EVENT DATE: May 21, 2016
DEADLINE TO GIVE: Jun 14, 2016
FUNDRAISER SET UP DEADLINE: Jun 14, 2016
19th Annual Walk for the Hungry and Homeless
to benefit the hunger & homeless initiatives at Spooner House
When: Saturday May 21st
Where: Derby Greenway (Division Street entrance – parking available in BJ’s lot)
What: Spend a beautiful morning walking on the Derby Greenway with other Spooner House supporters. The whole route is 3.4 miles (1.7 miles one way and 1.7 miles back) but participants can choose to walk any distance they would like.
Time: 8:30 a.m. registration, 9:00 a.m. start
Walk Kick-Off Event and Open House:
When: Friday May 20st
Where: Spooner House, 30 Todd Road in Shelton
What: Register in person and drop off your offline pledges. Pick up your walk t-shirt and goodie bag.
Time: 4-7 p.m.
*First 250 walkers to raise at least $20 will receive a Walk t-shirt and goodie bag*
*All walkers will be given one ticket for a drawing*
Drawing Prizes Available:
-$10 x 2 Focaccia's Cafe & Catery Gift Cards
-$5 and $10 Royal Bakery Gift Cards
-$10 Berry Chill Gift Card
-$25 Aroma JS Gift Card
-$30 Captain's Pizza Gift Card
-$10 x 3 Outback Steakhouse Gift Cards
-3 free Orange Theory Fitness Classes, plus prize pack
-$25 Seymour Stop & Shop Gift Card
-$10 x 3 Legend's Pizzeria Gift Card
-2 dozen cupcakes (x2) by Marie's Creations
-Tickled Pink Bracelet
-$10 Rich Farm Gift Card
-Wildflour Confections Free Cupcake x 2
-$25 x 4 Bricks & Barley Tavern Gift Card
-$10 Sassafras Gift Card
-$15 Amici's Gift Card
-$10 Young Nails Gift Card
-Vazzy's Shelton dinner for two
Check out Spooner House website here for offline pledge form, tips on creative fundraising ideas, Spooner House fact sheet, business sponsorhip form, and how to form/join a team through Crowdrise.
Spooner House Mission Statement:
Spooner House is operated by Area Congregations Together, Inc. with the mission of providing food, shelter and support services to people in need. All of our energies are devoted to helping our clients establish a self-sufficient living situation. We recognize the dignity of our clients, we give them our respect and we deliver our services without proselytizing.
Spooner House operates a 36-bed homeless shelter year round and an overnight no-freeze shelter program from November to March. In addition, the Valley Food Bank at Spooner House provides 120-160 households with 10 days' worth of groceries per person each month and distributes close to 700 holiday meal baskets in the months of November and December to Valley families in need.
At Spooner House, we are grateful to receive support from hundreds of volunteers and donors each year that allow us to keep doing what we do. Thank you for your support!