to put that social network to social good! Ask everyone you know to sponsor you by donating just a few bucks. After all, who wouldn't pay to see you plunge into a pool of blue gelatin? You'll be amazed how quickly your coffers fill to meet the $500 plunge buy-in!
5- Once you've raised your pledge minimum (see #3 above) you're golden! We'll see you at the event! Join us at Ribit's Bar-B-Que on Saturday, June 15th. Be sure your swimsuit is on and your friends' cameras are at the ready, 'cuz this is gonna be a blast!
PRIZES ~~ PRIZES ~~ PRIZES
Did we mention there will also be prizes?
Okay, so we know you're taking the plunge because you want to have a blast and help out your community at the same time.
But there's nothing wrong with keeping your eye on the prize at the same time. Am I right?!
In fact, we WANT you to win a prize... that means you raised the most cash, and that's only a good thing. (You can bet the Children's Cancer Center already has that money earmarked for great programs it wants to offer local families battling childhood cancer.)
So we are giving a prize to each of the TOP 3 INDIVIDUAL fundraisers, and the TOP 3 TEAM fundraisers. The only caveat is, that of course you have to exceed the minimum $500 buy-in, and for teams, that means everyone on your team. Otherwise, the top earners win - it's just that simple!
KEEP WATCHING THIS SPACE as we update the exact details of our prizes. (Trust me - they're gonna be good ones! And if you're not the trusting type, you can ask the winners of our "Fall Stampede" last September. They'll tell you that our prizes rock!)
(Oh and btw, we'll have a lot of local media there too, so you'll probably be on TV or in a Newspaper somewhere, all covered in gooey blue gelatin. Just saying.)
100% of the proceeds will benefit the Children's Cancer Center and its programs which serve Tampa Bay families battling childhood cancer and chronic blood disorders. So this is gonna be BIG!!!
No matter what you choose to do, please share this event with your friends and colleagues and LIKE us at www.facebook.com/GelatinPlunge. You just never know who you might know who would be willing to take the plunge!