Campaign to End Hunger
Saturday, October 6, 2018
Your opportunity to feed thousands!
Fundraising Goal: $40,000
See details below for individual registration, corporate sponsors and gifts in kind.
Each year, House of Mercy partners with local groups and families in a fun, one day, high energy food packing event. The food this year is high quality plain rice providing valuable nutrients and a way to stretch food for a meal. Join us as we pack over 100,000 nutritious one cup servings of rice in just 8 hours! These meals will be going to Food for Others in Fairfax VA, to Senegal with Medical Missionaries, and some will remain here in our food pantry at House of Mercy.
Individuals & Families
Minimum donation to Register: $25/Person
Don’t stop there! Please help us reach our $40,000 goal this year by fundraising for the Campaign to End Hunger! Collect cash & check donations (to: House of Mercy) from family, friends & co-workers or have them donate online at: houseofmercyva.org (Make sure to type “CEH w/ your name” in the “I want my donation to be dedicated:” section so we can count it towards your total!)
224 Packers needed
20 Helpers needed (must be able to lift and move 50 lbs at a time or more)
3 People for Clean-up Crew needed
If you raise extra funds, you could be entered in to a drawing for a grand prize!
$150 Be entered for a drawing to win 3rd prize
$300 Be entered for a drawing to win 2nd prize
$500 Be entered for a drawing to win 1st prize
$1,000+ Be entered for a drawing to win the Grand Prize!
Do you know a business that would want to be involved by sponsoring this event? Please let us know or give them the Corporate Sponsorship information!
Corporate Sponsorship & Gifts-in-Kind
Deadline for sponsors if you would like to have your name included in print media is August 27, 2018
*All Sponsors will receive a t-shirt with their business advertised (including one for each participant in the event), a link on our “meet our partners” website page and your name in all print media (see deadline above). Please see sponsor levels for specifics.
“Platinum” $10,000 level sponsor
Send 20 employees to help pack food, 20 t-shirts & advertising listed above with company logo
“Gold” $5,000 level sponsor
Send 10 employees to help pack food, 10 t-shirts & advertising listed above with company logo
“Silver” $2,500 level sponsor
Send 5 employees to help pack food, 5 t-shirts & advertising listed above with company name listed
“Bronze” $500 level sponsor
Send 2 employees to help pack food, 2 t-shirts & advertising listed above with company name listed
Help the Campaign to End Hunger be expense-free! One sponsor needed for each level (2 sponsors needed for the Rice level).
“Rice” $6,000 level sponsor
20,200 pounds of rice are needed to make this event happen and provide over 100,000 meals for those in need. Help sponsor this event with the most essential item!
“Behind the Scenes” $5,000 level sponsor
What is “behind the scenes,” you may ask. We have many things like boxes, bags, tape, hair nets, trash bags and the like that need to be purchased for this event. You could make that happen so the rice has a safe and secure way to be packaged and sent to those receiving it!
“T-Shirt” $3,500 level sponsor
Everyone needs a memento. Help by providing a t-shirt to each participant to remember this occasion, talk about it to their friends and family, and make House of Mercy more visible in the community.
“Refreshment” $1,500 level sponsor
Help others by helping yourself, as the saying goes. Be the sponsor that keeps over 200 volunteers and staff happy and healthy by providing refreshments throughout the day.
“Entertainment” $500 level sponsor
Packing thousands of bags of rice can be mundane, but with the right entertainment, we make this a high energy event for all volunteers. Help make that happen as the entertainment sponsor!
Gift-In-Kind We are accepting any gift certificates and items in order to raffle to volunteers to encourage them to fundraise for us, or gift cards for food, gas, and household supplies for our clients to be given on an as needed basis.
House of Mercy is a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization and all donations are tax deductible as allowed by law.