Joined: Mar 17, 2005
Location: Staten Island
|Posted: Thu Jun 18, 2009 10:15 pm Post subject: WE NEED SPONSORS AND DONORS
From Thu Jun 18, 2009 3:00 am to Thu Jun 25, 2009 2:59 am (included)
|STRIKE OUT GRAFFITI ON STATEN ISLAND
We are looking for businesses, schools and organizations to join us in pledging one dollar (or more) each time a Staten Island pitcher strikes out a batter during the 2009 season. Last year they struck out 567 batters. All money raised will be used to support graffiti cleanups Island wide and towards the purchase of anti graffiti equipment to help the NYPD.
Another eyesore on Staten Island are the repeatedly tagged construction sites.
OFFER TO STATEN ISLAND BUILDERS AND DEVELOPERS
In return for a $1,000 sponsorship of an American Flag Mural (click link below to see completed murals) we will keep up to 3 construction sites graffiti free during construction. All you need to do is call when a site is tagged and we will have it cleaned by the following weekend.
We are also looking for additional sponsors as we have 25 completed 3 more in progress so we need 22 more sponsorships.
We need your help.
As you know our friend Roy Chelsen is still in need of a bone marrow donor.
Where to Turn is working with Miranda McAuliffe of the NY Blood Center to put together a Bone Marrow Blood Drive on Sunday August 23.
We are currently working on a venue.
Where to Turn will also hold a Flea Market at the same time where we will be selling all of the re-gifting items that have been collected over the past year that were not distributed.
We have hundreds of novelty items and will collect more over the summer.
Anyone who donates will receive a gift certificate for one item priced at $5:00 or less.
Our goal is to collect at least 150 bone marrow samples and 200 pints of blood.
We will contribute $1,000 to cover the cost of the first 20 marrow tests.
Here is how you can help.
We need to get commitments from at least 150 bone marrow donors and or 200 blood donors (you can do either or both) by the end of June.
We are counting on you to spread the word as we need names and contact numbers.
We need volunteers to work the Flea Market.
We need sponsors to cover the rest of the bone marrow tests. We are looking for organizations or businesses to help out.
Students will receive 1 hour of community service credit if they donate blood or for each person referred by them who donates.
Students will receive 2 hours of community service credit if they donate platelets or recruit someone who donates platelets.
We will also award 2 hours of community service credit to any high school student (18 or older) who registers as a bone marrow donor.
Finally we are asking all of our elected officials who are running for office to ask their campaign volunteers to shift their efforts from campaigning for a day and help us out instead.
We are hoping that they will trade putting up lawn signs or handing out flyers for a day and help us try to save some lives as part of our “Campaigning for Our Community” Project.
We hope that you will help us make this a successful event.
If you want to get involved as a sponsor or a recruiter or a volunteer please let me know by e-mailing me back or calling me at 718-966-6531.
More details will follow shortly