Fundraisers

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Souper Bowl
Melissa Hodous
Melissahodous@gmail.com

Description
Creekside’s biggest fundraiser! Held the first Sunday in May. Includes a soup-based meal,painted bowls to eat the meal out of, silent auction, live auction, raffle, games and crafts for kids, entertainment by students and teachers. A community-wide event. See creeksidePTO.org for more info. Approx. benefit is $20,000.
Parent Action Required
Contact Alissa in December if interested in being on a committee or donating goods/services for auction.
Volunteers needed
10 committee chairs, two additional per committee bi-weekly meetings January – April.
Approx. 15 on day of event

Innisbrook
contact: Lynn Cleeland
lmcleeland@gmail.com

Description
A Fall fundraiser that relies on students and parents selling the various items offered by Innisbrook. The items include gift wrap, chocolates, soaps, and more. An easy website allows out-of-town family and friends to support the school. See the link on the PTO website. (CreeksidePTO.org) Approx. benefit is $3,000.
Parent Action Required
Buy and/or sell items from the website
Innisbrook.com, or from sales packet distributed in September.
Volunteers needed
1 -2 to help distribute orders as they come in.

Scholastic
Contact: Joanne Kilburn
Kaponi1@yahoo.com

Description
A year long fundraiser that relies on students and parents buying and selling books. A variety of books are offered at good prices which in turn allows us to earn free books and coupons to help purchase more books. See the link on the PTO website. (CreeksidePTO.org)
Approx. benefit is $2,300.
Parent Action Required
Contact Joanne in early fall.
Buy and/or sell books
Order online at Scholastic.com/bookclubs, create an account, Creekside code is; LM7M2
Volunteers needed
none

Concerts
Contact :Andrew Koijane
Andrew@omglenders.com

Description
A Winter/Spring fundraiser that relies on parents going to see live music on various evenings throughout the Winter. Bands to be determined. Approx. benefit is $5,100.
Parent Action Required
Attend the concerts, have fun!
Volunteers needed
2 to help with event planning and ticket sales
3 on the day of the concert

Mandarin Orange Sales
contact: Kat Smolen
hydrorestoration@yahoo.com

Description
A fall fundraiser that sources organic
mandarin oranges from a farm in the foothills
of Placer County. Orders are placed for the mandarins and Creekside sells them to local families. Also adding a spring berry crop for Spring 2014. Approx. benefit is $1,500.
Parent Action Required
Distribute order forms for sales, purchase fruit boxes.
Volunteers Needed
1-2 to help with fruit distribution.

Fish Taco Night/Raffle
Sunnyside Restaurant
contact: Lynn Cleeland
lmcleeland@gmail.com

Description
A fun night at Sunnyside, open to the public. A portion of all food/beverage and raffle ticket sales are donated to Creekside!
Sunnyside provides food, drink and raffle prizes, Creekside is responsible for selling raffle tickets and “manning” raffle ticket table at event. Approx. benefit is $1,000.
Parent Action Required
Attend event at Sunnyside, eat, drink and buy raffle tickets!
Volunteers needed
3-4 to man raffle ticket booth at event
1 to promote event and create flyer

ESCRIP
contact: Wendy Ackermann
wendyackermann@att.net

Description
An ongoing fundraiser that relies on parents presenting the escrip card when buying items from Safeway and many other vendors listed on the escrip website. See the link on the PTO website. (CreeksidePTO.org) Approx. benefit is unlimited, based on spending.
Parent Action Required
Go to escrip.com and sign up for a Safeway card
or link a credit card so that when it is used at the participating retailers, Creekside will earn a percentage of the amount spent.
Volunteers needed
everyone!

Shares Card
Contact:Wendy Ackermann
wendyackermann@att.net

Description
An ongoing fundraiser that earns money from each purchase at Save Mart when the Shares card is presented before checking out at the grocery store. Approx. benefit is unlimited, based on spending.
Parent Action Required
Contact Wendy when school starts in late Summer/ Early Fall to receive a Shares Card
Volunteers needed
everyone!