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Christmas Gift Fund Raiser Report 2012

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by Tabita Marks and Stephanie Adams

Thank you so much for the awesome support to our Christmas Gift Fund raisers in 2012!  We had donations from the community & staff that helped with the Loonie Toonie in November 2012 and two breakfast fundraisers at the end of Nov. & beginning of Dec.
Money raised by 2 breakfast fundraisers:                              $750
Money raised by Loonie/Toonie:                                              $740
Money donated by NIL/TU,O:                                                    $150
Money donated by Hermson Excavating:                               $250
Money donated by F.N. Training & Consulting Services:     $250
Health Dept. Community Services Budget:                           $1500
Gift Card from Thrifty Food for fundraiser supplies:             $100

*Recreation Department budget covered Christmas dinner with trimmings.

Money Spent for Christmas Party

Gifts for 60 children 0 – 6 years:            $838
Gifts for 104 children 7 – 11 year:          $1150
*plus 150 goody bags made up   
Gift cards for 150 youth 12 – 19 years:  $1284
1st Breakfast fundraiser supplies:         $50 

  • 43 gifts saved for children 0 – 4 years from last years party were given out for 2013 party. 
  • Year End Celebration in After School Program issued “prizes” to recognize each student with their accomplishments for school. Christmas gifts from last years party were selected for students “prizes” to off set the cost of programs budget. 
  • All gifts saved from this year’s party will be held until next year.